Every year, we look forward to joining together as a community, sharing ideas, and educating each other. While our virtual partner experience will be delivered differently in 2020, our focus remains the same.
Over the two days, we will share invaluable insights from partner institutions, Othot team members, and thought leaders. The schedule has some flexibility and breaks so you won’t be sitting at your desk for two 8-hour days in a Zoom fog. Our sessions are 45-minutes and there will be plenty of pauses so you can balance your daily work and the virtual partner experience. Whether you can attend the entire event or only a few sessions, we are excited for you to join us.
Current and future partners are welcome to attend Othot’s Virtual Partner Experience.
Partners teaching partners is the goal of these sessions. Our partner institutions will share best practices and how they use the Othot Platform to achieve enrollment and student success goals.
Members of the Othot team will provide updates on new product offerings and new features and functionality in the Platform. We will also present research and the approaches we are taking to adapt our solution for an ever-changing environment.
Our slate of thought leaders from higher education, data analytics, and other fields, will talk about some of today’s most pressing issues. These sessions will offer some new ideas and ways of thinking that we hope will inspire your day-to-day.
Professor of Economics
at Carleton College
Wednesday, August 12 · 3:30pm-4:30pm EDT
Distinguished University Professor of Health Science and Policy, and of Epidemiology
Jonas Salk Chair in Population Health
Dean Emeritus, Graduate School of Public Health
Thursday, August 13 · 2:00pm-3:00pm
From the CEO’s Desk
Tune in to hear from Fred Weiss, Othot’s CEO, gain for an update on Othot’s operations, the Othot Platform, and why data and analytics are even more critical in today’s environment.
Understanding Student Success from a New Perspective
During this interactive session, you’ll hear how Indiana University of Pennsylvania used the Othot Platform to evolve their student success strategies and practices and used data science driven insights to best engage and retain their students.
Are You Pulling All of the Financial Aid Levers?
Leaders from Whitman College and Florida Institute of Technology will discuss their unique challenges and approaches when developing their financial aid strategies, plus how they felt more confident making adaptations in light of the pandemic.
The Agile College: Navigating Demographic Change
How can a college or university prepare for forecasted demographic disruptions? Nathan Grawe will explore this question in his session and offer some avenues that institutions can take to respond to the demographic challenges that lie ahead.
Othot’s Research: Data Science and Modeling to Tackle Emerging Needs
This is a two-part session:
Improving Efficiency: Targeting and Incentivizing the Right Students
With large pools of prospective students at various points along the enrollment funnel, how can you ensure your team is using their resources in the most efficient way possible? During the panel discussion, you’ll hear how Texas Tech University and Angelo State University used data and advanced analytics to improve their marketing effectiveness and outreach to students.
Forecasting the COVID-19 Pandemic
Presenter: Donald S. Burke, MD
Hear from Donald S. Burke MD about how data and modeling are used to monitor and track infectious diseases and how demographic, behavioral, and mobility data can be used in public health modeling to identify changes in trends and support decision making.
The Way Forward: Othot’s Product Vision
John Abbatico and Bob DiMaggio will share Othot’s product roadmap, review new features in the Othot Platform, and provide insight into what to expect in the next release.