Agenda

Tuesday, June 4th

8:30AM

Registration & Hospitality

9:30AM

Welcome

Todd Zipper, Co-President, Wiley Education Services and Learning House, A Wiley Brand
Matt Hillman, Co-President, Wiley Education Services and Learning House, A Wiley Brand
10:15AM

Keynote: Chasing Space: An Astronaut's Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances

Leland Melvin, Engineer, Educator, Former NASA Astronaut and NFL Wide Receiver
  1. 10:15AM

Keynote: Chasing Space: An Astronaut's Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances

Presenter: Leland Melvin, Engineer, Educator, Former NASA Astronaut and NFL Wide Receiver
Description: Leland shares his personal journey from the gridiron to the stars, and examine the intersecting roles of community, perseverance, and grace that align to create the opportunities for success. × Close
11:15AM

Break

11:30AM

General Session: Online College Students Report 2019

Dave Clinefelter, Vice Provost for Academic Operations, The University of the People
Carol Aslanian, Founder and President of Aslanian Market Research
  1. 11:30AM

General Session: Online College Students Report 2019

Presenters: Dave Clinefelter, Vice Provost for Academic Operations, The University of the People
Carol Aslanian, Founder and President of Aslanian Market Research
Description: The best source for knowing what online college students want is to ask them. In this session, learn the findings from the annual Online College Students report. × Close
12:30PM

Lunch & Fireside Chat: Opportunity Hyperloop: How to Drive Lifelong Learning and Employability

Brian Napack, President and CEO of John Wiley and Sons, Inc. (Wiley),
Michael Feldstein, Partner at MindWires Consulting, Co-Publisher of e-Literate, and Co-Producer of e-Literate TV
  1. 12:30PM

Lunch & Fireside Chat: Opportunity Hyperloop: How to Drive Lifelong Learning and Employability

Presenters: Brian Napack, President and CEO of John Wiley and Sons, Inc. (Wiley),
Michael Feldstein, Partner at MindWires Consulting, Co-Publisher of e-Literate, and Co-Producer of e-Literate TV
Description: During this session, Napack and Feldstein will explore the Opportunity Hyperloop to share how solutions providers, universities, innovators, advocates, and individuals can create a continuum of lifelong learning and opportunity. How do we ensure the long-term sustainability of education? What role do industry partners play in enabling universities to bridge the gap between learners and quality employment? How is the OPM sector evolving and what is the new path forward? Learn answers to these questions and more during this exciting session. × Close
1:45PM

Keynote: Solving the Skills Gap for Adult Learners

Betty Vandenbosch, Chancellor of Purdue University Global
  1. 1:45PM

Keynote: Solving the Skills Gap for Adult Learners

Presenter: Betty Vandenbosch, Chancellor of Purdue University Global
Description:Higher education in America faces a critical challenge: a mismatch between the skills employers need and the skills employees have. Working adults – and their employers – want more relevancy in education. They don't want to waste time or money with course material that has already been mastered with real-world experience and learning. Dr. Betty Vandenbosch, Chancellor of Purdue University Global, will discuss the decade-long path her institution has taken to address this dilemma. Dr. Vandenbosch will discuss how personalization, modularization and competencies are helping adult students convert valuable on-the-job learning, employer training and military experience into college credit so they can complete their education quickly and cost-effectively. × Close
2:45PM

Refreshment Break

3:15PM

Emerging Growth of Non-Accredited Providers

Sean Gallagher, Executive Professor of Educational Policy - Northeastern University
  1. 3:15PM
  2. Small Step

BREAKOUT: Small Step - Emerging Growth of Non-Accredited Providers

Presenter: Sean Gallagher, Executive Professor of Educational Policy - Northeastern University
Description: The pressures facing colleges and universities are the 500+ non-accredited providers and bootcamps serving millions of students in online, blended, and face-to-face modes. These providers are many things: competitors, part of the solution to reaching more students, and even possible partners to traditional institutions. But what does this all mean for higher education? × Close

How to Successfully Offer Online Programs with Fieldwork Requirements

Tricia Berry, Phd, MATL, Associate Dean and Director, Clinical and Practicum Programs, Medical Assisting Program Chair @ Purdue Global
  1. 3:15PM
  2. Giant Leap

BREAKOUT: Giant Leap - How to Successfully Offer Online Programs with Fieldwork Requirements

Presenter: Tricia Berry, Phd, MATL, Associate Dean and, Director, Clinical and Practicum Programs, Medical Assisting Program Chair @ Purdue Global
Description: In this session, we will outline key considerations and strategies to overcome obstacles and successfully plan, implement, and maintain fieldwork planning for online programs. These include ensuring adequate staffing, drawing up legal agreements, and anticipating the specific needs of online students with fieldwork placements. × Close
4:15PM

Break

4:30PM

The Art & Science of Conversion

Seth Odell, Vice Chancellor, Marketing with National University System
  1. 4:30PM
  2. Small Step

BREAKOUT: Small Step - The Art & Science of Conversion: How to increase marketing and enrollment performance by understanding how we shape opinions, make decisions and why we buy

Presenter: Seth Odell, Vice Chancellor, Marketing with National University System
Description: Whether you’re looking to build your brand or drive your bottomline, these days we’re all trying to do more with less. That’s why it’s never been more important to understand how prospective students make decisions, why they enroll and what you as a marketer can do to improve performance and achieve success. From doubling website conversion rates to achieving email open rates of 40%, we’ll share practical – and tactical – tips and tricks designed to improve your campaign performance, without breaking the bank. × Close

Education for the Next Generation: What AI and Robotics May Mean to Our Professions and Higher Education

