2012 Annual Conference


Ohio Banner Users Group (OBUG) Annual 2012 Conference

The Ohio Banner Users Group (OBUG)  held the 2012 Annual Conference April 20, at the Fawcett Center, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

The Keynote Speaker was Gary Cares, Senior Vice Chancellor for Innovation and Enterprise Development at the Ohio State Board of Regents. This event featured a full day of up-to-the-minute sessions in twelve areas.

For more details, you can review the Program at a Glance or access the printer-friendly version of the Event Book.



Participating Vendors and Sponsors

The Ohio Banner Users Group would not be able to provide a great event at an affordable price without the support of these companies. Thank you!


The 2012 Annual OBUG Conference was sponsored by the following companies. We thank them for their support of OBUG! 

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Datatel+SGHE=Ellucian.  Datatel, Inc. and SunGard Higher Education joined together to form Ellucian. Together they deliver higher education software, services, and insight through accelerated innovation and enhanced knowledge sharing. OBUG was able to provide this conference because of the collaborative relationship with Ellucian. From the Banner consortium to this conference, Ellucian's sponsorship continues to provide interactive consulting, up-to-the-minute training, and custom-made improvements for OBUG and OBUG*C.

As a major sponsor of the Ohio Banner Users Group annual conference, Ellucian consultants provided many exciting up-to-date Banner sessions. Ellucian helps education institutions thrive in a dynamic world by delivering a broad portfolio of technology solutions developed in collaboration with a global education community, and providing strategic guidance to help education institutions of all kinds navigate change, achieve greater transparency, and drive efficiencies.
Visit us at ellucian.com.  

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The Ohio Banner Users Group was pleased to welcome Evisions as a sponsor of the 2012 annual conference. Evisions provides consulting, training, and a suite of products that handle enterprise reporting, payment processing solutions, and data transfer and delivery systems. Evisions products include Argos, an enterprise reporting solution, IntelleCheck, a payment processing solution, DataMasque, a personal data transformation solution, Cayuse 424, a proposal development solution, and FormFusion, a document enhancement & distribution solution. Evisions consultants offered two sessions at this conference.

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OBUG welcomed Oracle back as a sponsor. In addition to PeopleSoft and Oracle Database 11g, Oracle provides products and solutions in the following areas: student administration, performance management, CRM for Higher Education, education and research applications, Business Intelligence applications, budget planning, data and financial management, procurement applications, and identity management. Oracle offers complete, integrated, market-leading solutions that enable higher education and research institutions to adapt to the changing needs and demands of all their constituents: students, faculty, researchers, staff, graduates and alumni, governance bodies, and the extended community of supporters and stakeholders. Oracle consultants provided two presentations.

Participating Vendors

Representatives from the following companies participated in the Annual 2012 Conference.  In addition to their financial support of this OBUG conference, they provided exciting sessions and current information. Thank you!

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Mike Ayers, Director of Operations

Email: mike@collegescheduler.com 
Phone: 866-885-2834   
Online: www.CollegeScheduler.com

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Steve Peterson

Advanced Analytics Software Government and Higher Education
Cell: 513.544.0025
E-mail: stevepeterson@us.ibm.com
Online: http://www.ibm.com/us/en/ 

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Doug Reed,  Account Executive

CASHNet Payment Solutions
Email: doug.reed@higherone.com
Cell: 419.787.9116

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Scott A. Mowery, Technical Sales Manager

Email: scottm@tracyinc.com
Phone: 616- 241-1661 ext.4335
Online: www.tracyinc.com

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Brittany Jarratt, Marketing Assistant

Email: brittany.jarratt@timeclockplus.com
 Online: http://www.timeclockplus.com

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Tim Salvati, Account Executive

Office: 734-742-3590
Cell: 248-320-7035
Email: tsalvati@workforcesoftware.com
Online: http://www.workforcesoftware.com

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Tom von Gunden, Ph.D.

Higher Education Industry Manager
Office: 440.788.6043
Mobile: 216.536.4675
Email:  Tom.vonGunden@hyland.com

Online: http://www.onbase.com/HigherEducation

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Jack L. Overcash

Senior Executive, Client Services
Email: overcash@sigcorp.com
phone: 619-742-250
Online: http://www.sigcorp.com/

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RadView Software Solutions Contact:

Thomas J. O'Donnell

VP of US Sales
office: 888-RADVIEW or 908.431.9448
Cell: 908.256.1409
Email: todonnell@radview.com
Online: http://radview.com/