TICAL2015 presents three of its international speakers

TICAL2015Susan Grajek, vice-president of Data, Research and Analysis of EDUCAUSE (USA), MS. Manuel Moreno Castañeda, rector of the Virtual University System of the University of Guadalajara (Mexico), and Eloy Rodrigues, director of the Documentation Services of the University of Minho (Portugal), are the first three international speakers to confirm their participation in the fifth edition of TICAL Conference, to be held between 6 and 8 of July of 2015, in the city of Viña del Mar, in Chile.



Susan Grajek

Susan Grajek is EDUCAUSE's vice president for data, research, and analytics. She also has programmatic responsibility for EDUCAUSE cybersecurity, GRC (governance, risk and compliance) and administrative IT programs.

Before joining EDUCAUSE, she spent over 25 years at Yale University. She served as deputy relationship manager in Yale's Information Technology Services (ITS) division. In that role, she oversaw ITS strategy, planning, relationship management, and project execution for the university's academic administration and general counsel. Before that, she held the position of senior director of ITS Strategy and Planning, in which she coordinated development of Yale's first IT strategic plan and led the creation and execution of the university's current IT security strategy.


Mtro. Manuel Moreno Castañeda

MSc. Manuel Moreno Castañeda is Rector of the Virtual University System of the University of Guadalajara - which he also founded -, and Professor of History at the University of Guadalajara (Mexico). From 1964 to 1975 he was professor at all teaching levels and teacher trainer.


From the 90s to date, he is especially dedicated to research and teaching in distance education, advising projects of Mexico and of other countries; he has also been in charge of the organization of 17 international meetings of distance education.



Eloy Antonio Santos Cordeiro Rodrigues

Eloy Rodrigues is Director of Documentation Services of the University of Minho, the focus of his work has been the development of digital libraries, the training of librarians and library users, and the promotion of the open access to scientific literature through the institutional repositories. He is the author of more than three dozen of articles, books and book chapters on these matters.


In 2003, he led the creation of the RepositoriUM - the institutional repository of the University of Minho, directing the service ever since. In the late 2004, he contributed to the definition of the policy of free access of the University to its scientific production.



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