Presentations

Here are citations and links to presentations that I have delivered. These presentations encompass technology, social criticism, and social psychology, and were delivered in a variety of forums including national or regional conferences.

Chester, Timothy M. (Invited) 2016. "What the Internet is Doing to Us." EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, Anaheim, California. October 27.

Chester, Timothy M. 2016. "Negotiation Skills and Strategies for IT Leaders." EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, Anaheim, California. October 25.

Chester, Timothy M., S. Logan, B. Maas, J. Fishbain (Invited). 2015. "Data Governance 101: Why straight answers to simple questions remain elusive and what to do about it." APLU Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana. November 15.

Chester, Timothy M. (Invited) 2015. "Big Data Infrastructure 101" EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana. October 27.

Chester, Timothy M., M. Wood, P. Chin, and L. Wilson. 2014. “How to talk to your CIO, Not to the Hand.” EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida. September 30.

Chester, Timothy M.,  J. Gagliardi, and J. Wellman. (Invited) 2014. "Three Pillars for Transforming the IR Function." National Association of System Heads (NASH) Series on Meeting Demands in Public Institutional Research. August 29.

Chester, Timothy M., R. Orr, L. Taylor, and S. Wright. (Invited Panelist) 2014. "Higher Education CIO Panel." Association for Information Systems Conference. August 8.

Chester, Timothy M., P. Knutel, J. Kramer, G. LoDuca, A. Noonan, and R. Shea Jr. (Invited Panelist) 2014. “IT, The Business Officer, and Vendors: Partnering for Better Outcomes.” EDUCAUSE Administrative IT Summit, Chicago, Illinois. June 13.

Chester, Timothy M. (Invited) 2014. “Notes on the Provost – CIO Relationship.” American Council on Education Institute for New Provosts, Tucson, Arizona. January 10.

Chester, Timothy M. (Invited Keynote) 2013. “What If We Were Wrong?” Texas Blackboard User’s Group, San Antonio, Texas. October.

Chester, Timothy M., B. Rivers and H. Schramski. 2013. “Passwords are No Longer Sufficient.” EDUCAUSE Virtual Annual Conference. October.

Chester, Timothy M., M. Goodyear and S. Traxler. (Invited) 2013. “Things Rising Stars Do.” EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, Anaheim, California. October.

Chester, Timothy M. (Workshop) 2013. “How Good Are Your IT Services.” EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, Anaheim, California. October.

Chester, Timothy M. (Workshop) 2012. “Assess, Engage, Plan, and Improve IT Service Outcomes.” EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado. November.

Chester, Timothy M. (Invited Keynote) 2012. “It’s a Many-to-Many World.” Technology in Higher Education Conference, Doha, Qatar. February.

Chester, Timothy M. 2011. “Technical Skills No Longer Matter.” EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. October.

Chester, Timothy M. (Invited) 2011. “We’ll Never Have That Much Money Again, So What Do We Do About It?” EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. October.

Chester, Timothy M. and A. Michael Berman. (Invited) 2011. “Technical skills no longer matter – or do they?” EduSoCal 2011 Keynote Debate. April 27.

Chester, Timothy M. (Invited) 2011. “Where Do We Go From Here?” 2011 Tennessee Higher Education IT Symposium Keynote Address. April 11.

Chester, Timothy M. (Invited) 2010. “Technical Skills No Longer Matter.” Technology in Higher Education Conference, Doha, Qatar. November 1.

Chester, Timothy M. 2010. “The End User Perspective in Measuring IT Services.” Academic Impressions Webinar. October 1.

Chester, Timothy M. 2010. “A Tale of Two Helpdesks.” Chronicle of Higher Education Webinar. July 29.

Chester, Timothy M. 2010. “Optimizing the Lean IT Organization: Staff Competencies and Career Ladders.” Academic Impressions Webinar. May 7.

Chester, Timothy M. and G. Spencer. 2010. “Optimizing the Lean IT Organization: From Transactions to Partnerships.” Academic Impressions Webinar. May 4.

