Friday, May 18, 2018 at Bovee University Center; Central Michigan University; Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
Starts at 8:00 AM · Ends at 1:00 PM, EST (America/New_York)
MiBUG Spring Conference 2018
May 18, 2018 | Bovee University Center | Central Michigan University | Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
We are excited to announce the location for the 2018 MiBUG Spring Conference! The conference will be held at the Bovee University Center on the campus of Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan on Friday, May 18, 2018.
8:00-8:45 - Registration and Breakfast
8:45-9:00 - Welcome (UC Rotunda)
9:00-10:00 - Keynote Address - Widening Perspective, Shifting Focus: Adapting to Generation Next
(Chad Kainz; Principal Strategist, Strategy and Transformation Services at Blackboard, Inc.)
10:10-11:00 - Breakout 1 (Rooms A-D)
11:10-12:00 - Breakout 2 (Rooms A-D)
12:00-1:00 - Lunch, Blackboard Panel Q&A, Closing
Feel free to check out the Keynote and Breakout Session Descriptions!
- Tim Atkin
Chief Client Officer at BlackboardAs CCO, Tim’s role is to work across the integrated leadership team at Blackboard to create a single and unified vision across all client touchpoints – sales, marketing, user interface, contracts and billing, fulfillment and onboarding, and post-sale support, training and community programs.
- Emmah Schramke
Customer Programs Manager at Blackboard, Inc.I've worked in program and project management for 7 years, and I am very passionate about education. I'm so excited to merge my enthusiasm and skills to work on customer programs at Blackboard! #BbMVPs #BbUserGroups #BbCommunity Passions: -Relationship building -Reading -Cooking (and eating!) -Art and History -Being the world's coolest aunt
- Mark Burris
Sr. Customer Success Advocate at Blackboard
- Chad Kainz
Principle Strategist, Strategy & Transformation Services at Blackboard, Inc.With over two decades of experience in education, Chad Kainz, Principal Strategist, specializes in strategy, design, planning, and change management across digital learning, learning environments, student and learner experience, and technology ecosystems and services. Prior to joining Blackboard in 2010, he served in a number of capacities at the University of Chicago including as its Assistant CIO, Executive Director for Campus & Academic Services, and Senior Director for Academic Technologies; coordinator of the Provost’s Program for Academic Technology Innovation; and chair of the Data Center & Middleware Task Force. He served on accreditation self-study teams and various institutional councils and steering committees on topics such as diversity, copyright, institutional planning, and educational transformation; and engaged in collaborative efforts of the Ivy League, Big Ten, CNI, NITLE, EDUCAUSE, NLM/IAIMS, CLARIN, Internet2 and others. Chad contributed eight years of service to the IEEE 1484 Learning Technology Standards Committee, where he was vice-chair for four; was a master planning subject matter expert to DEGW (now AECOM) in the UK and US; and with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, contributed to and co-directed global, multi-institutional technology evaluation and cloud service planning projects related to scholarship, research and learning.
Bovee University Center; Central Michigan University; Mt. Pleasant, Michigan