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CSG Workshops and Business Meeting Agenda

University of Colorado, Boulder
22-24 January, 2020


Tuesday:  Pre-Meeting Discussion
Alpine-Balsam Room, Boulderado Hotel

1:00            
Pre-meeting Discussion: CloudBank
Coordinators:  Brian Demeulle, Alok Vimawala
Please see Addendum A for the detailed agenda.
5:00Adjourn


Wednesday:  CSG Short Workshops
Multipurpose Room, Kittredge Central Building

Bus service from the Hotel Boulderado to the Kittredge Central Building
Buses circulate from 6:30 to 9:30 AM

7:30 - 9:00 Breakfast
Multipurpose Room, Kittredge Central Building 
9:00Welcome & Conference Introduction (Larry Levine & Charles Antonelli)
Multipurpose Room
9:05 CSG Short Workshop:  The student experience, IT planning, and learning to love (or not) the Student Information Systems market
Coordinators:  Tom Lewis (UW) & Erik Hofer (UW), Jennifer Sparrow (PSU), Leah Lang (EDUCAUSE), Becky Joffrey (Cornell), Diane Butler (Rice), Carrie Shumaker (UMich), Erik Hofer (UW), Alan Crosswell (Columbia)
Please see Addendum B for the detailed agenda.
10:45 Break
12:30Adjourn

 
12:30 - 1:30 Lunch
Multipurpose Room, Kittredge Central Building

 
1:30 CSG Short Workshop: Machine Learning and AI: Ethics and Practice
Coordinators: Mark McCahill (Duke), Alok Vimawala (UMich), Erik Hofer (UW) Tom Lewis (UW), Carrie Shumaker (UMich), Jennifer Sparrow or someone (PSU), Vanessa Roof (Nebraska), Becky Joffrey (Cornell), Klara Jelinkova (Rice/OpenStax)
Please see Addendum C for the detailed agenda.
Multipurpose Room
3:15
Break
5:00 Adjourn

Bus service from the Kittredge Central Building to the Hotel Boulderado
Buses depart shortly after 5 PM

Wednesday: CSG Group Dinner
Post Brewing Company

5:30
6:00
7:00
Cocktails
Hors d′oeuvres
Dinner


Thursday:  CSG Short Workshop
Multipurpose Room, Kittredge Central Building

Bus service from the Hotel Boulderado to the Kittredge Central Building
Buses circulate from 6:30 to 9:30 AM

7:30 - 9:00 Breakfast
Multipurpose Room, Kittredge Central Building
8:00 - 9:00
Steering Committee Breakfast
TBD
9:00 CSG Short Workshop:  University first: Structuring the modern IT organization and its distributed engagement model
Coordinators: Bill Allison (UCB) & Vanessa Roof (UNL) & Paul Erickson (Nebraska), Scott Kirner (ND), Tracy Weber (ND), Dana German (UVa), Jen Stedelin (PSU)
Please see Addendum D for the detailed agenda.
Multipurpose Room
10:45 Break
12:30 Adjourn

 
12:30 - 1:45 Lunch
Multipurpose Room, Kittredge Central Building


12:45 - 1:30
Integrated Teaching and Learning Laboratory Tour
Walking tour departs from and returns by bus to the Kittredge Central Building

Thursday:  CSG Business Meeting
Multipurpose Room, Kittredge Central Building

1:45             I. Introductory Remarks (CSG Coordinator)
1:50
II. Short Slots and Breaking News (CSG Coordinator)
Workshop Summaries (:05)
Consortial Updates (:20)
2:15III. Short Discussion 1: Strategy and security of passwordless authentication (WebAuthN)
Coordinators: Lec Maj (NYU), Richard Biever (Duke), Scotty Logan (Stanford), Brett Bieber (Nebraska)
3:15
Break
3:45
IV. Timely Topics and Gossip (Christen)
IoT security (Ken Klingenstein, University of Colorado & Internet 2)
Attribute release (Ken Klingenstein, University of Colorado & Internet 2)
The roots of CSG, and why R&E is different (Ken Klingenstein, University of Colorado & Internet 2)
Other topics TBA
4:45 V. Topic Selection for Next Meeting (Christen for Jelinkova)
5:00 Adjourn

Bus service from the Kittredge Central Building to the Hotel Boulderado
Buses depart shortly after 5 PM

Thursday: CSG Group Dinner
Flagstaff House

5:30
5:30
5:45
6:00
7:00
8:30
8:45
First two buses leave hotel for dinner venue
Cocktails
Last bus leaves hotel for dinner venue
Hors d′oeuvres
Dinner
First two buses leave dinner venue for hotel
Last bus leaves dinner venue for hotel


Friday: CSG Business Meeting
Multipurpose Room, Kittredge Central Building

Bus service from the Hotel Boulderado to the Kittredge Central Building
Buses circulate from 6:30 AM to 1:30 PM

7:30 - 9:00 Breakfast
Multipurpose Room, Kittredge Central Building
9:00 VI. Organizational Issues (CSG Coordinator)
  1. Steering/Membership Committee Issues (Christen)
  2. Treasurer's Report (Fleagle)
  3. Logistics for Next Meeting (Antonelli)
  4. Venues and Dates for Future CSG Meetings (Antonelli)
    Please see http://www.stonesoup.org/future.html
    for the current list.
9:15 VII. Short Discussion 2:  Best Mistakes Ever
Coordinators:  Bill Wrobleski (PSU), Marin Stanek (UC Boulder), Sarah Christen (Cornell)
10:30Break
11:00 VIII. Short Discussion 3:   Migration to Identity as a Service (IDaaS)
Coordinators:  Scott Kirner (ND), Michele Decker (ND), Kevin Morooney (Internet2)

