IT Retreat

May 22 & 23, 2017


Monday, May 22, 2017

8:45 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. Welcome/Introductions/Overview of the Retreat
Diane Berty, VP, TICUA
9:30 a.m. TICUA Update
Patrick Meldrim, VP, TICUA & Diane Berty, VP, TICUA
10:00 a.m. Platinum Sponsor -- Hylant
10:15 a.m. The Higher Education Systems & Services Consortium (HESS) Consortium Update
Keith Fowlkes, Executive Director for Technology Partnerships, E&I, Member, Board of Directors, HESS
11:15 a.m. TICUA Microsoft Agreement Overview
Sheri York, Education Account Executive, CCT Tech Inc., dba ComputerLand of Silicon Valley
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. What’s New in the World of Microsoft?
Tim Cornett, Microsoft Corporation, Education Account Executive
3:30 p.m. Platinum Sponsor -- Apogee
3:45 p.m. Adobe Update
Elaine Besh, Adobe Systems, Education Channel Sales Manager
4:45 p.m. Platinum Sponsor -- Genisys
5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Social Gathering – A Time to Network and Socialize
Food and Drink will be provided and vendors sponsoring the Retreat have been invited to attend

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

8:00 a.m. Pulse Check & Breakfast
8:45 a.m. Procurement Program Update
Diane Berty, VP, TICUA
9:15 a.m. Roundtable
10:15 a.m. Overcoming Integration Nightmares Using Cloud Solutions
Nate Tucker, Director of IT Systems, Lee University
11:00 a.m. Platinum Sponsor -- ENA Education Networks of America
11:15 a.m. Up in the Air: How to Decide if Cloud Computing is Right for You
Blair Henley, VP, CIO, Tusculum College
Wade Wynn, Cloud Evangelist, ENA Education Networks of America
12:00 noon Lunch
12:45 p.m. Tracking Student Attendance Using Beacon Technology
Dave Wagner, Lipscomb University
1:30 p.m. Lexmark Perceptive Content: Maximizing Union University’s Enrollment Management Efficiencies to
Improve the Student Experience

Union University Customer Story
Jim Avery, Associate VP for Information Technology, Union University
James Fall, President, iMAJ Data Company
2:15 p.m. Wrap-Up

Thank You! to the IT Retreat Planning Committee: Jim Avery, Union University; Mike Green, Lipscomb
University; Bill Hopper, Southern College of Optometry; Dean Swick, Southern College of Optometry; Joel
Robertson, King University; and, Nate Tucker, Lee University.

And, a VERY Special Thank You to our Lipscomb University Hosts – Dr. Randy Lowry, President and
Chair of the TICUA Board of Directors, & the Lipscomb University Event Staff.