Seminars

We have an exciting line-up of seminars, presentations and tours for 2019!  Seminars run from 9 AM to 3 PM on Ed Tech Day.

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Some highlights – see the PDFs for the complete listing of over 45 sessions.

Featured Sessions:

9:00– Using Technology to Restore Independence, Bill Wies

10:00 – Leveraging Digital Technologies for the Mayan Archaeological Record, Thomas Garrison, Assistant Professor, Ithaca College

11:00 – Fostering a Hacker/ Markerspace for Women, Jamiee Lindsay, AdaSpace

12:10 – Immersive Technologies Offer Infinite Possibilities for Next Generation Learning, John Girard, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

1:10 – Virtual Reality in the Classroom, Becky Lane, Visiting Media Expert, Ithaca College

2:10 – Access to education through Induction Loop Technologies, Don Bataille, Architect, Hearing Aid User, Hearing Loop Designer, Hearing Loops Unlimited

Teaching and Learning with Technology Symposium:

9:00 – Creating Immersive Tours of Campus Spaces, Abby Juda, Natural Sciences Librarian, Ithaca College

10:00 – 3D Printing at 25 Microns Precision, Ihab Mardini, Assistant Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology

10:25 – Technology and Student Research, Ehsan Ghotbi, Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering Department, Alfred University

11:00 – Student-Generated Flipped Classroom Lectures, Mike Kane, Senior Lecturer, National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTIC) Business Studies Department, Rochester Institute of Technology.

11:25 – Amplify Student Voice with Flipgrid, Presented by Ryan Orilio, Technology Coordinator, Herkimer CDS

12:00 – Tech Does Not Solve It All! Teaching Soft-Skills in Our Digital Democracy, Kelsey Greene, Manager of Professional Development & Promotions, Project Look Sharp

12:25 – For the Love of Discourse, Ann-Marie Adams, Adjunct Professor, Ithaca College

1:00 – Building inclusive excellence and expanding access to international education through collaborative online international learning (COIL) courses, Ann Giralico Pearlman, Senior Instructional Designer/International Curriculum Coordinator, The College of Brockport

1:25 – Accessibility Initiatives Tool; The Need, Plan, and Roll Out, Danyelle O’Brien, Director of Online Learning, Alfred State SUNY College of Technology

2:00 – App Smack Down for the College Classroom, Dr. Linda Gottemeier, Professor, RIT/NTID

2:25 – Smart Textiles: Research in the Classroom and Teaching Across Disciplines, Christine Heusner, Senior Lecturer, Rochester Institute of Technology

IT Security:

9:00 – Industrial Control Systems-The Forgotten Network, iSecure

11:00 – Developing a Winning Cybersecurity in a Sea of Complexity, Dell EMC

1:00 – FBI – The Cyber Threat Landscape, Eric S. Lurie, FBI Supervisory Special Agent- Cyber Squad


Open Educational Resources:

9:00 – Going Beyond Cost Savings- Combining OER and Technology to Realize Learning Gains, Luman Learning

10:00 – Open Educational Resources are changing learning, lowering costs, panOpen

Vendor Seminars:

  • Windows Virtual Desktop Overview, Presented by Microsoft
  • Moving Computer Labs to the Cloud, Presenting by Apporto
  • Transforming productivity and services with AI & Bots, Presented by Microsoft
  • Fostering an Inclusive IT Organization, Presented by Delphia Howze & Marilyn Dispensa
  • Teaching older adults on how to use everyday technology, Presented by Barbara Ganzel, Director of Gerontology, Ithaca College & Lynn Gitlow, PH.D., OTR/L, ATP, Associate Professor, Dept. of Occupational Therapy, Ithaca College
  • Active Learning Classrooms, Presented by Stevens Office Interiors
  • Affordable Grading and Data Collection Options, Presented by Gradecom- WNY Econsultants
  • Maximizing Student Attention, Presented by Top Hat
  • Lightning Presentation & Code-A-Thon Student Presentations, Presented by Ithaca College
  • Student Perspectives on IT in Higher Education, Presented by Ithaca College Students
  • Funding Strategies for Technology Refresh Programs, Presented by First American
  • I Need It Now! Gaining real-time visibility and access to learning technologies, Presented by Sassafras
  • Apple’s Digital Books, Presented by Apple, Inc.
  • Integrated Interior Assemblies, Presented by DIRTT
  • As we transitioned from computation to big-data, whatever happened to (little-) data?, Presented by Ali Erkan and Adam Lee
  • Virtual Reality in the Design and Construction Process, Presented by Andy Page and Kelly Liu, Cornell University
  • Creating Music in Higher Education with Apple, Presented by Apple, Inc.
  • Finance and Financial Literacy Labs in the University and High School Markets, Presented by Rise Vision
  • IT Cloud for the Classroom, Presented by Distributed Technology Group

Tours and More:

  • Park School of Communication
  • Specialized Learning Spaces
  • School of Music
  • Birds of a Feather, Presented by New York Computing in Higher Education Symposium