Diana Oblinger, President Emeritus of EDUCAUSE
  1. 4:30PM
  2. Giant Leap

BREAKOUT: Giant Leap - Education for the Next Generation: What AI and Robotics May Mean to Our Professions and Higher Education

Presenter: Diana Oblinger, President Emeritus of EDUCAUSE
Description: AI and robotics are reshaping how we share knowledge, experience and expertise, which has implications for our professions and higher education. People are developing new relationships and dependencies on machines and systems, reconfiguring our roles as professionals. Systems can amplify human performance, working alongside tomorrow’s professionals as” partners. In a world in which computers are increasingly capable, we are challenged to move beyond the use of technology to deliver education to considering how AI, big data, analytics, robotics, and wide-scale collaboration might change the substance of education. × Close
5:30PM

Welcome Reception

Wednesday, June 5th

8:00AM

Registration & Hospitality

8:00AM

Breakfast

8:45AM

Welcome Session

Scott Davenport, Men's Basketball Coach at Bellarmine University
9:15AM

Keynote: Disrupting for Good: Using Passion and Persistence to Create Lasting Change

Chris Field, Author and Inspirational Speaker
  1. 9:15AM

Keynote: Disrupting for Good: Using Passion and Persistence to Create Lasting Change

Presenter: Chris Field, Author and Inspirational Speaker
Description: Chris offers a clear call to action: anybody, anywhere, can choose to disrupt for good. But it doesn’t stop there: Chris will end by walking you through his personal Disruption MAP so that you leave both prepared and inspired to disrupt for good in your own job, non-profit, school, neighborhood, and family. × Close
10:15AM

Break

10:30AM

Corporations and Institutions Collaborate on Curriculum and Outcomes

Christine Carpenter, VP of Membership Engagement for the Council of Adult Experiential Learning (CAEL)
  1. 10:30AM

Corporations and Institutions Collaborate on Curriculum and Outcomes

Presenter: Christine Carpenter, VP of Membership Engagement for the Council of Adult Experiential Learning (CAEL)
Description: In this session, we will explore key considerations and strategies to provide education and learning solutions that meet the needs of working adults and employers. Discussion areas include: ensuring a symbiotic partnership, support workforce relevant curriculum and innovative learning tools, continuous improvement to create long-term viability and sustainability; and the value of creating business solution for the employer while meeting curriculum requirements. Intended outcome for this session: inspire methods and action plans on building strategic partnerships.

Panelists:
  • Jeffrey Batiste,
    Senior Manager, Learning & Development, Verizon
  • Nancy Hale,
    Executive Director, Pace University Online – New York
  • Robert Lawlor,
    Site Training Director, Byron Station, Exelon Generation
  • Bruce Emmil,
    Dean of National Energy Center of Excellence, Bismarck State College
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11:30AM

Break

11:45AM

Stealths, Starts, Stop-Outs

Julie Delich, VP of Retention & Student Support at Learning House, a Wiley Brand.
Daria LaTorre, Dean, School of Graduate and Adult Education, Alvernia University
  1. 11:45AM
  2. Small Step

BREAKOUT: Small Step - Stealths, Starts, Stop-Outs

Presenter: Julie Delich, VP of Retention & Student Support at Learning House, a Wiley Brand.
Daria LaTorre, Dean, School of Graduate and Adult Education, Alvernia University
Description: This interactive engaging session will explore trends and developments in the Marketing, Enrollment Management and Student Services landscape. As it becomes more difficult to seek, attract and retain students – how do we understand the stealth applicant – have more successful starts when we do secure them and prevent stop outs. × Close

Launching Successful Programs

Nate Ackerly, Curriculum Program Strategist at Learning House, a Wiley Brand
  1. 11:45AM
  2. Giant Leap

BREAKOUT: Giant Leap - Launching Successful Programs

Moderator: Nate Ackerly
Description: The online education market is evolving, and institutions must launch the right programs to stand out from the competition and effectively reach learners. In this session, a panel of experts explores the research and processes involved in choosing a new program for development, facilitating its launch, and aligning it with best practices for student and market success. Join representatives from Learning House, Wiley Education Services, Concordia University, St. Paul, the University of West Alabama, and Utica College to learn how to identify the right programs for development, the importance of playing to your institution’s unique strengths, best practices, and more. This session is your chance to better understand the science behind program selection and how to leverage it for success.

Panelists:
  • Jan Miller
    Dean, College of Education and Online Programs, UWA
  • Eric LaMott
    Provost and Chief Operating Officer, CSP
  • Polly Smith
    Vice President for Online and Extended Studies, Associate Provost for Online Learning, Utica College
  • David Capranos
    Director of Market Strategy and Research, Wiley Education Services
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International - Use of Collaborative Agreements in Global Student Education

Suren Naidoo, VP and GM, International Wiley Education Services
  1. 11:45AM
  2. International

BREAKOUT: International - Use of Collaborative Agreements in Global Student Education

Moderator: Suren Naidoo, VP and GM, International Wiley Education Services
Description: Collaborative agreements are a key tool in developing the brand and visibility of an institution in international markets that are new to them. This session will explore the use of collaborative marketing and academic agreements to support strategic goals around recruiting international students. Some of the questions covered include: What type of agreements are international universities looking for? What’s required to support these collaborations for them to be effective in impacting international student numbers? How does this compare with other recruiting techniques?
Panelists:
  • P. Prakash
    Vice Chancellor at SRM University, Delhi-NCR
  • V. Samuel Raj
    Director of the Centre for Drug Design Discovery & Development (C4D), Professor of Microbiology & Biotechnology and Dean (Academic Affairs) at SRM University, Delhi-NCR
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12:45PM

Wrap-Up, Lunch & Networking