Archived Presentations

Thank you once again for attending EdgeCon 2020: Communicating and Engaging in the Digital Era at Ocean Place Resort and Spa earlier this month. We hope you gained valuable insights from the wide array of presenters and panelists and were able to spend time networking and connecting with fellow Edge members and partners.

By popular request we are happy to provide you with an electronic archive of many of the presentations referenced at the EdgeCon 2020.

Thank you once again for attending and please *SAVE the DATE* and watch for the call for proposals for EdgeCon 2021: From Vision to Value. EdgeCon will be returning to Ocean Place Resort and Spa on January 6-8, 2021.

Available Session Content:

Accelerating Shared Services Acceptance
Sallie Wright
, CIO & Executive Counselor

AWS Control Tower to Govern Multi-Account AWS Environments at Scale 
Courtney Fitch,
AWS Mid-Atlantic Territory Owner| Higher Education |Mid-Market Amazon Web Services
Bill Thompson, Director, Digital Infrastructure, Lafayette College

Cakewalk: Streamlined Classroom Design & Management
Joshua Gaul,
Director of Educational & Emerging Technologies, SUNY Empire State College

Creating a Culture of Data-Informed Decision Making – Recruitment, Admissions, Retention and Graduation strategies based on Predictive Models
Barathwaj “Vijay” Vijayakumar, Sr. Data & Business Intelligence Analyst at Rowan University

Creating an Immersive Learning Experience using Virtual Reality
Gladysiewicz, Associate Director for the Office of Instructional Design, The College of New Jersey
Linda John, Director of Academic Computing, College of Staten Island
Patricia Kahn, Ph.D., CIO and Assistant Vice President for Information Technology Services at the College of Staten Island

Cyber Security Vs. Cyber Defense 
Patrick Nicholas Pocalyko
, EVP, CyberHat USA

Cybersecurity Tools and Methods for Higher Education
Demetrios Roubos,
Associate Director, Information Security, Stockton University
James DeRose, Network Security Architect, William Paterson University

Digital Leadership
Erik Qualman, #1 Bestselling Author and Keynote Speaker

Edge Network Roadmap Update
Ed Chapel, Ph.D.,
Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Edge
Jim Stankiewicz, Associate Vice President and Principal Network Architect, Edge

Enrichment of Students’ Learning through Big Data Analysis using Biological Networks 
Phalguni Ghosh, Ph.D.,
Faculty, Natural Sciences, Middlesex County College
Michael Ansonoff, Associate Chairperson, Natural Sciences, Middlesex County College

Game Design and College Completion
Thomas Heinzen Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, William Paterson University

Getting the First Time Online Learner On-Course
Stephen Castellano,
Blackboard Administrator, Instructional Designer and Instructional Technologist, Lehman College/The City University of New York

Grant Funding Opportunities in Cyberinfrastructure
Rachel Nawrocki
, Director of Client Funding – Resource Associates: National Grant Writers

Gray Areas: Understanding Information Security Risk in your Organization
Janine Frederick,
Systems Administrator, Monmouth University

Harnessing the Power of Apprenticeship to Bridge the Cybersecurity Workforce Gap 
Geanie Umberger, Ph.D., Executive Director of the Purdue Cyber Apprenticeship Program (P-CAP) a Department of Labor funded program at Purdue University
Paige Faulconer, Marketing Director at FASTPORT, Inc.

How College Leaders Can Enable Student Recruitment Success through Digital Marketing
Keith Marshall
, Partner, Ally Marketing
Joe Samra, Partner, Ally Marketing

Kick Starting Innovation from Within IT
Lily Mok, Research Vice President on Leadership, Culture and People Dynamics, CIO Research group, Gartner

Moving from Virtualization to the Cloud: Considerations and Lessons Learned
Leonard Niebo, Associate Chief Information Officer, The College of New Jersey

Plenary- The Future of Learning
Ken Eisner, Global Lead, AWS Educate

Teaching with Data-Driven Storytelling, Helping Students Learn How to Work with Data 
Gamin Bartle, Ph.D.,
Director, Instruction and Research Technology, William Paterson University
David Freestone, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology, William Paterson University
James Miles, Director, Multimedia Lab, College of Humanities and Social Science, William Paterson University

Telepresence Robot: BE in TWO Places at Once!
Linda John,
Director Academic Computing, College of Staten Island
Benji Kuriakose, Manager HelpDesk, College of Staten Island

Transformation Through Integrating People and Data
CXO Exchange
– Invite Only

Unified Communications aaS:  Leveraging the Cloud to Propel Collaboration
Kirk Rooney,
Sr. Solutions Design Engineer, CBTS
Jacques Laflamme, Chief Information Officer at New England Institute of Technology

UX Matters to Design: Collaboration between Academic Advisers (AA) and Instructional Designers (ID)
C.L. Eddins,
Senior Instructional Designer, Berkeley College
Shelley Kurland Ph.D., Dean of Virtual Campus, County College of Morris