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Education Technology Market Watch

March 12, 2013 - March 12, 2013

Education Technology Market Watch for K-12 and Higher Education

Join us for a unique opportunity to gain critical insight into the education IT market: Education Technology Market Watch for K-12 and Higher Education!

At this must-attend market briefing, you will hear from K-12 and higher education CIOs and technology leaders on current and future IT plans, programs and new initiatives.

In 2013, the K-12 market is expected to spend $9.7 billion on IT products and services. Higher education is expected to spend $10.3 billion.

Education is a true vertical market for technology. To ensure the best return for your sales and marketing efforts, a targeted, strategic approach is vital. We will help you know what is happening in the education arena and will highlight opportunities and emerging trends that are important for you and your company to know.

  • Network with education CIOs and technology leaders from the largest school districts and   community college and university systems in the nation who are responsible for billions of IT spending.
  • Engage and connect with key industry leaders for future partnerships.
  • Define opportunities and emerging trends in today’s education IT market.

This event was back-to-back with our annual Beyond the Beltway event. Special discount pricing for attending both events is available.


Registration Fees

Note:  If you are not sure whether or not you belong to one of the discounted groups, or if you have any questions regarding registering for this event, please contact Jeremy Smith before registering: 800.940.6039 ext. 1402 or jsmith@centerdigitalgov.com.
 
Registration by credit card only; no billing.

*Members $245
Non-members $345
Education (public sector only) $95
*Members COMBO BTB and Education Market Watch $595
Non-members COMBO BTB and Education Technology Market Watch $695


*Center for Digital Education and TechAmerica members.


 
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Featured Speakers

Speakers:

L. Beatriz Arnillas, MFA, SPHR, Senior Manager, IT – Education Solutions, Houston Independent School District, TX

Beatriz Arnillas studied education and art at the Catholic University of Peru. She worked as a teacher in San Luis Gonzaga E. and San Ignacio de Loyola high schools in Peru. She completed her Master of Fine Arts at the University of Kentucky. She worked as an artist-in-residence in Kentucky schools for two years before accepting a college teaching position at Seton Hill University. Arnillas moved to Texas, where she got accredited in instructional systems and digital learning design, and held various leadership, learning and development positions at Texas A&M, Blinn College, UH, Halliburton and, currently, at Houston ISD.

Christine Haile headshotChristine E. Haile, Chief Information Officer, University at Albany, NY (SUNY)

Christine E. Haile has served as CIO at the University at Albany since 2001. She serves on the Board of NYSERNet, is a past-chair of the SUNY Council of CIOs and currently serves on the SUNY Chancellor’s IT Transformation Team. She is active in EDUCAUSE, most recently as a faculty member of its Leadership Institute. She served as a judge for the Best of New York IT Awards in 2011 and 2012. Haile was awarded the 2007 Best Technology Executive by the Alliance of Technology and Women and the Best of New York Award for Demonstrated Leadership in Information Technology in 2004.

 

Camille B. Jones headshotCamille B. Jones, Chief Information Officer, Baltimore County Public Schools, MD

Camille B. Jones is an executive with extensive, diversified and progressive experience in all major facets of information technology services. She serves as CIO for Baltimore County Public Schools, the 26th largest school system in the nation. Her role is to strategically build and maintain a technology infrastructure capable of supporting the changing landscape of teaching and learning in the K-12 environment. She also serves as treasurer for the One-to-One Institute, an organization dedicated to promoting an educational revolution through the use of technology. Jones’ major professional accomplishments include enterprise implementations of fiber wide area networking, wireless local area networking, telephone system conversion and data center relocation/migration.

Maribeth Luftglass headshotMaribeth Luftglass, Chief Information Officer, Fairfax County Public Schools, VA

Maribeth Luftglass is CIO for Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) in Virginia. In her position, she is responsible for information technology strategic planning, implementation and support of all information systems throughout the district. FCPS is the 11th largest school district in the U.S., serving 180,000 students with 239 schools and centers and 142,000 computers.  FCPS consistently ranks well above the state and national averages for student achievement.  FCPS has been selected for the CIO 100, the CIO Enterprise Value Award, Computerworld’s Premier 100, the Virginia Governor’s award for technology innovation and is highlighted in the U.S. National Educational Technology Plan. Prior to joining FCPS, Luftglass served as the senior director for Information Technology for the American Red Cross.


