Tuesday, April 24 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Georgia Tech Global Learning Center
|Registration (coffee and pastries available)
|Keynote: The Future of IT in Higher Education
Laura McCain Patterson (MOR Associates, and former CIO University of Michigan 2009-2016)
|State of IT at Georgia Tech
Mark Hoeting, VP Information Technology and CIO, Georgia Tech
|Q&A Session with Laura and Mark
|OneIT Program Status Report
Marissa Jules and Steve Hodges
|11:30 am – 1:00 pm
|Buffet lunch provided for all registrants (with a special visitor)
GLC First Floor Atrium
Canvas @ GT
* Warren Goetzel, Digital Learning, OIT
Gain understanding of GT’s ongoing Canvas rollout while following along in the same training sandbox used for faculty training
Microsoft Azure and Machine Learning Demo
Microsoft representative Gaurav Hind will present Microsoft Azure with specific reference to Azure machine learning (AzureML). Observe as a basic ML experiment is developed, and explore on your own after the session using the presentation materials.
Note: The demonstrated AzureML experiment requires an Azure account. If you want to repeat this demonstration during or after the session, you can sign up for a free Azure account using your GT credentials. From https://azure.microsoft.com choose “Free account” -> “Start free” and use GT account of the form email@example.com. After signing in via SSO, verify identity by card (it won’t be charged unless you explicitly convert to a paid account).
Salesforce @ GT
* Shannon Thomas, Scheller College of Business
Learn how Salesforce is currently being used at GT and plans for future use
Amazon AWS Machine Learning and Alexa Demo
Amazon representative Brian Beach will present AWS machine learning technology with specific reference to Alexa technology. Observe as a basic Alexa “skill” is developed, and experiment after the session using instructional materials provided. Stephen Garrett of GT will speak about ITG group’s recent work with Alexa.
Note: The demonstrated AWS skill requires an AWS account. If you want to repeat this demonstration during or after the session, you can sign up for a free AWS account. From https://aws.amazon.com/ choose “Create an AWS Account”. You’ll automatically be placed in the “free tier”, though credit card info is required for identification and in cases where usage exceeds the free tier.
IT Governance @ GT
* John Gilleland, Office of Strategic Consulting
Better understand the structures and processes around IT governance at GT; see examples of projects that have gone through the process
Panel: The Technological Diversity of GT’s Campus IT
Closing Remarks and Feedback