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2017 Regional Meetings

Asia Regional Meeting
April 20-22 Hong Kong
HOST: University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Hong Kong

USA/Southeast Regional Meeting
April 30-May 2 College Park, Maryland
HOST: Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland

European Regional Meeting
May 8 Brussels, Belgium
HOST: Vlerick Business School

USA/Canada Northeast Regional Meeting
June 5-6 Ithaca, New York
HOST: Cornell University

USA/Southwest Regional Meeting
June 12-14 Dallas, Texas
HOST: Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University

USA/Canada Western Regional Meeting
June 25-27 Las Vegas, Nevada
HOST: Lee Business School, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

USA/Midwest Regional Meeting
July 18-19 Cleveland, Ohio
HOST: Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University

PROPOSED 2018 REGIONAL MEETING HOSTS*

USA/Southeast Regional Meeting
Florida Atlantic University and Kellogg School of Management

USA/Southwest Regional Meeting
University of Texas at Austin

USA/Canada Midwest Regional Meeting
Ohio State University

Other regions: TBD

*To be confirmed at 2017 EMBAC Conference

For more information about the slate of 2017 regional meetings, visit the member portal.

2016 meeting summary

USA/Southeast Regional Meeting
Feb. 28-March 1 Orlando, Florida
HOSTS: Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business and the University of Central Florida Executive Development Center
FEATURED TOPICS: Meeting topics included motivation and influence, trends in digital engagement, technology and EMBA transformation, best practices for selecting high-quality applicants, business analytics to improve recruiting practices and student performance, the art of doing more with less, and design thinking

USA/Canada Northeast Regional Meeting
April 25-26 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
HOST: Fox School of Business, Temple University
FEATURED TOPICS: Meeting sessions focused on instructional design and covered topics such as data analytics, course integration, and hybrid delivery, among other topics

European Regional Meeting
May 22-23 Mannheim, Germany
HOST: Mannheim Business School
FEATURED TOPICS: Meeting sessions looked at innovation, recruitment, and technology, including social media and digital advertising

USA/Southwest Regional Meeting
June 13-14 Dallas, Texas
HOST: University of Texas at Dallas
FEATURED TOPICS: Meeting sessions featured topics such as managing through chaos, disruption in business, disruption in technology, and disruption in marketing

USA/Canada Western Regional Meeting
June-19-21 Berkeley, California
HOST: University of California, Berkeley
FEATURED TOPICS: Meeting sessions focused on experiential and immersive learning programs, including the experiences of programs

USA/Midwest Regional Meeting
July 11-13 Chicago, Illinois
HOST: University of Chicago Booth School of Business
FEATURED TOPICS: The meeting included a presentation and interactive session on the competitive advantage of social capital with John Burrows, adjunct assistant professor of behavioral science and organizations and strategy at the Booth School of Business

2015 meeting summary

USA/Southeast Regional Meeting
Feb. 22-24 Chapel Hill, North Carolina
HOSTS: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University
FEATURED TOPICS: Management of expectations; power, influence, and driving change; admission strategy innovations; and program and technology innovations

USA/Canada Northeast Regional Meeting
March 2-3 New York, New York
HOST: New York University
FEATURED TOPICS: Research; the EMBA strategic landscape; the future of higher education; communication skills; co-curricular initiative; and lessons from the trenches

European Regional Meeting
May 12 Oslo, Norway
HOST: BI Norwegian Business
FEATURED TOPICS: Trends and data from EMBAC research; recruitment of EMBA students in an international market; blended learning and innovations in the EMBA Program; best practices in EMBA alumni engagement; and the EMBC network

USA/Southwest Regional Meeting
June 15-16 Houston, Texas
HOST: Texas A&M

USA/Canada Western Regional Meeting
June 21-23 Seattle, Washington
FEATURED TOPICS: Instructional design to transition in-class content to online; application of EMBA’s experiential learning for other MBA programs; EMBAC updates; the silver linings playbook of admissions and students; and use of gamification in developing leaders, teams, and strategic thinking

USA/Midwest Regional Meeting
July 7-8 Notre Dame, Indiana
HOST: University of Notre Dame
FEATURED TOPICS: Millennial students; economic and social value; and an innovation café