Don Merritt HeadshotDon Merritt, Director of the Office of Instructional Resources, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL


Don Merritt is the Director of the Office of Instructional Resources (OIR) at the University of Central Florida (UCF). UCF has standardized its classrooms and conference rooms on Crestron multimedia automation systems. OIR maintains a staff of certified Crestron programmers and installers to design, install and support the nearly 500 integrated rooms across all of OIR’s campuses. In addition, OIR provides support for the Polycom and Cisco/Tandberg videoconferencing and McGraw-Hill Tegrity lecture capture systems for UCF. OIR is also home to UCF’s Faculty Multimedia Center, a multimedia production facility dedicated to training faculty in the use of digital technologies.

Doug Pearce headshotDoug Pearce, District Network Coordinator, Information & Technology, Broward County Public Schools, FL

Doug Pearce serves as Broward County Public Schools’ district network coordinator. He has primary responsibilities for the design and implementation of voice and data services in the nation's sixth largest school system. Broward Schools' core network serves over 230,000 students and 14,000 teachers across 232 schools. Pearce also oversees the district's involvement in the E-Rate program, which has delivered over $100 million in funding support for telecommunications goods and services. Having begun his career 25 years ago as a classroom teacher, he brings a fundamental understanding of the teaching and learning processes to bear on IT operational decisions and strategic planning efforts.

John Webster HeadshotJohn Webster, Interim Chief Information Officer, Maricopa County Community College District, AZ

John Webster serves as the interim CIO for the Maricopa County Community College District in Arizona, where he and his team provide enterprise services and support to MCCCD. He has more than 15 years of experience working in higher education, as both an information systems faculty member, teaching undergraduate and graduate classes, as well as serving as associate dean and leader. Complementing his higher education work experience, he has spent 15 years developing and delivering information technology service offerings, enterprise application hosting and training programs on behalf of some of the leading technology companies in the world, including Microsoft, Oracle, Hyperion and PeopleSoft.

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Agenda

8:00 a.m. – Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – Welcome and Introductions

9:15 a.m. – Education Market Forecast 2013

  • Leilani Cauthen, Vice President and Publisher, Center for Digital Education
  • Andrew Codding, Education Research Analyst, Center for Digital Education

9:45 a.m. – Higher Education Update and Outlook
This panel will feature IT leaders representing large higher education campuses and systems. Panelists will give the audience a comprehensive overview of the issues at hand and upcoming opportunities in these large higher education institutions.

  • Christine Haile, Chief Information Officer, University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY)
  • Don Merritt, Director, Office of Instructional Resources, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
  • Ramon Millan, Chief Information Officer, Miami Dade College, FL
  • John Webster, Interim Chief Information Officer, Maricopa County Community College District, AZ

10:45 a.m. – Break

11:15 a.m. – K-12 Update and Outlook

This panel will feature IT leaders representing large K-12 organizations. Panelists will give the audience a comprehensive overview of the issues at hand and upcoming opportunities in these large institutions.

Moderator: Breck DeWitt, K-12 and Higher Education Chief Technology Officer and Director, EMC Corporation

  • L. Beatriz Arnillas, MFA, SPHR, Senior Manager, IT – Education Solutions , Houston Independent School District, TX
  • Camille B. Jones, Chief Information Officer, Baltimore County Public Schools
  • Maribeth Luftglass, Chief Information Officer, Fairfax County Public Schools, VA
  • Doug Pearce, District Network Coordinator, Information & Technology, Broward County Public Schools, FL

12:30 p.m. – Lunch

1:00 p.m. – Lunch Keynote

1:45 p.m. – CIO Roundtable

This will be a final opportunity for the audience to ask any and all questions to all IT leaders speaking at this event.

  • Moderator: Alan Cox, Senior Vice President, Center for Digital Education

3:00 p.m. – Closing Remarks

  • Carol Henton, Vice President for State & Local Government, TechAmerica

3:10 p.m. – Closing Reception

4:30 p.m. – End

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Location

Ritz-Carlton – Tysons Corner
1700 Tysons Boulevard
McLean, VA 22102
703.506.4300

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