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Live EDUCAUSE sessions: Oct. 13-15 schedule

The online EDUCAUSE Conference is scheduled this Wednesday-Friday, Oct. 13-15, and K-Staters are welcome to attend the live-streamed sessions (see below) as time allows. Length of sessions vary. About 20 seats are available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so it’s a good idea to arrive early. All sessions are in 202 Fairchild Hall on the K-State-Manhattan campus.

No registration is needed. Further information about each session and the presenter(s) is available in the conference program.

Live-streaming of the EDUCAUSE sessions is being sponsored by the Information Technology Assistance Center. Questions about the sessions should be sent to Ernie Perez, ern@k-state.edu.

Wednesday, Oct. 13 EDUCAUSE live sessions (Fairchild 202 viewing area)
9:45 a.m. Welcome and Online Conference Overview
10 a.m. Reinventing Management for a Networked World – Sponsored by Pearson, An EDUCAUSE Platinum Partner
11:45 a.m. Expert Discussion Session: Overview of the Information Security Guide: Leveraging the Knowledge and Skills of Your Colleagues
12:30 p.m. Planning the Future of Student Computing Labs: Evidence-Based Approaches
1:30 p.m. Mobile Computing: Safe or Sorry?
2:30 p.m. Expert Discussion Session: IT Funding: Coping with the “New Normal”
3:15 p.m. Expert Discussion Session: New and Evolving Technologies: Anything Goes
4:30 p.m. Phasing Out Public Computing Labs
5:30 p.m. Cognitive Surplus or the Lonely Shallows: Is the Internet Making Us Stupid?

Thursday, Oct. 14 EDUCAUSE sessions (Fairchild 202 viewing area)
10 a.m. The 2010 Campus Computing Survey: Two Decades of Data, Information, and Insight About IT Planning and Policy Issues
11 a.m. Expert Discussion Session: Steps to a Cloud-Ready Data Center
11:30 a.m. Distance vs. Distributed Education: Bringing the Campus to the Student Arena
1:15 p.m. Heard Across EDUCAUSE 2010
2 p.m. Expert Discussion Session: Server Consolidation and Virtualization
3 p.m. A Survey of Video-Streaming Practice and Aspirations in Academic Libraries
4 p.m. Thin Clients: The Hidden Weapon for the Budget Battle
5 p.m. Expert Discussion Session: Mobile Applications and Device Support: Are Your Applications Mobile Ready?
5:30 p.m. The Greening of University IT: From Environment to Economics

Friday, Oct. 15 EDUCAUSE sessions (Fairchild 202 viewing area)
10 a.m. The Academic Library in 2025
11 a.m. Expert Discussion Session: Open: Barriers and Benefits
11:30 a.m. Creating Open Educational Resource (OER) Content Playlists as Textbook Alternatives
12:30 p.m. Confessions of a University President: Information Technology and University Leadership
1:30 p.m. Online Conference Closing