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Thursday, June 16 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Session 6 - Contract Negotiation Opportunities with Price Protection

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Panel discussion around opportunities for contract negotiations with built-in price protections.  Whether you are considering a large software or hardware maintenance purchase, how can you best protect you institution from future gouging without committing to a contract longer than your career-span? Discussion will focus on opportunities that exist, including what other institutions are doing through the HESS or other regional consortia, or potential desire to consolidate efforts going forward.

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Ellen Keohane

CIO, College of the Holy Cross
Ellen J. Keohane is the Chief Information Officer at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. She leads a department of 54 IT professionals and manages the planning and implementation of all IT services at the College. She has been with the College's technology services department for more than 30 years. Dr. Keohane is a frequent presenter at regional and national conferences, such as the Consortium of Liberal Arts Colleges (CLAC... Read More →


Marianne Colgrove

Deputy CIO and Director of the Web Support Services, Reed College
Marianne Colgrove is the Deputy CIO and Director of the Web Support Services department at Reed. She is a past CLAC Board Member and Treasurer, and is currently on the Board of the Northwest Academic Computing Consortium, where she serves as a faculty member and mentor in the NWACC Leadership Development program.

Carol Smith

Chief Information Officer, DePauw University

Thursday June 16, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Parmly Hall 307 Science Center