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Upcoming Events                

Monday, April 22, 2019

Architecture and New Technology Committee (ANTC) • 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, April 24, 2019

Campus Store Apple one-day sale (faculty/staff) All Apple products will be available tax-free for U faculty and staff at the University Campus Store and the University Campus Store Health in HSEB.

University of Utah IT Exchange • This month's presentation is "Research Infrastructure for Computer Science: Clouds Through Mobile Wireless networks" by Rob Ricci and Kirk Webb from the Flux Research Group. 11:00 a.m. - noon, INSCC 345.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Campus Store Apple one-day sale (students) All Apple products will be available tax-free for U students at the University Campus Store and the University Campus Store Health in HSEB.

Monday, May 6, 2019

Strategies to Maximize Your Java Investments Oracle recently announced significant changes to how Java is released, licensed and supported. This free Gartner webinar cuts through the confusion, hype and uncertainty around the new dynamics and offer strategies that Java adopters can leverage to maximize their Java investments moving forward. 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Registration is required.

May 8, 14, & 15, 2019

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 in the Downtown Data Center conference room. The cost for university employees is $480; non-university attendees pay $1,595.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Enterprise Web Advisory Council • EWAC meetings are open to the public, though space may be limited and preference will be given to all governance representatives. 11:00 a.m. - noon, Dumke Room, Eccles Broadcast Center.

Monday, May 13, 2019

Talent Futures: How AI Will Impact Jobs and Your Workforce Two primary driving forces will shape how AI truly changes the way we work: human attitudes and technology capabilities. This free Gartner webinar explores the potential futures AI will bring, and help determine the investments you must make to achieve these futures. 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration is required.

Monday, May 21, 2019

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, May 27, 2019

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

Wednesday-Thursday, June 19-20, 2019

UETN Tech Summit • Annual conference of for the Utah Education and Teleheath Network. 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m., Murray High School, 5440 State St., Murray.

Thursday, July 4, 2019

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

Sunday-Thursday, July 21-25, 2019

EDUCAUSE Institute Leadership Program • This leadership program is designed to broaden perspectives and develop extensive leadership abilities, enabling new and aspiring CIOs, CISOs, and other experienced senior leaders to assume greater leadership roles within their institutions. Salt Lake City. Registration opens February 25 and closes June 14.

EDUCAUSE Institute Senior Directors Program • The Senior Directors Program is a professional development program for those serving in higher education IT as senior directors or those actively seeking senior director roles within the next year. Salt Lake City. Registration opens February 25.

EDUCAUSE Learning Technology Leadership Program • This program is for professionals whose campus role involves the support and promotion of teaching and learning. Working actively with the Learning Technology Leadership faculty and the other participants, attending this program will enable you to develop and build leadership skills and abilities that will serve you both in current and future campus roles. Salt Lake City. Registration opens February 25.

EDUCAUSE Institute Management Program • This program is for higher education IT professionals, including those in central or distributed IT organizations and academic libraries, who have 3 to 5 years of supervisory experience and want to augment their practical skills important to effective management. Salt Lake City. Registration opens February 25.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

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


Past Events    

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

IT Spending Forecast, 1Q19 Update: AI - Use it, Build it or Sell it • This Gartner webinar will cover where to use AI to enhance a product or service; when to build AI as a product or service; and how to sell AI as an enhancement, a product or a service. 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Free, but registration is required.

Funding opportunities though “Pivot” – a new database Faculty and graduate students are invited to an open house about a new database for funding opportunities. Pivot provides a directory of researchers and their profiles, and publishing opportunities. 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Marriott Library Faculty Center. RSVP hereSnacks will be provided.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

University of Utah MacAdmins • Presentations include "What's New" by Todd McDaniel, Marriott Library; "Santa In-Depth" by Henry Stamerjohann, Apfelwerk; and "VMware Workspace ONE" by Kevin Satterwhite, VMware. 11:00 a.m. -  noon, Marriott Library, Room 1705A.

Robots are the answer, so what's the question? • Sarcos Robotics co-founder and President Dr. Fraser Smith will provide a technology update. 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., WEB, Room 2230. Light refreshments will be served. Although reservations are not required, they are appreciated. Register by emailing utahevent@arcsfoundation.org or calling (801) 560-3587.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

U Recycle Day Bring your electronic waste and old personal documents to the University of Utah for U Recycle Day, an annual event designed to encourage responsible recycling. See list of accepted items. 7:30 a.m. - noon, south side of Rice-Eccles Stadium parking lot, 451 S 1400 E. [PDF poster]

Tech Talks • The School of Computing and City Library lecture series focuses on the impact of computer science on our society and culture. Rogelio E. Cardona-Rivera presents "Toward a Science of Game Design." 7:00 p.m. 8:30 p.m., Salt Lake City Public Library.

#ChatSTC Twitter Chat: Freshen Up Your Online Life with a Digital Spring Cleaning! • The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and Better Business Bureau (BBB) will share tips to help tidy up your home or work office space and freshen up your digital security. 1:00 p.m., Twitter, follow the hashtag #ChatSTC.

Friday, April 19, 2019

Fridays with Faculty: The Appeal of Computer Assisted Composition • Mike Cottle, associate professor of music technology and composition in the School of Music, will discuss his compositional work that is exclusively algorithmic, aleatoric, and generative, typically coded experiments for CPU playback. Noon - 12:00 p.m., Dumke Recital Hall, Gardner Hall. Free.

Last Updated: 4/19/19