The annual EDUCAUSE 2011 conference is the most popular event in higher education IT. The conference offers a broad array of professional learning and collaborative networking opportunities. Few events offer such a chance for IT managers at colleges and universities to meet and learn from their peers from all over the country and internationally as well.

EDUCAUSE 2011 attendees will have access to more than 400 sessions, including keynote addresses from prominent thought leaders in educational IT and hands-on presentations from college IT managers. The conference offers a variety of formats: Technology Solutions Presentations, Market Research Night, Corporate Workshops and Discussion Sessions.

More than 260 exhibitors from leading technology companies will be on hand to showcase their latest products, many of them geared for the higher education market.


Preconference Seminars
8:30 a.m. –   4:30 p.m.
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Opening Reception in Exhibit Hall
4:00 p.m. –  7 p.m.
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General Session: Invisible or Remarkable?
Seth Godin, Author
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
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Technology Solutions: The Digital Divide: Are Colleges Committed To Go Digital?
Panel discussion led by Andy Lausch, Vice President of CDW•G Higher Education
2:30 p.m.  –  3:20 p.m..
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Discussion Session: Wireless Local Area Networking
Group discussion led by Philippe Hanset, IT Manager, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
4:50 p.m.  –  5:40 p.m.
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Exhibit Hall Open
9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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Concurrent Session: Campus Computing 2011: The National Survey of E-Learning and Information Technology in American Higher Education
Cynthia Golden, Center for Instructional Development and Distance Education, University of Pittsburgh; Kenneth C. Green, Founder, The Campus Computing Project
9:30 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.
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General Session: Privacy in an Era of Social Media
Danah Boyd, Social Scientist, Microsoft
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
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Exhibit Hall Open
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Featured Speaker: What Does It Take to Make Innovation Work? Measure and Understand the Impact
Christien Bok, Programme Manager, IT and Education, SURFfoundation, The Netherlands
9:30 a.m. –  10:20 a.m.
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General Session: IT From Both Sides of the Executive Table
Michael A. McRobbie, President, Indiana University
10:45 a.m. –  11:45 a.m.
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Searchable Exhibitor List
Interactive Floor Plan
Hawkins Leadership Roundtable
Thursday Night Party
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