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The Changing face of infrastructure: Tin, Clouds and People


Day 1 Thursday 27 September

 

Chair: Joanna Radley, University of Huddersfield

0900

Registration and Exhibition opens

   
0945  

Newcomers orientation session (Arnage Suite)
Lynn McIntosh, Data Centre and Operations Manager Information Services, Edinburgh Napier University and Anna Mathews, Head of Policy and Projects, UCISA. If this is your first UCISA conference please join us for a session describing how to make the most of the Conference.

   
1000 
Introduction
Mat Flower, UCISA IG Chair and Consultant, IT Services, Academic Support, University of Wolverhampton
   
1005   Welcome from the UCISA chair
David Telford, UCISA Executive Chair, Edinburgh Napier University
   
1015  

An Infrastructure and Operations Vision for 2020 and Beyond
Mark Cleary, Research Director, Gartner UK Ltd

(This speaker did not give permission for his presentation to be recorded or shared)  

   
1100

Refreshments in the Exhibition

   
1130

People, tin, clouds and People
Drew Cook, Director of ICT Services, University of Lincoln

[MPEG]Video available on the UCISA YouTube channel

   
1200   

Rubrik and Cranfield University. Cloud Data Management and enabling the journey to the cloud
Edward Poll, Head of IT Infrastructure, Cranfield University

[PDF] presentation

   
1230  

Office365, the good, the bad and the ugly
Jerry Niman, Consultant

[PDF] presentation

   
1300

Lunch in the exhibition

   
1400

Parallel sessions 1

   
1430  

Making the unmanaged managed, the journey into Windows 10 provisioning
Lynne Newbitt, Gary Hale, Rob Gresswell and Chris Carter, Loughborough University

[PDF] presentation

   
1500

Refreshments in the Exhibition

   
1530    Benefits of a UCISA bursary
Anna Mathews, Head of Policy and Projects, UCISA
   
1545   Roundtable session. These are IG's hot topics, what are yours?    
1615  

Nutanix - The Reading Research Cloud - How the University of Reading embraced the Nutanix Enterprise cloud
Ryan Kennedy, Academic Computing Team Manager, University of Reading

[PDF] presentation

   
1645  

Social engineering – manipulation for information
Jamie Woodruff, Ethical Hacker, MetrixCloud Ltd

   
1725
  Close to day one and a taster of day two
Joanna Radley, Head of Core IT Infrastructure, University of Huddersfield
   
1730  

Networking Drinks reception in the Exhibition

   
1900  

Drinks reception in the Hall of Pillars

   
2000  

Dinner in the Long Library

(sponsored by Nutanix Ltd)

   

   

Day 2 Friday 28 September

 

Chair: Joanna Radley, University of Huddersfield

0925
Introduction
Mat Flower, UCISA IG Chair and Consultant, IT Services, Academic Support, University of Wolverhampton
   
0930  

Is Cloud the great panacea? The Benefits of modernising on a HC platform – the best of both worlds.
Tony Crewdson-Kennedy, Deputy Director IT Operations, London South Bank University
(sponsored by DellEMC)

[PDF] presentation

   
1015  

Softcat - VMware and AWS partnering in Higher Education with Softcat (Unifying Infrastructures with Hybrid Cloud)
Dean Gardner, Cloud Chief Technologist, Softcat and Tim Hearn, Director, VMware Cloud on AWS 

[PDF] presentation

    
1045  

About IG
Lynne Newbitt, Service Owner for End User Computing, Loughborough University and
Dave Thornley, Head of Digital Architecture, Sheffield Hallam University

[PDF] presentation

   
1100  

Refreshments in the Exhibition

   
1130  

Why is Identity and Access Management so hard to do?
Tim Purkiss, Senior Identity Management Analyst, University of London

[PDF] presentation

   
1200  

Q Associates - Creative goes beyond the Arts at UCA: The university-wide implementation of HCI with a VSAN virtualisation technology platform
James Davies, Director of IT Services, University for the Creative Arts

[PDF] presentation

   
1230  

Lunch in the exhibition

   
1330  

Adding Value with Values
Alistair Reid-Pearson, IT Manager, University of Huddersfield

[PDF] presentation

   
1400  

Data never sleeps
Kate Russell, Tech and Gaming Journalist

(This speaker did not give permission for his presentation to be recorded or shared)  

   
1445  

IG18 closing remarks
Mat Flower, UCISA IG Chair and Consultant, IT Services, Academic Support, University of Wolverhampton   

   
1500   Close    

 

 
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Event: IG18
Date: 27 September 2018   -   28 September 2018
Venue: Crewe Hall
Book by:  7 September 2018
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