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JUNE 3-5, 2020

InterContinental Boston Waterfront Hotel
Boston, MA

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2019 Agenda

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 2019
6:00pm – 8:00pmRegistration and Opening Reception
THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2019
7:30am – 8:30am
Registration and Breakfast
8:30am – 9:00am
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Patrick Vogt, CEO, ACT | NRCCUA
9:00am – 9:45am
Opening Keynote Speaker
Education: Standing in the Path of a Tsunami
Mitch Daniels, President, Purdue University
9:45am – 10:30am
Featured Speaker
Brand Matters: The Relationship between Students and Schools
Kim Reid, Eduventures Principal Analyst at ACT | NRCCUA
10:30am – 10:45am
Break
10:45am – 11:30am

Featured Speaker
The Invisible Reality: Future Implications of Where America
Really Goes to College

Dr. Gail Mellow, President, LaGuardia Community College
11:30 am – 12:00pm
Featured Speaker
A College for the Future of Work
Stephen Kosslyn, Founder, Foundry College
12:00 pm – 1:30pm
Sponsored Lunch Breakouts
1:30pm – 2:15pmWorkshops
  • The Battle for Value: Institutional Strategy and National vs. Local Online Markets
    Richard Garrett and Ashley Hanson

  • Student Success: Creating a Student-Centric Onboarding Experience
    Kim Reid and Lesley Vossenkemper

  • Selecting Technology to Realize Institutional Goals
    James Wiley and Michael Miller

  • Converting Adult Learner Mindsets into Action
    Howard Lurie and Clint Raine

  • The Channels that Reach Gen Z
    Johanna Trovato and Bob Kraus

  • From Application to Enrollment: How Student Preferences Change Across the Enrollment Funnel
    Cara Quakenbush and Clint Chapman
2:15 pm – 3:00pm
Featured Speaker
Introducing the 2019 Higher Education Market Update:
Sizing Up Local, Regional and National Opportunity

Richard Garrett, Eduventures Chief Research Officer at ACT | NRCCUA
3:00 pm – 3:15pm
Break
3:15pm – 4:15pmEdTalks
Sydney Chaffee, Teacher of the Year
Shantell Martin, Artist
4:15pm – 5:00pmClosing Keynote Speaker
Pathways to the Workforce of the Future
Michelle Weise, Chief Innovation Officer & SVP, Workforce Strategies at Strada Education Network
5:15pm – 5:30pm
Innovation Awards Presentation
Patrick Vogt, CEO, ACT | NRCCUA
Cara Quackenbush, Eduventures Vice President of Research at ACT | NRCCUA
5:30 pm – 7:30pm
Innovation Awards Reception
FRIDAY, JUNE 7, 2019
7:30am – 8:15amOPM Breakfast Breakout
Piecing Together the Online Program Management Puzzle: Buy, Build, or Both?
Howard Lurie, Eduventures Principle Analyst, ACT | NRCCUA
7:30am – 8:30amGeneral Breakfast
8:30am – 8:40amDay 3 Welcome
Todd Boullion, Chief Marketing Officer, ACT | NRCCUA
8:40am – 9:30am

Keynote Speaker
Courage in Times of Crisis
Mitch Landrieu, Former Mayor, New Orleans, LA
9:30am – 10:00am
Featured Speaker
Trump, ED and HEA: An Update
Michael Goldstein, Senior Council, Cooley LLP
Goldie Blumenstyk, Senior Writer, The Chronicle of Higher Education
10:00am – 10:15am
Break
10:15am – 10:45am

EdTalks
Jill Buban, Unizin and Kate Greer, The Ohio State University
Sarah Brachman, Student and Helen Bosch, Vista Life Innovations
10:45am – 11:30am
Featured Q&A
Creating a Trust Framework
James Wiley, Eduventures Principal Analyst at ACT | NRCCUA
Phil Komarny, Vice President of Innovation, Salesforce.com
Huntington Lambert, Dean of the Division of Continuing
Education and University Extension, Harvard University
11:30am – 12:15pm
Closing Keynote Speaker
Fireside Chat with Bill Belichick, Head Coach of the New England Patriots
and Patrick Vogt, CEO, ACT | NRCCUA
12:30pm – 1:30pm
Box Lunch/Departure


