Collaboration Technology and Engaging the Campus 2008

Thursday, May 8, 2008
Case Western Reserve University
Thwing Center
Cleveland, Ohio

9am – 4 pm

To the Cleveland 2.0 Community:

I would like to ask for your support in distribution this invitation to your friends, colleagues, on your blogs and wikis… This is an outstanding opportunity for the entire  community to learn and participant in the emerging world of collaboration technology. In addition to workshops, panels, and keynotes, there are big raffle drawings for computer systems and more (must be present to win). The website is open for registration at http://www.case.edu/its/collabtech08/collabtech08.html
Case Western Reserve University will highlight new technologies and how they enhance research and discovery during its campus Collaboration Technologies Summit 2008 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 8 in Thwing Center. In addition, the keynote and panels will be streamed in ClevelandPlus in SecondLife <http://www.case.edu/its/services/documents/SlClevelandPLusIntro.pdf> .

All university faculty, staff, students, alumni, neighborhood and community partners are invited to attend the symposium and demonstration event—that will be conducted simultaneously at collaborative sites throughout world.

The event will feature a keynote address by Anthony D. Williams. An author, researcher and consultant, Williams’s latest project is the bestselling book (co-authored with Don Tapscott) called Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything.

Two panels at the summit will be anchored by Campus Computing Project Director, Dr. Kenneth Green, Visiting Scholar at Claremont Colleges. The first panel is titled Making Sense of the explosion of Web 2.0 tools and their relevance and consequence in Higher Education. Panelists include educators and faculty leaders from Case Western Reserve University, University of Southern California, Bradley University, and Researchers from IBM. At the end of the day-long event Green will host a panel called Collaboration Technology—What’s Next?: Bold Predictions, Cautionary Notes and Take Away Lessons. Panelists include leaders from Case Western Reserve University, Tri-C, MIT, and the co-founder of SecondLife, Cory Ondrejka.

Cleveland Day of .NET Saturday, May 17, 2008

Cleveland Day of .NET is a free one day conference targeted at developers using the Microsoft .NET platform. It is a collaborative effort among the various local user groups and is open to all developers, local or otherwise. This event is occurring on Saturday, May 17, 2008 from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM. More info on location and speakers will be posted as it becomes available.

Cleveland has a lot of passionate, knowledgeable developers that have been asking for the opportunity to get together and share their knowledge with each other. Now we all have that chance!

There will be numerous sessions to choose from covering a variety of topics. The exact session list will be coming in a few weeks but you can look forward to topics such as:

  • ASP.NET
  • Silverlight
  • DLR / IronRuby / IronPython
  • SharePoint / MOSS
  • SQL Server 2008
  • … many more

http://www.clevelanddodn.org/

 

HTCIA Spring Training Conference May 12-14th in Cleveland

HTCIA Spring Training Conference May 12-14th in Cleveland

Interested in forensics and computer security?
Looking for something locally?
Don’t have much money to spend?
Than you’ll want to check out this great conference happening here locally in May…

The High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA)

2008 Spring Training Conference

When: May 12 – 14, 2008

Location: Lakeland Community College

Cost: $225

For schedule of sessions and speakers see this page: http://www.ohiohtcia.org/speakers.html

For more information visit http://www.ohiohtcia.org/conference.html