ADU 2014 - Early Bird Registration Closes Tomorrow & Presentation Schedule is Now Available!

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ADU14 - Early Bird Registration Closes Tomorrow & Presentation Schedule is Now Available!

We invite you to register for the Alliance Down Under 2014 Conference, taking place at Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast, Queensland Australia from 5 - 7 November 2014. This promises to be an event not to be missed.

We have now published the schedule on the website. Please click here to view it.

Register now to secure your attendance and take advantage of the early bird rate!

In addition to the main conference program, there will be an Executive Forum, Academic Registrars' Forum and an Oracle Executive presentation to be held prior to the conference. There are also a series of pre-conference workshops which are detailed below. Registration information for the pre-conference events can be found here.

As usual, this is an ideal opportunity to network with your colleagues from other institutions from around Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. At the same time you may wish to take the opportunity to explore the beautiful Gold Coast.

Please click here to start the registration process.

Do not forget to book your accommodation early as well. Click here for more information.

Workshops

The ANZ HEUG is pleased to offer the following pre-conference workshops on Monday 3 - Wednesday 5 November on the Gold Coast.

These workshops provide an excellent opportunity to interact with Oracle, product knowledge experts and your colleagues and we encourage you to attend.

Workshops have been discounted for attendees of the Alliance Down Under 14 Conference. To register click herePlease use the registration page on the website as the starter page, not the actual registration from. Registration for the workshops can be added to your existing ADU14 registration. If you haven't already registered for the ADU14, simply add these workshops to your early-bird registration. A non-ADU14 attendance rate is available also.

Workshops

Using Financial Aid for Scholarship Management Workshop
Issues Relevant to Undergraduate and Postgraduate/Research Scholarships
Co-presented by Caroline Weir, University of Glasgow, Shayne Simpson, Sunshine Coast University and Joan Angel, Australian National University
Date: Monday, 3 November
Time: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Fees: $120 conference attendees $150 for non-conference attendeesLocation: Griffith University Gold Coast Campus – Lecture Theatre G42_1.04

For more detailed information on this workshop please click here.

Rules Engine Workshop
How to Build and Enforce Prerequisite Rule in Program Enrollment Self Service
Presented by Luba Schuyler, Product Manager, Oracle
Date: Tuesday, 4 November
Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fee: $100 (ADU14 attendees), $130 (ADU14 non-attendees)
Location: RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast - Room TBA

For more detailed information on this workshop please click here.

Technical Workshop
PeopleSoft Update Manager - Hands on Lab - TO BE CONFIRMED – WATCH THIS SPACE
Presented by Oracle representative
Date: Wednesday, 5 November
Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Fee: $100 (ADU14 attendees), $130 (ADU14 non-attendees)
Location: RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast - Room TBA
Note: Attendees will be required to bring their own laptop for hands-on work. PeopleSoft Update Manager will be fundamental for ANZ institutions moving to 9.2 Financials or HR and 9.2 Campus in 2015.

CRM Workshops
Advanced Knowledgebase - Knowledge vs Content and Managing the Student Lifecycle in RightNow
Presented by Mark Kehoe, Kehoe Consulting
Date: Tuesday, 4 November
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fee: $100 (ADU14 attendees), $130 (ADU14 non-attendees)
Location: RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast - Room TBA
Note: Attendees will be required to bring their own laptop for hands-on work.

Understanding Analytics
Presented by Mark Kehoe, Kehoe Consulting
Date: Wednesday, 5 November
Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fee: $100 (ADU14 attendees), $130 (ADU14 non-attendees)
Location: RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast - Room TBA
Note: Attendees will be required to bring their own laptop for hands-on work.

Special Meetings

Executive Forum (Invitation Only)
Wednesday 5 November 2014
Time: 12:00pm – 5:00pm (Lunch 12pm- 12:30pm)
Fee: Free for ADU14 attendees. $150 (ADU14 non-attendees)
Location: RACV Royal Pines Resort, Room TBD
Invitation: Click here

To register your expression of interest to attend the Executive Forum please contact Gail White or Linda Tracey (mail to Linda.Tracey@newcastle.edu.au) or phone +61 2 4921 5313. An Agenda will be circulated to registered Executive Forum delegates prior to the meeting.  For more detailed information on the executive forum please click here.

Academic Registrar's and Heads of Student Administration Forum
Wednesday 5 November 2014
Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Fee: Free for ADU14 attendees
Location: RACV Royal Pines Resort, Room TBD
To register your expression of interest to attend the Executive Forum please contact Linda Tracey (mail to Linda.Tracey@newcastle.edu.au) or phone +61 2 4921 5313. An Agenda will be circulated to delegates registered for this Forum prior to the meeting.

Student Special Interest Group meeting
Wednesday 5 November 2014
Time: 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: RACV Royal Pines Resort, Room TBD
Please RSVP your attendance to ssimpso2@usc.edu.au

ANZ HEUG Technical Group meeting
Wednesday 5 November 2014
Time: 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: RACV Royal Pines Resort, Room TBD

KEY CONTACTS FOR THE CONFERENCE

Gail White (Gail.White@newcastle.edu.au) -ANZ Alliance Down Under '14 Conference Chair
David Donnelly (David.Donnelly@newcastle.edu.au) - ANZ Alliance Down Under '14 Program Chair

Hope you can join us at the sunny Gold Coast, 5 – 7 November 2014. Join our event on Facebook and follow us on twitter at @HEUG_ADU.

For 2014 Alliance Down under Support: Email us at anzsupport@alliance-conference.com
The 2014 Alliance Down Under Conference is Hosted & Managed by the Higher Education User Group.
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