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OHEIT Program

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
12pm – 7pm

Registration (Lobby of Atrium)
Exhibitors (Atrium #1–#30)

1pm – 4pm

Private OUCCIO Meetings at Living With Lakes Centre

3pm – 6pm

OHEIT Games—Team Outdoor Activity (Ben Avery area)

6pm – 11pm

Reception & Fun For All Delegates (Alphonse Raymond Atrium)

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
6:30am – 7:30am

Wilderness Hike
Meet at Atrium (Parker) for 6:30am (1 hour – until 7:30).

7am – 9am

Registration (Lobby of Atrium)

7am – 8:30am

Breakfast (Great Hall)

8:30am – 8:45am

Opening Remarks (Fraser Auditorium)

8:45am – 9:45am

Keynote Presentation and Q&A with Jesse Hirsh (Fraser Auditorium)

9:45am – 10:15am

Break (First and Second Floor Atrium), Tradeshow

10:30am – 11:15am

Breakout Sessions:

  • The Importance of User Experience in Delivering a functional Technology Rich Teaching Space
  • Threat Landscape: From the Files of InfoSec!
  • Hacking and CERN: A Pentest Exercise of the CERN Environment
  • Blockchain: How Can We Use it in Higher Ed?
  • Adapting to the Rapidly Changing Office 365 Landscape
11:20am – 12:05pm

Breakout Sessions:

  • The New World of Cyber Risk: Understanding the Challenges Your Board and Audit Committee Face
    Presented by KPMG
  • A Bright Idea or Two
  • Adventures in Change – Implementing a New Desktop Strategy at Laurier
  • Data driven Learning Space Management, Performance and Utilization
  • Blockchain and Bitcoin: A Primer for HigherEd Blockheads
12:10pm – 1:15pm

Lunch (Great Hall)

1:30pm – 2:15pm

Breakout Sessions:

  • Are Universities Really So Bad? A First Look at CUCCIO’s Cybersecurity Benchmarking Project
  • Simulated Phishing at Trent University – What Works, What Doesn’t and Measuring the Impact
  • Working With Students: IT Advisory Board
  • Day-to-Day Operations: Post-ERP Implementation
  • Vendor Risk Assessment
2:20pm – 3:05pm

Breakout Sessions:

  • AV System Design: Lessons Learned
  • Building a Common Framework to Counter Cyber Threats—CSIRT for R and E Space in Ontario
  • Grouper at U of T: Innovation Through Integration
  • Anatomy of a Disaster Recovery Plan
  • Ideas You Can Steal! How U of G Promotes Security Awareness on Campus
3:10pm – 3:35pm

Break (First and Second Floor Atrium), Tradeshow

3:45pm – 4:30pm

Breakout Sessions:

  • What You Always Wanted to Know From a CIO, But Were Afraid to Ask
  • Panel on IaaS Cloud Migrations (cost/use/needs/etc)
  • “IT Help Desk Support Services” Can Help Your Organization Improve and Expand Service While Reducing Costs (Buchanan & OECM)
  • Recycling Apples – Ecofriendly Restoration or Cultural Vandalism
  • The Challenges & Opportunities of Implementing Google G Suite for Education
6pm – 7pm

Pre-Dinner Reception (Alumni Hall)

7pm – 9pm

Dinner (Alumni Hall)

8:30pm – 10pm

Entertainment (Alumni Hall)

10pm – 12am

Après-Party (Alphonse Raymond Atrium)

Thursday, May 24th, 2018
6:30am – 7:30am

Wilderness Hike
Meet at Atrium (Parker) for 6:30am (1 hour – until 7:30).

7am – 8:30am

Breakfast (Great Hall)

8:30am – 8:35am

Opening Remarks (Fraser Auditorium)

8:35am – 9:30am

Keynote Presentation with Chris Mathers (Fraser Auditorium)

9:30am – 10am

Break (First and Second Floor Atrium), Tradeshow

10:05am – 10:50am

Breakout Sessions:

  • From Bricks to Clicks: The AV Manager’s Evolving Role and Best Practices
    Presented by Data Visual Mark Gareau
  • Redefining Collaboration and Communication for the Next Generation Educational Environment
    Presented by Cisco
  • Key Insights When Offering WiFi to Canadian Universities
    Presented by Eastlink
  • Data Centre Modernization
    Presented by Dell
  • Top 10 Business and Technology Trends in Higher Education
    Presented by Gartner
10:55am – 11:40am

Breakout Sessions:

  • Connecting, Securing and Automating the Campus
    Presented by HP/Aruba
  • What’s New With Windows 10 Modern Management
    Presented by Microsoft
  • Backup, DR and Data Protection in Azure
    Presented by Softchoice
  • Google Cloud Platform for Higher Education
    Presented by Google
  • Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS 101)
    Presented by TouchNet
  • Epson Large Venue and Interactive Projectors – The World’s Leading Projector Manufacturer is Bringing More Innovation in Projection Technology for the 21st Century Classroom
    Presented by EPSON
11:45am – 12:30pm

Breakout Sessions:

  • Keynote Presentation: Teaching & Learning – Learning Platform of the Future: Where the LMS and Supporting Technologies are Headed
    Gartner (sponsored by Epson)
  • How to Achieve Better Security Through Automation
    Presented by Fortinet
  • Managing Media
    Presented by Applied Electronics
  • How the Digital Transformation is Shifting the Value Proposition in IT
    Presented by Sentia

OHEIT Closing Ceremony

12:30pm – 1:05pm

Tech Day Lunch at the Tradeshow


Tech Day continues!
OHEIT attendees are welcome to stay.

1:10pm – 1:55pm

Breakout Sessions:

  • Network AV
    Presented by Techni- Contact
  • 10X Thinking and How Advancements, Like Machine Learning, Could Affect Higher Education
    Presented by Google
  • Key Insights on the Importance of Offering WiFi to Senior Care Facilities
    Presented by Eastlink
  • The Evolution of Microsoft Academic Agreements
  • Avaya’s Vision for the Next Wave of Digital Transformation in Higher Education
    Presented by Avaya
2pm – 2:45pm

Breakout Sessions:

  • An Introduction of Our new Laser Lite Unit
    Presented by Sony
  • Content Sharing Re-Imagined
    Presented by Mersive
  • Wi-Fi Trends
    Presented by Charter and CISCO
  • Can IT Help Improve Safety & Communication Experience on Campus?
    Presented by Trispec Communications
2:45pm – 3:15pm

Break (First and Second Floor Atrium), Tradeshow

3:15pm – 4pm