Campus Commerce & Security Forum -- “Meeting the Demands of the New Student Generation”
March 7, 2012 -- Washington, DC

Forum Agenda
8:30 - 9:00 am:  Breakfast and Networking

9:00 – 10:15 am:  Welcome/Introduction Session
Discussion of critical shifts in the consumptive patterns of students on today’s higher ed campuses, and Blackboard’s point of view serving over 5,000 higher education institutions worldwide.
Jeff Staples, Vice President of Strategy, Blackboard

10:15 – 11:00 am:  Client Showcase #1: American University
American University is an urban campus with an extremely diverse community made up of many international students.  This session will cover how the American’s ID card system provides fast, convenient services, both on-campus and off, while generating time-saving operational efficiencies for AU staff.
Chad LaDue, Director – Operations & Administration, American University

11:00 - 11:30 am:  Ecosystem Overview of Campus Commerce and Security
Overview of a unified commerce transaction and security ecosystem – and how that can affect and benefit finance, library, dining, facilities, security, vending, parking, bookstore, laundry and other important elements of the student experience.
Jeff Staples, Vice President of Strategy, Blackboard

11:30 – 12:30 pm:  Lunch and Networking

12:30 – 12:45 pm:  Fast 15 Focus: Contactless Technology Revolution
This “Fast 15” segment will introduce the concepts of contactless technology, the current state of contactless on university campuses and how the pending contactless revolution will affect both campus commerce and security.
Jeff Staples, Vice President of Strategy, Blackboard

12:45 - 1:30 pm:  Client Showcase #2: Johns Hopkins University
This session will present Johns Hopkins University’s J-Card, a social and highly interactive card program.  Learn how this innovative, contactless system has not only helped increase on-campus adoption, but also enables JHU to gather analytics around card usage to create a safer and more secure campus.
Fred Bosworth, Senior Administrator - Card Systems, Johns Hopkins University

1:30 – 1:45 pm:  Fast 15 Focus: Saving Money in FinAid Disbursements While Incenting Campus Commerce
This “Fast 15” segment will provide an overview of how a single solution can save students hidden ETF transaction fees and ATM fees getting access to their Financial Aid awarded funds, while also incenting more campus commerce both on and off campus that the institution can benefit from.
Bill Brosseau, Senior Account Manager, Blackboard

1:45 – 2:30 pm:  Wrap-up Remarks and Adjourn
Jeff Staples, Vice President of Strategy, Blackboard
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