Lightning Talks

Date: Friday, July 13, 2018
Time: 9:30 - 10:15 am (CDT) (UTC-05:00)
9:30 - 10:15 am (CDT) (UTC-05:00)

All work and no fun? Nonsense! — How creativity, curiosity, surprise and play help us work

Donna Talarico

It’s OK to day dream. Our minds need to play. We need to wonder; we need to wander. In a day where we’re on sensory overload, it’s important for our brains to take a break—in both our personal and professional lives—otherwise, we burn out. In this inspirational session, we’ll take a mental road trip of…

9:30 - 10:15 am (CDT) (UTC-05:00)

Dare to share: Design principles for using CMSs in academic research

Eric Sembrat

Higher-education and research are synonymous: educating the next genius and engineering the future. However, the two areas in universities are, in many campuses, leagues apart in how they create, consume, and distribute web applications. Research utilizing web applications, from custom PHP applications to content management system customizations and plugins, are commonly built as stand-alone, narrow…

9:30 - 10:15 am (CDT) (UTC-05:00)

Enterprise level scale: lessons learned in real estate

Lacy Paschal

Thoughts on managing large multisites with thousands of users, and only one theme.

9:30 - 10:15 am (CDT) (UTC-05:00)

Keeping everyone in the loop

Shawn Hooper

Preparing to release a new update to your website or app? This lightning talk will discuss how to prepare all stakeholders as launch day approaches.