2018 Agenda

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2018
6:00pm – 8:00pmRegistration and Opening Reception
Intercontinental Boston Waterfront Hotel
THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2018
7:30am – 8:30am
Registration and Breakfast
8:30am – 8:40am
Welcome and Agenda Review
Day 2 Morning: Demand and Enrollment Drivers
Day 2 Afternoon: Enhancing the Student Experience
Day 3 Morning: Tracking Student Outcomes

Richard Garrett, Eduventures Chief Research Officer at NRCCUA
8:40am – 9:00am
Opening Remarks
Patrick Vogt, CEO, NRCCUA
9:00am – 10:00am
Opening Keynote Presentation
Leadership in Turbulent Times
Doris Kearns Goodwin, Pulitzer-Prize Award Winning Author and Presidential Historian
10:00am – 10:15am
EdTalks
The Value of Engaging with Unfamiliar Perspectives
Zachary R. Wood
10:15am – 11:00am
Keynote Presentation
Higher Education and the American Dream: Fulfilling the Promise
Lynn Pasquerella, President, AAC&U
11:00am – 11:30am
Break
11:30am – 12:00am
Keynote Presentation
How Transparency in College Costs and Outcomes Drive Consumer Behavior
Nick Ducoff, Co-Founder and CEO, Edmit
12:00pm – 1:30pm
Sponsored Lunch Breakouts
1:30pm – 2:15pm
Concurrent Workshops
  • The Next Chapter in Online Learning: Will it Expand the Degree or Boost Alternatives?

  • Adapting Recruiting Practices for Undergraduate Student Mindsets

  • Student Success: Defining and Aligning Your Technology

  • Converting Adult Learner Mindsets into Action

  • Introducing the Student Sentiment Survey: 5 New Realities in Recruitment Marketing

  • Enrollment Analytics Workshop: Segmentation and Messaging Best Practices
2:15pm – 3:00pm
Keynote Presentation
Follow the Data: Transitioning from Millennial to Gen Z
Kim Reid, Eduventures Principal Analyst at NRCCUA
3:00pm – 3:30pm
Break
3:30pm – 4:15pm
EdTalks
Leveraging Strengths of Partners to Scale Globally: The Story of SNHU’s Global Education Movement
Robert Hill and Tujiza Uwituze

The Might of a Mission: Mobilizing Students to Graduate with A Major and A Mantra
Tevin Ali
4:15pm – 5:00pmKeynote Presentation
Transforming Higher Ed by Listening to Consumers
Carol D'Amico, Executive Vice President, Mission Advancement and Philanthropy, Strada Education Network
5:00pm – 5:30pm
Innovation Awards Presentation
Patrick Vogt, CEO, NRCCUA
Cara Quackenbush, Eduventures Vice President of Research at NRCCUA
5:30pm – 7:30pm
Innovation Awards Reception
FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2018
7:30am – 8:15am
Breakfast Breakout
AIR and Eduventures Joint Research:
A Discussion of the 2018 National Survey of Postsecondary Competency-Based Education

Howard Lurie, Eduventures Principal Analyst at NRCCUA
Kelle Parsons, CBE researcher at AIR
Ceri Jones, Director of Analyst Relations, Ellucian
7:30am – 8:30am
General Breakfast
8:30am – 9:30am
Keynote Presentation
Does Online Higher Education Reduce Inequality? Exploring the Geography of the Market
Richard Garrett, Eduventures Chief Research Officer at NRCCUA
9:30am – 10:15am
Q&A Session
Trump, ED, and HEA: What to Expect
Michael Goldstein, Founder and Senior Counsel, Cooley LLP
Doug Lederman, Editor, Inside Higher Ed
10:15am – 10:30am
Break
10:30am – 11:15am
EdTalks
A Learning Ecosystem Designed for the Future of Work
Beth Bean and Andrew Hanson, Strada Education Network

How I was able to live. And learn.
Andi Phillip, former Capella Student
11:15am – 12:00pm
Technology Discussion
Data Management Strategies ≠ Information Oriented Culture
Justin Sloan, Vice President, Institutional Effectiveness & Planning, Chief Data Officer, St. Edward's University
12:00pm – 12:45pm
Closing Keynote Presentation
Intergenerational Mobility and Higher Education in America: New Findings from Big Data
John Friedman, Director, Equality of Opportunity Project, Associate Professor of Economics, Brown University
12:45pm – 1:30pm
Box Lunch/Departures

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