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Day 1 Wednesday 21 November

         
1100
Registration opens  
1200

Exhibition opens

 
1200    Lunch in the Exhibition
(sponsored by Itelligence Business Solutions)
   
1330   Newcomer orientation session (The Don)
If this is your first UCISA conference please join us for a session describing how to make the most of the Conference.
   
 
Chair: Nathalie Czechowski, University of South Wales 
 
1400 
Welcome
David Telford, UCISA Chair, Edinburgh Napier University, Nathalie Czechowski, UCISA-CISG Chair, University of South Wales and Sally Jorjani, Joint UCISA-PCMG Chair, Edinburgh Napier University
 
1415

Putting in place the foundations for change within our institutions
Gerry McCormac, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, University of Stirling

 presentation [PDF]

 

1515
Refreshments in the Exhibition
 

Chair: Gareth McAleese, Ulster University
 
1545

Root and branch: Embedding the benefits of IAM into projects and services
Tim Purkiss, Senior Identity Management Analyst, University of London

presentation [PDF]

 
1615

Office 365 for Education, Administration and Microsoft Roadmap/Future Trends
Ian Woolner, Microsoft 365 Specialist for Education, Microsoft

(This speaker did not give permission for their presentation to be recorded or shared)  

  
1700
Close  
1900

Drinks reception in The Exhibition
(sponsored by Infuse Consulting)

 
2000  
Informal dinner in the Ballroom Foyer
Dress code: business casual
 

 
         

Day 2 Thursday 22 November

         

Chair: Sarah Cockrill, Coventry University
0900

From Analyst to Strategist; A BA Journey
Suzi Jobe, Strategic Business Analyst and Ed O'Regan, Strategic Business Analyst , Nottingham Trent University

presentation [PDF]

0940

CRM Implementation Approaches:
Proof of Concept Approach to Implementing - CRM Approach 1
Lauren Wagstaff, Business Improvement Manager, Sheffield Hallam University.

presentation [PDF]

   

Deploying CRM at the University of Derby: Successes and Challenges - CRM Approach 2
James Leigh, CRM System Manager, and Chrissie Felhouse, Senior IT Project Manager, University of Derby

presentation [PDF]

1020   Travel time 
1025

Institutional showcases

1055
Refreshments in the Exhibition

Chair: Ian Maitland, Leeds Beckett University
1120  

People, truth, AI and auto-immunity
Peter Cochrane, Professor of Sentient Systems, University of Suffolk 

presentation [PDF]

1200

Digital Disruption: The treat and opportunity for Higher Education
Gavin McLachlan, Chief Information Officer and Librarian, University of Edinburgh

presentation [PDF]

1300  

Lunch in Exhibition
(sponsored by Ellucian)

 

Chair: Stefan Kaempf, University of Edinburgh
1415  

Partner case studies

1445  

Delivering Internal Content for the Digital Services Initiative at Lancaster University
David Harrison, Web Services Team Leader, Lancaster University

presentation [PDF]

1515   Refreshments in the Exhibition

 

Chair: James Smith, Birkbeck, University of London
1545

GDPR 6 months on
Stephan Geering, Global Privacy Officer, Blackboard

presentation [PDF]

1630  

UCISA Bursary UX Week delivers tools we can use
Kat Husbands, Digital Content Officer, University of Glasgow

presentation [PDF]

1645  

Institutional showcases

1715   Close
1900  

Conference dinner drinks reception in the Ballroom Foyer
(sponsored by Ellucian)

2000
Conference dinner Ballroom 2&3
Dress code: black tie or kilts

(sponsored by Oracle)
         
           

Day 3 Friday 23 November

         

Chair: Sally Jorjani, Edinburgh Napier University
                 
0915 

Birmingham City University Journey to Cloud
Tahir Yousaf, Associate Director of Information Technology, Birmingham City University
(sponsored by Oracle)

presentation [PDF]

                 
1000

Ready for learning analytics? Lessons from the coalface
Kevin Mayles, Head of Quality Enhancement and Learning Analytics, Open University

presentation [PDF]

                 
1045
Refreshments
                 

Chair: Lynne Hewings, Cranfield University
                 
1120  

HE Challenges and the Voice of the Customer
Laura Dawson, Director of Information Management & Technology, London School of Economics 

presentation [PDF]

                 
1200  

What is knowledge in the age of big data?
Timandra Harkness

(This speaker did not give permission for their presentation to be recorded or shared)  

                 
1300
Conference close
                 
1300   Lunch                    
         

 

 
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