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2017 Dean of Students Symposium
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This new SAIS event is designed exclusively for deans of students. Learn best practices, share ideas with colleagues in your role, and leave with tools to help you in your work. 


Monday-Wednesday, June 19-21, 2017

  • Registration is from 2:30-3:00 PM on Monday, June 19.
  • The first session will begin at 3:00 PM.
  • We will conclude by 1:30 PM on Wednesday, June 21.


Emory Conference Center & Hotel | 1615 Clifton Rd | Atlanta, GA

MEETING ROOM: Starvine (located in the South Wing of the hotel). Please look for SAIS signs and staff to guide the way.


Emory Conference Center hotel reservations may be made prior to May 31 by calling 1-800-933-6679. The room rate is $169/night plus applicable taxes and fees. The hotel cancellation policy is 72 hours prior to check-in.


 SAIS Member School 
 Non-Member School 
Through May 19
 $695  $799
May 20 - June 9
 $785  $889
After June 9
 $885  $919

The registration fee includes all meals - Monday dinner, Tuesday breakfast/lunch/dinner, and Wednesday breakfast.


Thank you for participating in the Dean of Students Symposium think tank:

  • Michael Turner, Hammond School
  • Chris Tate, Porter Gaud
  • Joseph Moody, Lovett School
  • Maria Madden, Lovett School
  • Matt Telepman, Gulliver Academy


Hartsfield Jackson International Airport (airport code = ATL)


The Emory Conference Center & Hotel is located 30 minutes from the Atlanta airport (ATL).  We recommend using a taxi, Uber/Lyft, or shuttle service:


If you are driving, please see the hotel's maps & directions page.


There will be wireless internet available throughout the conference center.


Tweet us @SAISnews! The official Twitter hashtag is #saisDSS. Be sure to tag us when tweeting your event experience.


Business casual (erring on the side of casual) is always safe with us. We want you to be comfortable. Be sure to bring a jacket or sweater in case you find the meeting room chilly. We tend to skew cooler rather than warmer.


If you require any special accommodations, please contact


Please contact or (404) 561-5841 with any questions about this event.


Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received in writing to 21 days prior to the event will be refunded less a 20% processing fee. After that date no refunds are available, but replacement registrants are welcomed.

Consent to Use of Photo / Video / Audio:  Registration, attendance at, or participation in SAIS meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to SAIS’s use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videos, electronic reproductions, and audio of such events and activities.

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