UMBUG Summer 2017 Conference Registration Form

Please use this form to register for the UMBUG Summer Conference hosted by Waukesha County Technical College at their Pewaukee campus on June 5 & 6, 2017. Information on driving directions, available parking options, and hotel information can be found on the UMBUG website at http://www.umbug.org/. Registration closes at noon on Tuesday, May 30, 2017.

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    Day #1 - Monday, June 5, 2017

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    Keynote Presentation 9:30-10:30 AM

    Achieving a Great Big Goal – presented by Ed Wierzbicki, marketing instructor and advisor at Waukesha County Technical College, and co-founder of Marketing Emerging Leaders Program - Ed will talk about his journey to becoming an Ironman, a physical challenge consisting of swimming, biking and running. He will share how desire, purpose, attitude and commitment can be key factors in achieving a goal and how overcoming obstacles are just part of the journey.
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    Morning Concurrent Sessions 10:45 AM -12:00 Noon

    CS#1 – Banner Communication Management - remote web-ex presentation by Strata Information Group. You may register for this as attending on-site at the conference or remotely. This session is an Introduction to BCM. Learn the basics of how BCM can integrate communications to any constituent in Banner from students to employees to prospects. Session will focus on key configuration questions, best practices for managing communications and a basic overview of template management. This is for both functional and technical users. CS #2 - Current Information Security Trends and To-Do list for Higher Education - presented by Joe Dufresne, Information Security Manager – University of MN, and co-founder, Dufresne Data Security. This session will cover the latest threats and news headlines and indicate how they relate to Higher Education institutions, and will also provide steps that IT at Higher Ed should do to mitigate risks for students, faculty, and staff. This is for both functional and technical users. CS #3 - Cornerstone Talent Management Software Implementation - presented by Waukesha County Technical College, who will share their planning and implementation experiences with Cornerstone along with a discussion on how it is currently used, and plans for the future. This is primarily for functional users. CS#4 - Implementing Ellucian CRM Recruit - presented by Moraine Park Technical College and Chippewa Valley Technical College. Teams from these two schools will present the business drivers and strategy that guided their implementation of Ellucian CRM Recruit, roles of those engaged, timelines, implementation challenges, and benefits for their users and institutions. This is for both functional and technical users. CS #5 - Banner Extensibiltiy Tools – on-site presentation by Strata Information Group. Ellucian has many new tools that make-up the Banner 9 extensibility took-kit. Join us for a high-level overview of these new tools, their features, and use cases. The following tools will be covered during this session: PageBuilder, Configure Page Components, Theming Tool, Admin Pages Extensibility Tool.
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    Afternoon Round-Table Networking Sessions 1:00-2:30 PM

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    Afternoon Concurrent Sessions 2:45-4:00 PM

    CS#6 – Banner 9 - technical drop-in room – staffed by Strata Information Group technical consultant on-site. This is an opportunity to get your technical questions regarding Banner 9. Submit your questions at registration or bring them to the drop in room the day of the conference. This is for technical users. CS #7 - Information Security - Open Forum - presented by Joe Dufresne, Information Security Manager – University of MN, and co-founder, Dufresne Data Security. We will start with questions submitted in advance – see registration form – then respond to questions/discussion from the group. If there are not enough questions, Joe will also bring in-the-trenches examples of security events and ways to mitigate those. Lastly, we'll include tips for people to improve their personal security posture. This session is for both functional and technical users. CS #8 - Student Educational Planner - A Functional View - presented by College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University. In this session, we will take a look at the functional features of the Degree Works student educational planner, discuss a few tricks and discovered limitations during implementation at CSB/SJU including how we are integrating our common curriculum requirements into major/minor templates. Pre-requisite checking is not yet in production at CSB/SJU, but we will demonstrate our templates and limited testing done of this functionality. CS #9 - Managing Admissions Letters utilizing Banner, FormFusion, and Automic - presented by Waukesha County Technical College. This session will focus on the Banner Admission Letter Process and how WCTC created multiple levels of on-demand and effective communication. This was done by utilizing the power of Banner Communication Plans and Banner Letter Generation to collect populations and variables to further document the communication in Banner. FormFusion transforms Banner output into effective communication in the form of emails and letters. Automic, through a powerful script that brings together Banner and FormFusion, allows the process/job to run on demand by Admission’s staff. This is primarily for functional users. CS#10 - Developing and Deploying Dashboards– presented by Chippewa Valley Technical College & Waukesha County Technical College. This session examines the processes and technologies used to develop two college-wide dashboards: the “Data Hub” at Waukesha County Technical College, and the “Enrollment Dashboard” at Chippewa Valley Technical College. Challenges encountered during dashboard development and college-wide rollout will also be discussed. This is for both functional and technical users.
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    Day #2 - Tuesday - June 6, 2017

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    Administrative Steering Team 7:30 - 9:00 AM

    This is a working breakfast meeting for the administrative steering team members.
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    Summer Conference Workshops 9:15 AM - 12:30 PM with 15 minute break included

    WS #1- Banner 9 Implementations - Best Practices, Timelines, Tips – presented by Strata Information Group. presented by Strata Information Group. SIG will share their experiences with Banner 9 implementations. This is also an opportunity to discuss questions across our institutions regarding Banner 9 plans including respective time tables, sequence of modules and functionality, and implementation challenges for Banner 9. This is for both functional and technical users. WS #2 -Cloud Strategy development and implementation around Banner 9 - presented by Mayo Clinic and Waukesha County Technical College. These two institutions will share their experiences developing a cloud strategy around Banner 9 including each institution’s plans, lessons, and challenges. There will be opportunities for discussion. This workshop will also address cloud strategy not just for Banner, but for third party packages that integrate to Banner such as TouchNet and reporting. This is for both functional and technical users. WS#3 - Power BI pilot dashboards for Institutional Research & Planning - presented by College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University. This will be a remote Skype for Business presentation by CSB/SJU. You may register as attending on-site at the conference or remotely via a skype meeting connection. CSB/SJU created a pilot dashboard for Institutional Planning & Research (IPR). Learn how they CSB/SJU used this affordable solution that empowers the staff to build the compelling and interactive charts and graphs that make it easier for users to understand data. Before deciding to give Power BI a try, IPR and IT considered and evaluated Power BI, Tableau, and IBM Cognos Analytics. This is for both functional and technical users.
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