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Upcoming Events                                     

Monday, April 24, 2017

Architecture and New Technology Committee • ANTC meetings are open to the public, though space may be limited and preference will be given to all governance representatives. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Dumke Conference Room, Eccles Broadcast Center.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

3D Printing • Free workshop on how to use open source software (Cura, Slic3r) to prepare 3D designs for printing using a fused filament fabrication 3D printer. 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Marriott Library, Level 2 Knowledge Commons by the 3D printers

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Data Center Modernization and Infrastructure Agility Trends (Gartner webinar) • IT organizations should move to more of a buy-versus-build mentality for infrastructure systems. Data protection and business-critical services must consider hybrid architectures. 11:00 a.m. - noon. University employees may request no-cost access to the webinar by emailing Gartner rep. Michael Mittelstaedt.

3D Modeling for Printing • Free workshop gived attendees the foundations necessary to generate and export 3D printable model files. 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Marriott Library, Level 2 Knowledge Commons desk and move to either room 1009 or 1120.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Cut Costs by Getting IT Lean in Lean Times (Gartner webinar) • CIOs and IT leaders in regions and industries that are struggling economically are being told to cut the IT budget by 15%, but still get critical digital business initiatives implemented. Accelerating the move to enterprise agile is a high-risk, but high-reward, way to do both. Noon - 1:00 p.m. University employees may request no-cost access to the webinar by emailing Gartner rep. Michael Mittelstaedt.

Monday-Tuesday, May 2-3, 2017

Web Accessibility Training • Join WebAIM's accessibility experts for two days of web accessibility training in beautiful Logan, Utah. Learn everything from basic web accessibility principles to advanced accessibility techniques. This training is primarily suited for web developers, though it will be valuable for designers, program managers, and quality assurance experts. A basic understanding of HTML is recommended. $850/person ($700/person for groups of two+). Registration required.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

IT Professionals Forum • ITP members meet monthly to discuss IT concerns shared among University colleges, departments, and organizations. Tech showcase at 11:00 a.m.; meeting is 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Gould Auditorium, Marriott Library.

3D Modeling for Printing • Free workshop gived attendees the foundations necessary to generate and export 3D printable model files. 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Marriott Library, Level 2 Knowledge Commons desk and move to either room 1009 or 1120.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tech Tuesday • Tech Tuesday is a space-limited networking event presented by Technology & Venture Commercialization (TVC) at the University of Utah. The guest speaker will be Keith Marmer, D.P.T., M.B.A., who serves as executive director and TVC associate vice president. Previously, Marmer was co-founder and managing director of SG3 Ventures, a venture capital fund focused on early-stage life science companies. Registration is required. 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., University Guest House. Light refreshments provided. 

Friday, May 12, 2017

Virtual Reality Demo Night • Whether you’re interested in VR for retail, medical, business, gaming or creative applications, or you just want to find out what all the excitement is about, this show is the place for you to explore the incredible power of Virtual Reality technologies. 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Bill and Pat Child Hall (7th floor), Spencer Fox Eccles Business Bldg. Free. RSVP requested.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Strategic Information Technology Committee • SITC meetings are open to the public, though space may be limited and preference will be given to all governance representatives. 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Dumke Conference Room, Eccles Broadcast Center.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

IT Exchange Group • Featured topic TBD. ITX meetings are open to anyone. 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Union Den.

Monday, May 29, 2017

Memorial Day • Holiday for all students, faculty, and staff.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

IT Professionals Forum • ITP members meet monthly to discuss IT concerns shared among University colleges, departments, and organizations. Tech showcase at 11:00 a.m.; meeting is 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Gould Auditorium, Marriott Library.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

IT Exchange Group • Featured topic TBD. ITX meetings are open to anyone. 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Union Den.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Independence Day• Holiday for all students, faculty, and staff.

Monday, July 24, 2017

Pioneer Day • Holiday for all students, faculty, and staff.

Monday, September 4, 2017

Labor Day • Holiday for all students, faculty, and staff.

Thursday-Friday, November 23-24, 2017

Thanksgiving and Day After Thanksgiving • Holiday for all students, faculty, and staff.

Tuesday-Thursday, November 28-30, 2017

Gartner Identity & Access Management Summit (Las Vegas, Nev.) • Hear the latest tactics and best practices across IAM fundamentals, and take a look ahead at analytics-driven automation and advances in consumer engagement platforms, so you can craft and implement an IAM vision and strategy for the digital age.

