UC-Santa Cruz presents the 2024 Student Technology Conference

Join us June 24th-28th at UC Santa Cruz, marking 30 years of the Student Technology Conference! Immerse yourself in campus tech innovations and connect with fellow professionals against the stunning backdrop of UC Santa Cruz’s picturesque campus.

Schedule

SCHEDULE

Please note that the schedule is subject to change. Times are all in PST.

Sunday, June 23, 2024

TBDRegistration Desk Open

Monday, June 24, 2024

7:30 – 8:30 amBreakfastRachel Carson Dining Hall
8:30 – 9:00 amTravel to Cowell BeachMeet at Rachel Carson Arch., board van to Cowell Beach
9:00 – 11:00 amProfessional Development Session-Option 1Surfing with Club Ed
9:00-11:00Professional Development Session -Option 2Break Out Teambuilding Experience
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch Rachel Carson Dining Hall
4:00 – 4:30 pmProgram Committee Meeting TBD
4:30 – 5:00 pmPresenter Orientation TBD
6:00 – 8:00pmOpening DinnerRachel Carson Quad
8:00 – 8:45 pmEvening Activity TBD

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

8:00 – 9:00 amBreakfast
Hot Topic: Newcomers
Hot Topic: Board Opportunities
Rachel Carson Dining Hall
9:00 – 9:45 amKeynote Address: From Mainframes to IPv6 to AI: My Journey as an Imposter in the World of NetworkingRick Graziani
9:45 – 10:00 amBreak
10:00 – 11:00 amLeading a Print Management System ChangeBenjamin Kasavan – Emory University
11:00 – 11:15 amBreak
11:15 – 11:45 amLevel Up – Women in TechnologyMarian Holiday-White – North Carolina Central University
11:45 – 12:15 pmTechSource: Self-Service Resources for Student Technology NeedsBeth McCullough – Stanford University
12:15 – 1:15 pmLunch and Sponsor Hot Topics
1:15 – 3:15 pmSponsor Fair and Sponsor/Partner Presentations
3:15 – 3:45 pmSponsor Raffle
4:00 – 5:30 pmPopcorn Sessions
5:30 – 7:00 pm Dinner
7:30 pm-9:00 pmPub Trivia

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

8:00 – 9:00 amBreakfast
Hot Topic: Future Host
9:00 – 9:30 amMeaningful Student Employment Julie Prouty – Elon University
9:30 – 10:30 amAI for All: Equipping Faculty and Staff with AI SkillsTracey Bridges – NC A&T
10:30 – 10:45Break
10:45 – 11:45 amThe Student Service Desk: A Different ApproachImraan Khan – North Carolina State University
12:15 – 1:15 pmLunch
1:15 – 1:45 pmElevate Your Experience with Enhanced Knowledge Base & Communication Tools Michelle Woods- Elon University
1:45 – 2:15 pmEmpowering Student Staff to provide Seamless ServiceMichelle Woods -Elon University
3:15 – 4:00 pm Travel to Networking Session
4:00 – 6:00 pm Chardonay Sailing Santa Cruz Beach

Thursday, June 27, 2024

8:00 – 9:00 amBreakfast
Hot Topic: Program Committee
Dining Hall
9:00 – 10:00 amSecurity upskilling of IT staffCarlos Miranda and Chris Murphy – Cal. State University Channel Islands
10:00 – 10:15 amBreak
10:15 – 10:45 amDIY 3D Printing and how it can benefit your students!Benjamin Kasavan – Emory University
10:45 – 12:15 pm T-shirt exchange, Town Hall, Silent Auction
12:15 – 1:15 pmLunch
1:15 – 1:45 pmLeveraging Student LeadershipSarah Luckhart – Yale University
1:45 – 2:45 pmMedia Center Checkout: Laptops, Lies and Late FinesJulie Prouty – Elon University
2:45 – 3:00 pmBreak
3:00 – 4:00 pmGenerative AI Prompts to Help Students StudyTracey Bridges – North Carolina A&T
5:00 – 5:30 pm Shuttle to Closing Dinner @ Cowell College
5:30 – 7:30 pm Closing Dinner
7:30 – 8:00 pm Shuttle Downtown
8:00 – 10:00 pm Boardwalk Activity
10:00 – 10:30 pm Shuttle Back to Campus

Friday, June 28, 2024

8:00am–9:00amBreakfast
All DayAttendees Depart from Campus

Join us in Santa Cruz!

Registration for the 2024 Student Technology Conference is closed!

  • Early registration: $775 (extended to April 12!)
  • Regular registration: $850 (ends April 30).
  • Late registration: $900 (ends June 4th).
  • Professional Development Seminar is Club Ed Surf School with a cost of $150.
  • Housing costs of approximately $160 nightly are a separate fee and include some meals. See details here.

If you submit a presentation proposal and it is accepted, you will receive a discount of $75.00 off your full conference registration.

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