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2022 ICAA Summer Conference


2022 ICAA Summer Conference

Wednesday, July 27 through Friday, July 29, 2022

at the Sheraton Suites Akron/Cuyahoga Falls

The 2022 ICAA Summer Conference will be held Wednesday, July 27 – Friday, July 29, 2022 at the Sheraton Suites Akron/Cuyahoga Falls, OH. The cost for this year's conference is $250, which includes all educational programming, networking opportunities and select meals. 

The Summer Conference planning committee has been working diligently to organize an impactful, educational and engaging conference. This conference is for anyone in the Advancement profession, whether they are new or a seasoned professional.


Quick Conference Details:

Cost: $250 per person

Dates:   Wednesday, July 27 – Friday, July 29, 2022

Location: Sheraton Suites Akron/Cuyahoga Falls 1989 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221. Please click here to book your room. 

Room block closes on July 5.



Featuring Keynote Speaker: Tahsin Alam

Tahsin I. Alam is Associate Dean of Advancement for the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington in Seattle. He serves as a member of the Foster Advisor Board and is part of the Dean’s senior leadership team and University Advancement’s Executive Leadership Team.


A higher education advancement industry veteran with over 17 years of experience in Presidential and Advancement professional searches, Mr. Alam began his career as an Associate with Isaacson Miller, a Boston-based national search firm. After eight years of working with the development and alumni relations search practice, Mr. Alam went on to become a Managing Associate with the Nonprofit Professional Advisory Group (NPAG), a boutique consulting firm with clients across the nonprofit sector. Here he served as a partner for the development and communications search practice, where in four years, the practice grew from inception to the most profitable practice at the firm. Tahsin has also conducted Presidential, Dean of Faculty, and Dean of Student level searches.


At the Rutgers University Foundation, Tahsin served as the Vice President for Advancement Services and Talent Management. He oversaw 70 employees across the departments of Talent Management, Donor Relations, Stewardship, Prospect Research, Prospect Management, Board Relations and Campaign Operations. Outside of Rutgers, Mr. Alam is a Consulting Partner with BWF, one of the leading consulting firms in the advancement industry. Mr. Alam holds a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Politics, Economics and Theater from Bates College and a Master’s in Organizational Communications from Rutgers University’s School of Communication and Information. He is a native of Bangladesh.


More information about confirmed speakers, topics and schedule coming soon. 

We can't wait to see you there!  


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Refund Policy: Once a registration is complete it is not our policy to issue any refunds but registrations can be transferred to another member of your institution. If you need to transfer a registration or have any other registration related questions please contact the registration chair, Lauren Kennedy.


Please direct any other questions to Summer Conference Chairs Kyle Vaughn and Tammy Shadley-Hutton


*Please do not use your ICAA member account to register another attendee. Registering for an event with your member account automatically includes your member information with your registration. Trying to register another attendee from your own account appears as a duplicate registration and also excludes that intended attendee from receiving future conference related details and communications.