October 29-31, 2014     Charlotte, NC

This year you are invited to join UNC Cause in Charlotte, NC. We will be celebrating 40 years of UNC Cause. Established to help Higher Ed IT Professionals in the UNC system come together, UNC Cause has allowed us to Use the skills we have learned, make Note of our successes and failures, and Connect with others for 40 years. We hope that you will join us as we keep this tradition alive.

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Register on site at the conference.

Registration fee: $145
Location: Sheraton Charlotte Hotel


The Carolina Panthers play the New Orleans Saints on Thursday evening, October 30th. The game is sold out.

All tickets have been sold. Please check at the registration desk on Thursday, October 30th to see if any tickets were not claimed.






Conference & Hotel

This year’s conference will be held Wednesday, October 29th – Friday, October 31st in Charlotte, NC. The Sheraton Charlotte Hotel is providing both the conference spaces as well as the hotel room block for attendees.

UNC CAUSE has a room block available for all conference attendees. The hotel room rates are:
$159 per night – 1-2 guests/room
$174 per night – 3 guests/room
$189 per night – 4 guests/room

To book a room for UNC CAUSE, please call the Sheraton at (704) 372-4100 and ask for the “UNC CAUSE Conference room rate” to ensure room and rate availability. You may also book online by clicking the link. All rooms need to be booked by October 7th. Any reservations made after this date will not be eligible for the UNC CAUSE room block.

Hotel Website: http://www.sheratoncharlottehotel.com/

Address: 555 S. McDowell Street, Charlotte, NC 28204

Phone: (704) 372-4100




2014 Categories

  • Celebrate the CAUSE
    Sessions in this category will focus on this year's theme. We are encouraging attendees to submit proposals on exactly what UNC Cause is about: connection and collaboration. Show us how you have connected the dots between IT and/or other departments/disciplines to accomplish your goals.
  • Security & Compliance
    Sessions in this category should focus on protecting and securing critical university systems and data, as well as your compliance and organizational resilience strategies.
  • Teaching & Learning with Technology
    Sessions in this category should focus on technology tools used to teach all audiences around your university. Feel free to share lessons learned, successes and failures alike.
  • Leadership & Management
    Sessions in this category should focus on strategies that you have implemented at your university to cultivate a culture of leadership and strengthen management skills.
  • Infrastructure & Development
    Sessions in this category should focus on how your campus has implemented various solutions from hosted to home grown to improve your current environment.
  • Support & Training
    Sessions in this category should focus on techniques and tools you use to provide quality end-user support, and the ways in which you keep your campus trained on the latest technologies.




Vendor Registration

Click the vendor registration link to register for your booth at UNC CAUSE 2014!

A number of corporate sponsorships are also available which provide opportunity for your company to host a meal or break at the conference. Sponsorships range from $3,500 - $25,000 and include additional benefits and many can be split among several vendors. If you are interested in additional sponsorships, please contact unc.cause.vendorchair@gmail.com

Vendor Registration




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