9th Annual UNM Mentoring Conference – October 24 – 28, 2016
The Mentoring Institute at UNM is pleased to announce its 9th Annual Mentoring Conference. This five-day event will be held on Monday October, 24 2016 through Friday October, 28 2016 in the Student Union Building on UNM’s Main campus in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
|Call for Proposals Release||:||March 15, 2016|
|Abstract Proposal Submission Deadline||:||May 15, 2016|
|Notification of Submission Acceptance||:||May 30, 2016|
|Paper Submission Due (First Draft)||:||June 30, 2016|
|Peer-reviewed Papers Returned||:||July 30, 2016|
|Final Paper Submission Due||:||August 30, 2016|
|Registration Deadline||:||October 12, 2016|
We invite faculty, staff, and students of higher education, researchers, K-12 educators, community leaders, administrators, non-profit partners, government agencies, and other professionals to join us in a rich mix of conversation, networking opportunities, hands-on workshops, and engagement among scholars and professionals in the fields of mentoring, coaching, and leadership.
About the Conference
Each year, the Mentoring Institute hosts its Annual Mentoring Conference. Featuring four keynote/plenary sessions and over 300 presentations total, the 2015 conference attracted 800 people to New Mexico. We aim to host a broad constituency, which includes divisions of higher education, academic researchers, educators, community leaders, administrators, non-profit partners, government agencies, and other professionals.
Who Attends the Conference?
At the 2015 Mentoring Conference, 86% of attendees were faculty, staff or students from higher education. The remaining 14% are from the areas of health care, government, non-profit, and corporate/business.
2015 Conference Testimonials
“I am writing to express my comments regarding the conference. It was absolutely outstanding! This year was my first time attending and I really learned a lot and was able to communicate with colleagues throughout the country. Every aspect of the conference was very professional, organized, thorough, and effective. […] You provided a perfect conference, perfect organization, and perfect location! I really appreciated being able to interact with, communicate, and learn from professionals from different disciplines. Thank you!” – Lisa D. Hobson, Prairie View A&M University
For more information on guest speakers and workshop leaders, as well as registration guidelines, please visit the Mentoring Conference Home Page.