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Here’s how you can connect with UTO at EDUCAUSE 2021


From digital wallets to cloud-based infrastructure, earning digital trust and more, leaders from ASU’s University Technology Office are set to showcase a variety of transformative projects and initiatives next week at EDUCAUSE 2021, from October 26-28.

Every year, the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference showcases the best thinking in higher education IT. Across hundreds of sessions, minds from numerous institutions discuss their discoveries, grow professionally and explore solutions to continuing challenges. 

And at this year’s conference, UTO will take part in a big way, with representatives of ASU’s educational technology vision and practices sharing their perspectives across six sessions.

Take a look at the opportunities to experience UTO innovation both on the ground at EDUCAUSE’s physical presence in Philadelphia and in virtual presentations. Click the links below for more information on the session. 

Tuesday, October 26: 

Thinking Out Cloud: Level Up in the Cloud at Your Institution - UTO’s Kate Giovacchini will join Amazon Web Services’ Rae Clemmons and Greg Ritter to discuss cloud-based solutions to institutions’ most pressing challenges. Join on-site at 8:30 a.m. ET.

Wednesday, October 27: 

Digital Wallets for Education, Blockchain, and Self-Sovereign Identity -  UTO’s Timothy Summers and Annie Davis will share the university’s journey to develop a digital wallet and portfolio. Join on-site starting at 8:00a.m. ET for a live demonstration of the Pocket app and discussion around the future of credentials and credit mobility. 

Transforming ERP Infrastructure to the Cloud—Viewpoints from Women Leaders in Technology - UTO COO Jess Evans is set to join a powerhouse panel discussion with fellow changemakers from University of California and College of the Holy Cross to share how migrations to PeopleSoft shaped their institutions. Join on-site starting at 2:15 p.m. ET.

Thursday, October 28:

Excuse Me, I Didn’t Order This . . . Facing and Embracing Innovative Evolution - Join to hear Allison Hall, who leads UTO’s Learning Experience Design, share five key elements of change that helped the communities ASU served through this last year. Join online at 12:15 p.m. 

Creating Resilient Student Experiences with Heuristic-Based Monitoring - Jess Evans returns to the virtual stage this time to explore Heuristic-Based Monitoring, reflecting on the challenges and opportunities afforded by this AI-based technology. Hear real use cases and ​​considerations for leveraging these types of applications. Join online at 1:15 p.m.

Changing Culture: Building Student Data Privacy Champions with the Future of Privacy Forum - Student data privacy knowledge informs conversations and affects change on campuses -- Giovacchini will co-lead a discussion that explains how. Join online starting at 1:15 p.m.

Whether you’re joining in-person or remotely, connect with teams from UTO and a vast array of other thought leaders at this year's conference. 

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