Title: Educause 2009
Location: Colorado Convention Center • 700 14th Street • Denver, Colorado
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Description: We are living in challenging times, when the need for uncommon thinking is unprecedented. You have told us you look to EDUCAUSE for insight, thought leadership, and community interaction. One event delivers all this, and more: the EDUCAUSE 2009 Annual Conference, where you will be able to tap into an expansive pool of the best thinking in higher education IT.
Start Date: 2009-11-03
End Date: 2009-11-06
The first full-conference activity is the opening of the exhibit hall at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3. The conference will be held from 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 4, to approximately 11:30 a.m. Friday, November 6. Visit the Knowledge Pathfinder to view the program by topic; see the Exhibitor page to get a full list of companies and browse the interactive exhibit hall map; and find products and services provided by over 230 companies in the Exhibit Hall Guide.
Educause is a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology. Membership is open to institutions of higher education, corporations serving the higher education information technology market, and other related associations and organizations.
The association provides a social networking Connect site that supports blogs, wikis, podcasts and other platforms for IT professionals to generate and find content and to engage their peers; professional development opportunities; print and electronic publications, including e-books, monographs, and the magazines Educause Quarterly (EQ) and Educause Review; strategic policy advocacy; teaching and learning initiatives; applied research; special interest discussion groups; awards for leadership and transformative uses of information technology; and a Resource Center for IT professionals in higher education.
Major initiatives of Educause include the Core Data Service, the Educause Center for Applied Research (ECAR), the Educause Learning Initiative (ELI), Net@EDU (advanced networking), the Educause Policy Program, and the Educause/Internet2 Computer and Network Security Task Force. In addition, Educause manages the .edu Internet domain under a contract with the U.S. Department of Commerce. The current membership of Educause comprises more than 2,000 colleges, universities, and educational organizations, including 200 corporations, with 16,500 active members.