Speaking

Mark Greenfield is an accomplished speaker who frequently presents at a wide range of conferences, meetings  and special lectures where his thought provoking commentary on the impact of emerging technology challenges audiences to rethink their basic assumptions about web communications and technology. He has received numerous speaking awards and honors for his timely, engaging, and informative talks. (see testimonials to see what the audiences are saying about Mark.)

Mark has been speaking for over 20 years at local, regional, national, and international conferences and events including including CASE, the National Conference on Student Recruitment, Marketing and Retention, CCUMC, UCDA, HighEdWeb, jBoye, and eduWeb.  Some of his recent keynote speeches include:

  • Canadian Post-Secondary Web and Marketing Conference
  • Consortium of College and University Media Centers (CCUMC) Annual Conference
  • Connect University
  • eduWeb Conference
  • Montana Post Secondary Educational Opportunities Council
  • OmniUpdate Users Conference
  • Penn State Web Conference
  • Vermont Student Assistance Corporation Annual Meeting
  • West Virginia Higher Education Technology Conference

All speeches and presentations can be adapted for different audiences. For more information on pricing, availability, and topics, please use the contact page.

Topics

Mark speaks on a wide range of topics centered on emerging technologies and their impact on education.  His most popular topics include:

  • It’s the End of the Web as We Know It (And I Feel Fine!) – examines the future direction of the web, the implications for higher education, and the new opportunities for communicating and providing services to all constituents.
  • Higher Education: The Toughest Gig in All the Web -   Explores the culture of higher education and how it impacts web development and providse a framework for building and sustaining an effective college web presence.
  • Born to be Wired: Technology, Communication and the Millennial Generation – focuses on the intersection of technology and millennial students and the impact on college campuses.
  • Join the Conversation: Social Media in Higher Education –  provides an in-depth look at how higher educational institutions can leverage the full power and potential of social media.
  • The Cluetrain Stops at Higher Ed, Will Anyone Take Delivery? – Part rant, part history lesson, part hope for the future,  this presentation explores how the themes from Cluetrain provide a framework for the future of higher education web development.
  • Higher Education Web Development Gets Flattened – examines the future of the higher education web profession. The premise is that the same forces of globalization that have flattened the business world will soon flatten higher education and that their will be repercussions for higher education web professionals.
  • What 3rd Graders Can Teach Us About Web Accessibility -  Take a fresh look at web accessibility through the eyes of 3rd graders. Follow along as a group of 3rd graders help redesign the web site of a world famous, legally blind athlete to improve the site’s accessibility.
  • The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Web Teams – Introduce the principles of Stephen Covey’s 7 habits and provide real-world examples of how they can improve the effectiveness of Web teams at both the personal and organizational levels.

 

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