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EDUCAUSE Welcomes Northwestern IT Presenters

Posted Date: 9 Oct 2019

Effective Date: 14 Oct 2019

The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference comes to Chicago next week with a pledge to showcase “the best thinking in higher education IT.” From October 14–17, professionals and technology providers from around the world will gather at McCormick Place West to share ideas, grow professionally, and discover solutions to today’s challenges.

Several Northwestern IT staff members will be on hand throughout the week to present on a variety of topics ranging from artificial intelligence to organizational capacity to team building. A full list of Northwestern IT presenters and their topics is available below.

Schedule of Events

Monday, October 14

Team Building for Improved Productivity and Innovation

12:30–4 p.m.
W187a, Level 1
Northwestern IT Presenters: Christina Maimone, Research Data Services Lead; Jackie Milhans, Manager, Research Computing and Data Support Services

Tuesday, October 15

CIOs and CISOs Collaborate to Mitigate Cyberrisk: The OmniSOC

10:45–11:30 a.m.
W196c, Level 1
Northwestern IT Presenter: Sean Reynolds, Vice President for Information Technology and CIO

Custom Support Solutions at Scale

1:15–2:15 p.m. and 5–5:45 p.m.
Exhibit Hall
Northwestern IT Presenter: Dush Fernando, Director, Technology Support Services

Wednesday, October 16

Discussion Hero: Saving Students from Boring Discussions

1:15–2:15 p.m. and 4–4:45 p.m.
Exhibit Hall
Northwestern IT Presenter: Jacob Collins, Senior Software Developer

Enhancing Support with AI: Building a Canvas Chatbot

1:15–2:15 p.m. and 4–4:45 p.m.
Exhibit Hall
Northwestern IT Presenters: Jonathan Diehl, Senior Blended Learning Specialist; Patricia Goldweic, Senior Software Developer; Erin Green, Learning Technologist Lead

Supporting Research Software and Research Software Engineers

1:15–2:15 p.m. and 4–4:45 p.m.
Exhibit Hall
Northwestern IT Presenter: Christina Maimone, Research Data Services Lead

The Wild Midwest: How Northwestern Built Organizational Capacity for ITSM

1:15–2:15 p.m. and 4–4:45 p.m.
Northwestern IT Presenters: Dush Fernando, Director, Technology Support Services; Joseph Kurtin, Manager, IT Service Management Office

Thursday, October 17

Riding the Wave of DEI: On the Crest or in a Trough

9:30–10:15 a.m.
W185d, Level 1
Northwestern IT Presenter: Victoria Getis, Director, Teaching and Learning Technologies

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