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EduTex: It's Closer Than You Think

By Claudia Lynch, Benchmarks Online Editor

Just a reminder to plan on joining EDUCAUSE and your colleagues from the Southwest for EduTex, the second annual EDUCAUSE Southwest Regional Conference for IT professionals in higher education. Technologists, managers, and executives from all higher education institutions in the Southwest -- small and large, public and private -- are invited to attend this conference.

EduTex will be held February 20-22, 2002 at the Hyatt Regency Austin on Town Lake, Austin, Texas. This year's theme is "IT -- Through HE** or High Water." The conference will feature practical, "how-to" sessions, a management and leadership focus, and region-specific issues organized around the following four tracks:

  • Technology and Applications/Infrastructure
  • Management Skills and Leadership
  • Support
  • E-Learning

In addition, corporate and higher education participants will present information on new developments in technology and software.

Follow the links at the EduTex Website for more information about this exciting event.

You are encouraged to give a presentation at EduTex. The deadline for proposals, October 1, 2001, is almost here, however, so if you are interested in giving a presentation please see and click on the "Program" button. Anyone who wishes to propose a track presentation may do so on topics including, but not limited to, the issues suggested in the track descriptions.

The EduTex Regional Conference Program Committee will review all proposals. The committee will select proposals to provide a program that offers a comprehensive and diverse treatment of issues related to the conference theme. Proposal respondents will be notified of decisions by November 15, 2001.

For additional information on all EDUCAUSE conferences, see