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Executive Program

Join at the Gaylord National Harbor in Washington D.C. for an exclusive executive experience at Higher Ed Summit, co-hosted by Georgetown University

6th Annual Higher Ed Summit–A gathering of the most innovative community in Higher Ed.

In an ever-changing world, it’s important for university leaders to build on their strengths, core values, and mission while connecting to new resources that deliver on strategic initiatives for future generations. The Executive Program at Higher Education Summit is an exclusive experience for higher education leaders from around the globe taking place on the first day of the Summit, March 21, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center (201 Waterfront St, Oxon Hill, MD 20745). The engaging half-day of discussions will be centered around the role of technology in advancing cultures of innovation, student success, and workforce development. This event will be a fantastic opportunity to collaborate, learn, and hear from many leading voices in higher education. Executive Program includes:
  • VIP registration
  • VIP Welcome Reception on Tuesday, March 20
  • Exclusive networking breakfast
  • Private lunch and Q&A with Madeline Albright
  • Private executive lounge
  • Guest speaker - Futurist Amy Webb
  • plus full conference access for the entire two and half days!
Space is extremely limited so make sure to register today to secure your spot! Where: Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center 201 Waterfront St, Oxon Hill, MD 20745 When: Wednesday, March 21, 12:00pm-5:00pm Note: Welcome Reception is on March 20, 5:30 - 7:30pm Cost: Executive Program is free but you must be registered for Higher Ed Summit and pay the full conference rate of $300 in order to attend.


Featured Speakers

Dr. Madeleine K. Albright Dr. Madeleine K Albright Futurist Amy Webb Amy Webb
Below, please find a high level agenda and some of the speakers we have lined up:

Tuesday, March 20, 5:30pm-7:30pm

Welcome Reception at POSE Rooftop Lounge, Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center POSE is located right off the lobby entrance on the right side.

Wednesday, March 21, 12:00pm-5:00pm

Location: Gaylord, National Harbor 12 ​Lunch and Q&A with Dr. Madeleine Albright and Peter Schwartz, Futurist, Author and SVP at Salesforce ​ Panel: Disruptions in Higher Education
  • Brandon Busteed, Executive Director of Education and Workforce at Gallup
  • Boyd Bischoff, SVP and CIO at Western Governors
  • Scott Carlson, Senior Writer, The Chronicle of Higher Ed, Author of 'Future of Work'
  • MJ Bishop, Director at University System of Maryland's Center for Academic Innovation
Panel: Fundraising, The Backbone of Higher Education
  • Stacy Palmer, Editor at the Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • Rob Henry, VP of Education at CASE Foundation
  • Reed Sheard, CIO and VP of Advancement at Westmont College
  • Karin George, Principal at Washburn and McGoldrick
  • Bart Moore, VP of Advancement at Georgetown University
Fireside Chat: The Future of Higher Education
  • Amy Webb, Futurist, Author and Founder of the Future Today Institute
  • Eloy Oakley, Chancellor, California Community Colleges
Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to hear these inspiring leaders speak live. Register today, then follow @SalesforceOrg for the latest #HESummit18 news. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out Razan Roberts, Executive Engagement Director at [email protected].

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