2021 Michigan IT Symposium

WHERE: Virtual

WHEN: December 14, 2021 11:00 am-5:00 pmADD TO CALENDAR

2021 Michigan IT Symposium

The annual Michigan IT Symposium provides three days of interactive, virtual sessions composed of multiple types of interactions, including plenary and breakout events and poster sessions. It is open to all University of Michigan IT and technology professionals and advocates across all four U-M campuses.

Experience this energizing opportunity to learn new skills, connect with colleagues, and celebrate the innovative and progressive ways the Michigan IT community is moving forward together, which is the theme of this year’s event.

11 a.m. to 5 p.m., December 14 – 16

Virtually through Zoom. Meeting links are on the event website: https://it.umich.edu/community/michigan-it-symposium/2021

- Leadership panel discussion with remarks from Vice President for IT and CIO Ravi Pendse and DEI leaders from across Michigan IT including special guests Phil Deaton from the Office for Institutional Equity, Ryan Henyard from the Center for Academic Innovation, and Diane Jones from ITS.

- Keynote session with U-M President Mark Schlissel.

- A Data Citizenship Spotlight Event with a panel discussion answering the question “How do we get to YES when it comes to data management?”

- CIOs Working Together Spotlight Event discussing how four academic CIOs move IT forward together

- 16 breakout sessions on topics ranging from data, security, extended and virtual reality, software development, disaster recovery, accessibility, and more.

- View 36 posters and interact with presenters over three separate virtual poster sessions from 11 a.m. – noon each day of the event.

- Join colleagues for engaging social gaming and networking opportunities

Free! Free! The symposium is sponsored by the office of the VPIT-CIO and organized by the Michigan IT Steering Committee.

Visit the 2021 Michigan IT Symposium website for a schedule of events and more information: https://it.umich.edu/community/michigan-it-symposium/2021