CUBA Annual Conference 2022

The program begins at 11:00am EDT with a panel discussion on the ‘Academic Mission to the Future’ moderated by Coro Strandberg, President of Standberg Consulting. The panel includes Dr. Elizabeth Cannon, Dr. Daniel Doz, Dr. David Sylvester, and Alex Usher, who will participate in the discussion of the role and future of universities in society.

Our Keynote Presentation will begin at 1:10pm EDT featuring Dr. Martha Piper and Dr. Indira Samarasekera, authors of NERVE: Lessons on Leadership from two women who came first. Sharing their personal and professional stories, they offer guidance for leaders of every age and at every stage of their career.

Our second session will follow to take a deeper dive into Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) questions. Dr. Martha Piper will be joined by Dr. Jacqueline Ottmann, Dr. Mohamed Lachemi, and Dr. Gervan Fearon to discuss ‘Equity, Diversity and Inclusion – People Who Came First’. The panel will be moderated by Dr. Rohini Banerjee. Universities continue to prioritize and evolve their EDI goals and are implementing initiatives to increase engagement of underrepresented, equity deserving groups to create inclusive and diverse education environments.

The conference will be rounded out by Networking sessions for Board Professionals and Board Chairs and Vice Chairs and concludes with the CUBA AGM.