EDUCAUSE Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference 2009
The Technology Revolution in Higher Education: IT as a Catalyst for Change
The 2009 Mid-Atlantic Regional will be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Whether your focus is administrative services, information resources, teaching and learning, technology infrastructure, or management, you can benefit from attending the Eighth Annual EDUCAUSE Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference, January 7–9, 2009. Join us at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel to:
This year's conference, "The Technology Revolution in Higher Education: IT as a Catalyst for Change," will explore the impact of technology in our rapidly changing world. Technology has moved into the hands of information consumers who exercise their freedoms using cell phones, personal technology, social networking, and collaborative software. These technological advances are accelerating rapidly and, combined with technology's multidisciplinary nature, have a profound impact on requisite workforce skill sets. As we become increasingly global and interconnected, technology serves as a catalyst that stretches across disciplines, combining academic and social life. IT staff at every level must re-think our business and educational processes and act strategically in leading this revolution of change.
Preconference seminars begin the morning of January 7, with the full conference program January 7–9, 2009. The program follows five key tracks:
Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of American democracy, but you'll find it's an ideal destination for discovery as you explore its colorful neighborhoods, renowned dining scene, historical sites, and other cultural locations.
General Session Speakers
Wednesday General Session - The Technology Revolution in Higher Education: IT as a Catalyst for Change
John A. Bielec
Vice President for Information Resources and Technology and CIO
Associate Dean for Library Digital Programs
The Johns Hopkins University
Dean, Learning Resources
Bucks County Community College
Vice President, Information Technology and Enrollment Support Services
The College of New Jersey
Steven L. Worona (moderator)
Director of Policy & Networking Programs
Thursday General Session - What's Your Carbon Footprint? Sustainability and Green IT Initiatives That Make a Difference
Friday General Session - Hidden Her-story: The Top-Secret "Rosies" of World War II
Associate Professor, Film and Media Arts