UHD Technology Learning Conference

The Academic Technology Conference at the University of Houston-Downtown are pleased to announce the Technology Learning Conference to be held MarTLCATUHD_signagech 23rd & 24th 2016 at the University of Houston-Downtown in Houston, Texas. This two-day conference tracks will include sessions on:

  • Best practices in student engagement,
  • Teaching and learning technologies, and
  • Innovative resources.

Each of the days will feature guest speakers of interest in innovative teaching and learning. Day two of the conference will highlight the works of our faculty

The Technology Learning Conference started as a vision from the Academic Technology Committee, formed by a team of dedicated faculty and staff from across many areas of the campus.  The conference was designed to showcase, discuss and demonstrate technology being used in the classroom.


 Keynote Speaker

Jcropames Morrison is a Computer Scientist with the Federal Bureau of Investigation assigned to the Houston Division. He serves as a local technical expert to the Special Agents and Task Force Officers assigned to the Houston Area Cyber Crimes Task Force.

Mr. Morrison assists in computer intrusion investigations and reverse engineers software to determine the source and purpose of the malignant code. He has worked in the IT field for more than 25 years, including 15 years with the FBI.

Prior to working with the FBI, Mr. Morrison was an engineer with Lockheed Martin at Kirtland AFB, NM, and a UNIX/database administrator with the US Air Force at Falcon AFB (now Shriver AFB), CO, and Clark AB, Republic of the Philippines.

Mr. Morrison holds a BS in Computer Engineering degree from Colorado Tech University, an MA in U.S. History from the University of New Mexico, and an MBA from the University of Phoenix, as well as other professional certifications.


Hosts & Organizers

The Technology Learning Conference is brought to you by your Academic Technology Committee which comprises a team of faculty and staff from various areas of the university are responsible for putting the conference together each year.

Olin Bjork (Chair) ; Gail Evans; Louis Evans ; Said Fattouh; Robin Jose; Lori Lovins; Jane Thielemann Downs; Hossein Shahrokhi; Edward Sheinberg ; Jerome Socolof ; Merriann Bidgood; Edwin Tecarro; Zhenyu Zhang

TTLC Members: John Lane; Devin Dabney; Will Robinson; LoShon Harvey; Manuel Fernandez; Anna Nguyen; John Williams; Lloyd Matzner; Albert Holden; Nikhil Bhatt; Chris Latson; Paul Gor; David McCoy; Richard Vara

Student Workers: Emmanuel Ogunkoya; Oscar Lara; Pedro Morales