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Who? Those interested in and about Business Education

What? 95th International Conference 

Where?  Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois, USA

When? July 28-August 2, 2024 

Conference Information is located on the SIEC-ISBE International website. Please refer Here for all things related to the upcoming conference.

Registration Information-

  • SIEC-US or SIEC-ISBE members $799 (costs increase to $899 beginning on June 20, 2024)
  • Non-Members $999
  • Undergraduate/Graduate students $399
  • Social Package $399 (for accompanying persons not attending the conference)

Registration is currently open!  

Hotel Information & Registration is Here

Friday-August 2-Springfield, Illinios

A Day of Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois

We will be traveling from Normal, Illinois to Springfield, home of Lincoln and Illinois' state capitol.

Tours of the Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Lincoln's home, and tomb will be stops during the day.  You will also be able to see both the Old State Capitol and New State Capitol.  Lunch will be provided as well as transportation.

Cost: $100 (Registration located HERE)

Presenter Spotlights:

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Roy Magnuson - July 30, 2024

Dr. Roy Magnuson is an Associate Professor of Music Theory and Composition in the School of Music at Illinois State University.  His music has been performed throughout the United States and Europe and is recorded on Albany, NAXOS, and Tonsehen Records.  Dr. Magnuson also researches virtual and augmented reality applications and is the creator of the virtual reality software solsticeVR, and the co-creator of the virtual reality conducting pedagogy RibbonsVR:  Virtual Reality Assisted Conducting.

This year, Roy is serving as a Provost Fellow in the Office of Academic Affairs at ISU where his charge is to assist the University in its response to disruptive technologies like artificial intelligence and virtual, augmented, and mixed reality devices and spatial computing.
SIEC-ISBE is excited for Dr. Magnuson to speak with us about the various disruptive technologies.  Due to the changing nature of disruptive technologies, a more complete description of his talk will be provided on the day of the keynote address.  

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Derek Story-July 31, 2024

Mr. Derek Story is the Director of HR Systems, Training and Communication at Illinois State University. 

During his time at ISU he has been responsible for continuity of HR technology, learning and development for campus, and staff recruiting and orientation. Prior to joining Illinois State University Derek had experience at the global staffing firm TEKSystems in the role of professional recruiter. He is a two-time Illinois State University alum, having received both his Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees from ISU, and teaches courses at both Illinois State University and Illinois Central College in message design, public speaking and business information systems. He is also a board member of the Bloomington/Normal Human Resources Council and active member of both the Higher Education User Group for Oracle technologies and the College and University Professionals Association. 

SIEC-ISBE is excited for Mr. Story to speak with us about "A Few Disruptions in the 'Classroom'" including Remote-Work-to-Hybrid and AI across HR, Marketing, Legal, Operations, and more.  

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