2023 HESS National Conference Schedule – DAY ONE

DAY ONE Sessions – Wednesday, November 15, 2023
HESS Member Institutions & Elite/Platinum Business Partner Presentations

PLEASE NOTE: All DAY ONE meals are in the Archibald Dining room and ALL sessions are on the 1st floor of the East Wing. All times are eastern time (EST).

The Archibald Dining Room is on the third floor- west tower. All sessions for DAY ONE are on the first floor, East Tower. Easy access between via the escalator and across the Conservatory.

Facility Map – The Galt House Hotel Meeting Spaces (subject to change)
Session TimePresentation TitleLocation
7:00 AM
REGISTRATION / BREAKFAST BY ANTHOLOGY, FIRST AMERICAN, & FILEWAVE
Archibald
8:00 AM
Higher Education & the Era of Ransomware (security)
Laffoon (East Tower, 1st fl.)
8:00 AM
Unlock the Full Potential of Your ERP Consulting Relationships (Panel Discussion)
Sampson (East Tower, 1st fl.)
9:00 AM
Doctums Presentation- Campus Software Rationalization
Sampson (East Tower, 1st fl.)
9:00 AM
Oracle Presentation- Create Tomorrow’s Campus, Today
Wilkinson (East Tower, 1st fl.)
10:00 AM
Building the Ark: Weathering the Storms of Disruption through Effective BCDR
Sampson (East Tower, 1st fl.)
10:00 AM
How to Move Your Old Portal to New SaaS Platform
Laffoon (East Tower, 1st fl.)
10:00 AM
HESS and Drivestream: Trailblazing Innovation to Transform Higher Education
Wilkinson (East Tower, 1st fl.)
11:00 AM
Online Program Management Companies for Building & Scaling Online Program Offerings
Wilkinson (East Tower, 1st fl.)
11:00 AM
Ellucian Presentation: Institution Wide Success Through Purposeful Innovation
Sampson (East Tower, 1st fl.)
12:00 PM
LUNCHEON SPONSORED BY – D2L, INSIGHT & JENZABAR (Keynote Session)
Archibald
1:00 PM
HESS BUSINESS PARTNER SHOWCASE OPENING- Support our partners!
Cochran (BP Showcase)
2:00 PM
HESS Success Program – Journey to SaaS
Wilkinson (East Tower, 1st fl.)
2:00 PM
Cybersecurity and Privacy Compliance Update (security)
Laffoon (East Tower, 1st fl.)
2:00 PM
IAM Strategies for ERP Readiness: The Convergence of Need
Sampson (East Tower, 1st fl.)
3:00 PM
SESSION CANCELLED – Evaluating New Systems – A Small School Approach
Wilkinson (East Tower, 1st fl.)
3:00 PM
Dallas College and D2L: Your Journey. Our Mission. Mission Possible
Sampson (East Tower, 1st fl.)
3:00 PM
Cybersecurity Program with GreyCastle Security (security)
Laffoon (East Tower, 1st fl.)
4:00 PM
Quantum Decryption Is Coming – Be Prepared! (high-level security focus)
Wilkinson (East Tower, 1st fl.)
4:00 PM
The HESS Collective Program – Stories from 3 Implementing Colleges
Sampson (East Tower, 1st fl.)
4:00 PM
Your Students are Struggling: Amplify Your Student Experience with RahRah
Laffoon (East Tower, 1st fl.)
5:00 PM
HESS BUSINESS PARTNER SHOWCASE HOUR- Support our partners!
Cochran (BP Showcase)
6:00 PM
EVENING DINNER EVENT SPONSORED BY ELITE SPONSOR – ELLUCIAN
Archibald