It’s now over a week from EDUCAUSE and I’ve been thinking a lot about its impact on me and how things went. Here’s a few random logistical, personal, and professional thoughts:
Again, I woke up at 4:00 or so on Wednesday, despite being out a bit later the night before. I understand waking up early when EDUCAUSE is in Denver or Anaheim or Seattle, but it seems wrong on the East Coast. I guess I just don’t sleep well in hotels. I did kind of get back to sleep a little bit and got out of bed at 6 to shower and get ready for my first meeting, a 7:00am appointment to be part of a focus group.
I had an uneventful flight into Orlando, despite waking up before 4am. I got my hotel shuttle, was able to check into my room early, and took a nap. I then got to the convention center around 1:30pm, got my registration badge, and hung out waiting to see anyone I might know. Sure enough, I found some people and we grabbed a quick lunch at the buffet at the Rosen Center hotel. Continue reading EDUCAUSE Day 0/1