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Day 1 Wednesday 8 November

         
1100
Registration opens    
1200
Exhibition opens
Lunch in the Exhibition
   
1330   Newcomer orientation session - (Royce)
If this is your first UCISA conference please join us for a session describing how to make the most of the Conference.
     
 
Chair: Rachel McAssey, University of Sheffield
   
1400 
Welcome address from the CISG and PCMG Chairs
Nathalie Czechowski, Head of Programme Management , Coventry University and Rachel McAssey, Head of Process Improvement, University of Sheffield

[PDF] presentation

 
1415
Universities and the digital Tardis
Jean-Noel Ezingeard, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Manchester Metropolitan University

[PDF] presentation

 

1515
Refreshments in the Exhibition
   

Chair: Neil Bickerstaff, University of Liverpool
   
1545
Change on a shoestring
Marcus Gilchrist, Head of Student System, Heriot-Watt University
[PDF] presentation    
1630 Jisc services now and in the future
Keith Jenkins, Senior Account Manager and Hazel Waller, Account Manager, Jisc 
[PDF] presentation    
1715  

Launch of the new UCISA Strategy
Drew Cook, University of Lincoln and UCISA Vice-chair, Peter Tinson, Executive Director, UCISA

[PDF] presentation    
1730
Close    
1900
Drinks reception in The Exhibition    
2000  
Informal dinner in the Trafford room
Dress code: business casual
   

   
         

Day 2 Thursday 9 November

         

Chair: Sarah Cockrill, Coventry University
 
0900
Releasing agility - why agile works and how to build a culture that allows agility to be released
Robert Lambert, Consultant, Cultivated Management
[PDF] presentation 
0945
Implementing the General Data Protection Regulation
Andrew Cormack, Chief Regulatory Adviser, Jisc
[PDF] presentation
1015
Institutional showcases
  1. Changing hearts and minds, not just the VLE technology(Chester) 
    Gareth Kirk, Hannah Cooper, Paul Towers, University of Wolverhampton
  2. The Business Analyst – adding value to projects - (Royce) 
    Melanie Sanderson, Programme Manager, Modernising Administration for Students, and Ben Draper, City University London
  3. Project Intelligence (Project Reporting, Resourcing & Risk Analysis with Project Online & Power BI at King's College, London)
    Tony McAndrew, Head of PMO, King's College London
  4. Staffordshire University change programme to support a cloud first strategy - (Derby)
    Alison Phillips, Head of Digital Projects, Staffordshire University

 

[PDF] presentation 1

 

[PDF] presentation 3

1045
Refreshments in the Exhibition  

Chair: Ian Maitland, Leeds Beckett University
 
1115 Organisational Development perspectives in organisational change
Emma Bull, Director of Organisational Development, University of Wolverhampton
[PDF] presentation 
1200
Customer centric innovation and renewal
Rob McWilliam, Non Executive Director, Jisc 
[PDF] presentation
1300   Lunch in Exhibition  
1415   Partner case studies  
1445   An overview of the threat landscape and trends in cyber security affecting HE and FE
Arthur Clune, Head of Security, University of York                                             
[PDF] presentation
1530   Refreshments in the Exhibition  
1600

Governance of the HE Data Landscape
Andy Youell, Director of Data Policy and Governance,  HESA

[PDF] presentation 
1645   Institutional showcases (Repeated Session)  
1715   Close
 
1900   Conference dinner drinks reception in the Alexandra Foyer
 
2000
Conference dinner in the Alexandra Suite
Dress code: black tie or kilts
 
         
           

Day 3 Friday 10 November

         

Chair: Mary Hill, Sheffield Hallam University
                   
0915 
Procurement technology and the digitalisation of procurement
Magnus Bergfors, Gartner UK Ltd                                                                                                                                                          
                 
1000
Agility is not an option. It is a matter of business survival
Jose Casal-Gimenez, Actineo Consulting LLP
                [PDF] presentation   
1045
Refreshments
                   

Chair: Paddy Daly, Queen's University Belfast
                   
1115  

Social engineering – manipulation for information
Jamie Woodruff, Ethical Hacker, MetrixCloud Ltd

                   
1200   Success is earned
Matthew Syed
                   
1300
Conference close
                   
1315   Lunch                      
         

 

 
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