Cross-Institutional Professional Development and Collaboration

On Demand
Session Type: Virtual
Delivery Format: On-Demand
Are you looking for new ways to offer professional development to your colleagues? Learn about the first virtual conference organized by the Big Ten Academic Alliance Women in IT Peer Group. A virtual conference delivers high-quality, tailored professional development from across the world directly to your campus. Hear how we did it (learn from our mistakes!), talk to us about potential roadblocks, and connect with other ELI attendees so you can work collaboratively.

Outcomes: Learn how to deliver a virtual symposium (identifying and inviting speakers, communication, setting up technology, etc.) * Identify benefits and possible barriers to implementing a virtual symposium at your institution * Identify potential collaborators from similar institutions that share similar needs and challenges


  • Janice Fournier

    Research Scientist, University of Washington
  • William Washington

    User Experience Designer, University of Washington