IT Strategic Plan Symposium Schedule

The IT Strategic Plan Symposium will be held from 1-5pm December 4th in Illini Union Room B. A wine and cheese social reception will be held immediately following the Symposium from 5-6pm to allow attendees to talk with presenters and IT leaders about the topics presented that day.





Introduction Paul Hixson 1:00-1:10
Panel Discussion (list of topics) Tracy Smith, Greg Gulick, Kevin Hamilton, Chuck Thompson, Jackie Kern, Bill Goodman 1:15-1:50
Campus IT Investment Needs Paul Hixson 1:55-2:15
Research Data Management Services Beth Sandore, Randy Cetin 2:20-2:40
Illinois Cloud and Networked Data Storage Tony Rimovsky, Charley Kline 2:45-3:05
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Endpoint management Greg Gulick, Gabe Gibson 3:20-3:40
Classroom renovation Glenda Morgan, Michel Bellini, Jill Maxey 3:45-4:05
Impact of flexible learning spaces on learning Christopher Brooks, J. D. Walker 4:10-5:00
Invitation to join the conversations Paul Hixson 5:00-6:00

Panel Discussion Topics (1:15 – 1:50)

  • Campus research network: CARNE (Tracy Smith)
  • Improved access for community partners and Identity Access Management (Greg Gulick)
  • Student data analytics & the cutting edge of IT in teaching and learning (Kevin Hamilton)
  • High Performance Computing (HPC) / Cluster support (Chuck Thompson)
  • Data Center consolidation and shared services (Jackie Kern, Bill Goodman)