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The 2017 IT Spotlight will be held Thursday, October 19, 1-5 p.m. and Friday, October 20, 8 a.m. - Noon in DeBartolo Hall, rooms 118, 119, and 126. 

Schedule

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Time Room Session Title Presenter
1:15 PM DBRT 118 Inbox Addicts Anonymous: A Better Relationship with Email * Chas Grundy
  DBRT 119 Move Your Files From NetFile Into the Future!* John Kelly
2:00 PM DBRT 118 Get Smart: Task Management Magic Annie Sauer
  DBRT 119 ND Mobile App: Notre Dame in Your Pocket Marty Klubeck
2:45 PM DBRT 118 But Wait, There's More! Tools to Improve Your Google Experience Paul Drake
  DBRT 119 Make IT Yours: Getting Things Done with OIT Chelsea Noble
3:30 PM DBRT 118 Making Magic on Your Phone: Editing and Backing Up Your Photos Anne Kolaczyk
  DBRT 119 You're Next! Don't Be a Victim of Cybercrime Kolin Hodgson and Aaron Wilkey
4:15 PM DBRT 118 Cutting the (Phone Cord) with Cisco Jabber Mike Ball
  DBRT 119 Tools and Tricks for Using Your Phone for Work Chas Grundy and Paul Drake

Friday, October 20, 2017

Time Room Session Title Presenter
8:15 AM DBRT 118 Where the H*ck is My File? Organizing Your Google Drive John Kelly
  DBRT 119 Beyond FaceTime: Professional Conferencing with Zoom Paul Drake
9:00 AM DBRT 118 Where Work Happens: Introducing Slack Chat Annie Sauer
  DBRT 119 Mad Search Skillz: Google it Like a Pro Chelsea Noble
9:45 AM DBRT 118 Be Present: Stop Letting Your Phone Drive You to Distraction Katie Rose
  DBRT 119 Bringing Imagination to Life with Adobe Spark Anne Kolaczyk
10:30 AM DBRT 118 Inbox Addicts Anonymous: A Better Relationship with Email * Chas Grundy
  DBRT 119 Move Your Files From NetFile Into the Future!* John Kelly
11:15 AM DBRT 126 Keynote: From LimeBikes to Virtual Reality Meetings Various Speakers

*Session offered twice.

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Session Details

Inbox Addicts Anonymous: A Better Releationship with Email

1:15 PM - October 19 - DeBartolo Hall 118

10:30 AM - October 20 - DeBartolo Hall 118 

Are you irritated by your inbox? Have a fear of forwards? Abhor attachments? Plot paths to personal productivity via email enlightenment.

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Presented by Chas Grundy

Chas is an OIT product manager, passionate storyteller, and staunch defender of serial commas.

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Move Your Files from NetFile into the Future!

 1:15 PM - October 19 - DeBartolo Hall 119

 10:30 AM - October 20 - DeBartolo Hall 119

See a preview of moving your NetFile content to Box and Google Drive and learn the benefits of moving to these cloud services.

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Presented by John Kelly

John is the Product Manager for Box and Google Drive. He has worked at the OIT and the University since 1987 and believes technology has changed just a little bit in the last 30 years. 

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Get Smart: Task Management Magic

 2:00 PM - October 19 - DeBartolo Hall 118

Maximize your work day by creating process flows, organizing your tasks, and #GettingThingsDone!

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Presented by Annie Sauer

Annie is a technical trainer in the OIT's Training & Transitions group. In her spare time, she enjoys bad puns and worse sci-fi. 

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ND Mobile App: Notre Dame in Your Pocket

 2:00 PM - October 19 - DeBartolo Hall 119

Go to ND Mobile to find out about everything ND on your mobile device. Personalize your experience through personas, channels, and roles!

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Presented by Marty Klubeck

Marty is the Product Manager for the ND Mobile App. He's always excited to hear about ideas for improving the user experience.

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But Wait, There's More! Tools to Improve Your Google Experience

 2:45 PM - October 19 - DeBartolo Hall 118

Embrace add-ons that make your work easier.  For example: schedule external meetings in one email or learn keyboard shortcuts.  

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Presented by Paul Drake

Paul Drake is an OIT product manager. His mission is to reduce preventable email and help others spend time doing real work.  Whenever possible, he incorporates animal pictures into his presentations. Hippos are his current favorite.

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Make IT Yours: Getting Things Done with OIT

 2:45 PM - October 19 - DeBartolo Hall 119 

The OIT does more than fix your computer. Discover all our services from training, to self-help docs, to project consultations.

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Presented by Chelsea Noble

Chelsea is the Knowledge Management Associate for the OIT, which means she spends a lot of time translating technical jargon into plain English.

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Making Magic on Your Phone: Editing and Backing Up Your Photos

Touch up photos right on your phone with free Photoshop apps, plus learn how to do automatic back-ups.

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Presented by Anne Kolaczyk

Anne is a member of OIT's technical training team and teaches mainly Adobe products.

