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Infrastructure Anywhere, Infrastructure Everywhere


Day 1 Thursday 3 October

 

Chair: Joanna Radley, University of Huddersfield

0900

Registration and Exhibition opens

   
0945   Newcomers orientation session (John Charles 1&2 Suite)
If this is your first ucisa conference please join us for a session describing how to make the most of the Conference.
   
1015 
Introduction
Mat Flower, ucisa IG Chair and Assistant Director and Head of Digital Architecture, University of Wolverhampton
   
1020  

Welcome
Drew Cook, Chair of Board of Trustees, ucisa and Director of ICT, University of Lincoln

   
1030   How the University of Southampton Saved Time and Simplified Data Management by Future Proofing their Infrastructure
Ryan Harris, Senior Infrastructure Architect, University of Southampton and Vileen Dhutia, Public Sector - Rubrik
   

1115


Refreshments in the Exhibition    
1145

Driving Datacentre Computing Infrastructure Consolidation with Hyperconverged Infrastructure
Brian Lea, Birmingham City University

   
1215    Overcoming the barriers to digital transformation
Andrew Walley, Head of Infrastructure, University of Durham, Shaun Collings, Director, UK Public Sales and Patrick Smith EMEA Field CTO, Ethos Technology Limited
   
1245  

Supporting Cloud Transition with Identity and Access Management.
Tim Purkiss, Senior Identity Management Analyst, University of London

   
1315
Lunch in the exhibition    
1415

Parrallel sessions

  • Quantifying the value and cost of cloud
    Louise Wain Cloud Business Consultant, Jisc (Ark Royal)
  • (C)oVirt'ly Moving to Hyper-V & Kubernetes
  • Alex Goffe, ICT Services Manager, Keele University (John Charles 1&2)
   
1445    Travel time     
1450   Parrallel sessions
  • From Smart Chairs to Satellites - The Things Are Coming!
    Tony Weir, Director of IT Infrastructure, University of Edinburgh (John Charles 1&2)
  • Navigating the gap between traditional IT and the Cloud: can Azure Stack help?
    Tomo, Infrastructure Architect, London Business School  (Ark Royal)
   
1520
Refreshments in the Exhibition    
1550   

The Digital Campus: Why the CIO must turn change into an advantage...

 Richard Lock, Principle Infrastructure Engineer at University of Derby and Chris Gabriel, Logicalis 

   
1620   What is knowledge in the age of big data?
Timandra Harkness
   
1650   Close of day 1     
         
1700  

Networking Drinks reception in the Exhibition (Queens Ballroom) (Sponsored by NetApp)

   
1900  

Drinks reception in the John Charles 2&3
(sponsored by Nutanix)

   
2000  

Dinner in the Palm Court
(sponsored by Nutanix)

   

   

Day 2 Friday 4 October

 

Chair: Joanna Radley, University of Huddersfield

0925
Introduction
Mat Flower, ucisa IG Chair and Assistant Director and Head of Digital Architecture, University of Wolverhampton 
   
0930  

Cyber Essentials Plus: Transformation in a devolved IT landscape
Guilherme de Sousa, Head of Digital Infrastructure & Security and Tricia Moscati, Head of Business Improvement, Heriot Watt University                       

   
1015  

Using Splunk to gain operational visibility and improve your security posture with a simple use case plan
Mark Siddle, Chief Security Officer, Jisc

    
1045  

Insights from attending NDC Oslo as a ucisa bursary recipient

Will Harries, Lead Software Developer, Bath Spa University and Anna Mathews, Head of Policy and Projects, ucisa

   
1100  

Refreshments in the Exhibition

   
1130  

Into the Cloud
Denis Mills, Infrastructure Manager & Cloud Technical Lead and Matthew Campbell, Senior Business Analyst, University of Plymouth 

   
1200  

Running HPC Cloud Workloads
Christopher Edsall, Research Software Engineer, University of Bristol

   
1230  

Lunch in the exhibition

   
1330  

Staying relevant: new skills to manage infrastructure anywhere
Nick Skelton, Independent IT consultant

   
1400  

What use is infrastructure in a serverless age?
Arthur Clune, Assistant Director (Infrastructure) and David Thompson, Head of Software Development, University of York

   
1445  

IG19 closing remarks
Mat Flower, ucisa IG Chair and Assistant Director and Head of Digital Architecture, University of Wolverhampton

   
1500   Close    
 
IG19
Event: ​ IG19
Date: 3 October 2019   -   4 October 2019
Venue: Queens Hotel, Leeds
Book by:  13 September 2019
Status: Open
Hashtag: #igconf19

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