Chester, Timothy M., R. Canning and J. McNayr. 2009. “Competencies Drive Successful Technology Organizations.” EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado. November 4.

Chester, Timothy M. and G. Spencer. 2009. “Rethinking IT Organization Design in Leaner Times.” Academic Impressions Webinar. August 10.

Chester, Timothy M. and H. Blaine. 2009. “Leadership and Influence.” NACUBO Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts. June 28.

Chester, Timothy M. and D. Pack. 2008. “Information Technology Organizational Models.” Gartner Executive Summit on ‘How to Organize Information Technology to Best Meet Client’s Expectations’, Washington, D.C. December.

Chester, Timothy M. 2008. “International Update: My Internet2 Connection Reaches Who, What, and Where?” Internet2 Spring Meetings, Washington, D.C. April 22.

Chester, Timothy M., F. Miller and D. Trinkle. 2007. “Service Quality Assessments with TechQual+.” EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, Seattle, Washington. October 23.

Chester, Timothy M., C. Malave and M. Bell. 2006. “Creating Engineering Programs from Scratch.” International Conference for Engineering Education, San Juan, Puerto Rico. August.

Chester, Timothy M. “Student Laptop Program Victories and Defeats.” EDUCAUSE Southwest Conference, Austin Texas. February 24.

Chester, Timothy M. and B. Shatila. 2006. “Education City Panel Discussion.” RIPE Regional Meeting, Doha, Qatar. March.

Chester, Timothy M. 2004. “Dropped in the Desert: How Texas A&M Established an International Campus in 60 Days.” TASSCC Summer Conference, Houston, Texas. August.

Chester, Timothy M. 2003. “The Business Proposition of XML.” Information Technology Association of America Webinar. May.

Chester, Timothy M. 2003. “Java, .NET, and PERL Web Service Interoperability.” XML Web Services One, San Jose, California. August.

Chester, Timothy M. 2003. “Fundamental XML for Developers.” XML Web Services One, San Jose, California. August.

Chester, Timothy M. 2002. “SOAP and Web Services for Enterprise Software Developers.” XML Web Services One, Boston, Massachusetts. August.

Chester, Timothy M. 2002. “Microsoft.NET and Legacy Systems: Web Service Based Integration.” Software AG Experience, Orlando, Florida. April.

Chester, Timothy M. 2002. “Case Study: XML Based Course Registration at Texas A&M University.” Software AG Experience 2002, Orlando, Florida. April.

Chester, Timothy M. 2002. “SOAP and Web Services for Enterprise Software Developers.” Maxim 2002, Galveston, Texas. March.

Chester, Timothy M. 2002. “Case Study: Moving from Legacy to a Service Oriented Architecture.” Webdevshare 2002, Bloomington, Indiana. February.

Chester, Timothy M. 2002. “Web Services Drive Course Registration at Texas A&M University.” Brainstorm 2002 eBusiness Integration Conference, New York, New York. February.

Chester, Timothy M. 2002. “Microsoft.NET and Legacy Systems: Web Service Based Integration.” Software AG User’s Group, St. Paul, Minnesota. January.

Chester, Timothy M. 2001. “High Performance Websites: ADO versus MSXML.” Brazos Valley IT Managers, College Station, Texas. November.

Chester, Timothy M. 2001. “Build Cross Platform Apps with EntireX, XML, and SOAP.” Software AG Experience 2001, Orlando, Florida. April.

Chester, Timothy M. 2001. “EntireX, Web Services, XML, and SOAP: A Primer.” Software AG User Group Meetings, South and Mid-West. March.

Chester, Timothy M. 1997. (Invited) “C. Wright Mills and the Postmodern Condition.” Couch-Stone Symposium, College Park, Maryland. October.

Chester, Timothy M. 1996. “Understanding the Postmodern Condition as a Conflict of Signifier. Identity and the Case of Norsman Maclean.” American Sociological Association, New York, New York. June.

Chester, Timothy M. and C. Segura. 1996. “The Rise of the Postmodern Left.” American Sociological Association, New York, New York. June.