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ACL Connections | September 24-27, 2017

30 Years of ACL - Celebrate History, Blaze a New Trail

Saddle up! ACL will be taking over Nashville this fall. Join us for unparalleled networking, 36 training sessions, one-on-one meetings with ACL experts, and 21.5 CPE credits. It’s also going to be our 30th birthday so prepare for some BIG celebrations!

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Deepen and strengthen your ACL knowledge by attending the training workshops and presentations by ACL experts. 2017 will see some pretty cool releases and we are showing them all off at Connections. By attending, you will receive step-by-step instructions on how to make the new features work for you. Whether you’re a beginner or have been using ACL for years, you will definitely take away tips and tricks to maximize your investment in ACL technology.


This is a unique opportunity to spend time and share experiences with people who actually do what you do—other ACLers. Get answers to your questions, share your best practices and lessons learned, and—together—help each other get the most out of the ACL platform. Not to mention industry leaders and product experts will also be there so you can build a network of professionals you can collaborate with throughout the year.


Maintain your professional designation by obtaining up to 21.5 Continuing Professional Education credits at Connections. We promise—it will be the most fun you’ll have during professional development.


We know you work hard, so come prepared to play hard. Blow off steam after a full day of learning and networking at our annual gala party, with libations, entertainment, and plenty of dancing. During your free time, check out Nashville’s lively honky tonks, visit the famous Hall of Country Music, and sample some tasty moonshine. Whatever you’re into, Nashville is sure to please!


Sign up for ACL Connections 2017 to get access to 36 training sessions, fun networking parties, and one-on-one meetings with ACL experts. PLUS, receive up to 21.5 CPE credits by attending.

Hurry! Registration closes on September 1st.

The registration fee is only $1,395.

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The conference runs for four jam-packed days. Reach in, dig deep, and experience as much as you can while you're there. We have planned three exciting tracks this year–you can mix-and-match the sessions to create your perfect agenda!

This year, we are adding three workshops on Sunday—including a repeat of the popular "Keyword and Outlier Analysis in ACL Analytics"—so you can attend multiple training courses during the conference.

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We’ve searched all over to find an incredible group of inspiring speakers who will help make the most out of your ACL investment. Pick the brains of Government & Fortune 500 company leaders as they share best practices and experiences with you, and stay ahead of the game as ACL experts show you how to utilize the latest product features.

Kristine Splieth

Kristine Splieth,
Deputy CIO Business Integration,
Georgia Department of Administrative Services

Carole Switzer

Carole S. Switzer,
Co-Founder & President,

Pamela Meyer

Pamela Meyer,
Certified Fraud Examiner and
Best-Selling Author of LieSpotting

Laurie Schultz

Laurie Schultz,
President & CEO, ACL

Dan Zitting

Dan Zitting,
Chief Product Officer, ACL

Keith Cerny

Keith Cerny,
Chief Technology Officer, ACL


Connections will be held at the beautiful Gaylord Opryland. Located only 10 minutes from the airport and featuring an extraordinary selection of dining, shopping, recreational activities and entertainment, there’s never a shortage of things to do at the resort. After unwinding at Relâche Spa & Salon, practice your swing at Gaylord Springs Golf Links, make a splash at the indoor or outdoor pool, hit the gym at their state-of-the-art fitness center, or explore the nine acres of lush, indoor gardens and cascading waterfalls.

ACL has secured a discounted room block at the rate of $209/night (taxes & fees extra). There is also a daily resort fee of $18 which covers in-room wifi, bottled water, and shuttle service.

The room block discount will end on August 23, 2017. Be sure to book your accommodations early as space is limited.

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Thank you! We'll let you know all the amazing stuff we have in store for ACL Connections 2017.