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2019 Conference

Conference Overview | Registration | Hotel & Travel | Call for Proposals| Workshops | Schedule | Sponsors | Sponsorship Opportunities


2019 Conference Overview

IR in Action

November 13-15, 2019
Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center
2601 S Providence Rd
Columbia, MO 65203

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Conference Schedule Guidebook

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Hotel and Travel

You can book online or by calling the hotel directly at 1-800-659-2220 (reference MidAIR or Mid-America Association of Institutional Research). Early-bird hotel discount ends October 13, 2019.

Book Your Room Use Group Code 129326


Full Schedule

Schedule at a Glance





Professional Development Opportunity
(Morning Sessions)


Lunch On Own


Professional Development Opportunity
(Afternoon Sessions)


Welcome Reception

5:00PM – 7:00PM




Registration (Continued)


Exhibitor Fair


First Plenary Session and Keynote Address


Concurrent Sessions


Lunch and MidAIR Business Meeting


Concurrent Sessions (Continued)





Exhibitor Fair


Second Plenary Session


Concurrent Sessions (Continued)


Call for Proposals

Have an idea you’d like to present at the MidAIR conference?

Submit Proposal


AIR/MidAIR Co-hosted IPEDS Workshop

The Association for Institutional Research (AIR) and the Mid-America Association for Institutional Research (MidAIR) are co-hosting a full-day IPEDS Workshop for data providers and users in conjunction with MidAIR’s 2019 Conference.  There is no cost to attend and financial support for this workshop is provided by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

IPEDS Workshop Highlights

  • Workshop Content:   Best Practices Training
  • November 13, 2019 from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Held at the Stoney Creek Inn, 2601 S. Providence Rd, Columbia, MO 65203
  • Six hours of instruction (demonstrations, discussions, PowerPoint presentations, and hands-on computer-based training exercises).
  • Provided at no charge to participants

Workshop Content Description

Best Practices Training

This workshop provides intermediate-level keyholder training, and is specifically designed for individuals who have led IPEDS data submissions at their institutions for at least one full reporting cycle. It features best practices in IR, as well as technical efficiencies in data management through Excel and in review and submission of IPEDS survey data. The workshop expands on the use of IPEDS data for benchmarking to address key institutional questions and needs. Participants should have experience with the “Use the Data” section of the NCES website, and a working knowledge of Excel.

Note: Participants are required to bring a MAC or PC laptop with wireless capability and Microsoft Excel.

IPEDS Workshop Online Registration

This workshop is limited to 45 participants and workshop seats are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Seat confirmations are delivered via email on a rolling basis approximately 3 business days after an online seat registration is submitted. For additional information and to request a seat, please visit AIR/MidAIR Registration.

Phone:  850-385-4155 x2

Sponsorship Opportunities

Approximately 100 members regularly attend the MidAIR Annual Conference

This is a well established annual conference with members from Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Oklahoma. Our membership represents all levels of higher education: 2-year and 4-year; public and private; colleges, universities, and state agencies.

Promote Your Products and Services to Conference Attendees!

We are pleased to provide a number of flexible opportunities to contribute to the success of the conference while showcasing your products and services. Sponsor setup usually takes place at any time on Wednesday of the conference; teardown is by noon on the concluding day of the conference, usually Friday. Pre-conference workshops are all day Wednesday; Concurrent sessions are all day Thursday and until noon on Friday.

For more information contact the External Relations Director at

Purchase Sponsorship by Credit CardPurchase Sponsorship by Check
Platinum – $3,250.00 Booth and sponsor table with electricity, get a first-choice location pick Right to host /speak at luncheon (3 minute max. speech) Ad in conference program (full page) Session room named after your organization Sponsorship session with the right to pick time and day Materials in conference attendee package Sponsor can display table toppers or materials on tables at the luncheon Logo on MidAIR website Logo included in conference announcements (e-mail) Marketing e-mail to attendees (1 advertisement) Conference attendee list one week prior to the conference Conference admission: 3 attendees
Diamond – $2,250.00 One sponsorship table with electricity Second-choice location pick Right to host/speak at evening reception (3 minute max. speech) Half page ad in conference program 5″ * 7″ wide,no bleed, high resolution Sponsorship session Materials in conference attendee package Sponsor can display table toppers or materials on table at the reception Logo on MidAIR website Conference admissions-2 attendee
Gold – $1,850.00 Sponsor table with electricity Ad in conference program (half page) Materials in conference attendee package Sponsorship session Logo on MidAIR website Logo included in conference announcements (e-mail) Conference attendee list one week prior to the conference Conference admission: 2 attendees
Silver – $1,450.00 Sponsor table with electricity Ad in conference program (quarter page) Materials in conference attendee package Logo included in conference announcements (e-mail) Logo on MidAIR website Conference admission: 1 attendee
Name Badge Lanyard – $500.00 One of the most visible items at the conference will be the badges around each participant’s neck.
The sponsor will print and provide the participant’s name badge lanyards.
Promotion Materials Bag – $500.00 Sponsor provides the promotion materials bags which each participant picks up at the conference registration desk.
Prefer eco friendly bags.
Other Sponsorship – $500.00 Contact for information about this sponsorship.



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