Event Experience

The EDUCAUSE Innovation Summit: AI, Friend or Foe? is a unique gathering designed to bring together higher education technology leaders to explore the transformative potential of AI in the academic world.

The event will include a variety of hands-on exercises, expert presentations, case studies, and actionable takeaways.

Schedule At-a-Glance

February 14, 2024
February 15, 2024

7:30–8:15 a.m.
Networking Breakfast

7:30–8:15 a.m.
Networking Breakfast

8:15–8:45 a.m.

8:15–9:45 a.m.
Day 1 Recap and Action Planning

8:45–9:30 a.m.
Keynote Presentation

9:45–10:00 a.m.
Refreshment Break

9:30–9:45 a.m.

10:00–11:00 a.m.
Keynote Presentation

9:45–10:45 a.m.
Higher Education AI Case Studies

11:00 a.m.
Innovation Summit Concludes

10:45–11:00 a.m.
Refreshment Break

11:00–12:00 p.m.
Hackathon Begins

12:00–1:00 p.m.

1:00–5:00 p.m.

5:30–7:00 p.m.

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Embark on a transformative journey at the Innovation Summit, where you'll encounter groundbreaking ideas poised to make a substantial impact on both your career and institution. Immerse yourself in a dynamic hackathon—a powerhouse of networking, learning, and collaboration with institutional peers. Together, we'll navigate the intricacies of AI challenges and opportunities specifically tailored to higher education, creating a collaborative space for exploration and innovation. Join us in shaping the future of education through this immersive experience.

Participate as a Team

AI strategy is cross-cutting, so it benefits from an institution-wide approach. EDUCAUSE encourages you to attend the Innovation Summit with a small cross-functional team from your institution. To encourage diversity of thoughts and experiences, we ask that no more than three individuals from any institution attend this event.