Ellucian, the leading provider of software and services built to power higher education, announced today that it is sponsoring a unique, personalized experience during the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference. This experience, called Braindate, will empower conference attendees to join one-on-one or group conversations about specific topics of interest during the conference, which takes place October 30 “ November 2, 2018 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado.
The Braindate portal is open and will remain active throughout the conference and will close on Thursday evening, November 1. During that time attendees can use the conference app to explore and add to the Braindate topic market, then request or accept invitations to learn more, scheduling a time to meet other attendees in the Braindate Lounge. A Learning Concierge will be onsite to greet each participant, facilitate introductions and provide a comfortable networking environment.
Our business is centered around the vision of building empowered campuses and communities““where data and communication silos are broken down. Our partnership with EDUCAUSE fosters an innovative new way to spark conversations among peers, and to help the higher ed community connect, inspire and grow together, said Kyrsten Musich, Ellucians Vice President of Brand and Marketing Strategy. Through these intimate discussions, educators, administrators and vendors come together to share valuable insights and experiences to help improve higher education as a wholeand maximize their time at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2018.
Networking with colleagues is one of the key reasons to attend the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, and peer-to-peer learning is among the top industry event experience trends, said Eden Dahlstrom, Vice president of Professional Learning at EDUCAUSE. Braindate sessions will make it easier and more efficient for attendees to meet with people who have similar interests, exchange ideas and share experiences. We are looking forward to this exciting new offering at the conference and hope to see many new connections made during the event.
Inspired by the transformative impact of education, Ellucian develops solutions that power the essential work of colleges and universities. As the worlds leading provider of software and services designed for higher education, Ellucian works with more than 2,500 institutions in 50+ countriesenhancing operations and enriching the experience for nearly 20 million students.
Ellucian provides student information systems (SIS), finance and HR, recruiting, retention, analytics and advancement software solutions. With a full suite of cloud ready solutions, Ellucian provides institutions with the choice and flexibility in how, what and when they deploy solutions in the cloud. Ellucian also supports the higher education community with a range of professional services such as application software implementation, training, education, and management consulting.
Ellucian brings power, passion, and performance to bear for higher education, and its ability to better our world. Visit Ellucian at www.ellucian.com.
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