Ellucian User Conference 2019
Middle East User Conference
11-12 November 2019 | Dubai, UAE
Four Seasons Hotel, Dubai

Join us this year at Ellucian’s Middle East User Conference on 11 - 12 November 2019 at the
Four Seasons Hotel, Dubai. You’ll have the opportunity to connect with a community of peers from across the higher education sector to exchange ideas, experiences and expertise.

Questions about the Ellucian User Conference in November? Please contact Nicola Degaetano.

Why attend?

At the Ellucian User Conference, you will discover ways to:

  • Gain the collective insight of our clients and the sharing of information and best practices
  • Prepare for a new era of integrated, personalised data-driven experiences
  • Unlock your data to improve decision making, increase performance and spur student success
  • Plan for the adoption of new cloud applications
  • Learn how your colleagues in the field are innovating and problem-solving

Who will be there?

At the Ellucian User Conference we will welcome guests from institutions across the Middle East. Attendees include:

  • Ellucian customers
  • Employees of other invited higher education and vocational institutions
  • Third-party exhibitors
  • Industry analysts
  • Speakers and special guests

Call For Proposals

The Ellucian User Conference is a truly interactive event and one of the key highlights is the opportunity to hear from Ellucian clients. We welcome your presentations and ideas.

Please complete the online form with your details and synopsis — the deadline for submission is Thursday 15 August 2019.

Call for award nominations

Ellucian customers are encouraged to submit nominations that highlight innovations and technology-driven successes they’ve developed at their institutions. The deadline for submitting the award nomination form is 30 September 2019.


The Ellucian User Conference is free of charge.

Hotel and Travel

Four Seasons Dubai

The conference will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Dubai.

Accommodation rates for conference delegates wishing to stay at the Four Seasons Hotel is AED2,175 per room per night. When booking please add the promo code: 191110SPEC. This is limited until the month of September and depending on room availability.

If you have any questions, please liaise directly with the hotel and contact the Reservations Team directly at [email protected] or on +971 4 270 7777.

Rooms are limited so it is strongly advised to book your accommodation at the earliest.

If you require a justification letter for your institution or a visa letter, please contact Nicola Degaetano.

Event and Programme

Conference at a glance

11 November

  • 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. — Opening keynote and Ellucian update
  • 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. — Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. — Breakout sessions
  • 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. — Networking evening

12 November

  • 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. — Breakout sessions
  • 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. — Closing keynote and awards
  • 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. — Lunch

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The Ellucian User Conference is a great opportunity for you to network with your peers from across the sector. The programme will include dedicated networking time for you to meet with new and existing connections from across the Ellucian community.

Exhibition area

Enjoy the dedicated free time to connect with Ellucian partners in the exhibition area. For more information on our sponsors and partners, please visit the sponsors and exhibitors list.

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