2018 AGLSP Annual Conference

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Hosted by Arizona State University 

For more conference details, please click these links:
Preliminary Conference Schedule
Conference Speaker Presentations
Conference Speaker Abstracts

Pre-conference Workshop – Thursday, October 11th

This year’s theme is Borders and Migrations.  Our goal in this event is to offer panels filled with practical insights on questions of importance to the health of our member programs.  We also try to build in plenty of time for discussion and networking among directors so that we can effectively support each other. 

Click here for Pre-conference Workshop session details.

The Pre-conference Workshop is open to Directors, Administrators and Faculty.

Disability Access:
Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to the AGLSP. If you are a person with a disability and require accommodations to participate in the conference, please click here. We request a two-week notification for all ADA accommodation requests.


Tempe Mission Palms
60 East Fifth Street, Tempe, AZ  85281
Phone: 1.800.547.8705

Tempe Mission Palms, where Midwestern charm meets the warmth of the Southwest, is the only full-service hotel in the heart of Tempe, Arizona with convenient access to Scottsdale and Phoenix. The serenity of the surrounding desert landscape and its rose-colored vistas are reflected in the hotel’s décor and mimicked in its relaxing ambiance. Our friendly staff provides unparalleled service, and is eager to create an unforgettable hospitality experience.

Our hotel in Tempe, AZ  strives to make a meaningful difference in the lives of our guests, our associates, and our community by providing the highest level of service and hospitality with sincerity, passion, and commitment.


Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
2485 E. Buckeye Rd., Phoenix, AZ  85034


Post Conference Excursions and Things to See 

As part of your time at the AGLSP 2018 Annual Conference, we hope you will have the opportunity to explore a little more of our state. We recommend several excursion options which highlight the history, culture, and natural beauty of Arizona following the conference on Saturday, October 13th. 

  1. Taliesen West

  2. Heard Museum

  3. Desert Botanical Gardens

Please click here for information on these and other recommended excursions.


Within Walking Distance from the Hotel

The city of Tempe is brimming with history, culture, shopping, dining and nightlife, and guests of our hotel near Tempe Town Lake can enjoy all that it has to offer. From sporting events to kayaking in Tempe Town Lake, Tempe is a fun and exciting place to bring a family of all sizes and ages. Located in the heart of the Mill Avenue District, Tempe Mission Palms Hotel is walking distance to sporting events, live entertainment, and over 100 restaurants, nightlife venues, & shops.

The central location of Tempe Mission Palms allows for easy exploration of the entire Phoenix metropolitan area. Metro Light Rail is just steps away from our hotel, allowing for easy access to downtown Phoenix, and many area attractions.