ACE 2022 Annual Conference

June 11 – 14, 2022 

InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza 

Kansas City, Missouri

Printable Agenda - IN PERSON

Printable Agenda - VIRTUAL



2022 Annual Conference Schedule 

SATURDAY, JUNE 11

10:00 AM – 3:30 PM Optional NIFA Impact Training Workshop - details here      

SUNDAY, JUNE 12

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Registration Check in & Silent Auction Drop off

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Opening Reception + Academic & Research Posters - details here

MONDAY, JUNE 13

7:30 AM – 8:15 AM Continental Breakfast

8:15 AM – 8:30AM Welcome and Introductions

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Keynote Address with Guest 

Chandra Livingston, CASC, MAOM, CPA

Holistic Self-Leadership Coach, Management Consultant & Healthy Living Advocate at

It's Your Time to Flourish, LLC

9:45 AM – 12:00 PM Academic and Research Paper Session - details here

9:45 AM – 12:00 PM Professional Development Breakout Sessions - details here        

12:00 PM – 1:45 PM Lunch and C&A Awards Presentation

2:00 PM – 5:30 PM Academic and Research Paper Session - details here

2:00 PM – 5:30 PM Professional Development Breakout Sessions - details here 

TUESDAY, JUNE 14

6:00 AM Joe Marks Fun Run - details here

7:15 AM – 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast

8:15 AM – 9:15 AM Hermance Speaker

Dr. Tanisha Lemelle

CEO & Chief Strategist - The Clever Site

9:30 AM – 11:00 AM Professional Development Breakout Sessions - details here        

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM Member Meeting and Honor Awards


Registration Pricing

NIFA impact workshop (in-person only)

  • $175 (includes lunch)

One-day, in-person registration (for Academic & Research Poster Session (June 12) and Paper Session (June 13)

  • $65 Retiree & Student Members
  • $145 ACE Member
  • $295 Non-Member

    Virtual Registration (Includes streaming of Keynote, Hermance, C&As, Sponsored Sessions, Member Meeting and Honor Awards)

    • $295 ACE Member
    • $175 ACE Retiree & Student Members     
    • $425 Non-Member 

    Early Bird Registration (in person) - April 18 - May 16, 2022

    • $425 ACE Member
    • $225 ACE Retiree & Student Members
    • $625 Non-Member    

      Regular Registration (in person) - May 17-31, 2022

      • $475 ACE Member
      • $225 ACE Retiree & Student Members        
      • $675 Non-Member

      Late Registration (in person) - June 1 – June 11 , 2022

      • $525 ACE Member     
      • $250 Retiree & Students 
      • $725 Non-Member       


        Get your ACE Conference Swag here!

        For those of you looking to celebrate our 2022 Conference you can get our conference logo on a variety of shirts and mugs.

        Visit the ACE store on the Bonfire website to select the items that are perfect for you. 

        Items are schedule to ship May 20th.  



        Hotel Reservations

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        The ACE room block at the InterContinetal is sold out for several of the nights around the ACE conference. Consider calling the hotel directly at  (816) 756-1500 to check on room availability. The following hotel listings are within walking distance of the conference hotel and may have room available. Please contact these hotels directly. Thank you.

        1. Sheraton Suites Country Club Plaza
        2. The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection
        3. Residence Inn Kansas City Country Club Plaza




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        Chairs

        • Kelsey Armstrong

        Committee 

        • Alena Poulin - UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education
        • Sherilyn Hoyer - Iowa State University
        • Tara Slusher - University of Tennessee
        • Justin Miller - Alabama Cooperative Extension Systmem

        Ex-officio & Liaisons 

        • LaRachelle Smith ACE President
        • Tobie Blanchard - ACE Vice President
        • Ruth Borger - ACE Development Director
        • Jeff Miller - ACE Treasurer
        • Lori Gula - ACE Professonal Development Director



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