ISSS PRACTICES & TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE

Schedule

last UPDATED: june 1st, 2020

(SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

 

JUNE 2 – JUNE 5 , 2020

tueSDAY

JUNE 2ND

1:00 PM ET

 

 

IT ADVOCACY

Learn some basic IT concepts and learn how to best work with IT colleagues/advocate for your IT needs and resources

Thomas Stockwell | International Office Consulting

Katharine Salem | University of Texas, Arlington

Daniel Connor | The New School

JUNE 2ND

1:00 PM ET

 

sunapsis 4.0 overview

Get familiar with the latest version of sunapsis

Cindy Nair | Oregon State University

Karen Chevrier | International Office Consulting

JUNE 2ND

1:00 PM ET

 

terra dotta: USER Best Practices and tips/tricks

Discuss methods, practices, and user tips for using the application efficiently

Jennifer King | University of Connecticut

Martin Rosales | Texas A & M University

Christine Cooper | University of Connecticut

JUNE 2ND

2:30 PM ET

 

how to (sunapsis) nerd

Discuss how to troubleshoot common issues and errors

Nick Dunn | University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Leo Covis | University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

JUNE 2ND

2:30 PM ET

 

Airtable for small schools

Discuss how to use airtable to meet the demands of your office

Sheena Connell | University of the Incarnate Word

Geet Vanaik | Greenville University

WEDNESDAY

JUNE 3RD

1:00 PM ET

 

WHAT PRODUCT IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

How to approach evaluating the SEVIS product(s) that may be right for your institution

JUNE 3RD

1:00 PM ET

 

sunapsis | alerts

Discussion on how to understand and manage sunapsis alerts

Cindy Nair | Oregon State University

Karen Chevrier | International Office Consulting

JUNE 3RD

1:00 PM ET

 

terra dotta | student USER session

Explore the student functionality available in ISSS

Jodi Simek | University of Wisconsin Whitewater

Martin Rosales | Texas A & M University

Jennifer King | University of Connecticut

JUNE 3RD

2:30 PM ET

 

Virtual networking for nerds

Tips and tricks for networking remotely

Alaina Levine | CEO of Quantum Success Solutions

JUNE 3RD

4:00 PM ET

 

english3

Learn about English3 offerings for English Proficiency for J Scholars and integrations with sunapsis/Terra Dotta

Samuel Brown | Brigham Young University

Julie Wilbers | University of Texas Health, San Antonio

Virginie Blum | Texas A&M University

Moroni Flake | English3

JUNE 3RD

4:00 PM ET

 

Advising hacks for small SCHOOLS

Tips and tricks for managing student advising in a small school international office

Stephanie Wobensmith | Delaware Valley University

Elyse Achenbach | Southwestern College

Edyta Cichon-Barche | Upper Iowa University

Susanna Lu | Concordia College

Xong Sony Yang | Augustana College

JUNE 3RD

5:00 PM ET

 

SOCIAL HOUR: networking for nerds trivia!

Relax, connect, and maybe win some prizes

Alaina Levine will emcee!

thursday

JUNE 4TH

1:00 PM ET

 

preparing for an implementation

Whether contracting for a new product or hoping to down the road — learn how to get ready and save time

JUNE 4TH

1:00 PM ET

 

sunapsis | MASS UPLOAD provider & AUTO FILE UPLOADS

Discuss and explore two powerful automation features in sunapsis

Bryant Tonkin | International Office Consulting

Emily Taylor | University of California, Davis

Courtney Luque Jacobson | Northern Arizona University

 

JUNE 4TH

1:00 PM ET

 

terra dotta | Implementation lessons

Tips, tricks, and lessons from institutions that have recently implemented

Nathan Benzschawel | University of San Francisco

Jason Marquart | University of Missouri-Saint Louis

Jodi Simek | University of Wisconsin Whitewater

Christine Cooper | University of Connecticut

Patrick Himes | Tufts University

JUNE 4TH

2:30 PM ET

 

eshipglobal

Learn about UEMS/eShipGlobal’s shipping offerings for your institution and product integrations

Janani Murali | eShipGlobal

Nicole Franklin | Penn State University

Emily Harper | Portland State University

Irene Mendez | Rice University

JUNE 4TH

4:00 PM ET

 

slate overview for small schools

Learn how small institutions are using slate for their purposes

Cory Owen | Juilliard

Geet Vanaik | Greenville University

JUNE 4TH

4:00 PM ET

 

sunapsis | CHECKLIST 101

Conversational introduction to a sunapsis workflow engine

Cindy Nair | Oregon State University

friday

JUNE 5TH

1:00PM ET

 

i get by with a little help from my friends

Hear lessons about obtaining and working with consultants in the ISSS space

Andria Kwasnicki  | Princeton University

Margaret Hellwarth | Scripps Research Institute

Nick Garganzo | Campbellsville University

Angie Stevens | Florida State University

 

JUNE 5TH

1:00 PM ET

 

sunapsis | admission automatic sevis templates

Discuss how institutions use this feature to save time and  issues visa documents with super speed

Rachel Young | The New School

Belinda Grody | Wright State University

JUNE 5TH

1:00 PM ET

 

terra dotta | managing it support/related issues

Review what kind of IT related/support needs the product needs

Patrick Himes | Tufts University

Nathan Benzschawel | University of San Francisco

Jennifer King | University of Connecticut

JUNE 5TH

2:30 PM ET

 

HOMEBASE: debut preview

Visit https://english3.com/homebase for a preview and come discuss this new free resource for delivering an engaging and effective online orientation.

Moroni Flake | English3

Shelby Adelsen | University of Texas Health, San Antonio

JUNE 5TH

4:00 PM ET

 

sunapsis | templates

Discuss tips, tricks, and best practices for creating templates to copy to/from locations in sunapsis

International Office Consulting

JUNE 5TH

4:00 PM ET

 

small schools online form options

What options are available for small schools for their processing needs

Rachel Webb | Bradley University

Cory Owen | Juilliard

Xony Song Yang | Augustana College

JUNE 5TH

8:00 PM ET

 

SOCIAL HOUR!

Grand Prize Winner announced!