Academica: A 21st-Century Enterprise Social Portal for Education Communities

Wednesday, October 28 | 3:30PM–4:20PM | Meeting Room 138-139
Session Type: Professional Development

Wayne State University in Detroit and Merit (Michigan's R&E network provider and community enabler) are building a new digital community based upon an innovative enterprise portal platform. This secure cloud service was built by higher ed for the education community, and is at the core of a nascent digital community.

Outcomes: Discover the value of trusted interorganizational collaboration * Understand the value and potential of private social networking tools * Learn about innovation strategies


  • Daren Hubbard

    Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, Princeton University
  • Joe Sawasky

    President and CEO, Merit Network, Inc.

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