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​​NEWS | INFO | ANNOUNCEMENTS


>> SUMMIT TEMPLATE FOR PRESENTATION SLIDES

>> MASTER PRESENTATION FALL 2017 DATA SUMMIT  NEW

>> BREAKOUTS  NEW 


>> TRUST: The Value of PESC  NEW

>> ARUCC Honored with PESC Distinguished Service Award NEW

​​>> EU Final Report on Digitalisation of Diploma Supplement

>> EU Annex Report on Digitalisation of Diploma Supplement

>> OECD Education at a Glance 2017

>> EMREX Technical Description & User Guide v1.0

>> EMREX and PESC - Comparison and Crosswalk

>> Articles and Reports on Academic Credentialing

>> Block Chain Article - Wall Street Journal

>> Block Chain Article - LinkedIn

>> Badges Article - Inside Higher Ed

>> Chief Data Officer - Educause

>> Canadian PESC User Group

>> Sponsorship Opportunities

>> Canada 150!


>>  (PRESENTATIONS WILL BE POSTED HERE)
>>  KATHLEEN MASSEY
>>  HERMAN DE LEEUW
>>  DR. ANDREW TRNACEK
>>  ANDY DOWLING
>>  RICARDO TORRES
>>  ROMESH VADIVEL
>>  CHRIS JAGERS
>>  JOELLEN SHENDY
>>  SIMONE RAVAIOLI
>>  JAMES KELLY
>>  RAJEEV ARORA
>>  MATT BEMIS
>>  DR. ROB FLEMING
>>  PHILIP BELANGER
>>  LIA QUICKERT
>>  MICHAEL RINGUETTE
>>  HEIDI EMAMI


SUMMIT COMMITTEE


Leisa Wellsman  Co-Chair | Associate Registrar | Records, Registration & Enrolment Reporting | Conestoga College

Cathy van Soest  Co-Chair | Manager | EducationPlannerBC Transcript Services

Brian Patton  Manager, Application Systems | OUAC - Ontario Universities' Application Centre

Joanne Duklas President | Duklas Cornerstone Consulting

Ruth Blades  Operations Manager | Nova Scotia Council on Admission & Transfer

Susan Stein  Executive Director | Alberta Post-Secondary Application System

Romesh Vadivel  Assistant Registrar and Director, Service Point, Enrolment Services | McGill University


​​PROGRAM


To view the PROGRAM, click here.


At PESC’s Fall 2017 Data Summit, the education community convenes to provide education and information to attendees on current initiatives and emerging best practices impacting technology & standards; and to promote innovative, collaborative, real solutions that maximize automated, reusable and sustainable technologies in order to improve institutional performance, student and service delivery, and overall connectivity between stakeholders.

Speakers and Presenters in General Sessions are leaders and experts spanning education policy, practice and technology.  In Breakout Sessions, groups focus on a specific topic of interest (Canadian PESC User Group, Academic Credentialing, Blockchain, JSON Task Force) – check the program for the complete list.

Education, in all its facets, is highly complex.  The PESC Fall 2017 Data Summit focuses on DATA and attracts all the major stakeholders dedicated to student mobility and digitalization of student records.  Attendees will learn from the tremendous amount of resources provided and be connected through PESC to a growing global community.

PESC welcomes the General Public and all PESC Members for this historic Fall 2017 Data Summit in Toronto at which PESC will celebrate its 20th Year Anniversary!  Founded in 1997 by 30 leading colleges, universities, associations, testing agencies, service providers, government agencies and student financial aid officials, PESC’s mission as an open standards-development and standards-setting body has remained true throughout! 


Our official celebration takes place at the Annual Fall Reception Wednesday October 25, 2017 at 6pm – please join us!


LINKS
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>> ARUCC

>> Diploma Supplement

>> EdExchange

>> EMREX

>> Erasmus Without Paper

>> GEO Code

>> Groningen Declaration Network

>> My eQuals












Parchment
REGISTER NOW FOR PESC FALL 2017 DATA SUMMIT IN TORONTO OCTOBER 25-27, 2017!

LINKS

>> ARUCC
>> Diploma Supplement

>> EdExchange
>> 
EMREX
>> 
EWP

>> GEO Code
>> 
GDN


PESC FALL 2017 SYMPOSIUM & DATA SUMMIT
National Student Clearinghouse

Featured Topics

Academic Credentialing  |   Blockchain  |   Diploma Supplement  |  EdExchange   |  GEO Code

Groningen Declaration Network  |  Student Mobility Across Canada  |  ​View from Down Under

Advancing

 S TUDENTM OBILITY IN A D IGITALW ORLD

​​​Featured Speakers


DR. ROB FLEMING

Executive Director, BCCAT

PHILIP BELANGER

Executive Director, CATNB

MICHAEL RINGUETTE

CICIC, Council of Ministers of Education, Canada

HEIDI EMAMI

Associate Registrar, McGill University

LIA QUICKERT

Executive Director (I), ONCAT

JAMES KELLY
Senior Director of Technology, ECE
W. MATT BEMIS
Associate Registrar, University of Southern California
RAJEEV ARORA
Senior VP Products, Parchment

