Events & Lectures

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.

February 6, 2015

UW Tech Talks: February 19

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UW’s technology support community is invited to this quarter’s Tech Talks to hear presentations on Enterprise Architecture in Action, UW-IT’s Data Backups and Archives Service Refresh, and more. For details, check the Tech Talks Web page. Mark your calendar: Thursday, February 19, 10:00 a.m. to noon, Odegaard Undergraduate Library, Room 220 at UW Seattle.

January 28, 2015

Open Source Software Academia Town Hall at UW Seattle: February 2

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UW students, faculty and staff are welcome to attend an evening of discussion focused on “What can academia learn from open source?” on Monday, February 2 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the UW Physics/Astronomy Auditorium at UW Seattle. A panel of six experts will discuss the vital role of software in academia and how institutions must adapt to support software tools and their producers. A reception follows. Get your free tickets.

January 9, 2015

Save the Date: UW TechConnect Conference — March 24

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The second annual UW TechConnect Conference will be on March 24, providing an opportunity for IT colleagues across the UW to connect on topics of interest and stay informed, so mark your calendar. Planning is underway for the speaker line-up, with more details to come. Until then, check out the enhanced TechConnect website, with information about campus events, communities of practice and additional resources for the UW’s information technology community.

October 13, 2014

Fall Quarter Campus Tech Talks: Nov. 4

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The UW technology support community is invited to the November 4 Tech Talks, to share ideas, expertise, case studies and more. The keynote, on how IT leaders and faculty can best work together to advance teaching and learning, will be presented by Phil Reid, UW-IT’s Academic Services Associate Vice Provost and Professor of Chemistry. If you have a topic to present, contact Stephen Bangs by October 24. Time and location: 10:00 a.m. – noon, Odegaard Undergraduate Library, Room 220.

September 15, 2014

UW Students: Learn About Technology, Win Prizes at the 2014 Tech Expo—Sept. 24

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Find out more about the free technology, discounts and services available to you as a UW student at the Technology Expo on September 24, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Odegaard Undergraduate Library. Visit booths from several UW units, and also from Microsoft, Tableau, Apple, Parallels and more. Enter the student drawing for a chance to win prizes like iPad Minis, an Xbox One and a Dell Venue 7 tablet. The first 1000 attendees will receive a free T-shirt.

August 6, 2014

Technical Update Forums on New UW HR/Payroll System: Aug. 13, 28

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UW technical staff are invited to attend a Technical Update Forum to understand the systems being impacted by the UW’s new HR/Payroll system and what you need to do to prepare. Each of the two-hour sessions includes a showcase of the technical capabilities and features available in Workday (the new HR/Payroll system vendor) and information on system configuration requirements and integration points. Register online:

  • August 13, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in UW Tower Auditorium - REGISTER
  • August 28, 10:00 a.m. to noon in Kane Hall, Room 110 – REGISTER
  • For UW Medicine Technical Staff: August 28, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Harborview Medical Center R&T Auditorium – REGISTER