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Mobility Issues Workshop

 

QUESTnet Workshop
  Mobility Issues


25 November 2011

 

This interactive workshop is aimed at senior IT managers and technical managers who are being challenged at their university to provide relevant services to staff and students in an increasingly dynamic and mobile environment with a plethora of diverse devices.  The services may involve voice, video and text elements and may be delivered by private or public clouds.  The day will be devoted to each university present outlining their plans and/or experiences to date; two case studies will be used to set the scene and stimulate discussion .

DRAFT PROGRAM
 

08.30 – 09.00               Registration

09.00 – 10.30               Case Studies

10.30 – 11.00               Morning Tea

11.00 – 12.30               Discussion

12.30 – 13.30               Lunch

13.30 – 15.00               Discussion

15.00 – 15.30               Afternoon Tea

15.30 – 17.00               Discussion & Close

 

Topics that universities might wish to cover in their presentation include:

        Strategies – for mobile devices; laptops, smartphones, tablets

        Policies - university owned devices, personal devices, s/w purchasing for tablets & smartphones

        Software Licencing - options; suites of apps for specific disciplines

        Fleet management - how to manage & support devices, user owned devices, security concerns

        Migration between devices - sharing documents

        User demands – what types of requests are being made

        Experiences/case studies - delivering lectures & student content

        Other Issues

 

When
Friday, November 25

Lunch
Lunch, morning and afternoon tea will be provided

 

Registration
Friday 8.30am

Where
Room 2.19
Building S07
South Bank campus, Griffith University

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Carparking/transport
The South Bank campus of Griffith University is a short walk from the Brisbane CBD and is easily accessible by bus, train, ferry and CityCat.

 

Parking is available in the South Bank Parklands or Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre parking lots. Parking will be at normal rates.

South Bank is extensively serviced by rail, bus and ferry. To plan your public transport trip visit the TransLink website transinfo.qld.gov.au

Cost
Attendance is free but you are asked to confirm your acceptance by emailing sturner@arinex.com.au or phoning (07) 3226 2827.

Travel
QUESTnet will provide a subsidy of up to $450 per attendee, for up to two delegates per member organisation. Member organisations are listed at http://www.questnet.net.au Subsidies are not provided for non-member organisations. Please contact ConferenceIT if you require assistance with travel arrangements.

RSVP
Friday, 18 November, 2011 (all email reservations will be acknowledged)

Register
To register phone Steven on 3226 2827 or email sturner@arinex.com.au

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