Conference Program

Conference Schedule

The first full-conference activity is the opening of the exhibit hall at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3. The conference will be held from 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 4, to approximately 11:30 a.m. Friday, November 6. You can view the full conference agenda, try our new daily schedule, visit the Knowledge Pathfinder to view the program by topic, find products and services provided by over 230 companies in the Exhibit Hall Guide, or follow the links below for schedule information for specific dates.

Also available is a list of speakers and links to their sessions.

Social Media

Create some preconference buzz! Contribute to the EDUCAUSE 2009 Twitter stream by tagging your tweets with #EDUCAUSE09 or blog your thoughts about the conference with the tag EDUCAUSE09. EDUCAUSE members can sign up for a blog at the EDUCAUSE Community page.

Podcast Roundup mp3 audio

General Session Speakers

Featured Speakers

Distinguished featured speakers will address key issues facing higher education professionals.

  • Sayeed Choudhury, Associate Dean for Library Digital Programs, The Johns Hopkins University
  • James Dolgonas, President and CEO, CENIC
  • David J. Ernst, Vice President & CIO, University of California Office of the President
  • Tracy Futhey, Vice President & CIO, Duke University
  • Charles J. Henry, President, Council on Library & Information Resources
  • H. David Lambert, Vice President ,University Information Services and CIO, Georgetown University
  • Clifford A. Lynch, Executive Director, Coalition for Networked Information
  • William Michener, Associate Director of NSF's Long Term Ecological Research Network Office, University of New Mexico
  • Theresa Rowe, Chief Information Officer. Oakland University
  • Bill St. Arnaud, Chief Research Officer, CANARIE, Inc.
  • Larry Smarr, Harry E. Gruber Professor, Deptartment of Computer Science & Engineering, University of California, San Diego
  • John J. Suess, Vice President of Information Technology/CIO, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Warren A. Washington, Head, Climate Change Research Section, The National Center for Atmospheric Research
  • Norman Wiseman, Head of Services and Outreach, Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC)

Conference Components

Preconference Seminars

Preconference seminars will be held on Tuesday, November 3. Intensive, in-depth, highly interactive sessions, they provide attendees with a chance to explore key issues, tools, and subjects in great detail. (Please note: A separate registration and fee are required.)

Track Sessions

The EDUCAUSE 2009 Program Committee designed the conference program based on eight track areas. All track sessions were chosen from the call for proposals process.

Adjunct members assisted the committee in evaluating proposals, increasing the overall pool of expertise, and making it possible for each proposal to be thoroughly reviewed.

Additional Session Offerings

Program Committee

EDUCAUSE 2009 Program Committee


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