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Wednesday 27 March

 
0900

Exhibitor briefing    
1000   

Pre conference sessions

     
1000
Registration and Exhibition opens
   
1200    

Newcomers orientation session (Lammermuir 2)                   
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, chair, ucisa board of trustees and Executive Director, 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 in Cromdale Hall at the EICC
Dress code: business casual
   
         

Thursday 28 March


Chair: tbc
 
0915         
Session 3  
0945  

Living with Depression
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

Leadership lessons from real life
Alison Lowe – Labour Councillor and Chief Executive at Touchstone 
Natasha Sayce-Zelum – Head of Technology at Sky
Sally Bogg – Head of Service Management at Leeds Beckett University

 
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
    Ewan McAndrew, Wikimedian in Residence, University of Edinburgh
  • 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
  • A living blueprint of your institutions capabilities and technology
    David Gillard, Head of IT Development, David Gee, Development Manager and Graham Snow, Data Development Consultant at University of Hertfordshire
  • Into The Cloud
    Paul Westmore, Director of IT, University of Plymouth
  • “You’re changing what?!?” – A Communicating Business Change workshop
    Henrik Brogger, Head of IT Service Delivery, Queen Mary University of London and Jo Mortimer, Work Stream Manager, Planning & Strategy Office, University of Reading
1600   Exhibition closes
1630   Round table session
1900   Conference Dinner drinks reception in the Atrium at Sheraton Grand Hotel                       
2000  

Conference Dinner in the Edinburgh Suite at Sheraton Grand Hotel
Dress code: Black tie, kilts or dress to impress!

Friday 29 March

               

Chair: tbc
     
0915 Shaping the future workforce
Jisc
   
1000  

Primary sponsor keynote
Ian Dunn, Provost, Coventry University
(sponsored  by AWS)

      
1045
Refreshments    
1115    Technology partner
Neil McIvor, Director, Chief Data Officer and Chief Statistician, Department for Education 
       
1200
Closing keynote
Michelle Dickinson
   
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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