SOURCE: LRP Publications

LRP Publications

May 10, 2016 10:00 ET

Campus Technology Reveals Dr. Richard DeMillo to Keynote 2016 Conference

DeMillo, Computer Scientist and Bestselling Author, Will Present How the Willingness to Disrupt the Status Quo Will Shape the Future of the 21st Century Institution

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL--(Marketwired - May 10, 2016) -  Campus Technology Conference, an higher education technology event produced by LRP Conferences, LLC, an affiliate of LRP Publications, today announced Richard DeMillo, Ph.D., computer scientist, author, and executive director of the Center for 21st Century Universities at the Georgia Institute of Technology, will be the Opening Keynote presenter for the 23rd annual higher education technology event. Setting the tone for the four-day event being held Aug. 1 - 4, 2016 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, DeMillo's presentation, A Revolution in Higher Education: Tales From Unlikely Allies, will explore the complex issues confronting contemporary institutions and how unexpected partners are working together to transform higher education.

DeMillo has authored more than 100 articles and books, including Abelard to Apple: The Fate of American Colleges and Universities and Revolution in Higher Education: How a Small Band of Innovators will Make College Accessible and Affordable. He is the former Chief Technology Officer of Hewlett-Packard and a recent winner of the American Publishers Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence in education practice.

"Mr. DeMillo is a recognized expert in higher education technology," said Dr. John Hess, Campus Technology program chair. "He will present an important field level analysis of substantial challenges and will prepare attendees to develop and evaluate promising solutions."

DeMillo's keynote will also deliver an in-depth look into the world innovators are building.

"Instead of seeing only crisis and limitation, Mr. DeMillo is focused on positive and future-oriented visions that emphasize opportunities for learners and institutions while highlighting the continuing value of higher education," said Hess.

In addition to DeMillo, Campus Technology 2016 will include dozens of leading higher education tech experts presenting real-world insight and solutions to institutions' various technology challenges in seven unprecedented conference session tracks: IT Leadership and Policy; CIO: Next Generation; Technology Solutions; Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age; IT in the Digital Age; IT Management and Networking; and Online and Blended Learning. The event's Expo Hall will host more than 100 exhibitors showing attendees the latest education technologies through live presentations, hands-on product demonstrations, poster sessions, tech classrooms and more.

"Attendees can visit with more than 100 companies providing solutions for privacy and security to mobile learning or network infrastructure," said Rebecca McKenna, vice president of Global Events and publisher at LRP. "With more than 40 types of products represented it's a great opportunity to explore or take advantage of a demo."

Registration is currently open. For more information and to register for Campus Technology Conference, visit www.CampusTechnologyConferences.com or call toll-free 1-800-727-1227.

About Campus Technology

The Campus Technology Conference brings together thought leaders from the fields of higher education and technology to explore innovative solutions and to develop effective strategies for campus administration, infrastructure, teaching and learning, and more. Conference speakers and attendees occupy a variety of campus leadership positions including chief information officers, vice presidents of technology, and other executives, as well as a variety of academic and technology professionals who are working to manage resources effectively, build seamless networks, and create new educational and enterprise models for the future. Developed in consultation with members of an advisory board of academic and administrative experts from colleges and universities nationwide, each annual conference emphasizes strategic initiatives, technological innovations, emerging trends, hands-on workshop experiences, and opportunities for collaboration and partnership with industry leaders as well as within and among institutions. For additional information about the conference, please visit www.CampusTechnologyConferences.com.

About LRP Conferences, LLC

LRP Conferences, LLC, an affiliate of LRP Publications, produces professional conferences and trade shows annually including: Campus Technology Conference, Women Leaders in Education Conference, Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC), Ergonomics Conference & ErgoExpo, Recruiting Trends Conference, and Talent Acquisition Tech Conference.

About LRP Publications

LRP Publications, founded in 1977 by Kenneth Kahn, is a broad-based media company serving business and education professionals. Specializing in the fields of education administration, education law, education technology, federal employment, human resources, workers' compensation and disability, the company publishes hundreds of books, pamphlets, newsletters, videos and online resources. Additionally, LRP publishes two industry-leading magazines: Human Resources Executive® and Risk & Insurance®, plus delivers top-quality training and professional development with eLearning, conferences and tradeshows including: HR Technology Conference & Exposition®, National Institute on Legal Issues of Educating Individuals with Disabilities®, National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference® & Expo, among others. For a complete list of LRP products, eCourses and conferences, please visit www.lrp.com.