8th Annual Technology Showcase & Open House 2013
Friday, February 15th, 2013
Hahn University Center Forums A/B/C
Discover ... Transform ... Inspire ...
What's New This Year?
1) Student Event - 2) Keynote Speaker and Lunch
Faculty/Staff Satisfaction Survey - We would love your feedback!
Student Satisfaction Survey - How did you like the event?
1st Annual Student Event!
10am - Noon
Exhibitors, demonstrations by vendors, prizes and light refreshments
Doors open at Noon!
Lunch and keynote: Noon - 1pm - Guest speaker Tracy Mitrano from Cornell University will discuss copyright policy
Grand Prize Drawing: Sometime during the keynote address!! Some lucky faculty member will win a Dell computer!
Exhibit Hall: 1 - 4 pm - vendor demonstrations, breakout sessions, panel presentations
and cocktail reception: 1 - 4pm
Networking ~ Beer ~ Wine ~ Food ~ Hourly Prize Drawings!
Help us promote this fun and informative event - please tell your colleagues!
Tracy Mitrano (Cornell University)
Tracy Mitrano is the director of IT Policy and Institute for Computer Policy and Law. Currently she is on the boards of the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education, Teach Privacy, Cornell Daily Sun (, the Tompkins County Broadband Committee, Tompkins County Public Library and is co-chair of the Hawkins Leadership Roundtable for EDUCAUSE.
She has been a frequent speaker at conferences, colleges and universities on the subjects of Internet national and institutional policy, electronic surveillance and government regulation, copyright, social networking, cloud computing, and privacy. Mitrano has a doctorate in American Women's History from Binghamton University and a law degree from Cornell Law School. She has an appointment in the Department of Computing Information Science at Cornell University, where she teaches a course "Culture, Law and Politics of the Internet."
Mitrano writes a blog for Inside Higher Ed entitled "Law, Policy and IT?" In June she spoke at the National Association of College and University Attorneys on Cloud Computing, and in September was a U.S. Embassy invited speaker to the Florentine Consulate in Italy at a conference on international copyright enforcement.
Why should faculty want to attend? What are the benefits?
- Learn about the iPad Classroom Projects and how you can apply
- See panel presentations highlighting faculty colleagues' use of technology in teaching
- Hear what students have to say about technology on campus and in the classroom
- Attend demonstrations of mobile devices and iPads to foster learning
- Check out classroom response system using i>clicker to engage students
- Participate in break out sessions on a variety of topics
- Meet IT professionals with whom you can discuss your needs, as questions
- Explore classroom technology tools
- Visit Technology Partners Exhibit Hall - Hands-on demonstrations of Blackboard 9.1, classroom technology, lecture capture, classroom response system, much more!
The following exhibitors will be joining us this year:
SMART| Apple| Tidebreak | HP/Sarcom| AT&T | EndNote (Thomson Reuters) | USD Torero Store | Aruba Networks | Adobe | Dell | ComputerLand | Blackboard | Blackboard Collaborate | Microsoft | WolfVision | i>Clicker | Steelcase | Southland Technology | AMX | ACS | Ebrary.com | Foliotek | Ellucian |Lynda.com | Sonic Foundry | Spectrum Inductries | Sharp | Epson | Pearson | McGraw-Hill | ProQuest | Mad Systems | Evisions | USD Changemaker Hub | Polycom | InFocus
Do you have input or suggestions for this event? Tell us what technologies you would like to see USD adopt and what you are eager to learn about - Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Presented by: Academic Technology Services