Austin Highlights

President’s Reception

Wednesday, July 21, 5:30-7:30

Amanda Kraus, AHEAD’s President, welcomes you to Austin with an evening reception following our first full-day of conference activities. The best way to greet old friends and meet new ones! A live local band will provide entertainment, and there will be plenty of hot and cold Hord ‘oeuvres. A cash bar will be available.

Closing Banquet & Awards Presentation

Friday, July 23, 6:30-9:00

AHEAD's closing celebration is the perfect way to close the week with new and old friends, reflect on what you’ve learned, and honor AHEAD's award recipients. 

AHEAD members who have served the Association and impacted the profession through their innovation, service, and scholarship will be recognized with peer-nominated awards, including the prestigious Ronald E. Blosser Award for outstanding service to AHEAD, the AHEAD Honor for Meritorious Contribution, and the Duraese Hall Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Award. Dress is casual or as fun as you'd like it to be.