Annual Meeting

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The 2023 NAGS annual meeting will be held in Portsmouth, New Hampshire on April 20-22, 2023.

Hotel Information

Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel
250 Market St, Portsmouth, NH 03801
Phone: 603.431.2300
Group Rate: $149/night
To reserve a room, navigate to the online reservation website or call 603.431.2300 and reference the NAGS conference group rate. A limited number of rooms are available at the group rate for the days immediately prior to and following the meeting for those who would like to extend their stays. Note: reservations should be made before the room cutoff date of March 29, 2023.

Register for the 2023 Annual Meeting

An early bird conference fee of $300 per person is extended to all individuals from NAGS member institutions. To register use the e-form below (redirects to a google form). You can also use the PDF form available here.

On the morning of April 20 prior to the meeting, participants and their guests may register for an optional 90-minute tour of the Black Heritage Trail. There is no cost for this tour, but registration is required on the conference registration form so we can get a headcount.

Tentative Agenda – Click Here for PDF Version

The Executive Committee is planning an intriguing meeting with plenary sessions focused on topics such as first-year student success, data analytics in program appraisal, creating inclusive graduate communities, and graduate student supervision. The Executive Committee would also like to invite conference participants to share innovative practices at your institution in a 10-minute flash talk on Saturday morning. Send proposals for a flash talk to

Continue to check back for additional information.

Thursday, April 20, 2023
9:00 a.m.Start the day with the optional 90-minute tour of the Black Heritage Trail
11:00 a.m.Registration open – Scott Delcourt, University of Maine
1:00 p.m.Welcome from NAGS President Cari Moorhead, University of New Hampshire
1:15 p.m.Plenary Session I: Orienting and Reorienting Graduate Student Success
2:45 p.m.Break
3:00 p.m.Plenary Session II: Sleepless in the G-Suite: What are the challenges facing graduate
education leaders today?
4:30 p.m.Update from CGS President Suzanne Ortega
6:00 p.m.Reception/Lobster Bake
Friday, April 21, 2023
7:45 a.m.Executive Committee Breakfast Meeting
8:00 a.m.Breakfast
9:00 a.m.Plenary Session III:  Future Directions for Engaged Graduate Scholarship and Professional Development
10:30 a.m.Break
10:45 a.m.Plenary Session IV: Designing Graduate Experiences with Intention: Centering Access
and Inclusion
12:00 p.m.Awards Luncheon
1:30 p.m.Plenary V: Title: Program data analytics and their impact on enrollment management and curriculum assessment
3:00 p.m.Break
3:30 p.m.Plenary VI: The Student-Supervisor Relationship: Building and Maintaining Strong Foundations
5:00 p.m.Executive Committee Meeting
Saturday, April 22, 2023
8:00 a.m.Breakfast
8:30 a.m.Business meeting/Greetings from the incoming President about the 2023 meeting
9:00 a.m.Flash Talks: Creative Solutions and Innovative Programs
10:15 a.m.Break
10:30 a.m.Hot Topics Tables
12:00 p.m.Meeting adjourns

Revised February 23, 2023



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2023 Annual Meeting