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University of Washington Site Tour

On April 20th, the University of Washington School of Medicine, Health Sciences Administration, College of Arts & Sciences, College of Engineering, and the University of Washington Bothell campus, collectively known as the UW Shared Services Network, will share their holistic view of
shared services.

Learn how these UW shared service centers—all of which vary in size and in services provided—were conceptualized, developed and grown based on their diverse customer needs and unique cultures.

Your UW Shared Services Network experience will include:
• Tour of UW Shared Service Space(s)
• Visual systems
• Various Governance Models and why they were adopted
• Shared Service Center Successes and Challenges

2020 Speakers

The Power of Teamwork

You Can’t Be At Two Places At Once!
With workshops and the procurement focus day taking place at the same time and concurrent sessions on Main Conference Day 1 & 2, "divide and conquer" so you and your cross-functional teams get the most out of the program!


Amherst College, Arizona State University, New York University, Northern Arizona University, Ohio State University, Stanford University, The Ohio State University, The University of Hong Kong, University of Alaska, University of Arkansas, University of California-San Diego, University of Colorado, University of Connecticut, University of Denver, University of Illinois, University of Iowa, University of Maryland, University of New Mexico, VCU School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Washington University in St.Louis

& many more!

Shared & Business Services in Higher Education

The 6th Shared Services in Higher Education will once again bring together shared services leaders from across small, large, private and public colleges and universities to discuss the very latest challenges and opportunities within higher education shared services and to provide a blue print for implementation and  growth.

Key topics for 2020:

Developing the Business Case for Implementation & Growth

Leveraging IA Technology

Post Stabilization & Mature SS Talent Management

Building & Maintaining Stakeholder Relationships

Data & Analytics for Growth & Process Improvement

Developing & Evaluating Effective Pricing & Chargeback Models

Build the next generation strategic procurement capabilities to achieve sustainable cost savings with tips to improve and maintain vendor and customer satisfaction

Benchmark your current processes and strategies against topical case studies highlighting how higher education institutions have adapted shared services principles for their unique needs

Earn Up To 20 CPE Credits

Finish up your CPE accreditation renewal before the year comes to an end while exploring how to transform your Shared Services with IA technologies to stay competitive and relevant in an automated future

Networking Opportunities

Get to know your colleagues from large and small institutions and hear their stories with all the networking experiences from breaks, demo drive, trivia, cocktail receptions and our murder mystery night!