Events & Lectures

August 25, 2015

Save the Date, Shape the Event: First Cloud Day @ UW

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UW computing professionals, IT staff and researchers are invited to Cloud Day @ UW on November 12 to hear success stories, share best practices and learn about new cloud-based computing products from a panel of cloud vendors. Bruce Vincent, Chief IT Architect and Technology Strategist at Stanford, will deliver the keynote address. To help the hosts—UW-IT and the UW eScience Institute—create an informative and useful event, please take a short WebQ survey to weigh in on possible presentation topics. Save the date; more details to come.

July 30, 2015

UW Front-end Web Development: First Meeting August 7

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The first meeting of the UW Front-end Technologies Community of Practice to share knowledge around front-end Web development is Friday, August 7, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the UW Tower T-22 Ravenna Room. Topics include unit testing and Karma, front-end interface accessible design, LESS and Bootstrap usage and customization, Plato Javascript and Aerobatic. Accessibility, optimization and responsive design are ongoing considerations. Questions? Contact Jeane Marty.

May 7, 2015

Campus Tech Talks at UW Seattle: May 13

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Information technology enthusiasts from across the UW will gather on Wednesday, May 13 from 10:00 a.m. to noon in Odegaard Undergraduate Library Room 220 to share their knowledge and experiences at the spring quarter Campus Tech Talks. Presentations include OneNote for Collaboration, Research and Documentation; Successes and Challenges With Lean/Agile Development; Release Automation and Puppet; and UW-IT Data Center Services.

April 11, 2015

UW Tech Talks May 13; Presentation Proposals due May 4

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UW’s technology support community is invited to the Spring Quarter Campus Tech Talks to share ideas, expertise and case studies. If you have a topic you would like to present, contact Stephen Bangs with your presentation proposal by May 4. Past topics include advanced teaching and learning, identity management, and software licensing. See past presentations in the Tech Talks archive. Save the date: Wednesday, May 13, 10:00 a.m. to noon, Odegaard Undergraduate Library, Room 220, UW Seattle.

April 8, 2015

“Relevant Events” on MyUW Mobile Helps Students Maximize Their UW Experience

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UW students will soon see upcoming happenings that might be of interest to them, based on their major, on MyUW mobile’s just released “Relevant Events.” MyUW mobile pulls event data from departmental calendars that use the UW’s event calendar software, Trumba, and displays it for students. Learn more about how it works. Only calendars that run on Trumba can show events on MyUW mobile through this new integration. Departments that want to switch to Trumba can contact help@uw.edu for assistance.

April 6, 2015

UW TechConnect 2015 Materials Now Online

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This year’s TechConnect Conference on March 24 attracted 400 members of the University’s IT community who chose from the day’s 15 programs and connected with peers from 28 departments. Event photos and presentations are now online. For those who were not able to attend, the updated website provides a great way to tune in and see why you’ll want to come next year.

March 25, 2015

UW TechConnect: Take a Quick Survey to Provide Feedback

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If you attended all or part of the UW TechConnect Conference on Tuesday, March 24, let the planning committee know if the day was a success. Take a five-minute survey to share what added most value and what feedback you have to help inform planning for future technology events. [NOTE: This survey closed midnight April 3, 2015.]

March 10, 2015

UW TechConnect Conference March 24: The Future of IT

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Keep up with the changing world of IT by attending the 2015 UW TechConnect Conference on March 24. Explore, learn and connect with other IT colleagues and choose from a dozen presentations focused on the future of IT at the University. Hear UW Vice Provost for Innovation Vikram Jandhyala, and campus leaders Greg Miller, John Slattery and Kelli Trosvig during the keynote session. This free event, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Husky Union Building, is presented by the TechConnect Advisory Board and UW-IT.