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Wednesday 8 March

 
0900

Exhibitor briefing      
1000
Registration and Exhibition opens
     
1100   UCAS workshop - How critical is your awarding body linkage (ABL) results service? (Conwy 1)
Clare Cozens and Jill Eyes, UCAS
       
1200
Newcomers orientation session (Denbigh 1)
 
Hear about UCISA's resources, events, and working groups, as well as networking with your colleagues.                                                                      
     
1200
Lunch in the Exhibition
     

Chair: David Telford, Edinburgh Napier University
     
1315
Introduction and welcome
David Telford, UCISA Executive Chair, Edinburgh Napier University
Chris Sexton, Conference Chair, University of Sheffield
     
1340
Do you want to know the future? Create it!
Stefan Hytforrs, Futurist

 

   
1430   Travel time      
1440

Partner case studies

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Chair: Jon Faulkner, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
     
1510
Refreshments in Exhibition
     
1540
The art of being brilliant
Andy Whittaker, Teacher and Author, Art of Brilliance
(sponsored by Salesforce.org)
     
1630  - 1730
Poster session and drinks reception
In the Exhibition
     
1900

Drinks reception at the Gold Club
(sponsored by Logicalis)

     
2000
Dinner in the Augusta Suite at the Golf Club
Dress code: business casual
(sponsored by Quantum)
     
           

Thursday 9 March


Chair: Drew Cook, University of Lincoln
   
0915
Journey to the public cloud with reality based IT
Mark Silis, Associated Vice President of IS&T, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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presentation 
 
0955   Creating the Francis Crick Institute – the opportunities and challenges for IT
Alison Davis, Director of IT&S, The Francis Crick Institute
[PDF]
presentation
 
1035
Refreshments in Exhibition
   
1115   Careers in Physics
Maggie Aderin-Pocock
   
1150
Digital HE: practice and prospects
David Maguire, Chair of Jisc
[PDF]
presentation
 
1230
Lunch in the Exhibition
   

chair: John Maher, University of the Highlands and Islands
   
1345
Social engineering – manipulation for information
Jamie Woodruff, Ethical Hacker
(sponsored by Salesforce.org)
[PDF]
presentation
 
1440   Travel time
   
1445

University showcases

 

 

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1515
Refreshments in Exhibition
 
1600  

University showcases

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1600   Exhibition closes
 
1630 - 1730   AGM
 
1900   Conference Dinner drinks reception in the Caernarfon Suite Foyer                          
2000   Conference Dinner in the Caernarfon Suite
(sponsored by VMWare)
Dress code: Black tie, kilts or dress to impress!
 

Friday 10 March


Chair: Chris Sexton, ex University of Sheffield
       
0915            Getting to the bottom of the 2017 EDUCAUSE top 10 IT issues
John O'Brien, President and CEO, Educause
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presentation
 
1000   Technology and business – the Paradox of Progress?
Stephen Prentice, VP and Gartner Fellow, Gartner UK                                          
       
1045
Refreshments in the Caernarfon Suite Bar
       
1115   It shouldn’t happen to a geek
Angela Lamont
(sponsored by Salesforce.org)
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presentation 
 
1200
Achieving the impossible: no challenge too great
Lewis Pugh
                                                                                                                          
1300
Close
       
1300   Lunch in the Caernarfon Suite Bar
       
 
Event Information
 
Group Information
Group: Annual Conference Organising Group (ACOG)

Introduction
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