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Ohio Banner Users Group (OBUG)

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Join us at the next Ohio Banner Users Group (OBUG) Conference + PowerCampus Conference on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

The Ohio Banner Users Group is pleased to announce the 2014 conference will be hosted by Kent State University.  

OBUG welcomes the PowerCampus users to the conference.  We look forward to a great event!

The Ohio Banner Users Group (OBUG) would like to invite you to participate in the 2014 OBUG Conference on April 30, 2014 at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. The Ohio Banner Users Group is a consortium of twenty-six private and public colleges in Ohio; this year the Banner member schools will be joined by four PowerCampus schools. 

Join us on the Kent Campus at the Kent Student Center for a full day of workshops, vendor one-on-one time, and networking.  OBUG offers an inexpensive wonderful opportunity to increase your use of Banner, network with other functional users, and update your skills. OBUG conferences  provide helpful workshops, networking opportunities, and useful discussions as well as up-to-date information on the new OBUG*C  consortium, OBUG's collaboration in partnership with Ellucian. Join us on April 30, 2014.


Keynote Speaker

 Jaime Chambron  
OBUG's Keynote Address will be provided by Jaime Chambron, Vice President for Strategic Services, at Ellucian.   


Learn more about the Keynote Speaker on the Event Page.



Registration is open for the Ohio Banner Users Group + Power Campus Conference on April 30, 2014.

OBUG Online Registration is open.

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  Please use this registration process for both Banner and PowerCampus users.

  • Registration after April 14, 2014:  full Registration: $50.00 per person.
  • Presenters will receive $10.00 discount on their registrations.
  • Last date to register: April 23, 2014. 

  Click here to go to the online registration page.

If you have trouble using the online system, please print the registration form, and follow the instructions on the form to register.


Sessions and Descriptions

We look forward to another great event on April 30, 2014.  Review the great sessions for this conference. As sessions are confirmed, they will be posted. 


The draft Program-at-a-Glance is now available. 


Call for Sessions

The Ohio Banner Users Group (OBUG)  would not be such a great resource without you! We are accepting sessions for this conference. Suggest a session by sending an email to Linda Lewis. Would you like to present a session? Lead a discussion. Share your knowledge and experience with your peer groups. Sign-up to facilitate a session with Linda Lewis.  We look forward to hearing from you! 


Vendor Participation

OBUG gives a big thank you to the support of the vendors who provide up-to-the-minute information, sessions, and one-on-one conversation. Check out the companies that support this conference.

 Vendors who work with Banner products are welcome to participate in the event as presenters and exhibitors at a small cost. Send your company information to Linda Lewis for details.


Updated April 18, 2014.


 Conference Features

Our OBUG conferences include:

  • Valuable roundtable sessions with your functional peers
  • Meaningful sessions addressing specific Banner issues and accomplishments
  • A cost effective alternative for opportunities to gain a deeper understanding of Banner


Become a part of OBUG by filling out the OBUG Membership Request.If you have problems using that form, simply e-mail your name, title, institution, and contact information to Linda Lewis




There are 26 institutions running Banner Unified Digital Campus in Ohio. The Ohio Banner Users Group provides institutions opportunities for:

  • Networking and developing support groups with fellow Banner users
  • Building a framework of support in the Ohio area
  • Seeking solutions to common business issues
  • Participating in positive discussions to enhance Banner use
  • Collaborating on common software enhancements
  • Presenting a significant presence to SunGard Higher Education in support of software enhancements
  • Sharing functional and technical expertise