 
11:45 Lunch
Multipurpose Room


1:00
Adjourn


Addendum A:
Pre-meeting Discussion:  CloudBank & STRIDES
Detailed Agenda

  1. Introductions
  2. CloudBank (UC San Diego CloudBank Team – Brian DeMeulle, Declan Fleming, Shava
    Smallen, Amin Qazi, Mike Norman, James Mitchell (Strategic Blue))
    1. Overview of CloudBank Program
      1. CloudBank – NSF-CISE
        1. Financial Management
        2. Education, Outreach, Training
      2. CloudBank – Other
    2. CloudBank Portal Demo
    3. Contracting Details and current state (Strategic Blue)
  3. Q&A
  4. Break
  5. STRIDES (University of Michigan – Alok Vimawala)
    1. Overview of STRIDES Program
    2. Contracting
  6. Local campus support models (Discussion)
  7. NSF/Internet2 E-CAS (Duke – Charley Kneifel)
  8. More Q&A


Addendum B:
Short Workshop:  The student experience, IT planning, and learning to love (or not) the Student Information Systems market
Detailed Agenda


While many talk about student journeys and the student experience, few have well-developed models for how to represent and connect the student experience to  real IT decisions and solutions. This session will offer examples and approaches for incorporating models of the student experience into IT planning.  An area of particular emphasis will be Student Information Systems, as many of us are doing some major work on the SIS in the near-term.  Once upon a time, many of us thought we could band together and create our own SIS. More recently, we accepted that a certain cloud ERP vendor would probably solve all of our woes. Now we are not so sure, given competing visions of what the future holds from providers of point-solutions, CRM suites, and "traditional" SIS. This session will describe how several schools have incorporated the student experience into their burgeoning love for the SIS market.

Defendant: Tom Lewis (UW)
Unindicted Co-conspirators: Diane Butler (Rice), Jody Couch (Berkeley), Alan Crosswell (Columbia), Erik Hofer (UW) Becky Joffrey (Cornell), Leah Lang (EDUCAUSE), Evan Levine (Duke), Chris Rice (UCSD), Carrie Shumaker (Michigan, Dearborn), William Washington (UW)

9:05-12:30
Agenda

1) SIS ecosystem trends from EDUCAUSE Core Data Services survey - Leah (5) 9:05

2) Student Experience & SIS Survey results - William (10) 9:10

3) Setup Discussion: Scoping the SIS project - Becky (15) 9:25

4) Ask the Students and They Will Tell You - Diane (15) 9:40

5) We Decided Not to Wait on the Student Information Systems Market - Alan (15) 9:55

6) Leave the Plumbing, Remodel the House - Carrie (15) 10:10

Slack/catch up time in the schedule (15)

Break (25) 10:40

7) Focusing on the Experience - Erik (15) 11:05

8) So You Implemented a Legacy SIS, Now What? - Jody (15) 11:20

9) Beyond Eating, Printing, and Wireless: Technology and the Modern Student - Evan (15) 11:35

10) 4,900 Participants & 1,700 Pages: From a Student Experience Study to an SIS RFP - Chris (15) 11:50

11) Student Experiences: A Diversity of Facets and Pathways - William (15) 12:05

Slack/catch up time in the schedule (10)

Addendum C: Short Workshop:  Machine Learning and AI: Ethics and Practice
Detailed Agenda

Machine Learning and AI: Ethics and Practice

1:30 - 1:50      Intro: what do we mean by AI and ML?  - Mark McCahill
                        ML interpretability for ethics and evaluation

1:50 - 2:10      What can go wrong with AI? - Alok Vimawala, Erik Hofer
                        the market, workbenches and AutoML (how simple is too simple?)

2:10 - 2:30      Methods for eliminating bias in ML models - Tom Lewis,  Bart Pursel
                        degree recommendation engines that don't perpetuate institutional racism/sexism,
                        student performance prediction systems

2:30 - 2:50      Typical use cases for AI/ML and common concerns  -  Tom Lewis,  Alok Vimawala

2:50 - 3:10      [...break...]

3:10 - 3:20      Survey results -  Alok Vimawala

3:20 - 3:40      Infrastructure for large scale ML for course and research use - Mark McCahill
                        undergrad GPU cluster, GPU scavengers, containerized environments

3:40 - 4:00      Chatbot case studies - Carrie Schumaker
                        Maturity path, roles, vendors, nudging

4:00 - 4:20      AI Legal/Policy landscape & role/staffing challenges - Erik Hofer / Vanessa Roof
                        Ethical/policy issues: use of AI in educational settings

4:20 - 4:55      discussion: Ethics, Vendors, Evaluating AI/ML - led by Tom Lewis, Bart Pursel

4:55 - 5:00      closing summary

5:00           [...end…]


Addendum D: Short Workshop:  University first: Structuring the modern IT organization and its distributed engagement model

9:00 – 9:45  What does the modern IT organization look like?

9:45 – 10:45  Small Wins

10:45 – 11:00  Break

11:00 – 12:30  Panel: Change Management