2017 Fall Conference

Join us for the Fall User Group Conference

October 16 & 17, 2017

Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, WI Dells

2017 Fall Highlights


Skyward® is excited to officially announce the next evolution of Skyward® software – the Qmlativ® Education Management System. This solution leverages the latest technologies to support emerging trends in education, both now and into the future. See the new Skyward Qmlativ® Education Management System at the WI Skyward User Group in the fall with demos for Student, Finance, and HR.

Qmlativ® is the embodiment of a better SIS and ERP experience. It’s clean, customizable interface and personalized dashboards ensure that information overload doesn’t get in the way of improving district outcomes. Qmlativ® is built on a SQL database, featuring a revolutionary user experience including an integrated training module that encompasses everything from desktop to mobile environments.

New Features

Learn about recently released features within the student information system and the financial management system. Discover upcoming future release options.

Peer to Peer Sessions

Discuss common practices among school districts with other Skyward® users. Collaborate on issues to find solutions that will work for you.

Help Desk Sessions

Skyward Help Desk sessions are limited to 10 min/person and are to help users better understand software features that are being discussed during the User Group conference. See session descriptions for what areas of expertise will be available during the sessions. Skyward Help Desk sessions are not intended for service calls.

Qmlativ, Skyward, and the Skyward logo are registered trademarks of Skyward, Inc.

Agenda and Session Descriptions

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2017 Fall User Group Conference Agenda
!2017 WI Fall Session Descriptions.docx


Both Days

Monday Only

Tuesday Only

Discounted Rate*

(if registered by 9/29/17)




Regular Price*

(on/after 9/30/17)




Form W-9.pdf

*An additional $50/person will be charged if not paid prior to the conference.

Please print the receipt located under documents on the RegOnline screen and submit for payment to the Wisconsin Skyward User Group, Inc by 10/9/17. Payment address can be found below and refund information can be found on the receipt. DO NOT SEND PAYMENT TO SKYWARD.

Submit payments to: Wisconsin Skyward User Group, N5332 Camden Court, Black River Falls, WI 54615


The Kalahari Resorts & Convention Center in Wisconsin Dells has a block of rooms for the WI Skyward User Group (before a date specified in the registration material). Reservations can be made by calling 1-877-253-5466. When making your room reservations, please identify that you are a conference attendee with the WI Skyward User Group, Inc, or use the booking ID #9022 before TBD.

Four person room rate is $99 (hut) or $119 (lodge). The extended stay option for Friday & Saturday will allow you to have the same number of rooms, at the same rate, that you have for the convention - based on availability. Guests who are requesting rooms for Friday and Saturday only will be at the published rate at the time of the request.

Tax exempt information must be provided when making room reservations. A S-211 form is provided here for your convenience and can be emailed to dellscallcenterfax@kalahariresorts.com. Purchase orders must note “room and incidentals” if you wish to incur other charges on the direct billing. If you are using a district credit card and you want to avoid problems at check-in, please fax a confirmation from the person whose name is on the card along with the names of each individual it covers to (608) 254-6116.

Visit Kalahari Resorts & Conventions website for the cancellation policy and more information.

Visit WI Dells website for more lodging options.

Form S-211.pdf

Brief Schedule Overview

Monday, October 16

  • Registration/Breakfast: 7:15 am – 8:15 am
  • Welcome: 8:15 am - 8:45 am
  • Session 1: 9:00 am – 10:00 am
  • Session 2: 10:10 am – 11:10 am
  • Session 3A (Finance Lunch): 11:20 am – 12:05 pm
  • Session 3B (Student Lunch): 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Session 4: 1:10 pm - 2:10 pm
  • Session 5: 2:20 pm - 3:10 pm
  • Session 6: 3:20 pm - 4:10 pm
  • Session 7 (Snap Chat): 4:10 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Hospitality: 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Soda/Water available in the vendor area from 9:50 am - 10:20 am and 2:50 pm - 3:20 pm.

Tuesday, October 17

  • Breakfast: 7:15 am – 8:05 am
  • Welcome: 7:50 am - 8:05 am
  • Session 8: 8:15 am - 9:05 am
  • Session 9: 9:15 am - 10:05 am
  • Session 10: 10:15 am - 11:05 am
  • Session 11: 11:15 am - 12:05 pm

DJ Requests

Conference Survey

After each conference, you should receive an email with a link to our survey. We would love to hear your feedback about the conference. Please take a moment to complete it so we can better serve you in the future. We look forward to reading your comments and seeing you at our next conference!


By registering for the Wisconsin Skyward User Group conference, you consent to interviews, photography, audio and/or video recording and understand that the release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction may be used for any reason on any websites, social media, or any other purpose by Wisconsin Skyward User Group, Inc. You waive all rights to claim payment in connection with any use of these materials, regardless of the purpose. By registering for this event, you have been fully informed.