Schedule of Events

This tentative schedule is subject to change. Other details will be added as they are established.

All campus events will be in the Vukovich Center, Pelletier Library, Henderson Campus Center, or in the Tippie Alumni Center, within close walking distance of each other.

March 17

Tippie Alumni Center
4:00 – 6:30pm Registration

Tippie Alumni Center
6:30 – 8:00pm Opening Reception

March 18

Registration & Breakfast

8:00 – 9:00am
Registration – Vukovich Lobby
Breakfast – Vukovich Production Wing

Opening Session

Vukovich – Gladys Black Mullenix Theatre
9:00 – 9:15am Welcome – Provost Ron Cole
9:15 – 10:00am Keynote – Rajiv Shenoy

Breakout Sessions:

10:00 – 10:45am, Session I:

  1. On the Road to the Cloud – Carter Schoenfeld (Kenyon College)
  2. Implementing an IT Service Catalog – Renee Mascari (Denison University)
  3. Developing a Culture of Project Management – Beau Smith, James Fadden, John Yatsko & Matt McCrillis (Allegheny College)
  4. The Ghost in the Machine: What Science Fiction Can Tell Us about the Future of the IT Profession – Ron Griggs (Kenyon College)

10:45 – 11:00am Break

11:00 – 11:45am Session II:

  1. Wi-Fi Infrastructure Upgrades at Kalamazoo – Peter Zillmann (Kalamazoo College)
  2. Need R&D / Analysts / Developers? Look No Further than Your Students – Salim Dohri, John Breitenbucher, Ellen Falduto (College of Wooster)
  3. Business Process Improvement Is Easy (really!) – Jim Stuart (Albion College)
  4. Comprehending Cloud Integrations with String Diagrams – Alex Schuitema (Hope College)


Vukovich Production Wing
12:00 – 1:30pm Lunch / With Campus Updates

1:45 – 2:30pm Session III:

  1. The Adventures of a Computer Replacement Process – Brittany Balo (Kenyon College)
  2. Out of Bounds: Delivering VR to the Classroom – Maira Senoo (College of Wooster)
  3. Assessing the IT Operation – Brad Weaver (Wabash College)
  4. Stop Doing! Taking Disciplined Action to Focus on Innovation and Success – Carol Smith (DePauw University)

2:45 – 3:00pm Break

Campus Tours

Gather in Vukovich Courtyard
3:15 – 4:30pm Tours:

  1. General Campus Tour
  2. Pelletier Library
  3. Classroom Presentation Technology
  4. Allegheny Lab for Innovation & Creativity (ALIC)
  5. Bentley Hall (6 at a time – Hard hats required)

After Hours

Pelletier Library Collaboratory
5:00 – 6:00pm Social Hour
6:00 – 7:30pm Dinner

8:00 PM – ?  Social Activities TBA

March 19

Vukovich Production Wing
8:30 – 9:45am Breakfast with Birds of a Feather topics

Breakout Sessions

9:45 – 10:30am Session IV:

  1. Modernizing Video Surveillance at Kalamazoo – Peter Zillmann (Kalamazoo College)
  2. Rethinking the Campus Network, the Quaker Way – Brendan Post (Earlham College)
  3. Something Witty about Change Control – Jason Ramsey (Allegheny College)
  4. Unleash the Power of Self-Service – Tammy Utterback (Wabash College)

10:30 – 10:45am Coffee Break

Closing Session

10:45 – 11:30am Extending the Conference – Vukovich – Gladys Black Mullenix Theatre

11:30am Box LunchesVukovich Production Wing