Join us online! Each session includes a pre-recorded presentation with live Q&A.

Attendees will have on-demand access for two weeks after the event through this website. HighEdWeb paid members will have long-term access through the Professional Development Library.

Monday, October 4, 2021 - Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Time Zone: (UTC-05:00) Central Time (US & Canada) [Change Time Zone]
Track Name Speakers
Monday, October 4, 2021, 9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
 Conference Welcome 
Monday, October 4, 2021, 9:10 AM - 9:20 AM
Lightning TalksWrite Emails People Will ReadDay Kibilds - Western University
Monday, October 4, 2021, 9:20 AM - 9:30 AM
Lightning Talks10 Minutes To A More Secure WebsiteAdam Arrowood - Georgia Institute of Technology
Monday, October 4, 2021, 9:30 AM - 9:40 AM
Lightning TalksReflecting Community vs. Creating It: A Shift to Digital Community Building Inspired by a PandemicMackenzie Huber - Lawrence University
Monday, October 4, 2021, 9:40 AM - 9:50 AM
Lightning TalksLeading Creative Brainstorms Online 🧠⚡️Ashley Budd - Cornell University
Monday, October 4, 2021, 9:50 AM - 10:00 AM
Lightning TalksLong Time Running: Reflections on 35 Years in Higher EducationMark Greenfield - University at Buffalo
Monday, October 4, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
PeopleCollege after COVID-19: Social’s Role in Post-Pandemic LifeMorgan Goff - West Virginia University
StrategiesYour Path to Governing Internal Communications in Higher EdMike Powers - Indiana University of Pennsylvania
ToolsDynamic Blocks FTW!: Customize Gutenberg Without Living in Fear of Validation ErrorsJoni Halabi - Georgetown University
Monday, October 4, 2021, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Posters"What Were They Thinking?!?" Using Property Charters to Help the Right People Follow the PlanAndrew Shooner - University of Kentucky
Justin Sumner - University of Kentucky
PostersDo It Yourself – 360 Virtual ToursDavid Myers - Drexel University, School of BIOMED
PostersEDGE Entrepreneurial CenterLaura Keenan - Augustana Web Guild
PostersGlowing Global: How a Facebook Suggestion Became a Worldwide Sensation Rachael Hagerstrom - Smith College
PostersInteracting and Engaging with Students using Accessible and Secure Apps from EmTechWIKIRoberta (Robin) Sullivan - University at Buffalo
Cherie van Putten - Binghamton University
PostersSurviving (and Thriving) as a Team of OneRebekah Wright - Southwest Baptist University
PostersUX Methods for Digital Humanities ProjectMaria Laitan - University of Michigan
PostersVirtual and Augmented Reality: Applications to the Field of Adult Education in a Post-Covid-19 Era.Luis Orozco - Ball State University
PostersHow Technology Helped Keep Our Campus Open (and Safe) During the PandemicAaron Rester - Roosevelt University
PostersWeb Accessibility & People who are Neurodivergent: We are Your Faculty, Staff and Students!Chris Lastovicka - Cornell University College of Engineering
PostersThe ABCs of Generation Z: Digital Engagement for High-Achieving StudentsJess Berube - University of Florida Honors Program
PostersUsing Neurodesign to Increase RFI Conversions Andres Zapata - idfive
Deborah Kohl - University of Baltimore
PostersRapid Web Development in a Post-COVID World with MLA Theme KitJoseff Betancourt - Modern Language Association
Kevin Romoser - Modern Language Association
PostersIG Takeovers, Reels and TikTokCaryn Sobieski-VanDelinder - University at Buffalo
PostersChoose Your Own (Content) Adventure: Engage Disparate Audiences Throughout a PandemicElizabeth Jenike - Miami University
Randy Hollowell - Miami University
Monday, October 4, 2021, 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
StrategiesWhy Students Don’t Read Your Content and What to Do About ItKristin Van Dorn - University of Minnesota
ToolsUsing Data and Automation to Drive EnrollmentArbazz Nizami - Claremont Lincoln University
Monday, October 4, 2021, 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Peopler/RecruitingOnRedditDay Kibilds - Western University
Steve App - Campus Sonar
StrategiesRethinking UAlbany’s Cost & Aid Web StrategyEmily Masters - University at Albany, SUNY
William Gill - University at Albany, SUNY
ToolsFull Site Editing: Embracing the Future of WordPressBlake Bertuccelli - Edupack
Monday, October 4, 2021, 2:45 PM - 3:30 PM
PeopleUsing Empathy Maps to Improve AccessibilitySimon Fairbanks - Pickle Jar Communications
StrategiesA Web Team of One: Stop the Chaos and Set up your Game PlanKristin Gasser - Arizona State University
Monday, October 4, 2021, 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
PeopleBridging the Divide: Digital Recruitment of Underserved and First-Generation Student Populations Georgy Cohen - OHO Interactive
Kelly O'Foran - OHO Interactive
StrategiesHarness the Life-changing Magic of WorkshopsHeidi Strohl - McGill University
Joyce Peralta - McGill University
ToolsGetting to Know Google's Core Web VitalsErik Runyon - University of Notre Dame
Monday, October 4, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Social EventsSocial Events 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
 Keynote Address 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
PeopleYou’re Not AloneAmanda Smith - Illinois State University
StrategiesThe Values Hack - Values Words and the Hack You Never Knew You NeededMaren Walz - University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
ToolsAdd a Little Bit of Spice... To Your UI: An Intro to Using SVG AnimationsBridget Burke - University of Michigan Library
Tuesday, October 5, 2021, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
 Community Group Discussions 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021, 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
PeopleSupporting Neurodiversity in Content and UsabilityAmy Grace Wells - 10up
ToolsDeveloping for DevelopersJeremy Streich - Jeremy Streich
Tuesday, October 5, 2021, 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
People10-Day Accessibility Challenge Pilot ProgramDan Laird - State University of New York at Oswego
Kate Percival - State University of New York at Oswgeo
StrategiesAn HBCU Website Redesign: Our Door into Higher Ed Digital TransformationSandra Koranteng - Mindgrub Technologies
Jessica Lucas - Mindgrub Technologies
ToolsRobustness in Chaos: The Evolution of Drupal’s Seemingly Simplistic Primary MenuMike Herchel - Lullabot
Tuesday, October 5, 2021, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
People30 Days of HTML: Lessons Learned Presenting Training by EmailJen Kramer - JenKramer.org
Erika Lee - Indiana University
StrategiesSparking School Spirit on Social MediaBrianne Fleming - University of Florida
Tuesday, October 5, 2021, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
PeoplePostcards from an Alternate Reality: Using Play to Rethink “Business As Usual”Nikki Massaro Kauffman - Penn State University
StrategiesHow to Build Student-centered Digital Communications for EnrollmentAllison Turcio - Siena College
Jeremy Tiers - Tudor Collegiate Strategies
ToolsAccessible Online FormsTerrill Thompson - University of Washington
Time Zone: (UTC-05:00) Central Time (US & Canada) [Change Time Zone]