Monday-Thursday, December 4-7, 2017

Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference (Las Vegas, Nev.) • Conference features comprehensive tracks around the biggest challenges IT infrastructure and operations leader.

Monday, December 25, 2017

Christmas Day • Holiday for all students, faculty, and staff.


Past Events  

Monday, April 3, 2017

Unexpected Applications for Video on Campus (Educause webinar) • As faculty experimentation led to video becoming a regular part of students’ learning experiences, Seminole State decided to standardize its support for video technology. Now, thanks to continued experiments, the institution has found a variety of creative uses for video on campus beyond traditional lecture capture. 11:00 a.m. - noon. Free.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

IT Professionals Forum • ITP members meet monthly to discuss IT concerns shared among University colleges, departments, and organizations. Tech showcase at 11:00 a.m.; meeting is 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Gould Auditorium, Marriott Library.

3D Modeling for Printing • Free workshop gived attendees the foundations necessary to generate and export 3D printable model files. 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Marriott Library,  Level 2 Knowledge Commons desk and move to either room 1009 or 1120.

Adobe Workshop • Free workshop for U students on building Adobe skills. 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Lassonde Studios

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Top 10 Trends Impacting I&O (Gartner webinar) • Which societal pressures will have the greatest impact on data centers? What key technologies will have the greatest impact? Free webinar addresses issues driven by these outside trends that will surface and have the greatest impact. 8:00 a.m - 9:00 a.m. University employees may request no-cost access to the webinar by emailing Gartner rep. Michael Mittelstaedt.

Hadoop & Spark: Open Source Opportunities and Risks (Gartner webinar) • As companies build foundational data and analytics infrastructure with Spark and Hadoop, the market continues to shift and evolve in new and dynamic ways. 11:00 a.m - noon. University employees may request no-cost access to the webinar by emailing Gartner rep. Michael Mittelstaedt.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Virtualization Containers for Application Usability and Reproducibility (CHPC presentation) • This lecture will introduce virtualization containers that can be used to deploy applications and even whole computing environments to any Linux running host machine. 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., INSCC auditorium (Room 110). This is also a Skype meeting, or you can join by phone: (801) 587-1478, Conference ID: 4411572.

 

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

What CISOs Wish They Could Say Out Loud (Duo webinar) • It’s hard to get CISOs to speak in public about their security programs. They can’t admit what they did wrong or reveal what they did right. It’s time for true confessions. 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Free, registration required.

IBM High Performance Computing Event • Scientists in HPC, Deep Learning, Big Data Analytics, Genomics and all Domain Sciences are cordially invited to learn more about industry trends and directions, IT solutions, and academic collaboration from IBM. 10:00 a.m. - noon, INSCC auditorium  (Room 110).

3D Modeling for Printing • Free workshop gived attendees the foundations necessary to generate and export 3D printable model files. 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Marriott Library, Level 2 Knowledge Commons desk and move to either room 1009 or 1120.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The Expanding Attack Surface (CIS webinar) • Join Cris Thomas, strategist with Tenable, from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. as he discusses how embracing the public cloud, mobile, and DevOps leads to an expanding attack surface that challenges our existing approaches to managing threats and vulnerabilities. Sponsored by The Center for Internet Security (CIS). Free. Registration is required.

3D Printing • Free workshop on how to use open source software (Cura, Slic3r) to prepare 3D designs for printing using a fused filament fabrication 3D printer. 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Marriott Library, Level 2 Knowledge Commons by the 3D printers.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

IT Exchange Group • Featured topic will be component-to-end user monitoring and analysis in a next-gen environment. ITX meetings are open to anyone. 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Union Parlor B.

MacAdmins Meeting • Presentations cover Apple technology and integration in a heterogeneous university enterprise environment. Topics include Adobe Creative Cloud, integrating DEP and VPP with Munki, jamf + AutoPKG + Munki, and one-button studio setup with custom automation. 11:00 a.m. Room 1705A, Marriott Library.

3D Modeling for Printing • Free workshop gived attendees the foundations necessary to generate and export 3D printable model files. 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Marriott Library, Level 2 Knowledge Commons desk and move to either room 1009 or 1120.

Friday, April 21, 2017

U Recycle Day • Drop off your personal electronics and documents for recycling, and donate food to the Feed U food pantry. Residential material only please; University property or business waste will not be accepted. 8:00 a.m. - noon. New location: Guardsman parking lot, 500 South Guardsman Way (1500 East).

Last Updated: 4/21/17