2014 Professional Development Seminars

January 2014

Date Location Topic Speaker(s) Contact Status
Jan 10 MC 2009
9:00 am

IT Commitee Updates:
WatITis
PDAG

Jennifer Brewster
Bob Hicks

Pat Lafranier confirmed
Jan 17 MC 2009
9:00 am

SharePoint 2013

Stephen Markan

Bob Hicks

confirmed
Jan 24 MC 2009
9:00 am

Digital Student Communications
(repeat of Nov 15, 2013 presentation)

Jude Doble
Kristy Budd

Pat Lafranier confirmed
Jan 31

MC 2009
9:00 am

Project Updates:
Service Level Agreements
IT Best Practices

Bil Baer
Bob Hicks
Lisa Tomalty

Bob Hicks confirmed

February 2014

Date Location Topic Speaker(s) Contact Status
Feb 7 MC 2009
9:00 am

No Seminar

     
Feb 14

MC 2009
9:00 am

Everyday Leadership

Greg Smith

Bob Hicks confirmed
Feb 21 MC 2009
9:00 am

Waterloo Content Management System (WCMS) Update

Kris Olafson Pat Lafranier confirmed
Feb 28 MC 2009
9:00 am

The University of Waterloo Open Data API

Colin Bell, Kartik Talwar, Nathan Vexler Bob Hicks confirmed

March 2014

Date Location Topic Speaker(s) Contact Status
Mar 7 MC 2009
9:00 am
WaterlooWorks Project Overview Dianne Bader
Susan Stewart
Dave Kibble confirmed
Mar 14 MC 2009
9:00 am
New Electronic Fax System Joe Allen Bob Hicks confirmed
Mar 21 MC 2009
9:00 am
New Student Printing Initiative

Randy Dauphin
Bill Baer
Donald Duff-McCracken
Lowell Williamson

Bill Baer confirmed
Mar 28

MC 2009
9:00 am

Request Tracker 4 (RT4) Implementation Project Update Lisa Tomalty Bob Hicks confirmed


April 2014

Date Location Topic Speaker(s) Contact Status
Apr 4 MC 2009
9:00 am

No Seminar

     
Apr 11

MC 2009
9:00 am
(1 hour)

Apple Update Philip Hume
Rob Roy
Sandra Laughlin confirmed
Apr 18 MC 2009
9:00 am
Good Friday      
Apr 25 MC 2009
9:00 am
Student Portal Update Jude Doble
Pavol Chvala
Bob Hicks confirmed

May 2014

Date Location Topic Speaker(s) Contact Status
May 2 MC 2009
9:00 am
IST Instructional Technologies and Multimedia Services Update Andrea Chappell and other members of the ITMS team  Andrea Chappell confirmed
May 9 MC 2009
9:00 am
Macintosh Management and Deployment Stephen Markan,
Donald Duff-McCracken
Donald Duff-McCracken confirmed
May 16

MC 2009
9:00 am

No Seminar      
May 23

MC 2009
9:00 am

IST Client Services Group Update Bob Hicks & others Bob Hicks confirmed
May 30

MC 2009
9:00 am

Highlights: Ontario Universities Computing Conference (OUCC), and the GO Open Data Conference

Bill Baer and other conference attendees Pat Lafranier confirmed

June 2014

Date Location Topic Speaker(s) Contact Status
Jun 6 MC 2009
9:00 am
Lync - More than Just Instant Messaging Paul Dietrich
Trevor Bain
Bob Hicks confirmed
Jun 13

MC 2009
9:00 am

IST Enterprise Architecture Group Update Colin Bell  Bob Hicks confirmed
Jun 20 MC 2009
9:00 am
IST Information Security Services Group Update Jason Testart Bob Hicks confirmed
Thurs
Jun 26
MC 2009
10:00 am
Canadian Higher Education IT Conference (CANHEIT) Highlights CANHEITconference attendees Bob Hicks  confirmed

September 2014

Date Location Topic Speaker(s) Contact Status
Sep 12 MC 2009
9:00 am
IST Portfolio Management Group Update Dave Kibble and others Bob Hicks confirmed
Sep 19 MC 2009
9:00 am
IT Best Practices Project Update Shawn Winnington-Ball,
Andrew McAlorum, Peggy Day
Bob Hicks confirmed
Sep
26

MC 2009
9:00 am

Virtual Applications and Desktops Manfred Grisebach Bob Hicks

postponed

October 2014

Date Location Topic Speaker(s) Contact Status
Oct 3 MC 2009
9:00 am

No Seminar

 No Seminar Bob Hicks confirmed
Oct 10

MC 2009
9:00 am

Using MappedIn to Help You Find Your Way Around Campus

Io Hanson
Ed Wei

Bob Hicks confirmed
Oct 17 MC 2009
9:00 am
IST Technology Integrated Services (TIS) Group Update Bruce Campbell Bob Hicks confirmed
Oct 24 MC 2009
9:00 am
Digital Media Asset Management Pilot Update Pascal Calarco, Andrea Sweet Bob Hicks confirmed
Oct 31 MC 2009
9:00 am
IST Enterprise Systems: New Beginnings Sati Singh Bob Hicks confirmed

November 2014

Date Location Topic Speaker(s) Contact Status
Nov 7 MC 2009
9:00 am
What's New in the New Request Tracker  Lisa Tomalty Bob Hicks confirmed
Nov 14 MC 2009
9:00 am
Machine Room Disasters: Lessons Learned Lawrence Folland Bob Hicks confirmed
Nov 21

MC 2009
9:00 am

More about Databases and SQL Liam Morland Pat Lafranier confirmed
Nov 28 MC 2009
9:00 am
Educause Conference Highlights Heather Wey
Andrea Chappell
Bob Hicks confirmed

December  2014

Date Location Topic Speaker(s) Contact Status
Dec 5 MC 2009
9:00 am

The Double-ender TV Studio

Nick Manning Dianne Naughton Alan Kirker confirmed
Dec 12

MC 2009
9:00 am

Updating our Web Presence Mark McKay,
Andrew McAlorum
Donald Duff-McCracken confirmed
Dec 19 MC 2009
9:00 am
 No Seminar