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Wednesday 27 March

 
0900

Exhibitor briefing    
1000
Registration and Exhibition opens
   
1200    

Newcomers orientation session
Peter Tinson, ucisa Executive Director

If this is your first UCISA conference, or your first in a long time, please join us for a session describing how to make the most of the Conference.
Hear about UCISA's resources, events, and working groups, as well as networking with your colleagues.

     
1200   Lunch in the Exhibition       

Chair: tbc
   
1315
Introduction and welcome
David Telford, ucisa Executive Chair, Stirling University and Sally Bogg, Conference Chair, Leeds Beckett University
   
1330
Opening keynote
Nick Petford, Vice Chancellor, University of Northampton
   
1430   Travel time    
1440 Partner case studies    

Chair: tbc
   
1520
Refreshments in Exhibition
   
1550
Session 2    
1630  - 1730
Networking and drinks reception in the Exhibition
   
1900
Drinks reception    
2000
Dinner
Dress code: business casual
   
         

Thursday 28 March


Chair: tbc
 
0915           
Session 3  
0945   Mental health and wellbeing
Clarke Carlisle
 
1030
Refreshments in Exhibition
 
1100   Panel session - Getting the right people on board
Chaired by Claire Priestley, Director of IT Services, City, University of London
 
1200

Lunch in the Exhibition

AGM in main conference room

 

chair: tbc
 
1345
Session 7  
1455   Travel time
 
1500

Institutional showcases

  • Digital Transformation at The Royal College of Art - enabling creativity and innovation with order and structure
    Emma Bayne, Head of Digital Delivery and Amanda Spencer, Director of ILTS at Royal College of Art
  • Embedding Wikipedia in the Curriculum: Digital Transformation and Data
    Anne-Marie Scott, Deputy Director, Learning Teaching and Web Services at Edinburgh University
  • Cyber defence in the higher education sector
    Alan Hill, Chief Information and Digital Officer at Exeter University
  • Don’t try and swim in the Data Lake
    Dr Steve Leggetter, Northumbria University
  • Transforming IT teams – roles, skills and the right motivation!
    Jason Oliver, Director of IT at University of Sussex
 
1530
Refreshments in Exhibition
1600  

Institutional showcases

  • Arts Change: Moving an analogue, distributed University to a connected digitally enabled collaborative University
    Jim Nottingham, Chief Information Officer, Helen Davies, Associate Director IT Projects & Solutions and Lise Foster, Associate Director IT Services & Operations at University of the Arts, London
  • Playful Engagement as strategy in Information Services
    Stephanie Farley, Open Educational Resource Advisor at Edinburgh University
  • Passing the Board: Surviving internal politics and winning
    Darren Tysoe, CIO, Regents University London
  • Applying a Blueprint to your Institutions Capabilities
    David Gillard, Head of IT Development, David Gee, Development Manager and Graham Snow, Data Development Consultant, University of Hertfordshire
  • Into The Cloud
    Paul Westmore, Director of IT, University of Plymouth
1600   Exhibition closes
1630   Round table session
1900   Conference Dinner drinks reception
2000  

Conference Dinner
Dress code: Black tie, kilts or dress to impress!

Friday 29 March

               

Chair: tbc
     
0915 Shaping the future workforce
Jisc
   
1000   Primary sponsor keynote
tbc
      
1045
Refreshments    
1115    Technology partner
tbc
       
1200
Closing keynote                 
1300
Close
     
1300              Lunch
     
 
Event Information
Event: UCISA19 Leadership Conference
Date: 27 March 2019   -   29 March 2019
Venue: Edinburgh International Conference Centre
Book by:  8 March 2019
Status: open
Hashtag: #ucisa19



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