About the Conference
The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference is the premier gathering for higher education IT professionals. It provides content and exploration of today’s toughest technology issues facing campuses around the world, and convenes some of the brightest minds in the community.
Orange County Convention Center (9800 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819) and virtual.
General Session Speakers:
- "Disruptive Innovation and the Future of Higher Education"
Clayton Christensen: Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration, Harvard University
- "Leadership Lessons of History from the American Presidents"
Doris Kearns Goodwin: Presidential Historian and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author
- "New Responsibilities for Postsecondary Education in the 21st Century"
Nancy Zimpher: Chancellor, SUNY System Administration
Session Recordings: All session recordings are now available. Browse the proceedings to get a taste of the best thinking in higher education IT that took place at EDUCAUSE 2014.
EDUCAUSE Game Changers Business Competition: In this competition, sponsored by HigherOne, start-up companies presented how these new education technology companies are best addressing what they believe to be critical issues and challenges in higher education. Congratulations to Lumen Learning (Grand Prize), Crowdmark (Runner-Up), and CampusESP (Honorable Mention).
Speaker presentation materials: They can be found in the daily agenda within the specific session under "Resources." Here you can find handouts, slide presentations, reference links, and more. Please note: uploading resources is at the discretion of the speaker and may not be available for every session.
Public webcasts: Seven conference sessions were available as free public webcasts.
Who Attended in 2014
Over 7,000 higher education IT professionals attended on-site in Orlando, and more than 400 login registrations for the online conference represented nearly 2,000 individuals. See the face-to-face and online participant lists (login and registration required) and view downloadable PDF registration lists by: