Speaking

The .eduGurus are regular speakers and attendees at higher education, Web development and marketing conferences and seminars. If you are interested in having one or more of us speak at an upcoming conference, seminar or Webinar, please contact us.

Upcoming Presentations

Nikki Massaro Kauffman

  • Penn State Network of Trainers Summer Event: Creating and Assessing Your Online Training Materials, August 12, 2010
  • HighEdWeb 2010: Facebook Faceplant: Lessons Learned from Social Media Failures (and Successes), October 10-13, 2010
  • HighEdWeb 2010: Talk Documentation to Me (poster), October 10-13, 2010

Nick DeNardis

  • edUI – half-day workshop at EdUI on how to use advanced website analytics to optimize your designs
    November 8, 2010

Michael Fienen

  • Omniupdate User Conference 2011, Topic: The Importance of Interactive Campus Tours, March 6-10 2011
  • Brain Traffic Content Strategy Conference, Topic: Higher Ed Content Strategy, May 9-10 2011

Rachel Reuben

  • Please see Rachel’s Web site for details

Sample of previous conference/seminar/Webinar sessions by the .eduGurus

Michael Fienen

  • Conference on Higher Education Computing in Kansas: May 2007
    Topic: Google Mini Yields Big Results [slideshow]
  • HighEdWeb Regional - Cornell: April 2009
    Topic: Social Media Storytelling - “Trusting Your Users” [video]
  • HighEdWeb: October 2009
    Topic: Better Living through Minions: A Guide to Student Workers [presentation]
  • HELIX: March 2010
    Topic: Can Higher Ed Surf With Google Wave? [presentation]
  • HigherEdExperts.com Open Source CMS Fair: April 2010
    Topic: Why DotCMS could be your next Web Content Management System [view info]
  • dotCMS Boot Camp: April 2010
    Topic: Best Practices for Building Sites in dotCMS [slideshow]
  • HighEdWeb 2010: October 2010
    Topic: Got Centerpiece? So Does Everyone Else [slideshow/video]
  • Stamats Integrated Technology Conference 2010: October 2010
    Topic: Panel Discussion: How to Create an Effective Social Media Policy

Kyle James

Nikki Massaro Kauffman

  • EduWEB Conference 2009, Twitter Me This? [link]
  • Penn State Web Conference 2009, Creating Effective Web Tutorials with Screen Capturing Software [slideshow]
  • Penn State Libraries In-Service Day 2009, Instant Trainer—Just Add Water! [slideshow]
  • HighEd Web 2008“C” is for Consistency: Adopting the CMS
  • Penn State Web Conference 2008, What Not to Wear on the Web [slideshow]
  • Penn State Web Conference 2007, XSLT: What Is It and Why Use It? [slideshow] and XSLT: How Do We Use It? [hands-on sample files]
  • See complete list on Nikki’s site.

Nick DeNardis

  • Higher Ed Hero – Crash Course to Revamp Your College’s Online Presence April 1, 2010
  • Case V – Realigning your Redesign Process (wrap up) December 15, 2009
  • HighEdWeb 2009 - Starting a Web Office from Scratch: Trials and Tales (wrap up) October 5, 2009
  • MIUPA - Break Through the Administrative Barriers and Focus on Your Users (wrap up) August 18, 2009
  • High Ed Experts - Web Redesign on a dime in 10 steps April 23, 2009
  • IUE 2009 - Panel Session | Social Networks: Achieving Business Success (wrap up) April 2, 2009
  • ASIS&T - Web Standards and Accessibility (video) February 24, 2009
  • Refresh Detroit - Social Media Panel Discussion (wrap up) January 21, 2009

Karlyn Morissette

  • CASE Communications, Marketing and Technology Conference: Topics: The 10 Commandments of E-Marketing and Ignite the Conversation: Blogging as a Marketing Tool, April 15-16, 2009
  • HigherEdExperts.com: Advanced Email Analytics: How to track data, measure ROI and improve your email initiatives, March 26, 2009
  • American Marketing Association Symposium on the Marketing of Higher Education: November 2008
    Topic: Taking Email to the Next Level: Building an Integrated Program that will Get Results
  • Stamats Integrated Marketing Conference: November 2008 [video of presentation]
    Topic: Eye on the Prize: Implementing Technology with an Eye on ROI
  • SUNY CUAD Conference: Goal-Driven Web Strategy: Implementing Technology with an Eye on ROI, June 10-12, 2009
  • eduWeb Conference, Topic: 5 Commandments of Email Marketing, Chicago, IL, July 20-22, 2009
  • American Marketing Association Symposium on the Marketing of Higher Education, Topic: Goal-Driven Web Strategy: Implementing Technology with an Eye on ROI, Boston, MA, November 15-18, 2009
  • CASE District V Annual Conference, Topic: Why Twitter Matters, Chicago, IL, December 13-15, 2009
  • HighEdWeb 2010, Topic: Confessions of a Wicked Vendor, Cincinnati, OH, October 10-13, 2010

Rachel Reuben

  • See the complete list on Rachel’s Web site.