University of Michigan
Campus Management Corporation
Consultant and Author
First, Break All the Rules
SAP Public Services
of Texas at El Paso
Intuit Information Technology Solutions
Distinguished featured speakers will anchor nine concurrent track presentation time slots with addresses on key issues facing higher education professionals.
- Educating the Net Generation – Diana G. Oblinger, Vice President, EDUCAUSE
- Whether Jethro is Enough, and Other Dilemmas for the CIO – Gregory A. Jackson, Vice President & CIO, University of Chicago
- Collaborative Open-Source Software: Panacea or Pipe Dream for Higher Education? – H. David Lambert, VP for Information Services and CIO, Georgetown University
- The Future of Advanced Networking for Higher Education – Tracy Futhey, VP for Information Technology & CIO, Duke University, and Douglas Van Houweling, President, Internet2
- IT Governance: (Re-)Assembling the Packets – Frederick H. Siff, Vice President & CIO, University of Cincinnati
- Riding the Whirlwind – M. Stuart Lynn, Associate Vice President (Retired), Information Resources and Communications, University of California Office of the President
- Musings of a Curious Mind – Jacqueline Brown, Assistant Vice Provost, IT Partnerships, University of Washington
- The Cathedral, the Bazaar, and the Academy – Mitchell Kapor, President, Open Source Applications Foundation
- Mentoring: A Learning Collaboration – Marilu Goodyear, Vice Provost for Information Services & CIO, University of Kansas
To assist you with your travel planning, preconference activities begin on Tuesday, October 19, with the preconference seminars (please note, all preconference seminars require separate payment and registration). The first full conference activity is the opening of the exhibit hall on Tuesday. The main conference opens Wednesday, October 20 at 8:00 a.m. with the general session featuring Dr. James Duderstadt, Director, Millennium Project. The conference will close with the Friday, October 22 general session featuring Dr. Diana S. Natalicio, President, University of Texas at El Paso, which will end at approximately 11:30 a.m.
The best way to plan your conference schedule is to use our Itinerary Builder, which allows you to chart, save, update, download and print your conference schedule before you head to Denver. Used in conjunction with the Knowledge Pathfinder, the Itinerary Builder gives you the opportunity to explore all the conference sessions, workshops, and exhibits, and pinpoint topics related to your specific interests and needs.
The EDUCAUSE 2004 program offers a wide assortment of session types. View the full conference schedule or the daily agendas below, and take a journey through the EDUCAUSE 2004 program. These schedules list all conference events except the corporate exhibits.
Also available is a complete listing of speakers, and links to their sessions
The EDUCAUSE 2004 Program Committee designed the conference program based on six principal areas. All track sessions were chosen from the call for proposals process and provide the foundation for the annual conference.
(NOTE: Separate registration and payment are required to attend.)
Come to Denver early to join us for a preconference seminar on Tuesday, October 19. We offer more than 35 exciting and educational half- or full-day seminars on a wide range of topics, and you are certain to find one that fits your professional development needs.
Informal, drop-in poster sessions will be held Wednesday and Thursday, 4:55–6:10 p.m., allowing conferees to share campus experiences with colleagues on a one-to-one basis. This is your chance to learn exactly what you need to know about interesting initiatives. >> At a glance
Professional presentations address technological issues and solutions pertaining to higher education. Prepared and delivered by representatives from corporations and/or institutions, these sessions may include demonstrations of new technology. >> At a glance
Gain hands-on experience with potential technology solutions for your institution. These workshops, presented by leading companies in higher education, will provide you with a better understanding of their technological capabilities. >> At a glance
Constituent Group Meetings
Nearly thirty member-driven special-interest groups will meet in five different time slots. These informal meetings are open to all professionals who want to talk with colleagues about areas of common interest. The EDUCAUSE Constituent Group program includes electronic listservs for ongoing discussion. >> At a glance
Current Issues Roundtables
Moderated, colleague-to-colleague roundtable discussion sessions will focus on topical campus issues and challenges related to information resources and technology. They will be held Wednesday and Thursday, 4:55–6:10 p.m. Attendance will be limited. >> At a glance
Organizational Update Sessions
Representatives of EDUCAUSE and collaborating organizations will describe their strategic directions and priorities, major issues, and initiatives. These sessions, which will allow time for questions and comments, are excellent forums for learning more about the organization and key staff members. >> At a glance
All EDUCAUSE standing member advisory committees (both current and incoming members) meet in conjunction with the conference. Many other organizations with similar interests and participants also hold ancillary meetings during this event. >> At a glance
Impromptu BOFS allow small groups to talk about areas of particular professional interest over lunch on Wednesday and Thursday. Institutional representatives may schedule on-site meetings using the BOF bulletin board near the conference registration desk. Table signs will direct participants to designated areas in the conference lunch room.
Recipients of the 2004 EDUCAUSE awards will be honored at the general session on Thursday morning, and all award winners will describe their work in Thursday's track and poster sessions.
More than 180 corporations will showcase the latest IT products and services for higher education. In addition to this dynamic exhibit hall, corporate participants will deliver presentations, conduct hands-on workshops , and sponsor exciting special events, including the Tuesday evening Exhibit Hall Opening Reception and the Wild West Fest.
Thursday night's Wild West Fest is sure to bring out the cowpoke in you! Join us for a real Rocky Mountain rodeo, featuring the Westernaires precision horse riding team, trick riders, and barrel racing. Feel like dancing instead? Learn how to line dance and listen to honky-tonk piano or a live country-and-western band. Or, test your skills and try your luck at the Old West gambling casino. Mosey on down to meet fellow conference participants and enjoy fun sideshows, food, and drink. Cowboy hat not required!
EDUCAUSE thanks Cisco Systems, Inc., An EDUCAUSE Platinum Partner, PeopleSoft, Inc., An EDUCAUSE Platinum Partner, and WebCT, An EDUCAUSE Gold Partner, for their sponsorship of the event.
Find out more about corporate participation on our Corporate Participation page.
Have a Question?
Please contact the EDUCAUSE Member Services staff at 303-449-4430 or email@example.com.
EDUCAUSE 2004 Program Committee members