Proposal Information

CHECK Proposals

We invite you take an active role and participate in the conference by submitting a proposal for presentation. The deadline for submission has been extended to February 28, 2017. Submit your proposal by using the form at the bottom of this page.

The CHECK planning committee has developed a list of suggested topics to get you started:

Topic Suggestions

Intercollegiate collaboration ideas. Team up for a panel discussion, presentation or demo and share how each uses software, services, or procedures. Data storage including a discussion of cloud services (Evernote, DropBox,, etc.)
Hands on lab available Remote desktop support
Virtualizing our world Improvements to business processes/work flow
Help Desk best practices Digital signatures
Accessibility Digital signage
Social Media Central IT working in a decentralized environments
Video Conferencing/Lecture Capturing Enterprise solutions (email, student systems, learning management systems, content management systems, etc.)
Mobiles and mobility support Policy & Compliance
IT Training models Wireless network challenges, evolution, and strategies
CAS (Single Sign On) Mobile Apps for higher education
Linux server patch management and maintenance Innovations worth touting
Access Request System (Identity Management) Office 365 in higher ED
ERP Systems – Who are you using now? Are you considering a change? What process are you using to make such a decision? Google in higher ED
Open Source How to prepare for the one-to-one generation (their expectations in terms of IT needs and IT infused into the instruction)
Mobile self-service or Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) ITIL and other best practice frameworks for managing IT services
e-textbooks Open Textbook initiatives and IT’s involvement
Managing projects NOCs and monitoring systems.
Pay-for-print, or campus printing solutions (for students) Desktop management at an enterprise scale.
IT governing structures – who is on the committee? Do they set policy? IT Inventory and Asset Management
Marketing IT Services Other

Presentation Information

Presentations may take one of the following forms, or you may suggest an alternative format. All presentations are limited to 45 minutes, and presenters are encouraged to leave time at the end of the session for questions and answers.

  • Lecture-style – Traditional format in which a paper is presented with limited audience interaction
  • Panel discussion – Two or more speakers presenting multiple perspectives of the topic
  • Group presentation – multiple institutions share presentation/perspective of challenge on their respective campus (Round table)

Please complete the form below to submit your proposal. If there are any questions, please contact Submissions by email will not be accepted, so please be sure to use the form below.

Submit a Proposal

The Submission Deadline was February 28, 2017.

*The CHECK planning committee will review all proposals and make final selections for presentations to be included in the conference. All submitters will be contacted regarding the status of submitted proposals.