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Wednesday, April 17 • 2:45pm - 3:35pm
From 5 mph to 60 in One Year: How Cornell Brought Terra Dotta Software to the Entire University

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Cornell University, is an institution with over 20,000 students and 5,000 faculty and staff from 7 different colleges. Like many others, it is a place where there are countless ways that people travel abroad and a challenging environment for data management. In one year Cornell went from a place where only the abroad office used StudioAbroad to a place where everyone is clamoring to use Terra Dotta Software. The team at Cornell harnessed the Terra Dotta Software system to bring multiple units into using the system. At the same time they launched their International Travel Registry to bring everyone else in the fold.This session will provide a step-by-step plan outlining how to bring other institutional units and departments to use Terra Dotta Software, showcasing specific examples of documents used for the migration process and customized training documentation.


Samantha Parker

Resource Coordinator, Cornell University
Samantha Parker serves as Cornell Abroad’s Resource Coordinator.  Previous to working at Cornell University, she traveled Australia’s west coast during high school.  After which, she studied Art, Art History, Psychology, German Language, and graduated with a BA in New Media... Read More →

Alexis Santi

Coordinator of Travel Safety, Cornell University
Alexis E Santí currently serves as the University's first Coordinator of Travel Safety. Previously, he worked in higher education at Washington University in Saint Louis, George Mason University and Hobart and William Smith. He has traveled and worked extensively around the world... Read More →

Wednesday April 17, 2013 2:45pm - 3:35pm
Marquis 5