EDUCAUSE Midwest Regional Conference 2010

Connect. Collaborate. Contribute.

Join us in Chicago, where Focus on the New Realities will be the theme of our program.

Whether your focus is administrative services, information resources, teaching and learning, technology infrastructure, or management, you can benefit from attending the Eighth Annual EDUCAUSE Midwest Regional Conference, March 15–17, 2010. Join us at the InterContinental Chicago to:

  • Connect with innovators and forward thinkers about current and emerging best practices in higher education information services
  • Collaborate with others in positions similar to yours to exchange experiences and explore ways to tackle common challenges
  • Contribute your uncommon thinking for the common good in numerous discussion sessions and networking venues.

This year's conference will look at the creative, effective, and sustainable ways that the higher education IT community is transforming teaching and learning, e-research/e-scholarship, IT leaders and enterprise services while coping with financial challenges. We encourage you to join the strategic conversation that this conference will provide as we work together to identify best options and practices for our times.

Preconference seminars begin the morning of March 15, with the full conference program March 15–17, 2010. The program follows five key tracks:

  • E-Research and E-Scholarship
  • Leadership and Management
  • Managing the Enterprise
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Corporate and Campus Solutions

Make the most of your visit to Chicago. InterContinental Chicago Hotel is conveniently located on Chicago's Magnificent Mile, home to great shopping and restaurants.

General Session Speakers

Monday General Session - The Future of Higher Education

Diana G. Oblinger
Diana G. Oblinger
President and CEO

Wednesday General Session - The Future of Higher Education: What Is the IT Professional’s Role?

David Dodd Linda Jorn Robert McDonald Melissa Woo Jim Koenig
David Dodd
Vice President for Information Resources and CIO
Xavier University
Linda Jorn
Director, Office of Information Technology
University of Minnesota
Robert McDonald
Associate Dean for Library Technologies
Indiana University
Melissa Woo
Director of Cyberinfrastructure, Network & Operations Services
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Jim Koenig (moderator)
Director of Information Technology Services
College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University