IMS Global Learning Consortium Education and Career Positioning Systems Summit:

Turning Big Data into Personalized Student Analytics

 

20 February 2013

Location:

Lone Star College – University Park Map and Driving Directions

CONFERENCE CENTER
20515 SH 249 (SH 249 and Louetta Road)
Houston, TX 77070
281-401-537

Registration Information
There is no registration fee for attendance at this one-day Summit due to the generous support of our event sponsors.  All attendees must register online by February 13, 2012 to confirm attendance. REGISTER NOW

Education and Career Positioning Systems Summit:
Turning Big Data into Personalized Student Analytics
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Lone Star College – University Park, Conference Center - Houston, Texas

Room: WEST DINING/West Commons/West Servery

Who Should Attend?

  1. Presidents, Provosts, CIOs, Directors of Distance Learning, and Directors of IT committed to reimaging the use of technology as a “game-changer” to create a pathway to success for their students
  2. K20 administrators interested in hearing the vision from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Education Technology on open data and personal learning profiles through the MyData Button initiative

 

Agenda Subject to Change

Summit Sponsors:

IMSMyData LoneStar
LoudCloudCivitasOracle
Follett McGraw-Hill Desire2Learng
Degree Compass Better Know Austin Peay

7:30 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 am

Welcome and opening remarks

  • Rob Abel, CEO, IMS Global Learning Consortium
    Richard Carpenter
    , Chancellor, Lone Star Community College System
  • Shah Ardalan, President, Lone Star College – University Park

8:50 am

Keynote Presentation

  • Richard Culatta, Office of Education Technology, US Department of Education 
9:20 am

Let the Students Speak: What They Need to be Successful

9:30 am

Education & Career Positioning Systems (ECPS) Lightning Round Showcases:  Organizations share effective practices (20 minutes each) to demonstrate how their solutions are creating a pathway for student success.

  • Charles Thornburgh, Founder and CEO ,Civitas Learning
  • Oracle
  • McGraw-Hill

 

10:30 am

Interactive group discussion to learn more about the solutions and practices presented

10:45 am

Break

11:00 am

DegreeWorks and Desire2Learn: Sharing What We Know Has Worked

  • Tim Hall, President, Austin Peay University
  • Tristan Denley, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Austin Peay University
  • Desire2Learn
11:45 am

Interactive group discussion to learn more about showcase solutions and practices presented

12:00 pm Lunch
1:15 pm

IMS Global Learning Consortium Overview
Rob Abel, CEO, IMS Global Learning Consortium

1:45 pm

ECPS Lightning Round Showcases:  Organizations share effective practices (20 minutes each) to demonstrate how their solutions are creating a pathway for student success.

  • Liz Pisney, Senior Manager, Follett
  • LoudCloud Systems
  • Isaac Segal, CEO and President, BetterKnow


2:45 pm

Interactive group discussion to learn more about showcase solutions and practices presented

 

3:00 pm

Overview of Lone Star College’s ECPS Initiative to Improve Student Success
Mike Mathews, Chief Strategist for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Lone Star College – University Park

3:30 pm

Wrap-Up & Adjourn

  • Sandra DeCastro, VP Community Programs, IMS Global Learning Consortium

Contact Sandra DeCastro at sdecastro@imsglobal.org for if you’re interested in becoming a sponsor for this event.

 

Register Now

 

AIRPORT/ TRAVEL DETAILS:

Parking at Conference Center:

Download the Map

Directions from Greenspoint Area

 

Directions from Humble/Kingwood

  • Take N Beltway 8/N Sam Houston Tollway West
  • Take the exit toward Fairbanks N Houston Rd/TX-249
  • Merge onto TX-249 N
  • Take the Chasewood Park Dr/Compaq Center Dr. exit and stay on Tx-249 Frontage Road
  • Turn right onto Compaq Center Drive Overpass ramp and cross over freeway
  • Enter the former HP campus and
  • Follow the signage to the parking lot go through 2 traffic lights on Compaq Center Drive
  • Take the first right after the second traffic light into the Conference Center surface parking area

 

Airport Information
Houston Airports – The Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is the closest airport to Lone Star College – University Park.  Houston Hobby Airport is approximately a 45 – 60 minute drive from the event facilities.

 

HOTELS:

Courtyard Houston Northwest

11050 Louetta Road · Houston, Texas 77070 USA

 

Comfort Suites Hwy 249 at Louetta (TX497)

21222 Tomball Pkwy., Houston, TX, US, 77070

 

Hilton Garden Inn Houston Northwest
7979 Willow Chase Boulevard, Houston, Texas, 77070, USA