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EdTech Classroom Panel: Safe and Sound Schools

There are many facets to campus security and safety — COVID precautions, school shootings, student mental health concerns, building access control, emergency communications — but one thread that unites them all is technology. Day 1 of EdTech Talks will explore innovative ways technology, tools and infrastructure can help keep students safe both in and out of the classroom.

EdTech Before the Bell: The Connected Campus - Zoom Today Beyond Meetings

Please join Dr. Lance Ford as he shares the advancements of Zoom technology and the specific value that Zoom can bring to educational facilities. If all you know is Zoom Meetings, you only know 15% of the value that Zoom can deliver to your campus/classroom. Dr. Ford is an educator himself, and will share where Zoom plays a role in security, face to face connectivity, classroom enhancements, language transcription, and campus connectivity.

EdTech Classroom Panel: What’s Possible in the “New Now”: Why the Student Experience Matters

Technology touches nearly every interaction a student has with their college or university. That student experience — and the data generated by it — provides institutions with an unparalleled opportunity to fine-tune their approach to retention, student engagement and more. In Day 2’s presentations and discussions, EdTech experts will explore how a laser focus on the student experience can break down barriers to student success and steer digital transformation efforts in the right direction.

Case Study: Utah Tech - Preparing Students Effectively For Future Careers

When Utah Tech met with local employers and learned that they desperately need graduates to fully understand the intricacies of the modern IT workplace, leaders at the university realized they needed to offer students specialized tech fluency training and support.

Changing the Communications Game in Higher Ed

Even in working order, legacy communications systems are proving problematic in higher education. The fact is, “phone systems” lack the power and scope of a modern communications platform. It’s time for communications systems to catch up.

Closing the Digital Skills Gap

To better prepare students for the workforce, colleges and universities need curricula that adapt to the speed of technological innovation.

Using Tech to Champion Student Success

Although institutions are faster to adopt technology today than ever before, the driving force of adoption in recent years was survival — not student success. As universities enter a fundamentally different era of competition, the future will belong to institutions that bring strategy and intentionality to digital transformation and use it to enable better student outcomes.

Cyber Liability Insurance: What You Need to Know

Let’s face it: The cyberthreat landscape is evolving and ever-present. Since 2021, ransomware attacks have risen by 150%, with other types of attacks such as phishing and stolen credentials not far behind. Organizations can no longer afford to be reactive when it comes to their security posture – being proactive is now a necessity.