EdTalks Featuring University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Webinar on “The Blockchain Revolution In Cybersecurity” was by Mr. Bob Turner who is Chief Information Security Officer & Director at University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has shared his thoughts and views as to how blockchain technology provides eminent cyber-security as compared to a central database structure.

About the Presenter:
As the Chief Information Security Officer at University of Wisconsin-Madison, Bob primarily leads the development and delivery of a comprehensive information security and privacy program. His previous experience includes managing consultants focused on cybersecurity policy and compliance with the assessment of information systems and cybersecurity inspection as principal strengths.

EdTalks Featuring University of South Florida

The Webinar on “Predictive Analytics in Higher Education” by Dr. Paul Dosal shares his insights on predictive analytics transforming higher education and how you can prepare for this change.

About the Presenter:
Paul as the Vice President for Student Affairs and Student Success at the University of South Florida is responsible for coordinating the university-wide student success initiative, a strategic campaign to raise retention and graduation rates, boost student satisfaction, minimize financial indebtedness, and prepare all students for success in their careers or graduate and professional schools.

EdTalks Featuring Phillip Long

The Webinar on “The Next Step After Blockchain Basics” was by Prof. Phillip D. Long who was formerly the Associate Vice Provost at the University of Texas, Austin. He has shared his thoughts and views on the opportunities and challenges behind the distributed trust technologies that are emerging, from credentialing options to identity to the importance of provenance.

About the Presenter:

Phil is a Senior Scholar at the Georgetown University Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship. Phil worked previously as the Chief Innovation Officer for Project 20201 & the Associate Vice Provost at the University of Texas, Austin. His current work focuses on distributed ledgers in the context of documenting competencies & higher-ed credentialing, learning analytics, emerging technologies, learning engineering and the design of physical learning spaces.

EdTalks Featuring Penn State University

The Webinar on “Managing The Present Day University: Strategies for Sustainability, Transformation, and Achieving Excellence!” was by Lance Kennedy-Phillips who is the Vice Provost for Planning and Assessment at Penn State. He has shared his thoughts and views on new and enduring challenges of university management and proposes ways that will help university members achieve their academic and institutional goals.

About the Presenter:

Lance Kennedy-Phillips has over 20 years of experience in higher education administration and has held positions at DePaul University, The University of Florida, The University of Illinois at Chicago, and The Ohio State University. As vice provost, he is responsible for leading the Office of Planning and Assessment. He provides leadership and support for four essential University functions: institutional research, learning outcomes assessment, accreditation, and strategic planning.

EdTalks Featuring Stanford University

The Webinar on “Top CIO Priorities of 2018” was by Mr. Paul Robles who is the Chief Information Officer for Residential & Dinning Enterprises at Stanford University.

About the Presenter:

Paul holds a BS in Engineering from Texas A&M and has worked in the technology industry for 20+ years. Previously he worked at UC Berkeley where he worked as the Associate Chief Information Officer with Student Affairs. Throughout his career he has oversaw technology solutions for 32 departments within the university, including Residential and Dining services. Paul has a great passion for technology and believes that it fulfills our imaginations in ways that improve our lives.

EdTalks Featuring Clemson University

The Webinar on “Identity Management & Trust Services: Improving Security, Managing Identities & End User Accessibility” was by Dr. Jill Gemmill who is the Chief Technology Officer, Middleware at Clemson University.

About the Presenter:

Dr. Jill Gemmill is a creative innovator who has persistently addressed the gap between university IT services and the IT requirements for university research. She has bootstrapped multiple programs to address those gaps via external funds. Dr. Gemmill has over 35 years of experience in university information technology with an unusual breadth of experience that includes scientific and high-performance computing; campus and regional network infrastructure and services; federated authentication/authorization technology and infrastructure; data security technology and policy, collaboration technology standards, and scientific visualization.

EdTalks Featuring University at Buffalo

The Webinar on “How IT Enables Student Engagement” was by Mr. J. Brice Bible who is the Vice President and Chief Information Officer (VPCIO) At University at Buffalo. Through this EdTalk, discover how IT solutions can encourage student engagement, and ultimately lead to student success.

About the Presenter:

J. Brice Bible brings to the University at Buffalo a passion for higher education and information technology as UB’s Vice President and Chief Information Officer. As the senior IT officer, he is responsible for the oversight of all components of UB’s information technology with special focus on advancing UB’s research and education mission as a progressive university. Bible has over 20 years of experience in higher education information technology services and has managed $35 million annual budgets with divisions as large as 300 people.

EdTalks Featuring Purdue University

The Webinar on “Groundbreaking Engagement Strategies to Drive Enrollment In Higher-Ed” was by Kristina Wong Davis who serves as the Vice Provost for Enrollment Management at Purdue University. She has shared her thoughts and views as to what are engaging enrollment strategies every institution should look at in the near future and how enrollment management needs to be driven to its end goal.

