Annual Conference on Business, Operations & Technology – 2023

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • Foxwoods Resort Casino
  • Posted 1 year ago


When : Thursday, November 2 - Friday, November 3, 2023
Where : Foxwoods Resort Casino
Topics : Business; Facilities; HR; Technology; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Security; Legal Affairs
Cost : $405 first registrant | $310 second registrant | $205 third registrant or single day pass


WHAT:      2023 Annual conference on Business, Operations & Technology: A conference for Business Managers, Technology Professionals, HR Directors, Facilities Directors, Risk Management Professionals, Heads, and Senior-Level School Administrators
WHEN:     Thursday – Friday, November 2 – 3, 2023
WHEREFoxwoods Resort and Casino
Learn from industry experts and connect with colleagues at the CAIS Conference for Business, Operations & Technology, November 2-3.
This event is open to school employees.

**Register by October 9 to receive the discounted room rate at Foxwoods!**

Keynotes & Topic Sessions announced,
and Registration is open!

Topic sessions include:

  • Transforming Equity: the Law and Transgender Students
  • Making your School Safer by Hardening the Target
  • Applying the NIST Cybersecurity Framework
  • Cyberinsurance Claims — Avoiding pitfalls
  • Student Records Disclosure
  • Rethinking & Reframing the Role of HR at Schools: a Panel Discussion
  • Optimizing Building Performance and ROI on our Campuses
  • Emerging Employment Law Considerations & Patterns
  • Incident Response Tabletop: An Exercise in Preparedness
  • …and more to be added soon!

As well as opportunities to connect through structured and informal conversations, such as:

  • An unconference for tech professionals
  • A roundtable for business officers
  • A facilitated conversation around staff contracts
  • Two opportunities for Tech Crunch
  • Drop-in learning sessions about the four CAIS consortiums

Bring your team and join colleagues from across the business, operations, HR and technology fields for a 2-day event.  Leave with valuable strategies and a network of peers and experts to serve you and your school in the year ahead.

Registration for our 2023 Exhibitor Showcase is Closed

For the best conference experience, download our new conference app. The app is available for iPhones and in the Google Play Store. Search for “CAIS (CT) Conferences” or scan the appropriate QR code.

  • Registered school attendees, please log in using the email address attached to your registration.
  • Speakers, Partners, and Exhibitors do NOT need to log into the app.

Google Play:

Google Play



Event Location:
Fox Tower @ Foxwoods Resort & Casino
39 Norwich-Westerly Rd.
Ledyard, CT 06338

CAIS Member Pricing:
$405 first registrant
$310 second registrant
$205 third registrant or single day pass

Non-member Pricing:
$530 first registrant
$405 second registrant
$280 third registrant or single day pass

Please note that the conference is limited to school employees.


  • Tech Crunch — connect with other CAIS IT staff throughout the state to share ideas, struggles, and successes and discuss the behind the scenes technology work in independent schools
  • Tech Munch — that’s lunch! With fellow tech professionals; sponsored by CCi Voice and Universal Connectivity
  • Sessions available on Cybersecurity & Risk, Building an IT Emergency Plan, and Tabletop Exercises
  • Visit with Corporate Guests: Get out there and Network! Relax, have some food and drink and reconnect with CAIS colleagues. Visit with CAIS preferred vendors offering specials on a variety of products and services for your school.
  • Extended break and social time with tech colleagues within the resort


  • Breakfast with fellow tech professionals.
  • Additional sessions on on Cybersecurity and security training apps
  • An unconference with tech colleagues
  • A keynote speaker from Christina Lewellen, Executive Director of ATLIS: Demystifying AI: How Independent Schools can Harness the Power while Mitigating Risk

Location Foxwoods Resort Casino