E&I Technology Business Partner Sessions to Attend at EDUCAUSE 2019

September 16, 2019 | by Michelle Nettuno, Category Marketing Manager, Technology at E&I Cooperative Services

Will you be attending this year’s EDUCAUSE Annual Conference?

Some of our technology business partners will be hosting events during this year’s conference, which is being held October 14-17, 2019 in Chicago, IL. Below we have shared these events with you so that if you or your staff members are attending EDUCAUSE, you can attend the sessions of your choice and meet some of the leaders responsible for the products and services developed by these top technology providers.

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Where Good Ideas Come From

Tuesday, October 15 | 8:30 am – 9:45 am (CST)
Sponsored by CDW-G
Building on his best-selling work on the history of innovation, author and PBS host Steven Johnson will share his insights on the environments, practices, and platforms that best support new ideas and creativity, and provide a glimpse of what he terms the ‘coming technology revolutions’ that will transform tomorrow’s educational landscape.

What Tomorrow’s Students Need Us to Change, Together

Tuesday, October 15 | 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm (CST)
Sponsored by Workday
New York Times bestselling higher-education author, Jeff Selingo, and Bridget Burns, Executive Director of the University Innovation Alliance (UIA), will share cutting-edge lessons and insights gleaned from the UIA’s groundbreaking work. What steps do institutions need to take in order to catch up with the realities of today’s students and design new solutions for student demographics of the future? Join this engaging session for insights and inspiration from the frontlines of innovation and change in higher education.

A Boring Back-Office Transformation’s Effect on the Student Experience

Wednesday, October 16 | 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm (CST)
Austin Laird, Product Director Higher Education, Unit4
Keith Fowlkes, Vice President, Technology Category, E&I Cooperative Services
& others
With rising student expectations, technology innovations, and a changing regulatory environment, institutions must focus on data accuracy, a seamless experience, and demonstrated results in order to grow and succeed. Join this panel of industry experts to discuss how “boring” back-office upgrades of enterprise and student systems trickle down to transform the student experience.

Special Topics in the 2019 Higher Ed IT Workforce

Wednesday, October 16 | 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm (CST)
Sherry Amos, Managing Director, Education & Government Industry Strategy, Workday 
& others
EDUCAUSE researchers will present the results from four special reports on the higher education IT workforce. Using data collected from nearly 1,600 IT staff, managers, and leaders, they will offer insights and recommendations on several topics related to the higher education IT workforce, including diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), mentoring, salary, and the CIO.


Join us at EDUCAUSE 2019 and be sure to attend the sessions from our business partners that best align with your technology initiatives!

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