About the Presenter:

As the Vice Provost for Enrollment Management at Purdue University, Kristina primarily provides leadership to the areas of admissions, financial aid, the registrar and enrollment analysis and reporting. Her passion is access to higher education and ensuring that public higher education is available to students with the drive, interest, and commitment to succeed.

EdTalks Featuring University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Webinar on “The Changing Trends in Higher-Ed With Stronger Cybersecurity” was by Mr. Bob Turner who is Chief Information Security Officer at University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has shared his thoughts and views as to what are engaging cybersecurity developments every institution should look at in the near future and how cybersecurity needs to be driven to its end goal.

About the Presenter:

As the Chief Information Security Officer at University of Wisconsin-Madison, Bob primarily leads the development and delivery of a comprehensive information security and privacy program. His previous experience includes managing consultants focused on cybersecurity policy and compliance with the assessment of information systems and cybersecurity inspection as principal strengths.

EdTalks Featuring University of California, Los Angeles

The Webinar on “The Future of Enrollment Management in Higher-Ed” by Youlonda Copeland-Morgan who serves as the Vice Provost for Enrollment Management at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She has shared her thoughts and views as to what will enrollment look like in the near future and how will enrollment management meet the needs of Higher-Ed.

About the Presenter:

As the Vice Provost for Enrollment Management at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Youlonda has primary responsibility for achieving UCLA’s undergraduate enrollment goals and oversees Undergraduate Admission, Financial Aid and Scholarships, as well as strategic community outreach functions. Copeland-Morgan has been a recognized leader in higher education for more than 35 years.

EdTalks Featuring Harvard University

This Webinar is part of our 2020 Series. Peter Bol, Vice Provost for Advances in Learning (VPAL) at Harvad University shares his thoughts and views on: What will education look like in 2020, and how will information technology evolve to meet the needs of students, faculty, and the administration?

About the Presenter:

As the founding director of the Harvard Center for Geographic Analysis, Peter has long been interested in how technology can be used to advance learning and teaching in all fields. He also teaches the HarvardX course, ChinaX, one of the most ambitious and comprehensive massive open online courses ever produced, with content spanning over 15 months. He has taught on-campus versions of the course in both traditional and blended formats for several decades.

EdTalks Featuring Case Western Reserve University

This Webinar is part of our 2020 Series. Sue Workman, Vice President and CIO at Case Western Reserve University shares his thoughts and views on: What will education look like in 2020, and how will information technology evolve to meet the needs of students, faculty, and the administration?

About the Presenter:

Sue B. Workman, Vice President for Information Technology Services and Chief Information Officer of Case Western Reserve University, has had more than three decades of experience in a broad range of functions within the field of Information Technology.
Sue is responsible for creating the vision and strategies which enable the delivery of technology solutions that support Case Western Reserve University’s mission of teaching, learning and research and the day‐to‐day functions of the university.

EdTalks Featuring The University of Texas at Austin – Part 2

This Webinar is part of our 2020 Series. Phillip Long, Chief Innovation Officer at University of Texas, Austin shares his thoughts and views on: What will education look like in 2020, and how will information technology evolve to meet the needs of students, faculty, and the administration?

About the Presenter:

Philip Long is the Chief Innovation Officer and Assoc. Vice Provost of Learning Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin.

He is one of the driving forces behind Project 2021, UT Austin strategic initiative aimed to align the university towards education innovation, research-informed teaching and learning, and an optimal and life-long student experience.

EdTalks Featuring The University of Alabama at Birmingham

This Webinar is part of our 2020 Series. Curtis Carver, VP & Chief Innovation Officer at University of Alabama at Birmingham shares his thoughts and views on: What will education look like in 2020, and how will information technology evolve to meet the needs of students, faculty, and the administration?

About the Presenter:

Curtis A. Carver is the Vice President and CIO at University of Alabama at Birmingham

Dr. Carver is an inspirational leader and visionary with more than 30 years of success achieving strategic business goals and transforming lives. He has extensive experience in technology strategy and operations for large multinational organizations.

EdTalks Featuring The University of Chicago 

This Webinar is part of our 2020 Series. Christopher Higgins, Former Executive Director at University of Chicago shares his thoughts and views on: What will education look like in 2020, and how will information technology evolve to meet the needs of students, faculty, and the administration?

About the Presenter:

Christopher Higgins was the Former Executive Director of the University of Chicago and Ed Tech Futurist. He worked in the field of learning and design for nearly 25 years and has lead numerous multi-disciplinary committees to evaluate and select tools to support advances in learning and student engagement, leading key transitions in learning management systems.

EdTalks Featuring The University of Texas at Austin – Part 1

This Webinar is part of our 2020 Series. Phillip Long, Chief Innovation Officer at University of Texas, Austin shares his thoughts and views on: What will education look like in 2020, and how will information technology evolve to meet the needs of students, faculty, and the administration?

About the Presenter:

Philip Long is the Chief Innovation Officer and Assoc. Vice Provost of Learning Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin.

He is one of the driving forces behind Project 2021, UT Austin strategic initiative aimed to align the university towards education innovation, research-informed teaching and learning, and an optimal and life-long student experience.

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