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About the Conference

The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference is the premier gathering for higher education IT professionals. It provides content and exploration of today’s toughest technology issues facing campuses around the world, and convenes some of the brightest minds in the community.

2012 Locations:

Colorado Convention Center (700 14th Street, Denver, CO 80202) and virtual.

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General Session Speakers:

(Watch session recordings by clicking on the session title, then the "VIDEO" tab.)

Public Webcasts: These selected sessions give you a taste of the best thinking in higher education IT that took place at EDUCAUSE 2012. View the sessions in recorded format by clicking the title and go to the "VIDEO" tab.

EDUCAUSE Game Changers Business Competition: In this first-ever competition, co-hosted by Google, start-up companies presented their business plans, along with their products and services, to a panel of judges and conference attendees for a chance to win marketing-related prizes. The grand-prize winner was USEED and the runner-up was Ginkgotree.

"Man on the Street" video interviews: Watch attendees from Cal Poly Pomona interview EDUCAUSE 2012 participants on their thoughts on the conference, higher education, and the future of technology.

Who Attended in 2012

Nearly 8,000 higher education IT professionals attended on-site in Denver, and close to 400 people participated in the online conference. See the face-to-face and online participant lists (login and registration required) and view downloadable PDF registration lists by:


Looking for resources from previous years of this event? See the archives of this event.


Social Media

Review the meeting conversation on Twitter using #EDU12.

     View photos from the event on Flickr.


Contact Us

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