College IT Conference

Coventry Transport Museum – 2016

College IT Conference 2016 – Coventry Transport Museum

The Cambridge and Oxford College IT Management Groups (CITMG) are pleased to announce the 9th College IT Conference (CITC) exclusively for the College Computing communities of Cambridge and Oxford University. The conference will follow the highly successful formula of the previous eight conferences, offering a stand-out keynote presentation and a rich mix of technical seminars with round table discussions covering non-technical areas such as policy, strategy, communication and management.

This year’s keynote will feature Dave Chalmers (CTO of HP Enterprise) presenting “Our World has Changed – are you ready?”; this talk will look at some of the huge shifts that have already happened in our culture and examine how this is changing the way that technology is viewed, created and deployed. David will discuss how we should expect to see more change from both the key technologies and their application in the next five years than we have seen in the past twenty and challenge the audience to consider how this will affect them.

We will also be arranging range of seminar topics on network management, infrastructure security, and round tables on College organisation and similar management challenges.  The after-dinner speaker is Kate Russell talking about ‘serious gaming – history of games’ from the perspective of a games journalist.

The conference is a chance for College IT staff of the 70 Oxford and Cambridge colleges to mix with their colleagues, to discover their interests, the ways they work, their problems and solutions to managing IT in this unique environment. The 9th CIT Conference will be held at Coventry Transport Museum on Friday 18th March 2016. As with past conferences the day’s events will be rounded off with a formal dinner  and an after dinner speaker.