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About the Conference

The EDUCAUSE Midwest Regional Conference 2013 was held March 18–20, 2013 in Chicago. Themed, "Collaborating for the Future...Now!," the conference featured learning opportunities that focused on creating a reflective and change-oriented IT culture. Participants engaged in activities that helped them learn, unlearn, and relearn IT practices and concepts. 

Location: The conference took place at the Swissôtel Chicago, 323 E. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601.

Conference Highlights

General Session Speakers:

CIO and Executive IT Leader Roundatable: This small gathering brought together top higher education IT leadership for an informal discussion on current issues and campus challenges, with peer networking opportunities.

New IT Managers Program: This EDUCAUSE Institute Program, co-located with the Midwest Regional Conference, focused on providing participants witih the basic skills critical for the management and supervision of projects, units, and people.

EDUCAUSE Mentoring Program: Members of the Professional Development Mentoring Team were on-site in Chicago to meet with attendees one-on-one and act as resources.


Who Attended in 2013

Nearly 400 higher education professionals attended the conference. See the participant list (login and registration required) and view downloadable PDF registration lists for the 2013 meeting by:


Proceedings information

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