Agenda and Program

The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference program is derived from member-driven content organized across overarching IT domains and topical/subject themes. Participants can take part in person or virtually from anywhere. Attend as an individual, or gather a team together and make it a comprehensive experience including:

The CIO Experience

Higher education CIOs and CIO aspirants are invited to participate in a unique networking and career development experience, featuring the following opportunities:

  • Hawkins Leadership Roundtable
  • CIO Lounge (complimentary)
  • Executive Career Coaching (complimentary)

Senior Leadership Roundtable

New this year, the Senior Leadership Roundtable (SLR) is an opportunity for senior leaders who are not CIO aspirants or are not ready for a CIO position to discuss successes and shared challenges.

Innovative Solution Providers

Additional corporate engagement opportunities exist in Orlando to learn about products and services for your institution:

  • More than 250 exhibitors on-site
  • Technology Solutions Presentations
  • Client-Led Sessions and Hot Topic Panels
  • Start-Up Alley

Digital Poster Gallery

Posters provide an opportunity to share campus experiences through informal, interactive, brief presentations. All on-site poster presenters have been invited to recast their posters for online delivery to the Digital Poster Gallery. Participate virtually, share the experience, and explore each topic of interest.

Preconference Seminars

These intensive, in-depth, and highly interactive seminars provide attendees with a chance to explore key issues, tools, and subjects in great detail for both face-to-face and virtual participants. (Please note: A separate registration and fee are required.)

Webcast Sessions

Webcast Sessions, designated by an icon in the daily agendas, will be streamed live for virtual conference participants, and a professional recording will be made available for face-to-face attendees after the event.


Additional On-Site Resources and Activities

Power Stations

Recharge at these conveniently located stations that give you a place to plug in and power up your electronic devices.

EDUCAUSE Staff "Meet and Greets"

Meet the EDUCAUSE staff who translate your needs into initiatives, working groups, and collaborative resources. Share your feedback and find out what's on the horizon for the future at EDUCAUSE Central.

Conference Timing

  • Preconference Seminars: Monday, September 29 (for additional fees)
  • Conference Start Date: Tuesday, September 30
    Start Time: 8:00 a.m.
  • Conference End Date: Thursday, October 2
    End Time: 11:15 a.m.


IT Organizational Domains

  • Analytics and Data-Driven Decision Making
  • Digital Content, Libraries, Curation, and Open Access
  • Enterprise/Administrative IT
  • Leadership and Management
  • Security, Compliance, Privacy, and Risk Management
  • Service Management and Support
  • Teaching and Learning


Topical Themes

  • Accessibility
  • Analytics
  • Applications
  • Cloud sourcing
  • Communication
  • Consumerization of IT
  • Crowdsourcing
  • Data curation
  • E-learning/connected learning
  • Emerging technologies
  • Mentoring
  • Mobile computing
  • New models
  • Openness/open source
  • Outsourcing
  • Policy and law
  • Research
  • Service learning
  • Support services
  • Virtualization



Program Committee

Special thanks to the dedicated community members that make up the EDUCAUSE 2014 Program Committee.



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