Agenda

Tuesday, June 4th

8:30AM - 7:30PM

Registration

10:00AM - 10:15AM

Welcome

Todd Zipper
10:15AM - 11:15AM

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 - 11:15AM

Keynote Presentation (TBA)

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 - 11:30AM

Break

11:30AM - 12:30PM

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 - 12:30PM

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 - 1:30PM

Lunch

1:45PM - 2:45PM

Keynote: Helping Adults Get Back to School and Finish Their Degrees

Betty Vandenbosch, Chancellor of Purdue Global
  1. 1:45PM - 2:45PM

Keynote: Helping adults get back to school and finish their degrees

Presenter: Betty Vandenbosch, Chancellor of Purdue Global
Description: Betty Vandenbosch will discuss the 10 year path her institution has taken to help adults finish their education quickly and cost effectively. She will discuss the role of competencies, assessments, and modularizing curriculum have played in reducing the cost and time to degree for Purdue Global students. × Close
2:45PM - 3:15PM

Refreshment Break

3:15PM - 4:15PM

Emerging Growth of Non-Accredited Providers

Sean Gallagher, Executive Professor of Educational Policy - Northeastern University
  1. 3:15PM - 4:15PM
  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 - 4:15PM
  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 - 4:30PM

Break

4:30PM - 5:30PM

The Art & Science of Conversation

Seth Odell, Vice Chancellor, Marketing with National University System
  1. 4:30PM - 5:30PM
  2. Small Step

BREAKOUT: Small Step - The Art & Science of Conversation: 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 - 5:30PM
  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 - 7:30PM

Welcome Reception

Wednesday, June 5th

8:00AM - 2:15PM

Registration

8:00AM - 8:45AM

Breakfast

8:45AM - 9:15AM

Welcome

Scott Davenport, Bellarmine University Men's Basketball Coach
9:15AM - 10:15AM

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

 Chris Field, Author and Inspirational Speaker
  1. 9:15AM - 10:15AM

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 - 10:30AM

Break

10:30AM - 11:30AM

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 - 11:30AM

Corporations and Institutions collaborate on curriculum and outcomes

Presenter: Christine Carpenter, VP of Membership Engagement for the Council of Adult Experiential Learning (CAEL)
Description: TBD × Close
11:30AM - 11:45AM

Break

11:45AM - 12:45PM

Stealths, Starts, Stop-Outs

Julie Delich, VP of Retention & Student Support at Learning House.
Daria LaTorre, Dean, School of Graduate and Adult Education, Alvernia University
  1. 11:45AM - 12:45PM
  2. Small Step

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

Presenter: Julie Delich, VP of Retention & Student Support at Learning House.
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

TBD
  1. 11:45AM - 12:45PM
  2. Giant Leap

BREAKOUT: Giant Leap - Launching Successful Programs

Presenter: TBD
Description: TBD × Close

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

Suren Naidoo & panel
  1. 10:00AM - 11:00AM
  2. International

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

Presenter: Suren Naidoo & panel
Description: TBD × Close
12:45PM - 1:45PM

Lunch & Networking

1:45PM

WRAP UP & DISMISS