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Executive Breakfast Briefings

Executive Breakfast Briefings are special sessions with solution providers offered on Tuesday , June 5, featuring a complimentary full hot breakfast, accompanied by innovation updates on targeted topics of high interest to UBTech attendees.

UBTech attendees may register for these sessions at no cost, on a "first come" basis. Registration for the Executive Breakfast Briefings opens on May 14, 2018 and all registered attendees will receive an email invitation asking them to choose which Briefing they would like to participate in.

Build an Automated Workflow in 30 minutes

According to a recent University Business survey of higher ed leaders, business process automation is considered a high priority for growth, however less than 50% of institutions are actively implementing automation projects. With the right methodology and tools, building an impactful workflow can be easy! In this interactive session, we will demonstrate LIVE how to build a workflow in just 30 minutes. You will learn the framework for designing and setting up a functional workflow that will empower the entire campus.

Presenter: Grace Ding, Higher Ed Marketing Specialist, Laserfiche

Increase Teacher/Student Interaction with Wireless Presentation & Collaboration Technology

Quality teacher and student interaction is the key to a successful learning experience. In this breakfast session you will see how Barco believes you can use wireless presentation and collaboration technologies to achieve this interaction. Our goal is to show you an easy to use wireless solution designed to support the teacher and student interactive experience using any mobile technology and how to implement that technology in all learning environments.

Presenter: Ed Pham, Regional Sales Manager, wePresent

Higher Education’s Symbiotic Relationship with EdTech: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Can campus tech help as well as hurt institutions struggling to maintain enrollment and tuition revenue goals? The right tools, adopted properly, can help attract and retain students by providing a more immersive and rewarding academic experience. But without effective leadership and change management, and even a fresh perspective at security, institutions risk ongoing declining results with the status quo or irreparable harm to their reputation. During this session, led by some of HP’s educational experts, we will examine these trends:

  • The Good – innovative technologies helping to improve the learning and management experience for students, faculty and administration alike
  • The Bad – why despite technology purchases, many institutions rarely see a return on their technology investments
  • The Ugly – how many of the gaps leading to security breaches on college campuses often go overlooked by even some of the most experienced security IT professionals

Presenter: Elliott Levine, Director of Education and HP Distinguished Technologist

Next Generation Access – Eliminate Learning Barriers and Make Informed Decisions

Single Sign-On and Analytics platforms are changing the way that universities plan, deploy, and evaluate digital learning resources. This session will explore how and why universities are moving towards next generation platforms to enable access for students and educators.

Presenter: Berj Akian, CEO & Founder, Classlink

Digital Workflows by Sennheiser

Sennheiser develops Digital Worfklows to optimize daily business routines. Learn about how easy managing hundreds of devices can get and how to trouble shoot even before the service request call reaches you. The session is recommended for integrators and AV/IT Managers from Universities.

Presenter: Kai Tossing, Portfolio Manager Business Communications at Sennheiser electronic Germany

Enhancing and Growing Higher Ed Events

Higher education event professionals have a multitude of events that they plan, each with a different goal in mind. etouches developed four steps to success for any event planner working in higher education, with technology at the core. Join us to hear case studies from your peers on how they have created university wide event strategies, managed events, and even engaged fans during March Madness 2018.

Presenters: John Kearney, Director of Go to Market Strategy and Kirsten Barnocky, Sales Director from etouches

Reimagining Faculty & Student Communication with Thoughtexchange

Come join this session to experience an innovative two-way communication platform being used by higher education institutions across North America. Learn how leaders are bringing people together to decrease campus contention and reimagine shared governance.

Presenter: Dave MacLeod CEO & Co-Founder Thoughtexchange

Innovative Technology Solutions for Higher Education

Today’s Higher Education institutions are faced with numerous technology challenges and opportunities. Preparing students for today’s workplace, building innovative learning spaces, introducing new learning technologies, data and learning analytics, Virtual Reality and IoT/Smart Campus are just a few of the many topics that institutions are seeking collaborative partnerships to help strategize solutions with. Through examination of case study examples and other success stories, hear about thought leading initiatives at campuses across the country that are helping lead innovation for Higher Education.

Presenter: Jeanne Weber, Sr. Higher Education Strategist, Dell EMC

Unleash the Power of Video without Breaking your Back!

This session will share how you can maximize video effectiveness for student learning. Utilizing the new cloud version of TechSmith Relay combined with Snagit and Camtasia, see how faculty and students of any skill level can create and share video with minimal training or technical support. Discover strategies to ensure video accessibility, enable lecture capture in every classroom within budget, and integrate video smoothly in the LMS. Learn why Relay’s ease of use significantly improved adoption and student retention at Odessa College, and how its flexibility enabled Boise State to save more than $350,000 annually.

Presenter: Shane Lovellette, Strategy Lead, TechSmith Corporation

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