EDUCAUSE Connect: Chicago


About the event

EDUCAUSE Connect: Chicago convened nearly 300 higher education professionals, where they solved, networked, and grew together.

Introduced in 2014, EDUCAUSE Connect is an interactive, collaborative professional development experience. Participants choose a learning track and join a cohort of peers to find workable solutions, build your professional network, and examine the tactical and strategic perspectives of key higher education IT issues.

2014 Location:

Swissôtel Chicago (323 E. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601)


Event Highlights

Track Topics:

  • Online Learning
  • Enterprise Systems/Admin IT/Cloud
  • Mobile/ BYOE (Bring Your Own Everything)
  • Elevate Your Game/Career Development

General Session Speakers:


CIO Roundtable
College and university CIOs met for this thought-leadership roundtable and engaged in an informal discussion about their challenges and issues.

EDUCAUSE Institute New IT Managers Program
Offered at no additional charge, this track comprised of new and aspiring IT managers learned the basic skills critical for managing and supervising projects, units, and people.


Who Attended in Chicago

Nearly 300 higher education professionals attended the Chicago event.

Special thanks to these committee members: Core, Content Architects, Ambassadors, and Career Counselors.