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Information Systems for the new HE landscape - JISC-HESA-UCISA Consultation Event

Date: Wednesday 29 February 2012, 11:00-15:30
Venue: Target Space at Centre Point, London WC1A 1DD.


10:30  Refreshments and registration  
11:00 Welcome and introductions   Peter Tinson

HE Information Landscape Project 
This project is investigating the HE Information Landscape in order to arrive at a new system that    meets the needs of a wider group of users; reduces the duplication that currently exists and results in timelier and more relevant data. 
Presentation (ppt) short version
Presentation (ppt)

Gill Ferrell,
John Millner
12:45 Lunch

JISC "Course data: making the most of course information"
Short presentation about the Course Data Programme followed by a discussion on implementing standards such as XCRI-CAP and HEAR
Presentation (ppt)

Ruth Drysdale, Rob Englebright
14:45 Discussion
To discuss and agree impacts of initiatives on the sector
15:30 Close

Summary notes from the meeting

The UCISA CIS survey

This survey is carried out annually and provides a simple snapshot of the core CIS in use by UCISA members. It is open to all UCISA members and collects basic information about the main corporate information systems (CIS) in use in the HE sector. More information about this survey can be found at

Are Education Technology Interoperability Standards Creating the Future?

At the CETIS 2012 Conference Rob Abel, IMS Chief Executive officer, gave a key note presentation on ‘Are Education Technology Interoperability Standards Creating the Future'. In this presentation, Rob Abel offered his perspective on how far the international community has come and where we need to go in terms of creating mainstream education sector adoption of interoperability that enables the future of digital learning.

Rob Abel's presentation (ppt)

Rob Abel's presentation short version (ppt)