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Leadership in a Culture of Constant Change

We are excited to announce the second annual BTAA WIT virtual conference, “Leadership in a Culture of Constant Change.” Last year’s conference, Lead from Where You Are, engaged more than 600 attendees: 331 unique log-ins and 275 face-to-face attendees at 28 “watch party” locations.

Event details

Date: Friday, February 7, 2020, 1-4PM Eastern/12-3PM Central via Zoom webinar and local watch party locations

Theme: Leadership in a Culture of Constant Change

Agenda: (all times Eastern)

1:00 Welcome

1:05 Disruption as an Opportunity panel

Disruption is a constant presence in our lives, and can stem from forces in our professional and personal worlds. Join a group of women leaders in educational technology as they discuss the ways that disruption has created opportunities for reflection, learning, growth, and humor in their lives and careers. Audience questions and engagement will be an active part of this session. This panel will be a frank and engaging reflection on the experiences in our lives and careers that cause us to stop, reconsider our direction, explore new opportunities and shift, accelerate, or otherwise alter the course of our work. The voices in this panel come from women in three different decades of their lives, straight, gay, black, white, married, divorced, parents, grandparents, and from 5 states. After introducing ourselves, and sharing a meaningful experience of disruption in our careers, we will ask questions of each other, then encourage audience questions to ensure we are touching on these most relevant to them.

Panel presenters

Liv Gjestvang Associate Vice President, Learning Technology, The Ohio State University

Maggie Jesse Senior Director, Office of Teaching, Learning and Technology, University of Iowa

Stacy Morrone Associate Vice President, Learning Technology, Indiana University

Jennifer Sparrow Senior Director, Teaching and Learning with Technology, Penn State University

Sherri Braxton Senior Director, Instructional Technology, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

2:20 Break

2:30 Leadership Superpowers Discussion by BTAA CIOs

Lois Brooks, Vice Provost for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Michele Norin, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Rutgers

• What is their leadership superpower? How did they discover it, how have they developed it, and how do they rely on it in their current role?

• What is a leadership skill they wish they had and why?

• What leadership skills do they look for in others and why?

3:45 Closing and Action Items

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