Please join host Grinnell College, reviving Partner ACI Universal Payments, conference reviving sponsors and your colleagues from around the upper Midwest in Grinnell, Iowa on October 24th and October 25th.

 
 
 

T H U R S D A Y

through 8:00am

7:00AM

Pre-Conference Workshop registration in HSSC Atrium

through 12:00pm

8:00AM

Pre-Conference Workshop on RESTful APIs

through 11:00am

8:00AM

Vendor registration in the HSSC Atrium

through 12:00pm

10:00AM

Attendee registration in the Harris center

through 1:45pm

12:15PM

Lunch, Welcome and Keynote Speaker in the Harris Center

2:00PM

through 2:50pm

Conference Sessions in HSSC

through 3:30pm

2:50PM

Break in the Vendor area in the HSSC Atrium

3:30PM

through 5:20pm

Conference Sessions in HSSC

through 7:00pm

5:30PM

Reception and Building Tour in the HSSC Atrium

F R I D A Y

7:00AM

Breakfast in the HSSC Atrium

through 8:00am

8:00AM

through 9:50am

Conference Sessions in HSSC

9:50AM

through 10:30am

Break in the Vendor area in the HSSC Atrium

10:30am

through 12:20pm

Conference Sessions in HSSC

Closing Remarks and Box Lunch Pick-up

12:30pm

through 1:00pm

Vendor Area Closes and Booths packed up

through 3:00pm

1:00pm

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wayne Bovier
Founder and CEO of HIGHER DIGITAL
MECA 2019

Wayne Bovier has over 20 years of experience leading global product teams and organizations across the media, education, internet and telecommunications industries.  Currently, Wayne is CEO of HIGHER DIGITAL, a digital transformation software and consulting company specializing in global higher education.  Wayne also led digital transformation for the Laureate Education (LAUR) Global Products and Services division, served as Vice President, Product Development for Ellucian and was director of international product strategy at Blackboard.  Hear Wayne share his insights on digital transformation and how they can help you #MECADifference at your institution.

 

A I R P O R T

Des Moines International Airport is located 60 miles west of Grinnell College. The airport has nineteen connections to major airline hubs, giving customers a wide variety of flights and times to choose from. For more information regarding flights or about the airport, click here to visit the Des Moines International Airport website.

H O T E L s

The MECA Conference partners with hotels from the local area to ensure a comfortable stay for all conference attendees. This year, MECA has partnered with Grinnell Hotel, Country Inn and Suites, Comfort Inn and Suites, Quality Inn, and Best Western hotels. 

T H I N G S  T O  D O  

in grinnell

in des moines

 
 
 

Grinnell

HOTEL GRINNELL

 Located in the heart of Grinnell, this hotel is a brief 10-minute walk to campus. This modern hotel is a remodeled old school building, providing visitors with a truly unique stay. 

 

Rooms Available: TBD

Price: $135 (for King/Queen loft) with conference promotional code MECA2019.  Other room style rates from $155 to $215.

 

For more information or to book a room, click HERE to visit their site.