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Upcoming Events             

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

UIT Employee Holiday Luncheon and Prize Drawing • All UIT employees are cordially invited to this year's UIT Employee Holiday Luncheon and Prize Drawing, which will be held on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at the Cleone Peterson Eccles Alumni House, 155 S. Central Campus Drive. Free limited parking will be available in the lot north of the Alumni House. Please consider carpooling or using alternate transportation, such as walking, biking, riding a scooter, taking a campus shuttle, or using public transit. We look forward to seeing you there!

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

IT Pros Holiday Luncheon • Annual holiday gathering of IT Professionals (ITP) Forum members. 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., Room 2110/2120, Health Sciences Education Building.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Securing a Seat at the Table: The CIO's Role on the President's Cabinet • In this free EDUCAUSE webinar, hear real-world experiences from a CIO who sits on her president's cabinet and from a higher education consulting leader who has worked within a wide range of college and university environments. Noon - 1:00 p.m. Signing up for an EDUCAUSE profile and registration is required.

December 13, 18, & 19, 2018

ITIL FoundationsThree-day course gives participants a practical understanding of IT Service Management (ITSM) best practices, in preparation for the ITIL Foundation in Service Management exam. In general, classes will be held 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. each day. Downtown Data Center.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

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. 1:00 p.m.- 2:45 p.m. Winder Boardroom, Park Building.

Monday-Tuesday, December 24-25, 2018

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

Monday, December 31, 2018

University closure day • Holiday for all students, faculty, and staff.

Monday, January 18, 2019

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 Room, Eccles Broadcast Center.

Wednesday, January 31, 2019

University of Utah IT Exchange • ITX is an independent technical discussion group that complements existing technical IT communities on campus. The topic will be Linux control groups (Cgroups). 11:00 a.m. to noon, INSCC Room 345.

Monday-Friday, February 4-8, 2019

FileWave Certified Administrator (FCA) Class • The course will focus on everything a typical System Administrator needs to know to support the day-to-day realities of a production endpoint environment. It also will cover how to accomplish things with FileWave and work through numerous examples and labs, but more importantly, it includes best practices and workflow implementation that will help position you for success. 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Red Butte Garden.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

IT Professionals Forum The Information Technology Professionals (ITP) Forum is an independent University of Utah group governed by an elected Board of Directors. ITP members meet monthly to discuss IT concerns shared among University colleges, departments, and organizations. 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Gould Auditorium, Marriott LibraryLive Stream (active only during meetings)

Past Events    

Monday, December 3, 2018

ELI Webinar | Moving Toward Student Success: 2018 in Retrospect and 2019 in Prospect • This EDUCAUSE webinar will cover key developments in higher education teaching, learning, and student success in 2018, prospects for these domains in 2019, and implications of these developments and prospects. Noon - 1:00 p.m. Signing up for an EDUCAUSE profile and registration is required. 

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

The Data Center is Dead; Long Live the Data Center • Welcome to the most disruptive period of all time for infrastructure and operations (I&O). Cloud is now a matter of "when" and "how," but the data center remains critical to most enterprises. This free Gartner webinar reveals where we are headed for designing and automating data environments that optimize on-premises, hybrid and multicloud architectures. Registration is required. 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Introduction to I/O at CHPC • This free talk by CHPC will examine several types of file servers used at the CHPC and efficient ways to read and write them. 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., INSCC Room 110, or join via Zoom, meeting ID 411 178 3659.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Adobe Shared Device License for ETLA Education Customers • In this live webinar, Adobe leaders will discuss Shared Device Licensing, how it works and the resources that will be available to help you plan, deploy, and manage Shared Device Licensing at your institution. Two sessions: 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Free, but registration is required.

SpotSDC: An Information Visualization System to Analyze Silent Data Corruption • In this free visualization seminar webinar, learn about SpotSDC, a visualization system for analyzing a program's characteristics of resilience to silent data corruption (SDC). The results from SpotSDC allow developers to design selective algorithmic error detection and mitigation techniques to protect their applications from transient faults. Noon - 1:00 p.m., Warnock Engineering Building, Room 3780. 

Thursday, December 6, 2018

The Gartner Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2019Strategic technology trends have significant disruptive potential and set the stage for innovation over the next 5 years. These are trends that IT cannot afford to ignore. Join this free Gartner webinar to identify the strategic technology trends that will have the biggest impact in 2019 and beyond. Registration is required. 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Today's Higher Ed IT Workforce, 2018 • This webinar will highlight the results from an EDUCAUSE Research survey about the IT workforce, including the professional experiences that drive career trajectories for managers and CIOs, the factors that have a positive impact on IT salaries, and the work environments that help retain qualified staff. 11:00 a.m. to noon. Free registration for EDUCAUSE members; $69 for nonmembers.

Overview of the Protected Environment • This free presentation by CHPC is an overview of the new HIPAA-compliant protected environment for storage and processing of PHI data at CHPC, including cluster computing, dedicated Windows and Linux machines, and Virtual Machines within the environment's firewall. 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., INSCC Room 110, or join via Zoom, meeting ID 411 178 3659.

Last Updated: 12/7/18