2013 MSU IT Conference to be held June 12 at Kellogg Center

The 2013 MSU IT Conference will be held on June 12 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Kellogg Center.

The MSU IT Conference was started seven years ago to build the information technology (IT) community at MSU and to challenge individuals in this exciting field to work across institutional boundaries, share best practices, keep up with new technology, and encourage collaboration.

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There is a $55 fee to attend the conference. Continental breakfast, lunch, and refreshments throughout the day are provided. IT Services subsidizes the remaining conference costs.

Registration is open to anyone involved with IT in any capacity at Michigan State University.

To register, use the Employee Self Service (ESS) section of the EBS portal. Registration is due by June 7, 2013.

Keynote speakers

This year’s conference features two keynote addresses.

The Morning Keynote Address, “Cybersecurity: Your Future, Your Cloud and Your Smartphone,” will be presented by Daniel J. Lohrmann, chief security officer and deputy director, Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Protection.

The Lunch Keynote Address on enterprise data management will be given by William Yock, director, Enterprise Information Services, University of Washington.

Tom Davis, acting CIO and director of Information Technology, will give the Closing Address.

Breakout sessions

Conference participants will have the chance to attend breakout session discussions throughout the day. These sessions will be led by members of the MSU IT community.

There will be morning and afternoon breakout session during the IT Conference. See the full schedule for more details.

Morning breakout sessions include:

  • Security Incidents and Reporting
  • Personal Portals and SynchroModal Learning
  • Responsive Web Design

Afternoon breakout sessions include:

  • Virtualization: Transforming the Desktop of the Past
  • Mental Models of Security
  • Analytics for Enterprise Efficiency and Effectiveness

Don’t miss this opportunity to collaborate and learn from the experiences of colleagues across campus at the MSU IT Conference.

Further conference engagement will be available on the Lanyrd conference site and by following the Twitter hashtag #msuitc13.