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Day 1 : Wednesday 13 March

Our business


1000 1300 Pre conference sessions
  • Desire2Learn (Hall 7)
  • Janet (Hall 4A)
  • Oracle (Hall 13) From 1100
  • QlikTech (Hall 4B)
  • Tribal (Hall 14)

1100 Registration and Exhibition opens

1200 Lunch in the Exhibition
1200 1230 Newcomer's Orientation (Riverside Balcony) 

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.


Chair: John Cartwright, University of Liverpool

1400 Introduction
John Cartwright, UCISA Executive Chair (designate), University of Liverpool
Trudy Newton, Conference Chair, University of Derby

1415 Welcome
Sir Howard Newby, VC, University of Liverpool

1420

Vice Chancellors Question Time
Chair: Peter Gallimore, former Editor of the BBC Today programme
Sir Howard Newby, VC, University of Liverpool
Professor John Coyne, VC, University of Derby
Professor Nigel Weatherilll, VC, Liverpool John Moores


1530 Refreshments in the Exhibition

1600  1625 University showcases session 1

UCISA-Eduserv Award for Excellence 2012 winner – Microsoft Office 365 − shaken and stirred (Hall 4A) 
Mauli Arora and Suraj Uturaju, University of West London
UCISA SDG Best Practice Award 2012 winner –  Invest and aspire to achieve: talent management at the University of Nottingham (Hall 4B)
Sharon Caine, University of Nottingham 
UCISA 2012 Conference poster winner –  Why user experience matters: The Sussex perspective. (Hall 13)
Carol Shergold, University of Sussex 
Working as a CIO in a private not for profit UK university (Hall 14)
Jim Nottingham, Regents College
The Amber Miro Memorial Award winner  – Engage: social media Michaelmas (Hall 3)
Stuart Lee, University of Oxford

presentations


1630 – 1655 University showcases session 2

UCISA-Eduserv Award for Excellence 2012 winner – Microsoft Office 365 − shaken and stirred (Hall 4A) 
Mauli Arora and Suraj Uturaju, University of West London
UCISA SDG Best Practice Award 2012 winner –  Invest and aspire to achieve: talent management at the University of Nottingham (Hall 4B)
Sharon Caine, University of Nottingham
UCISA 2012 Conference poster winner –  Why user experience matters: The Sussex perspective. (Hall 13)
Carol Shergold, University of Sussex 
The YHMAN Cloud (Hall 14) 
Ed Carter and Rhys Davies YHMAN Ltd
The Amber Miro Memorial Award winner  – Engage: social media Michaelmas (Hall 3)
Stuart Lee, University of Oxford 

presentations

1700  1725 University showcases session 3

Management Information Systems (LUMIS – JISC Project) (Hall 4A)
Sam Denniss and Anita Wright, University of Liverpool
eSubmission – is it technology or cultural change management? (Hall 4B)
Simon Birkett, University of Derby
Being Creative (Hall 13)
Chris Sexton and Chris Chow, University of Sheffield
Zero client: a hero client? (Hall 14) 
Adrian Young, University of York
Lancaster University student portal and VLE (Hall 3)
Andrew Meikle, Lancaster University

presentations

1730 – 1845 Drinks reception, meet the suppliers and poster session in the Exhibition
In the Exhibition

2000 Buffet dinner at the Hilton
(dress code is business casual)


Day 2 : Thursday 14 March

Our service


Chair: Heidi Fraser-Krauss, University of York

0930

Students as producers of IT departments
Dan Derricott, Student Engagement Officer, University of Lincoln

[PDF]
presentation

1005 Lightning strike

1015

A CFO and an IT Director in conversation
(sponsored by Fulcrum Worldwide)
Bob Rabone, Chief Financial Officer and Dr Christine Sexton, Director of Corporate Information and Computing Services, University of Sheffield.

[PDF]
presentation

1050

Lightning strike


1100 Refreshments in the Exhibition

1130

Maximise the capability of your greatest resource
Gareth Cahill, Corporate Sales Executive, British Computer Society

[PDF]
presentation

1155 Lightning strike

1205 Transforming leadership of your IT Service – from IT Director to CIO 
Albert Ellis, CEO, Harvey Nash plc
[PDF]
presentation

1245 Lightning strike

1300 Lunch in the Exhibition

Chair: Luke Taylor, University of Bristol

1400 Learning Space Design at the University of Birmingham, 10 years on
Toni Kelly, Head of Learning Spaces Development, University of Birmingham
[PDF]
presentation

1445 Business showcases

presentations


1515 Refreshments in the Exhibition

1600 Business showcases repeated

1630 UCISA Annual General Meeting (Hall 4A)

1830 Coaches to The Crypt leaving the Hilton

1900 Drinks reception in the Crypt

2000 Conference dinner in the Crypt
coaches will depart at The Crypt at 2300

(dress code is black tie)

Day 3: Friday 15 March

Our future

Chair:  Adrian Ellison, University of West London 

0915

Mobile learning in the classroom: students' expectations of wireless as a utility in tertiary education, how to improve the user experience
Mark Howell, Area Director, Meru Networks

[PDF]
presentation

1000 Idea Street – creating a culture of change
David Cotterill, Head of Innovation, Department of Work and Pensions
[PDF]
presentation

1030 Digital by default. Transformation of public sector services of UK Government. 
Mike Bracken, Executive Director of Digital, Government Digital Service, Cabinet Office


1100 Refreshments

1130 What should HE be looking out for as technology professionals?
(sponsored by Data Intergration)
Adrian Woolard, Head of R&D, BBC
[PDF]
presentation

1215

You can't spell disability without ABILITY
Mark Ormrod

[PDF]
presentation

1315 Conference close 
  Lunch

 
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