Schedule released for HighEdWeb 2014

HighEdWeb2014

The presentation schedule has been released for the HighEdWeb 2014 conference in Portland. It’s yet another fantastic lineup, confirming its position as the leading gathering of university web managers.

Here’s my suggested talks/events to attend, mainly pulled from the ‘Marketing, Content and Social Strategy’, ‘Management and Professional Development’ and ‘Usability, Accessibility and Design’ tracks.

SATURDAY 18 OCTOBER
1.15-5pm Leadership Academy

SUNDAY 19 OCTOBER
8am-12 Web governance workshop
1-2.30 Web team composition; working in a matrix environment
2.45-4 Understanding the business of higher education

MONDAY 20 OCTOBER
8.30am-9.15 Going Responsive without screwing everything up
9.30-10.15 The art of remixing content
10.45-11.30 How to use academic expertise as the cornerstone of content marketing
11.45-12.30 Essential strategies for a student-staff social team
2-2.45 – Keynote speaker
3-3.45 – Increasing creativity in the workplace
4.15-5 – Creating a collaborative campus
6-3am – Hackathon

TUESDAY 21 OCTOBER
8.30am-9.15 Agile in higher ed? Yes you Kanban!
9.30-10.15 Digital fundraising on the social web
10.45-11.30 Putting students first: the uOttowa.ca redesign
11.45-12.30 Improving authors’ experience with the CMS
2-2.45 Your website is the next social medium
3-3.45 Better living through automation
3.45-5 Poster presentations

WEDNESDAY 22 OCTOBER
9-9.45 Best of track
10.30-11.30 Second keynote speaker
1-4.30pm Workshop: Moving beyond simple reports with Google Analytics

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