A number of workshops will be offered on Monday, June 5  from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM prior to the main conference. Registration for these requires an additional fee of $25 per workshop.  A light breakfast and boxed lunch will be included. Workshop must be paid by July 19, 2019 to guarantee a boxed lunch.  All workshop payments must be paid no later than July 19, 2019 or registration is subject to cancellation. Each workshop has a minimum participation level; and if this is not met by June 28, 2019 then the workshop may be canceled and monies paid refunded. 

Query Foundations

Track Reporting and Business Intelligence (RBI)
Speaker(s) Vicky Wall, Business Analyst, Washington State University
Amanda Taylor, Information Technology Specialist 2, Washington State University

This presentation will focus on the basic functions of the query tool and participants will gain hands-on experience in creating and running simple queries. The following concepts will be addressed: 

- Common Elements Used in Query
- Query Preferences
- Understanding Query Types
- Selecting Records
- Joining Records
- Adding Fields
- Defining Selection Criteria and Relating Multiple Criteria
- Defining Prompts
- Changing Columns and Sort Orders
- Viewing and Editing Field Properties
- Viewing and Editing Query Properties
- Viewing Underlying SQL Code
- Previewing Query Results Before Saving
- Saving Queries
- Running Queries
- Using Lookups and Prompts
- Downloading Query Results.

CommGen, Checklists and Comments

Track Student Records 
Speaker Lidia Anderson, Business Analyst Student Records Campus Solutions, Central Washington University 
Jared Jakeman, Campus Solutions Manager, Central Washington University

An overview on how Central Washington University is using CommGen to send emails to students who enrolled into classes. There are many communications going out including wait list then have been enrolled and students who repeat courses or take a repeatable course. We will also review how we leverage checklists and comments.

Advisement Report Programming Boot Camp

Track Student Records 
Speaker Oscar Secrist, Assistant Registrar for Academic Records Evaluation, University of Puget Sound

This workshop will teach the basics on how to set up academic requirement tracking in the Advisement Report. It is intended for those who are new to Advisement Report programming, but we will also touch on some specific issues that might be of interest to those with a little experience under their belts.

Developing Custom Web Forms in Fluid with Approval Workflow Engine

Track Technical
Speaker Bradley Reeves, ITS II, Central Washington University

Central Washington University has begun the process of converting paper forms to web-based forms. Since most forms require logic outside of the delivered Form Design Wizard, custom web forms are necessary. This presentation will cover the development process of creating a custom web form in Fluid with AWE. 

How to Sign Up:

  • You can add this directly during your initial registration.
  • If you are already registered, go to "My Registrationand login, click "Add-ons", and then click the "Add Additional Options" button. Under "Pre-Conference Workshop" select the workshop you would like to attend and click "Add". Then hit "Finish" to pay.



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