9 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Miss Ellucian Live 2024

 9 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Miss Ellucian Live 2024

At Ellucian Live 2024, leaders and changemakers from around the world will come together to explore higher education's greatest opportunities with future-ready ideas, solutions, and best practices designed to drive transformation. Here are nine reasons you won't want to miss this year's event.

Unique Attractions

Every year, Ellucian Live delivers the insights and inspiration attendees need to achieve their goals. Ellucian Live 2024 is no exception, and also includes a few unique features that make it the edtech conference you won’t want to miss.

1. Experience Out-of-this-World Keynotes

Ellucian Live's biggest moments happen on the main stage to be shared by thousands of attendees. Learn how to reimagine the student and staff experience with a product-focused keynote session and get inspired by celebrity guest speakers. This year, we'll be joined by award-winning actor, producer, writer, and "captain," William Shatner, whose storied 70-year career will remind attendees to never stop exploring the future's possibilities.

2. Explore the Vibrant, Global Culture of San Antonio

For the first time ever, Ellucian Live will take place in beautiful San Antonio, Texas. Our host city is known for its vibrant heritage, diverse cultural influences, and world-class food scene. From the famed River Walk to the Alamo, there is so much to do within steps of the Convention Center.

3. Enjoy An Unforgettable View of the Solar Eclipse

What better way to highlight the illuminating power of higher ed technology than front-row seats for a total solar eclipse? Ellucian Live 2024 attendees will enjoy an incredible viewing experience right at the conference site.

A Global Community of Higher Ed Leaders

Repeat attendees don't just come back for Ellucian Live's game-changing solutions — they also come for the connections. Meet and network with a global community of technology leaders whose success stories may inspire your next big innovation.

4. Connect with Peers in a Braindate

Get ready for a new way to brainstorm, solve challenges, and share expertise with your peers! Braindates are 1:1 or small-group conversations based on topics created by Ellucian Live attendees. Submit your own topic based on your role's biggest priorities or select one from others in the Braindate Topic Market.

5. Unlock Insights from Solutions Experts and Product Vendors

Get the most out of your software with tips and learnings from technology experts. Find a deep-dive educational session on specific products, ask questions at one of our designated lounges, and check out dozens of sponsors and exhibitors excited to introduce you to new possibilities for your institution.

6. Celebrate in Style at the River Walk Customer Appreciation Event

Instead of just one amazing venue, this year’s Customer Appreciation Event will feature six! Ellucian Live 2024 is taking over San Antonio's famed South Bank River Walk with a variety of incredible experiences along the water. Enjoy unique cuisine at each of the six venues set to a musical backdrop of locally celebrated bands.

Can’t-Miss Sessions

Ellucian Live 2024 features hundreds of educational sessions built around a central theme: Illuminate. Innovate. Inspire. We've picked out a few key sessions below that embody each of these calls to action, but you can also browse the full content catalog here.

7. "Illuminate" the Future

Scope out what's in store for higher ed and illuminate the most pressing challenges and opportunities institutions currently face. Here are a few sessions that will help you light the way for your own goals and strategic plans:

8. “Innovate” in a Changing Industry

With a reliable technology foundation, higher ed can innovate ahead of evolving learner needs, reimagine the student experience, and harness new tools to grow. Here are a few sessions that equip institutions to be future-ready:

9. "Inspire" Ongoing Transformation

As a community, we inspire ourselves and others to lead through change, optimize technology, and cultivate growth. Here are a few sessions focused on building a brighter future for higher education:

Get Future-Ready at Ellucian Live 2024

Higher education is evolving, but with modern technology and a global community of support, you can chart a course for future success. Register now for Ellucian Live 2024 and join us in San Antonio, April 7–10.

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