BOSTON — Today marks day one of Campus Technology’s 19th annual education and technology conference, which is considered the nation’s premier higher education technology event. This year’s summit is being held at the Seaport World Trade Center from today, July 16, to July 19. The conference provides an opportunity for higher education faculty, campus administrators, information technologists, and instructional designers to network and share the latest advancements in applications, social software, and immersive programs.
Today’s opening keynote is Mark Milliron, Chancellor of Western Governors University, Texas. TGU is a non-profit university founded by the state of Texas that provides affordable and accredited online and blended degree programs. Wednesday’s keynote speaker is George Siemens, Ph.D., Associate Director of Technology Enhanced Knowledge Research Institute at Athabasca University. He is an educator, speaker, and author concerned with learning, networks, analytics, and openness in education. Thursday’s closing keynote speaker is Joel M. Smith, Vice Provost and Chief Information Officer at Carnegie Mellon University. Smith also directs the Office of Technology for Education at Carnegie Mellon.
The conference has a great list of other speakers, workshops, poster presentations, and exhibitors for attendees to check out. Those interested in the conference can visit the Campus Technology 2012 website and follow updates on Twitter at #CT2012. The conference will also be webcast via Mediasite and is available for on-demand viewing on the conference’s website. Attendees and followers can download the conference mobile app by searching “Campus Technology 2012” in their app device store.
Campus Technology is a publication focused exclusively on the use of technology across all areas of higher education. Campus Technology consists of a monthly print magazine, a daily website, weekly electronic newsletters, and its annual conference.