Events

Friday, May 10, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM EDT

Topic: GoSignMeUp – A new event/workshop/training registration system on-campus

This seminar will provide an overview of the new registration system ‘GoSignMeUp’ (also known as the “Training & Development Registration System”).  Nathan will take a look at some of the features that help the system serve groups on campus such as the Centre for Teaching Excellence and the Office of Research.  There will also be some information on future potential use cases (such as conferences).

Friday, May 3, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM EDT

Greg Smith is the Director, Departmental and Campus Applications in IST. As part of recent restructuring within the department, the DCA group has grown to include the Web Development team. To gain a better understanding of all things Drupal and support the Drupal 8 rebuild project that will be starting soon, Greg attended DrupalCon 2019. He brings back lessons learned and initial impressions from his first experience with the broader Drupal community, and also has a healthy supply of conference swag that will be available to seminar attendees!

Friday, April 12, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM EDT

At this seminar you will hear about the areas within ITMS that support the online learning environment including LEARN (D2L’s learning management system) and many other tools; e-classrooms and other presentation spaces and equipment; live collaboration tools; and audio/video content creation. Please come to learn what the teams have been working on, and are planning, and to ask any questions.

Friday, March 29, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM EDT

At this seminar, Michał will present the levels of automation of automated driving systems and the requirements of each level. He will describe the driving task and the responsibilities of the components of the automated driving system. Finally, he will introduce Waterloo's 'Autonomoose' project as an example of an automated driving system.

Friday, March 8, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM EST

This seminar will provide an update on what's happening in the Client Services group of IST, including an overview of who we are and what we do; a recap of 2018 projects; and a look at what we're focused on in 2019.

Friday, March 1, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM EST

This seminar will present a summary of the Departmental and Campus Applications group in IST.  Looking back to 2013, when DCA was originally formed, through to the present, we will talk about some project highlights and relationships built across campus.  With the latest IST restructuring taking effect next week, we will also peek ahead to see some of the future activities and projects for the ‘new DCA group.’

Friday, February 22, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM EST

Steven is the Director of Technology Integrated Services (TIS) in IST.

At this seminar you will hear about the different areas within the TIS group that supports technologies related to: Workstations, Digital and Analog Communications, Enterprise Applications, Physical Security, Structured Cabling, System Administration including Servers and Storage, Wired and Wireless Networks, and the Campus Data Centres.

Friday, February 15, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM EST

At this seminar, Mike Patterson (IST) will present on the information security incidents that affected campus in 2018 and some noticeable trends.

Friday, February 8, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM EST

This seminar has been cancelled and will take place at a later date.

At this seminar you will hear about the areas within ITMS that support the online learning environment including LEARN (D2L’s learning management system) and many other tools; e-classrooms and other presentation spaces and equipment; live collaboration tools; and audio/video content creation. Please come to learn what the teams have been working on, and are planning, and to ask any questions.
 

Friday, January 11, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM EST

John Morton will introduce and give a brief presentation on SHARCNET (Shared Hierarchical Academic Research Computing Network) at Waterloo, including academic super computer, Graham. Formally established in 2001, SHARCNET is the largest high-performance computing consortium in Canada, including 18 universities, colleges and research institutes across southwestern, central and northern Ontario.

This presentation will include a tour of the computing facility.

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