EDUCAUSE 2019 logoWhen: Monday, October 14 to Thursday, October 17, 2019
Where: McCormick Place West, Chicago, IL
Booth # 1744
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The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference showcases the best thinking in higher education IT!  EDUCAUSE 2019 is the premier higher ed IT event brings together professionals and technology providers from around the world to share ideas, grow professionally, and discover solutions to today‚Äôs challenges.

Join us for these breakout sessions:

Student Success Analytics (SSA) Community Group Session (open to all)

Tuesday, October 15 | 10:45a.m. - 11:30a.m. CT | W185bc, Level 1

Come hear about the progress that the Student Success Analytics Community Group has made this year on their five domains: engagement and communication, promotion, resource hub, webinar, and outreach. Also come share your ideas for how the group can serve you better!

Linda Feng, Software Architect, Unicon, Inc., co-leading with Lou Harrison, Director of Educational Technology Services, North Carolina State University

Teaching Elephants to Dance: Edu-API Will Unlock the SIS

Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

Learn about the rapid progress being made in the development of Edu-API--the new standard for student information system interoperability.

Linda Feng, Software Architect, Unicon, Inc., co-presenting with Michael Berman, Chief Innovation Officer and Deputy CIO, California State University, Office of the Chancellor; and Jared Kosanovic, Software Developer, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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

Wednesday, October 16 | 3:15p.m. - 4:00p.m. CT | W178b, Level 1

With rising student expectations, technology innovations, and changing regulatory environments, institutions must focus on seamless experiences, accurate data, and demonstrating results to grow and succeed. Join our panel of industry experts to discuss how boring back-office upgrades of enterprise and student systems trickle down to transform the student experience.

Linda Feng, Software Architect, Unicon, Inc., co-presenting with Keith Fowlkes, Vice President, Technology Contracts, Educational & Institutional Cooperative Services, Inc., Austin Laird, Product Director Higher Education, Unit 4, and Vaughn Ravenscroft, VP, Strategy, & CIO, Bow Valley College

Because No One Reads Privacy Statements: Scaling the App-Vetting Process

Thursday, October 17, 2019, 8:30 AM - 9:15 AM

Find out what your institution needs to ask when "vetting" a learning application for data use and privacy considerations. Learn how to scale your app-vetting process and minimize institutional risk by performing a more accurate review of the application using on a rubric based on years of edtech experience.

Linda Feng, Software Architect, Unicon, Inc., co-presenting with Nick Thompson, Assistant Director, Office of Instructional Development, University of California, Los Angeles; Kevin Lewis, Project Manager, IMS Global Learning Consortium; and Dale Johnson, Digital Learning Environment (DLE) functional analyst, University of Wisconsin System Administration


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