Accruent Forward (EMS) Regional Conference

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Thank you for your interest in the Higher Education Accruent Forward event at Grand Valley State University. We are excited to offer this Accruent Forward event at no cost to you. We’re focused on making sure you’re getting the most benefit and education out of this event as possible. If you have already registered, we will be refunding your registration fee shortly.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/accruent-forward-higher-education-tickets-56683569081

When :     

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Friday, June 28, 2019

Location :

Grand Valley State University (Click here for directions and campus map)

Russel H. Kirkhof Center

Allendale, MI 49401          

Check-in at the Russel H. Kirkhof Center

Thursday, 6/27 at 12pm

Friday, 6/28, at 9am 

Conference **: 

Our Accruent partners have generously added an additional 1/2 day of sessions followed by a networking reception on Thursday, 6/27! 

Thursday, 6/27, 12:30pm - 6pm

Friday, 6/28,  8:30am -- 4pm

What does the conference include?

Thursday:

Sessions will run from 1pm - 3:45pm with Networking Reception immediately following. An afternoon snack will be provided and heavy appetizers will be served at the networking reception.  

Friday: 

Breakfast at 8:30am

Sessions will run from 9am - 4 pm 

Breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack will be provided.

Hotel Information

Overnight accommodations are available at many nearby hotels. Because I was not able to guarantee a certain number of rooms for a block, I was unable to secure a conference rate at any hotels. 

Suburban hotels:

Hampton Inn, Grandville, MI

Holiday Inn Express, Grandville, MI

Downtown Grand Rapids hotels:

Courtyard by Marriot, Grand Rapids, MI

Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Grand Rapids, MI

JW, Grand Rapids, MI

 

AGENDA (shared 4/5/19)

Thursday, June 27, 2019

12:30 – 1:00 pm  Arrival & Networking

1:00 – 1:30 pm Accruent Introduction

1:30 – 2:30 pm Industry & Market Update (marketecture review & current trends)

2:30 – 2:45 pm BREAK

2:45 – 3:45 pm FAMIS & EMS – How They Can Work

4:00 – 6:00 pm Reception

 

Friday, June 28, 2019 (EMS Track)

8:30 – 9:00 am Breakfast

9:00 – 9:45 am Product Road Map

9:45 – 10:45 am Overview of All EMS Products

10:45 – 11:00 am BREAK

11:00 – 11:45 session 1 Mary Lyons and Wendy from Monroe County CC “How We Use EMS for Invoicing”

11:00 – 11:45 session 2 Creating Accounts

11:00 – 11:45 session 3 Academic Workflow

12:00 – 1:00 pm LUNCH

1:00 – 1:45 pm  Building an EMS Campus – Richard Baxter

2:00 – 2:15 pm BREAK

2:15 – 3:00  session 1 Reporting and Analytics – the Statistical Reports

2:15 – 3:00 session 2 Intro to the Query Builder

2:15 – 3:00 session 3 Academic Reports OR the CPI Campus Planning Interface

3:00 – 3:15 Move back to Main Session

3:15 – 4:00 Ask the Experts

 

Friday, June 28, 2019 (FAMIS Track)

8:30 – 9:00 am Breakfast

9:00 – 9:45 am Product Roadmap

9:45 – 10:45 am Reporting & Analytics

10:45 – 11:00 am BREAK

11:00 – 12:00 pm Customer Presentation (Instructional)

12:00 – 1:00 pm LUNCH

1:00 – 2:00 pm Roundtables (Topics TBD: break out based on topic)

2:00 – 2:15 pm BREAK

2:15 – 2:45 pm Customer Presentation

2:45 – 3:15 pm Product Demonstration (Topic TBD: Grant Tracking, Reporting, Keys, etc.)

3:15 – 4:00 pm Q&A/Ask the Experts

Register here https://www.eventbrite.com/e/accruent-forward-higher-education-tickets-56683569081