Conference Information

IACUBO Conference

Thursday, May 24, 2012


Register now for the IACUBO Annual Meeting, to be held on Thursday, May 24, 2012.  

The meeting format will include four general sessions:

  • Restoring emotional, physical, and financial balance

  • Higher education legislative updates

  • Trends in employee benefit programs

  • Social media in higher education

The meeting will be held from 7:45am - 4:00pm at IUIPUI's University Place Conference Center in Indianapolis.

Hotel reservations can be made by calling University Place Hotel at 317-274-3196.
The IACUBO meeting rate for a single room is $146.25, double occupancy is $169.65. This special rate is not available with on-line reservations.    


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7:45 – 8:30         Registration /Breakfast/Visit with Corporate Sponsors


8:30 – 8:45         Opening Remarks


8:45 - 10 :00      Session 1:  A Special Moment in History: Managing Time,

                          Stress, Margin  and Balance in an Unprecedented Era

10:00 – 10:30  Refreshment Break and Corporate Sponsors

10:30 – 11:45     Session 2:  Washington Update


11:45 – 1:00       Lunch and Annual Meeting


1:00 – 1:15         Refreshment Break and Corporate Sponsors


1:15 – 2:30         Session 3:  Employee Benefits; Current Trends, Employer

                           Reactions and Healthcare Reform

2:30 – 3:00         Refreshment Break and Corporate Sponsor Prizes


3:00 – 4:00         Session 4:  Will We Be Relevant 10 Years From Now


About the Speakers


 Dr. Richard Swenson, a physician-futurist, bestselling author, and award winning educator will present on the topic of restoring emotional, physical, financial, and time reserves to overloaded lives. He has authored five books on the subjects of margin and balance, including the bestselling book Margin and its sequel The Overload Syndrome.


Elizabeth LaPolt Clark is Director of Congressional Affairs for the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO). She is a graduate of Binghamton University and received a Master's of Science degree in Policy Analysis and Management from Cornell University.


Jeff Hadden is a principal partner in LoCascio, Hadden & Dennis. Jeff has extensive experience with large and mid-sized employers that includes benefit plan strategy development and design. Jeff received his Bachelor's degree in Management from Iowa State University and his Master's degree in Business Administration from Butler University.


Dr. Ravi Pendse serves as the Chief Information Officer at Wichita State University. He oversees all technology supporting units on campus. Dr. Pendse serves on the advisory committee of Kan-Ed and on the KANREN board. He also serves on the Microsoft Higher Education Advisory Group (HEAG). Dr. Pendse earned his Bachelor's degree from Osmania University in India and Masters and Doctoral degrees in Electrical Engineering from Wichita State University. He has also earned an IEM certificate from the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University.