Framing the Challenges with Software Licensing in Higher Education

Wednesday, March 02 | 2:00PM–3:00PM | Colorado Ballroom AB, Lower Level 2
Session Type: Professional Development
Software increasingly plays a vital role in delivering the institution's mission to students, faculty, and staff. In order to have the legal right to use the software, higher education faces many challenges to achieve the required needs. This session will frame both the administrative and procurement perspectives to software licensing.

OUTCOMES: Recognize special considerations when purchasing software and what to expect from vendors * Discuss the key trends in software compliance to minimize your risk of audit and additional licensing costs * Understand compliance and risks regarding student access and ownership


  • Nathan Sorensen

    Director of Government Contracts, Midwestern Higher Education Compact
  • Karalee Woody

    Retired, University of Washington