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Wednesday 16 March

 
0900

Exhibitor briefing
 
1000 - 1300



  Pre Conference Session 
  • Softcat (Exchange 1)
  • Unit4 (Exchange 2&3)
   
1000

Registration and Exhibition opens
 
1200

Orientation session (Exchange 6&7)
If this is your first UCISA conference, or your first in a long time, please join us for a session describing how to make the most of the Conference. 
Hear about UCISA's resources, events, and working groups, as well as networking with your colleagues.
 
1200
Lunch in the Exhibition
 

Chair: John Cartwright, University of Liverpool
 
1330
Introduction and welcome
John Cartwright, UCISA Executive Chair, University of Liverpool
Chris Sexton, Conference Chair, University of Sheffield
 
1345
California dreamin’: leading IT innovation for student success
Hilary Baker, Vice President for IT/CIO, California State University, Northridge
    (sponsored by Tribal)
[PDF]
Presentation 
1445   The tablet journey at UEL: Shaping ideas about mobile learning
Mandy Bentham, Director of Learning and Teaching and Michele Milner, Director of CELT, University of East London
    (sponsored by Samsung)
1520
Refreshments in Exhibition
 

Chair: James Woodward, Manchester Metropolitan University
 
1550
Travel time
1600
Business showcases
  • Dell Corporation Ltd – Implementing IT changes in a left wing, liberal arts college, that has a conservative culture - (Exchange 1)
    Joel Bloomfield, John Bailey, Dell and David Swayne, Goldsmiths University of London
  • Logicalis UK - Digital ready university – the Digital Generation of Things is NOW (Exchange 2&3) 
    Chris Gabriel, Logicalis UK
  • PTS Consulting  University of London’s Digital Transformation journey (Exchange 4&5)
    Kuldip Sandhu, PTS Consulting
  • VMware Protecting your university’s greatest assets against the threat of cybercrime (Charter Suite)
    Paul McCreanney, and Andy Tait, VMWare and Arthur Clune, University of York
1630 - 1730
Poster session and drinks reception
In the Exhibition
 
1900
Drinks reception at the Museum of Science and Industry
 
 
2000
Dinner at the Museum of Science and Industry
     (wine sponsored by Huawei and dinner by VMWare)

Dress code: business casual
 
       

Thursday 17 March


Chair: Adrian Ellison, University of West London
 
0915
Real world 2 speed IT in education with the cloud
Michael Stephenson, Senior Cloud and Integration Architect, Northumbria University
    (sponsored by Microsoft)
[PDF]
Presentation 
0950
Are you misunderstanding digital transformation?
Paul Boag, Boagworks Ltd
[PDF]
Presentation
1030
Refreshments in Exhibition
1115   It's not if, but when?
Simon Moores, Disruptive technologist and security futurist
[PDF]
Presentation
1155
The vibrant future for Jisc
Paul Feldman, Chief Executive, Jisc
[PDF]
Presentation
1230
Lunch in the Exhibition

chair: Heidi Fraser-Krauss, University of York
1345
Universities: central to society so now what?
David Sweeney, Director for Research, Innovation and Skills, HEFCE
[PDF]
Presentation
1430   Travel time
 
1445
University showcases
  • Branching customer relationships
    Paul Westmore and Rupert Frankum, Plymouth University (Exchange 1)
  • Changing the way we work with the introduction of electronic submission, marking and feedback of assessments
    Catherine Jones, University of Sussex (Exchange 2&3)
  • Making sense out of chaos
    Jim Nottingham, University of the Arts London (Exchange 4&5)
  • Stories from a multi-storey
    Mark Franklin, University of Sheffield (Exchange 6&7)
1515
Refreshments in Exhibition
1600   University showcases
  • Management Information expanding beyond the Business Intelligence Team, IT as enablers rather than owners of Business Intelligence
    Neil Randall and Paul Colbran, Southampton Solent University (Exchange 1)
  • Staying user focused in an agile development process
    Neil Allison, University of Edinburgh (Exchange 2&3)
  • The highs and low of massively expanding lecture capture
    Trevor Baxter, Kings College London (Charter Suite)
  • My Sustainable Print (MSP)
    Janine Barraclough, University of Sheffield (Exchange 4&5)
  • Award for Excellence - winner
    Introducing Apprentices to the workforce
    Pauline Brown, University of St Andrews (Exchange 6&7)
1600   Exhibition closes
1630 - 1730   AGM
1900   Conference Dinner drinks reception (inc Awards drinks reception) at the Midland
    (sponsored by PTS Consulting)
2000   Conference Dinner at the Midland
    (wine sponsored by Huawei, dinner sponsored by XMA and after dinner speaker sponsored by Unit4)

Dress code: Black tie, kilts or dress to impress!

Friday 18 March


Chair: Chris Sexton, University of Sheffield 
 
0915 - 1730
The future of IAM — the Identity and Access Management scenario
Ant Allan, Research VP, Gartner Research (This speaker did not give permission for his presentation to be recorded or shared.)

 

1000
Delivering the digital institution: the five stages of infrastructure evolution 
Marcus Jewell, EMEA Vice President, Brocade
[PDF]
Presentation
1045
Refreshments in Exchange Upper Foyer
 
1115   Creative leadership
Jamie Anderson, Professor in Strategic Management
[PDF]
Presentation
1200
Learning in Limbo
John McCarthy, Journalist, Writer and Broadcaster (This speaker did not give permission for his presentation to be recorded or shared)                    

 

1300
Close
 
1300   Lunch in Exchange Upper Foyer
 
 
Event Information
 
Group Information
Group: Annual Conference Organising Group (ACOG)

Introduction
Committee papers
Events
News
 
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