Program Overview | UBTech Conference

Program Overview

Practical sessions, workable ideas

UBTech speakers deliver practical, solution-focused sessions and workable ideas you’ll want to bring to your school right away. With topics ranging from active classrooms, academic video and instructional technology to cybersecurity, cloud computing and online learning, the UBTech program covers all the ways technology is changing higher education.

New: Workplace productivity and collaboration

No matter what department you’re in, technology is changing everything about how you work. The UBTech 2018 program will include a look at the platforms, tools and tactics that are making the workplace more productive, collaborative and efficient. Also new in 2018: The UBTech Women in Technology Summit and a series of deep-dive, pre-conference workshops on leading-edge products. Get updates about the expanded 2018 program.


Monday, June 4, 2018

  • 7:30am-12pm: Pre-Con Summits
  • 12pm-2pm: New! Workshops
  • 2:30-3:10pm: Breakout Session 1
  • 3:20-4:00pm: Breakout Session 2
  • 4:15-5:00pm: UBTech Grand Opening & Keynote Theatre
  • 5:00-7:00pm: Grand Opening Reception/Exhibits

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

  • 8:00-9:00am: Executive Breakfast Briefings
  • 9:15-10:00am: Opening Keynote
  • 10:00am: Exhibit Hall Open
  • 10:50-11:30am: Breakout Session 3
  • 11:40-12:20pm: Breakout Session 4
  • 12:20pm: Exhibit Hall (lunch)
  • 2:20-3:00 pm: Breakout Session 5
  • 3:00pm: Exhibit Hall & Refreshments
  • 3:30-4:10pm: Breakout Session 6
  • 4:20-5:00pm: Breakout Session 7
  • 5:00-7:00pm: UBTech Networking Reception/Exhibit Hall
  • 7:00-9:00pm: Pub Night 2.0

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

  • 8:30-9:00am: Morning Coffee and Pastries
  • 9:00-9:40am - Breakout Session 8
  • 9:50-10:30am - Breakout Session 9
  • 10:40-11:30 am - Closing Keynote and Prize Drawings

UBTech 2018 Call for Presentations

Do you have special knowledge, experience or expertise in the realm of higher ed technology? Have you led a successful project or initiative? Are you seen as an innovator at your school?

UBTech examines how technology can spark change across the campus and help departments improve on the delivery of their missions. We are seeking visionary presentations, case studies, how-to sessions, group discussions and hands-on workshops from energetic presenters who will facilitate audience interaction and peer learning.

Deadline for entries is Dec. 22, 2017. Acceptance notifications will be made by mid-January, 2018.

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