West/Southwest Regional Conference

About the Conference

The EDUCAUSE West/Southwest Regional Conference 2013 was held February 12-14, 2013 in Austin, Texas and concurrently online. Themed "Strategic Impact: Partnerships and Value in a Changing World," the conference focused on how we can leverage the changing landscape of technology to meet the evolving needs of higher education.

Location: The conference took place at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, 701 East 11th Street, Austin, TX 78701.

Conference Highlights

General Session Speakers:

Public Webcast: The selected session gives you a taste of what took place at the West/Southwest Regional Conference. View the session in recorded format by clicking on the "VIDEO" tab.

Digital Poster Gallery: All on-site poster presenters were invited to recast their posters for online delivery and upload their resources to the Digital Poster Gallery. Participate virtually at your leisure and explore each topic of interest. Share the experience and knowledge with your colleagues.


Face-to-Face Highlights

CIO and Executive IT Leader Roundtable: This small gathering brought together top higher education IT leadership for an informal discussion on current issues and campus challenges, with peer networking opportunities.

EDUCAUSE Mentoring Program: Members of the Professional Development Mentoring Team were on-site in Austin to meet with attendees and act as resources.


Online Highlights

All online conference sessions are available on-demand for particpants. If you attended the online conference and need help retrieving the link to the Private Recordings page (e-mailed to you on March 1), please write to [email protected].


Who Attended in 2013

Nearly 300 higher education professionals attended the conference on-site in Austin, and an additional 54 people participated online. See the face-to-face and online participant lists (login and registration required) and view downloadable PDF registration lists for the 2013 face-to-face and online meetings by:


Looking for resources from previous years of this event? See the archives of this event