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2020 MISBO Annual Conference

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020 to Friday, October 30, 2020
The Westin Chattanooga
801 Pine Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402-2517
United States

Event Details

Navigating Tomorrow

The 2020 MISBO Annual Conference Navigating Tomorrow is designed for the financial and administrative leaders in independent schools. You will hear from education industry leaders and your peers, who will share new ideas and tools to help you manage those challenges you face daily. 

With opportunities to learn, connect, and share with your peers, join us as we explore best practices in all areas of independent school leadership - including finance, risk management, compliance, and more!

MISBO conferences are known for their small, intimate nature allowing you to network easily and effectively with your colleagues. Attend informative sessions and take action steps back to your school; meet with MISBO Consortium Partners to help save money on your school's purchases; join us for an unforgettable experience in Chattanooga!

Who should attend:

  • Business and Operations Officers
  • Business and Operations Staff
  • HR Directors
  • Heads of School
  • Other Administration and School Leaders

A Pre-Conference Workshop will take place on Wednesday, October 28, approximately 9:30 am - 2:00 pm before the conference begins that evening.
Save the date and stay tuned for additional details!

Request for Proposals

Deadline extended! 
Contact Dianne Sagaas for additional details.

Submit your proposal today!


Save the date! Registration will open soon.

Hotel & Travel

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MISBO is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

HRCI Credit

This program has been submitted to the HR Certification Institute for review.

Event Policies

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October 28
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM Pre-Conference Workshop Separate Registration | More information to come
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Registration
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Opening Reception
October 29
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Breakfast
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM Exhibit Hall Open
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM Welcome & Opening Activity
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM Keynote Session
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Break with Sponsors
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Breakout Sessions
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM Lunch
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM General Session | Sourcing Solutions
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Break with Sponsors
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Breakout Sessions
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Break with Sponsors
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM General Session
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM MISBO on Tap Beer Tasting Event
October 30
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM State of the Association
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM General Session
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM Break
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Breakout Sessions
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM Break
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Breakout Sessions
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Adjournment / Grab & Go Lunch

For More Information:

Dianne Sagaas
Dianne Sagaas
Director of Professional Development MISBO (404)921-3812