CT at the Show :: Campus Technology 2007
CT's annual conference in Washington, DC, at a glance
Campus Technology 2007
Draws the Leaders
Internet2 Insider. Ken Klingenstein's opening keynote,
"Leading in a New IT Environment,"
grabbed Web 2.0-focused attendees
who were fascinated by the Internet2 guru's unique perspectives.
For more on the future of
net-based learning, catch the Mediasite
R U Digitally Competent? A sharp UT-Austin
panel tackled the urgent issue of how to lead institutions in
"Preparing 21st-Century Students," and audience interaction was
dynamic. Left to right: Robert Bruce, moderator Susanna Wong
Herndon, Lucas Horton, and Leslie Jarmon. Watch the
'Em In. Attendees converge
on Jay Dominick's
(Wake Forest U) "MobileU"
session focused on the hot
area of "Moving to the New
Converged Device Campus."
The assistant VP/CIO
kept attendees enthralled
with the nitty gritty of how
WFU determined strategy
and then moved quickly to
actionable planning and
Behind the Model
Learning Spaces. The
always outspoken San Jose State U AVP
Mary Jo Gorney-Moreno led a team
"reveal" entitled "Building Innovative
Formal/Informal Learning Spaces for
Collaboration," and gave attendees a
behind-the-scenes look at how project
leaders met the challenge of building
new high-tech learning spaces and an
up-to-the-minute incubator classroom at
SJSU. Attendees also learned how the
team is reporting their ongoing research
to the community. Left to right: Gorney-Moreno, Andrew Milne (Tidebreak), and Menko Johnson
(SJSU). See the action here.
HPC and the CIO.
How does high performance
computing change campuses?
MIT's VP of IS/IT Jerry
Grochow led an all-star
CIO panel in an eyeopening
discussion of the
true impact. Left to right:
Grochow, Betty Leydon
McMillan (New York
University), and Jeff
Huskamp (University of
Ad-Hoc Leadership Groups Work!
The members of the "Santa Fe Women" shared with both
female and male session attendees how the successful
networking group has impacted their careers and lives. Left
to right: Carrie Regenstein (Carnegie Mellon), Anne Moore
(Virginia Tech), Kathy Christoph (U of Wisconsin-Madison),
and moderator consultant/author Judith Boettcher.
Exhibits for All. Attendees thronged to
an exhibit hall chock-full of technologies for every
possible campus application. Demos abounded!
Campus Tours That Wow. Pre-conference
attendees were treated to tours of cutting-edge
technology applications on the University of
Maryland-College Park campus. Hosted by UM's VP
and CIO Jeff Huskamp, along with Manager of
Learning Technologies Chris Higgins and a veritable
army of UM's IT leaders and innovators, the halfday
tour took attendees for a first-hand, hands-on
look into the classrooms, research labs, and hightech
buildings that help make UM one of the
nation's most tech-advanced campuses.
MISSED CAMPUS TECHNOLOGY 2007? Head to the
follow-on fast-track immersive workshops at the
Campus Technology Winter 2007 "LEADERSHIP IN
PRACTICE" conference, Dec. 10-12 in San Francisco,
CA. Visit here for more information.