Kurogo User Conference

Kurogo HigherEd User Conference

2014 Kurogo HigherEd User Conference will be hosted by Georgetown University on their beautiful Washington, DC campus.

The Conference will start on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 and will end early afternoon on March 20th. There will be a welcome dinner and reception on Tuesday, March 18th.

Over 30 universities have signed up to attend this year’s conference with presenters and panelists from Georgetown University, Princeton University, University of British Columbia, California State University Northridge, University of New Mexico, University of Alberta, Villanova University, among many others. Topics will include Mobile Engagement for Students, SIS integration, Evolving Mobile Strategy, Kurogo Roadmap and many more.

To see the conference information from last year, please visit the 2013 Conference page.

Click here to register for the 2014 Kurogo HigherEd User Conference.

We hope to see you at Georgetown in March!

Andrew Yu, CTO & Founder, Modo Labs, Inc.
Lee Emmert, Mobile Program Manager, Georgetown University

Conference Information

Dates: March 19 – 20, 2014

Main Location: Georgetown University

Conference Hotel: Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center

Note: This hotel is conveniently located on campus just a short walk from the conference site. You can make reservations with a discounted rate for the hotel rooms by clicking here.





Tuesday, March 18, 2014

6:00 - 9:00pm Registration, Welcome Reception and Networking
Sponsored by DoubleMap
(location: Epicurian and Company)

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

8:00 - 9:00am Breakfast
(location: Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center)

Location: Copley Formal Lounge

Location: Copley Formal Lounge
9:00 - 9:15am Welcome and Introductions
Stewart Elliot, CEO, Modo Labs
9:15 - 10:00am Keynote by Georgetown University
Lisa Davis, CIO, Georgetown University
10:00 – 10:45 am Kurogo and Mobile Trends
Andrew Yu, CTO, Modo Labs
10:45 – 11:00 am Break
11:00 – Noon "3 Minutes of Fame"
Lightning presentations by participating Kurogo institutions
Noon - 1:00pm Lunch and Presentation
(Sponsored by AirWatch)
Securing Mobile Apps and Devices
Preston Winn, AirWatch
1:00 - 1:50pm Kurogo 2.0 Overview
Eric Kim, VP User Experience, Modo Labs
Marshall Vale, VP Engineering, Modo Labs
2:00 - 2:45pm Evolution of Mobile Strategy
Serge Goldstein, Princeton University, et. al.
2:45 - 3:30pm Student Engagement on Mobile
Phil Chatterton, University of British Columbia
3:45 - 4:30pm Panel Discussion:
Collaboration using Kurogo

Ted Erickson, University of Alberta, et. al.
4:30 - 5:00pm Break
5:00 - 10:00pm Dinner, Networking, Tour of Washington DC
includes bus transportation to and from the Potomac River Dinner Cruise

Thursday, March 20, 2014

8:00 - 9:00am Breakfast
(location: Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center)
9:00 - 9:45 am Discussion: SIS Integration with PeopleSoft
Ed Zix, California State University Northridge, et.al.
(Location: Copley Formal Lounge)
Discussion: SIS Integration with Banner
Tuan Bui, University of New Mexico, et.al.
(Location: St. Mary's Hall Room 126)

Location: Copley Formal Lounge
10:00 - 11:00 am Kurogo 2.0 Architectural Deep Dive
Marshall Vale, Modo Labs
11:00 - Noon Birds of a Feather
12:00 - 1 pm Closing
Bag Lunch
1:00 - 2 pm Campus Tour

For more information

To learn more about the 2014 Kurogo Higher-Ed User Conference or how to engage with the Kurogo higher-ed community, please contact kurogo@modolabs.com

Special Thanks To:


  • Georgetown University



  • Lee Emmert (Georgetown University)
  • Johanna Lund (Georgetown University)
  • Yuki Nagatoshi (Modo Labs, Inc.)
  • Andrew Yu (Modo Labs, Inc.)

Presenters and Panelists

  • Phil Chatterton (University of British Columbia)
  • Serge Goldstein (Princeton University)
  • Ed Zix (California State University Northridge)
  • Tuan Bui (University of New Mexico)
  • Ted Erickson (University of Alberta)
  • Ashish Desai (Villanova University)
  • Preston Winn (AirWatch)
  • Andrew Yu (Modo Labs, Inc.)
  • Eric Kim (Modo Labs, Inc.)
  • Marshall Vale (Modo Labs, Inc.)

Attending Universities

(last updated: 3/3/14)
  • California State University Northridge
  • California State University Sacramento
  • Colgate University
  • College of William & Mary
  • George Mason University
  • Georgetown University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Norfolk State University
  • Northwestern University
  • Northern Essex Community College
  • New York University
  • Norfolk State University
  • Oklahoma Christian University
  • Princeton University
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Saint Louis University
  • The George Washington University
  • Tufts University
  • University of Alberta
  • University of Arizona
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of Florida
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • University of New Mexico
  • University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Villanova University
  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania
  • Western Washington University

Get connected!

To learn more about Kurogo, and to get more connected and invested in its community, please visit:

Kurogo Developers Group

groups.google.com/group/ kurogo-dev

Kurogo Higher-Ed Mailing List