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It's CISG, but not as we know it….


Day 1 Wednesday 11 November


 

 
1100
Registration opens    
1200
Exhibition opens
Lunch in the Exhibition
   
1330   Exhibition    

Chair: David Telford, Edinburgh Napier University
    
1400 
Welcome address from the CISG Chair
David Telford, Director Information Services, Edinburgh Napier University
   
1415
HE and Research: What are the new challenges
David Sweeney, Director for Research, Innovation and Skills, HEFCE
  [PDF]
presentation
1515
Refreshments in the Exhibition
 

Chair: James Smith, Birkbeck, University of London
   
1545
Universities: let's make them better
Steve Yorkstone, Senior Consultant, Edinburgh Napier University
[PDF]
presentation
1630
Unblocking the pipes ‒ adapting sales pipeline management tools and techniques to a university context
Dave Fleming, Business Partner, Plymouth University
  [PDF]
presentation 
1715
Close  
1900
Drinks reception in The Exhibition    
2000
Informal dinner in the Robert Louis Stevenson
Dress code: business casual
   

   
 

Day 2 Thursday 12 November


Shaping the future?

 


Chair: Ian Maitland, Leeds Metropolitan University
 
0900
Next Gen? Now Gen!
Louise Macdonald, Chief Executive, Young Scot
  [PDF]
presentation
0945
The Student Experience – the importance of corporate data in understanding where next
Ian Dunn, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Student Experience, Coventry University
  [PDF]
presentation
1015
Refreshments in Exhibition  
1045
Crowdsourcing

Following the success of last years crowdsourcing, CISG15 is running similar event at this year’s Conference.  
Once again the UCISA community were asked to help select the four primary topics to be addressed.
These will be presented briefly to the audience before breaking out into the facilitated groups.

The facilitated sessions report back the following morning and delegates vote on the outputs from the sessions.
 
1100
Crowdsourcing facilitated sessions
 
1215
Lunch in the Exhibition  


Chair: John Maher, University of the Highlands and Islands
 
1330
You can Kanban
Richard Clayton, Bespoke Sustenance Team Manager, Birmingham University
  [PDF]
presentation
1400
Challenges of sustainable Research Data Management
Simon Price, Academic Research IT Manager, University of Bristol
  [PDF]
presentation
1430
Business showcases
  • Workday – University and the Cloud – (Robert Burns Ballroom)
    Karen Minicozzi,VP, HCM Product Strategy, EMEA, Workday
  • Unit4 – Power your campus with a self-driving ERP – (Robert Aytoun Room)
    Nick Gibson, Education & Not For Profit Client & Market Development Manager
 

[PDF]
Workday
[PDF]
Unit4
1500
Refreshments in Exhibition  
1530
  [PDF]
presentation 
1615   UCISA-CISG AGM
   
1730   Close
   
1900   Conference dinner drinks reception in Kittocks den
   
2000
Conference dinner in The Atrium
Dress code: black tie or kilts
 

 
   

Day 3 Friday 13 November

Just do IT

 


Chair: Geoff Houlton, University of Cumbria
       
0900 
Crowdsourcing feedback session
                               
0930
The changing information landscape
Andy Youell, Director, HEDIIP
      [PDF]
presentation
1015   The Information Hub – what’s possible right now with data modelling and collection
Toby Price, Managing Consultant, Instrategy                                           
      [PDF]
presentation
1100
Refreshments
                                      


Chair: Gareth McAleese, Ulster University
       
1130   Understanding IT Services using Enterprise Architecture
Ian Anderson, Lead Business Systems Analyst, Coventry University        
      [PDF]
presentation
1215  
Mind your business
David Meade, Mentalist
     
1315
Conference close
       
1315   Lunch          

 

 

 
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