Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Schedule – HESS Consortium Member Updates and Cohorts Meetings (PRELIMINARY)

Meeting Times Session Descriptions Conference Location
6:30am-9:00am CST Breakfast in the Atrium Dining Area Hotel Atrium
7:00am-11:00am CST Registration, company check-in and information desk Conference Wing
8:00am-12:00pm CST CDW-G Partner Showcase & HESS Partner Company Seminars  Main Conference Area
8:00am-12:00pm CST CDW-G: Hardware & Software Showcase for Small and Mid-sized Colleges & Universities Carolina North
8:00am-9:00am CST DUBBOT: Automated testing for website governance and quality assurance.  Arkansas
8:00am-9:00am CST ENA: Putting your systems in ENA's private cloud Carolina South
8:00am-9:00am CST E&I Cooperative Services: Saving money and time through using E&I's cooperative contracts for higher education  Executive Boardroom
9:00am-10:00am CST Columbia Advisory Group: Planning for a change in ERP systems? Arkansas
9:00am-10:00am CST Optimal Concept Solutions & D2L: Best practices in starting new online learning programs in private, non-profit institutions. Carolina South
9:00am-10:00am CST HigherDigital: Planning for institutional digital transformation for private colleges and universities Executive Boardroom
10:00am-11:00am CST GrayCastle Security: Security Assessments and Virtual CISO for HESS institutions
10:00am-11:00am CST Evisions: Product overview and outline of special HESS member discount program Carolina South
10:00am-11:00am CST Popcorn RFP SaaS:  A new approach to RFP project creation, collaboration and award! Executive Boardroom
11:30am-1:00 pm CST

Member Attendee Luncheon (all registered member attendees welcome) 
- Welcome and board updates to the member institution and software partner executive delegates
- Introduction of our contract partners - HESS Report on profile survey

Main Conference Area
1:00 pm-1:15pm CST Break  
1:15pm - 2:15pm CST Town Hall Meeting with ERP Executive Leadership Main Conference Area
2:15pm - 3:00pm CST CLOSED MEMBER SESSION: Update on current and planning (for member institution executive leaders - (CIOs/CFOs/Delegates only) - Explanation of Friday partner software demonstration rooms and schedule Main Conference Area
3:00pm - 3:15pm CST Break / Move to cohort meetings  
3:15pm - 4:45pm CST ERP Cohort Meetings with their respective vendor executive management Cohort Groups will meet in individual conference rooms this year
  Current HESS Cohort Groups: Campus Management, Ellucian Banner, Ellucian Colleague, Jenzabar,  Unit4, Oracle Student Cloud (NEW), Workday (NEW) Please see conference chart for locations
5:00pm-6:30pm CST Social/Networking Event: Hors d'oeurves, cash bar with software/hardware partners Kentucky/ Mississippi
Evening gatherings after 6:30pm CST Software Partner events for members (optional events by software partners) TBA by partner

This schedule is subject to change before the conference dates.

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