9 Things Not to Miss at Ellucian Live 2023

9 Things Not to Miss at Ellucian Live 2023

Leaders from institutions around the world will converge at Ellucian Live 2023 to discover game-changing solutions, industry insights, and powerful connections from March 26–29. With more than 300 high-impact keynotes, panels, and user groups designed to help your institution unlock possibility and achieve success, Ellucian Live might seem like just another great edtech conference—but it's more than that. Here are nine things you won't want to miss.

1.  Let the Good Times Roll

New Orleans is well known for an unparalleled food and music culture. You can experience it all with networking and entertainment each night of the conference. Start by reconnecting with colleagues and Ellucian team members at the Welcome Reception Sunday evening.

2.  Keynotes That Will Make You Think Differently

The New York Times bestselling author, journalist, and host of Revisionist History podcast is bringing his expertise on social trends and changes to Ellucian Live for a keynote on Monday. Malcolm Gladwell is the author of six New York Times bestsellers—The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, What the Dog Saw, David and Goliath, and Talking to Strangers. He has been named one of the 100 most influential people by TIME magazine and one of the Foreign Policy's Top Global Thinkers.

3.  An Award-winning Chef–BAM!

Join Chef Emeril Lagasse during Monday's Showcase Cocktail Reception for an inspiring fireside chat. The New Orleans-based, award-winning chef, restauranteur, author, and philanthropist kicks things up a notch at Ellucian Live as he discusses his storied career, his own educational journey as well as The Emeril Lagasse Foundation supporting educational programs.

4.  Meet up With Peers for a Braindate

Ellucian Live 2023 will also welcome back the peer learning experts at Braindate to give you even more ways to brainstorm, solve challenges, and share expertise while meeting new people. Braindates are 1:1 or small group conversation based on topics created by Ellucian Live attendees. Create your own topic or browse topics others have created in the Braindate Topic Market.

5.  Destress With Puppies in the Exhibit Hall

We're bringing back our most popular fluffy friends from last year! Take a break from the conference to cuddle up with some sweet puppies in the exhibit hall. While you’re there, check out more than 70 sponsors and exhibitors.

6.  Celebrate in True Big Easy Style at the Customer Appreciation Event

End Tuesday at Mardi Gras World, a 300,000 square foot working warehouse where floats are made for Mardi Gras parades. Keep an eye out for local foods, such as beignets from Café du Monde, jambalaya, king cakes, and more. And, stick around for a live performance by the Phunky Monkeys.

7.  Music That Embodies the Spirit of New Orleans

Grammy-winning musician, philanthropist, and world-renowned jazz legend, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews and his band Orleans Avenue are bringing the true spirit of New Orleans to Ellucian Live. They are joining us on Wednesday for a live performance followed by a fireside chat with Andrews about his work inspiring youth through the Trombone Shorty Foundation.

8.  Four Themes to Unlock Possibility

Ellucian Live 2023 will focus on four core themes that represent higher education's greatest opportunities and challenges in the coming years.

  • Build institutional resilience
  • Empower faculty and staff
  • Accelerate student success
  • Drive innovation

9.  A Glimpse Into the Future of Ellucian Solutions

Get a look into the future of Ellucian solutions throughout the conference, during keynotes, sessions, and in the exhibit hall. We'll unveil new features, products, and give you a chance to test out solutions. Meet with Ellucian experts and find out how our edtech solutions can help you achieve institutional success.

Be Part of Innovation That Unlocks Possibility at Ellucian Live 2023

Attending Ellucian Live 2023 is an opportunity to learn from experts, be inspired by industry leaders, get exciting glimpses of the future of edtech solutions and network with peers. It's more than just a great edtech conference—it's an experience you won't forget. Be sure to join us in New Orleans from March 26-29 to unlock possibility and achieve success. Can’t wait to see you there!

Get your ticket for Ellucian Live 2023 before standard pricing rates increase on March 25.

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