SIMONE RAVAIOLI

Digitary

Oracle Corporation

FALL 2017 DATA  SUMMIT

​   RADISSON ADMIRAL HARBOURFRONT HOTEL | TORONTO

25-27 OCTOBER 2017

​​Featured Speakers


KATHLEEN MASSEY
Associate VP, University of Lethbridge

HERMAN DE LEEUW

Executive Director, Groningen Declaration Network 

DR. ANDREW TRNACEK

CEO, Higher Ed Services

ANDY DOWLING

CEO, Digitary​

RICARDO TORRES

President & CEO, National Student Clearinghouse

ROMESH VADIVEL

Assistant Registrar & Director SP, McGill University

CHRIS JAGERS

CEO, Learning Machine

JOELLEN SHENDY

Associate Vice Provost & Registrar, UMUC

CHARMAINE HACK

Registrar, Ryerson University


​​​​​​WELCOME


>>> REGISTRATION IS OPEN <<<


PESC's FALL 2017 SYMPOSIUM & DATA SUMMIT!


The PESC Membership and the General Public

are welcome and encouraged to register and attend! 


The PESC FALL 2017 SYMPOSIUM & DATA SUMMIT is held Wednesday October 25 - 27, 2017 at The Radisson Admiral Harbourfront Hotel in Toronto. Beginning at 7:30am on October 25, 2017 with continental breakfast, registration and a 1st Time Attendee Welcome Session, the FALL 2017 SYMPOSIUM & DATA SUMMIT includes PESCs Annual Membership Meeting, Annual Fall Reception and concludes by noon on Friday October 27, 2017.


DATA SUMMITS


DATA SUMMITS focus on access, integration and implementation of data systems; maintenance and promotion of data exchange standards; open, community-driven development and innovation of technology; mobility and overall interoperability; & other key factors that drive global education data systems development and technology.

PESC and ITS MEMBERS lead open, transparent, collaborative development across P20W Education. Supporting this mission are PESC partners AACRAO, APEREO, ARUCC, EMREX, Erasmus Without Paper, Groningen Declaration Network, HR Open Standards, Internet2, SHEEO & US Department of Education's CEDS - Common Education Data Standards Initiative.  

PESC is sponsored annually by Credentials Solutions, National Student Clearinghouse, Oracle, & Parchment.


REGISTRATION


To register, click REGISTER ONLINE and complete the registration process online.  Registration fees are listed below:

 

> REGULAR

  General 

  $1,225 (US)


  PESC Member
  $995 (US)


>  
ONE DAY PASS - Wednesday October 25, 2017 


  General

  $395 (US)


All General and Breakout Sessions and events are open to all registered attendees.  Dress code is business casual. Transparent collaboration, engaging discussions, awareness of technical resources and best practices, identification of emerging technologies, new business contacts, and tips from experts of leading community organizations can be expected.

Note that General Sessions are presented in typical conference format in which featured speakers present on a certain topic followed by brief Q&A; while Breakout Sessions follow a more informal workshop format in which group members roll up their sleeves, discuss and interact in more detail in order to advance the group activities and maximize in-person convening time.


HOTEL


Please be advised that the Fall 2017 Data Summit Hotel Venue is *SOLD OUT* on Tuesday night 24 October 2017.  Additional harbourfront area hotels that may be available are listed below.  Please contact these venues directly.

​>>  Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Downtown
​>>  
Strathcona Hotel Downtown Toronto


For hotel reservations, please contact the Radisson Admiral Harbourfron Hotel directly by phone or make online reservations through the online hotel site:

>>  ONLINE HOTEL RESERVATIONS (Radisson Admiral Harbourfront)

Radisson Admiral Harbourfront Hotel Toronto
249 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON M5J 2N5, Canada
+1.800.333.3333
Rate Deadline: September 15, 2017

The group rate is $230 (CA) per night single/double and the group name is "PESC".

The hotel cut-off date for the discounted group rate is September 15, 2017.

Dress code is business casual.


TRAVEL


>> VISA TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS FOR CANADA

>> TORONTO PEARSON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

>> TRAVELING FROM USA TO CANADA

>> TRAVELING BACK TO USA FROM CANADA

>> WASHINGTON POST ARTICLE ON TRAVEL


REGISTRATION CANCELLATION POLICY


Cancellation and refund requests must be made in writing (e.g. email) and will be processed 30 days after the FALL 2017 DATA SUMMIT concludes. Any person who registers and decides not to attend MUST send a formal cancellation request - otherwise payment is due. Requests made by September 15, 2017 may be considered for a refund upon request. Any request made after September 15, 2017 is not eligible for a refund regardless of the attendance of the registrant. Refund and/or cancellation requests must be submitted to:

Jennifer Kim
Membership Services Director
PESC
1250 Connecticut Ave, NW
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036

Requests may also be sent by email to Jennifer.Kim@PESC.org.


REGISTRATION POLICY


PESC requires that all speakers, moderators, chairs and attendees of Data Symposiums & Summits register and pay to attend Data Symposiums & Summits. PESC thanks all speakers and is grateful for their efforts in volunteering to provide updates and presentations. Only in rare instances, however (that is if a speaker is only attending a Data Symposium & Summit for a specific session or presentation), can registration fees be waived and only by the PESC office.​







 

2017 Marks PESC's 20th Year Anniversary!

​​Unlock the Mobility of  Education Data with PESC Approved Standards

PESC - Postsecondary Electronic Standards Council
FALL 2017 DATA SUMMIT
PESC Celebrates 20th Anniversary in 2017

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