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Grammy winner John Legend and Gaming Pioneer Jane McGonigal Keynote Summit 2012

 Register for Summit 2012 by February 17 to lock in registration fees and earn additional registration discounts.

John Legend opens Summit by sharing his story of making a difference. The nine-time Grammy award winner launched the Show Me Campaign that uses education to break the cycle of poverty. And, we won't let him go without performing a song or two!



Summit 2012 Session Catalog

The catalog of sessions that will be offered at Summit 2012 is now available to view online. Click here to go to the Summit website for more information and to access the catalog.

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SunGard Summit 2012 Call for Proposals

SunGard Summit 2012: Where Learning Happens
March 26-29, 2012
Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

The Call for Proposals is now open.

SunGard Summit connects more than 6,000 higher education professionals from around the world in one of the largest learning networks of its kind. At Summit, learning is everyone’s priority. We invite you to contribute to this year’s agenda by submitting a proposal about how you are creating n...


John Gardner: Institutions Need to Lead/Teach Collaboration in Support of Students

A quiet and focused audience listened intently as John N. Gardner discussed how collaboration can improve our personal lives, our higher education institutions, and our world.
“If we collaborated more, we would develop more humane public policies, there would be less crime, less aggressive behavior problems. We would have less stress and that means we would live longer. Greater levels of collaboration would result in more opportunities and more peace,” said Mr. Gardner. “And colleges are the place to teach students how to live that way.”

Bridging the Strategy Execution Divide

Reaching a level of Business Intelligence maturity requires equal attention and balance of five critical “legs of a stool”: strategy, business processes, organization and culture, technology, and metrics, said Chrissy Coley of SunGard Higher Education.

Making the Most of Banner HR

At Summit, the University of West Florida reviewed the basics of Banner HR, including information about some of the most commonly used forms in the system and how they are used.

What’s Changing with Banner Project Horizon?

Aligning with our Open Digital Campus vision, we will deliver Banner 9 as the release structure to deliver the Banner Project Horizon user experience and value-add enhancements and components. 
Get involved with the Project Horizon community with:
- Code Camp
- Innovation Webinars
- The Commons
- Be an early adopter


Measuring Performance: Lessons Learned and Benefits Gained from ODS/EDW Implementations

Lynne Hamre of the College of St. Scholastica and Jan Forsstrom of North Shore Community College shared their experiences with ODS and EDW implementations during Executive Summit.

Summit Attendees Donate Time to Local Charter School

On Saturday, about 100 volunteers from institutions and SunGard gave back to our host city of New Orleans.


Cokie Roberts: Engage and Collaborate with Community

Using a liberal dose of humor and colorful local stories, Cokie Roberts told attendees at SunGard Summit that local universities played a significant role in helping the community recover from Hurricane Katrina.