Winter Meeting

Winter Meeting 2018

Come join your colleagues at the Texas K-12 CTO Council Winter Meeting on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at the 

Hilton Hotel, Austin Convention Center
500 East 4th Street
Austin, TX 78701



There will be great food, informative content, and lots of opportunities to network with your peers!

Click here to register for the meeting: Winter Meeting Registration.  You can book your rooms through the TASA room block.


Program Agenda




7:30 – 8:00am

Breakfast & Networking


8:00 – 8:20am

Welcome and Announcements

  • Join a committee!
  • Update your COSN membership info
  • Join website groups

Adam Feind, Chair

Alice Owen, TX K-12 CTO Council

Seth Hansen, Midway ISD

8:20 - 8:30am The Future of Large Screen Interactive Displays for Schools Hovercam

8:30 – 9:15am

Keynote – Student Data Privacy: What's Required & How the Student Data Privacy Consortium Provides Tactical Solutions

Steve Smith

9:15 – 9:45am

Activate Your Classroom While Dropping in on Students While They are Collaborating



Lightspeed Technologies

9:45 – 10:00am

Break, Networking & Exhibits

10:00 – 10:45am



Wichita Falls ISD

10:45 – 11:15am

They're More Precious Than You Think!

Reginald Owens, Information Security Officer & Principal Consultant

Jim Hysaw, Education Business Development Consultant - EST Group

11:15am – 12:00pm

Table Talk - Committee Work

Join a committee and get involved in the work of your organization!

12:00 – 12:50pm

Lunch, Networking & Exhibits

Recognition of Award Winners


Adam Feind

12:50 – 1:00pm

Maximize the ROI of Your 1:1

Kyle Ball, Regional Sales Manager, Lightspeed Systems

1:00 – 1:45pm



1:45 – 2:15pm

Coaching and Planning is the Key for a Successful Technology Rollout

Akilah Willery, Aldine ISD

Albert Martinez, Engage2Learn

Mike Patterson, CDW.G

2:15 - 2:30pm

Break, Networking & Exhibits


2:30 – 3:15pm

TEA Update

Melody Parrish, TEA

Frosty Walker, TEA

3:15 – 3:45pm

Learn How to Reduce Risk, Reduce Workload, and Empower Users

Doug Ouzts, Director of Outbound Partner Channels

Michele Rose, Client Executive

Condrey Corporation

3:45 – 4:30pm








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