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 Student/Alumni Participation 

Application Deadline:  September 12, 2017

Online Student Application Form Submission - Click here

Each project or center may nominate up to two students or recent alumni to attend the conference by having him or her submit an application. The application must be completed and submitted to AACC either online or by paper form by the deadline of September 12 , 2017.

A review committee will evaluate the applications received and select up to 50 students to attend the conference. AACC will notify these individuals by Friday, September 15. If your nominee is chosen, AACC will provide them with complimentary registration and lodging for two nights, October 23 and 24, 2017. Your institution is expected to cover his or her transportation costs to and from the conference.

Students/alumni selected to attend the conference are required to participate in the following events:

  • a student conference orientation webinar held on Thursday, September 21 from 6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Eastern, or view the archived webinar on AACC's web site prior to attending the ATE Conference;
  • a student/alumni recognition breakfast on Tuesday, October 24 from 7:30 - 8:45 a.m.;
  • a project showcase session on Tuesday, October 24, 11:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. OR Wednesday, October 25, 10:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

There will also be an opportunity for students to take part in student-led presentations and sessions at the conference.

Please encourage someone who has been affected by your ATE project or center to apply. Individuals selected through this application process do not count toward the maximum participants a center or project can bring to the conference.

AACC will send out detailed information to the students who are accepted to attend the conference, and will update this site as student events are finalized. For more information on student/alumni applications and events, please email

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