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Executive Leadership Summit at BbWorld
July 16-17, 2018 | Orlando

Leadership Summit Details

The Executive Leadership Summit at BbWorld is an invitation-only, one-and-a-half-day event centered around thought leadership discussions led by University leaders, addressing executive institutional challenges in Higher Education. This year’s theme is:
The Student of Tomorrow: Supporting the Learner in a Rapidly Changing World

University leaders will present their perspectives on:

– The Student of Tomorrow
– Old Meets New: Responsive Educational Environments and the Constantly Changing World
– Educational Access and the Future of Work
– The Past, Present and Future Potential for AI in Higher Education

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Who attends?

Designed for college and university leaders, participants will gain important insights into the intersection of technology and the students it is designed to serve, and will emerge with a vital perspective on how to prepare their institutions to be more responsive in a constantly changing world.

VP Academic Affairs
VPs of Teaching & Learning
VPs of Institutional Research
Heads of Academic Technology
CFOs, Chief Legal Officers, Chiefs of Security, CIOs, Chief of Data Officers
VPs of Enrollment, Dean of Student Services
Directors of Assessment
AVP/Directors for Institutional Effectiveness

When is it?

Monday, July 16th

4:00 pm –
5:00 pm
Registration Check-in
5:00 pm –
7:00 pm
Summit Welcome Reception
(Private event for Leadership Summit Registrants)

Tuesday, July 17th

7:00 am – 9:00 am Registration Check-In and Executive Networking breakfast
9:00 am Welcome Remarks
Bill Ballhaus, Chief Executive Officer & President, Blackboard
Tim Atkin, Chief Client Officer, Blackboard
9:10 am Keynote
Speaker: Sally Johnstone, President National Center for Higher Education Management Systems
9:45 am The Student of Tomorrow
Marc Booker, Associate Provost, University of Phoenix
Andy Hines, Foresight Program Coordinator, University of Houston
Jim Fong, Director, Chief Research Officer & Director for the Center for Research and Strategy, UPCEA
Moderator: Christina Fleming, Vice President for Educational Consulting, Blackboard
10:30 am Network Break
11:00 am Old Meets New: Responsive Educational Environments and the Constantly Changing World
Speaker: Chris Gill, Chief Information Technology Officer, Drake University
Moderator: Jeff Staples, Vice President for Market Development Strategy, Blackboard
11:30 am The Past, Present, and Future Potential for AI in Higher Education
Iris Palmer, Senior Policy Analyst, Education Policy Program, New America
Balaji Iyer, Global Business Development Manager, AI and Machine Learning, AWS
Elana Zaide, Visiting Assitant PRofessor, Seton Hall University School of Law
Rachel Sherer, Director, Blackboard Analytics
Moderator: Timothy D. Harfield, Ph.D, Analytics, Assessment and Accreditation, Blackboard
12:00 pm Educational Access and the Future of Work
Ross Lewin, Associate VP for International Affairs, University of Maryland
Meredith Curley, Dean, Online & Innovative Educational Initiatives, Northern Arizona University
Moderator: Darcy Hardy, Associate Vice President, Strategy & Transformation Services, Blackboard
1:00 pm Executive Networking Lunch
1:30 pm Q&A & Closing Remarks
Tim Atkin, Chief Client Officer, Blackboard

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