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You're Next! Don't Be a Victim of Cybercrime

 3:30 PM - October 19 - DeBartolo Hall 119

With your credit, bank accounts and tax refund at stake, it seems no one is safe from Cyber-Crime. Learn to protect yourself from corrupt governments and crime syndicates out to steal your money! 

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Presented by Kolin Hodgson and Aaron Wilkey

Kolin Hodgson is currently Senior Information Security Analyst at the University of Notre Dame. He is an Indiana University grad with certifications from the International Information System Security Certification Consortium (CISSP) the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (CISA). In the last 15 years, he has also held Information Security posts in Financial Services and Healthcare organizations and presented Information Security programs and training sessions to thousands of students at Notre Dame and area High Schools.

Aaron Wilkey is currently an Information Security Architect at the University of Notre Dame. He is an Indiana State University grad and currently holds the CISSP certification from the International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC^2). He has worked in various IT roles with companies such as HP (Hewlett-Packard) and Orion Group Software Engineers, but his favorite by far, has been working in Information Security at the University of Notre Dame for the past 7 years.

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Cutting the (Phone) Cord with Cisco Jabber 

 4:15 PM - October 19 - DeBartolo Hall 118

For generations, we've taken for granted the phone on our desks. But change is coming in the form of software-based phones, or "softphones." Take a peek at the future of office telephony.

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Presented by Mike Ball

Mike works with the OIT's Product Management team, focusing on Telephony Services and as backup for the ND Mobile app. His degrees are from Notre Dame in Theology and Liturgical Studies with advanced study in Ecclesiology. So how does a theologian end up in IT? It actually makes a fair amount of sense. IT is very much a people business.

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Tools and Tricks for Using Your Phone for Work

 4:15 PM - October 19 - DeBartolo Hall 119

Your smartphone is a vastly powerful supercomputer. We'll help you find ways to unlock its potential and work for you.

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Presented by Chas Grundy and Paul Drake

Chas is an OIT product manager, passionate storyteller, and staunch defender of serial commas.

Paul Drake is an OIT product manager. His mission is to reduce preventable email and help others spend time doing real work. Whenever possible, he incorporates animal pictures into his presentations. Hippos are his current favorite.

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Where the H*ck is My File? Organizing Your Google Drive

 8:15 AM - October 20 - DeBartolo Hall 118

We will cover how to Organize your My Drive space in Google Drive to help make it less 'messy'.

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Presented by John Kelly

John is the Product Manager for Box and Google Drive. He has worked at the OIT and the University since 1987 and believes technology has changed just a little bit in the last 30 years. 

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Beyond FaceTime: Professional Conferencing with Zoom

 8:15 AM - October 20 - DeBartolo Hall 119

Connect people anywhere from any device, share screens, and make schedule a conference one click. Zoom makes it easy to meet.

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Presented by Paul Drake

Paul Drake is an OIT product manager. His mission is to reduce preventable email and help others spend time doing real work. Whenever possible, he incorporates animal pictures into his presentations. Hippos are his current favorite.

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Where Work Happens: Introducing Slack Chat

 9:00 AM - October 20 - DeBartolo Hall 118

Maximize your team's communication by using Slack, a chat client that integrates with Google Drive, Box, Zoom, and more!

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Presented by Annie Sauer

Annie is a technical trainer in the OIT's Training & Transitions group. In her spare time, she enjoys bad puns and worse sci-fi. 

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Mad Search Skillz: Google It Like a Pro

 9:00 AM - October 20 - DeBartolo Hall 119

Find exactly what you're searching for and trust what you find by using these simple steps.

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Presented by Chelsea Noble

Chelsea is the Knowledge Management Associate for the OIT, which means she spends a lot of time translating technical jargon into plain English.

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Be Present: Stop Letting Your Phone Drive You to Distraction

 9:45 AM - October 20 - DeBartolo Hall 118

Your phone is an amazing tool that keeps you up to date, in the know, and on-task, but it's also an amazing distraction. Learn how to minimize the distractions to only be interrupted with the things that are truly important to you.

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Presented by Katie Rose

Katie is the senior director for OIT's user services team. She wants to help people get the most out of the technology they have, while not letting the technology control us.

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Bringing Imagination to Life with Adobe Spark

 9:45 AM - October 20 - DeBartolo Hall 119

Adobe Spark is a free online and mobile graphic design app. Easily create beautiful images, videos, and web pages.

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Presented by Anne Kolaczyk

Anne is a member of OIT's technical training team and teaches mainly Adobe products.

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Keynote: From LimeBikes to Virtual Reality Meetings

 11:15 AM - October 20 - DeBartolo Hall 126

Learn how 'Big Data' 'Virtual Assistants' 'Internet of Things' 'Virtual Reality' and 'Brain-Computer Interface' are at work at ND today

Presented by Chas Grundy, et. al.

This session features a series of presenters facilitated by Chas Grundy. Chas is an OIT product manager, passionate storyteller, and staunch defender of serial commas.

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