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In a postsecondary education institution it is an enormous challenge to ensure that students, faculty and staff are ready and equipped with technology tools and skills for their respective education and professional endeavors. The balancing act for Information Technology is to serve the wide range of users from the Tech Savvy to Tech Adverse, with technology solutions that will satisfy both.
Sumon Acharjee, Chief Information Officer for Sheridan College shared insights and strategies for IT that enable Sheridan’s Creative Campus(es). His focus is to make “IT invisible” – intuitive, interactive and robust in which finding the right balance between “lights running IT” and integration that drives a universal experience across Sheridan’s campuses. Sumon and his team are consistently implementing solutions at the forefront of today’s technology themes that include connectivity, virtualization, Cloud, BYOD etc.
Keynote slidedeck from CIO of Sheridan College.
Slidedeck for Meetup 39, containing the G2KYM's.
Pix of event.
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Sheridan College is one of Canada's premier polytechnic institutes and is dedicated to exceptional applied learning and graduate success. Sheridan is a leader in providing skills-based educational programming that integrates theory with application, preparing students for careers in visual and performing arts, business, community services and technical fields. Sheridan serves close to 17,000 full-time students annually at its campuses in Oakville, Brampton and Mississauga, Ontario.
Sumon Acharjee, Chief Information Officer, Sheridan College. Sumon joined Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advance Learning in 2008 returning to Canada after working several years in the United States. He has over 18 years’ experience in planning, developing, and implementing cutting edge information solutions in a diverse variety of industry sector including pharmaceutical , consumer electronics, consumer products, automotive, food, financial services, and now education. As a highly successful leader in Information Technology, he fully comprehends the strategic importance of technology and innovation in achieving and maintaining competitive advantage in today's economic environment. Sumon has merged disparate technologies and personnel into team-centered units using his expertise in motivation, cross-functional team training, innovation and retention of industry professionals.
This event is Powered by The Town of Milton. They made the MinMaxx Hall @ Milton Centre for the Arts (MCA) available to us. MCA is the Milton's cornerstone for creativity! Officially opened in 2012, this new unique, state-of-the-art facility offering exciting performing, visual, media and literary arts experiences for all ages. It's a big place, so follow the signs (note to self: bring signs).
Topic: Enabling a Creative Campus Target Audience: Technology entrepreneurs, business owners, professionals, educators and students Meetup Track: Technology InnovationDate & Time: Tuesday, January 8, 2013 @ 7pm Location: Milton Centre for the Arts, MinMaxx Hall. 1010 Main St. East, Milton | Google Map
How much it costs: Nothing but your time.
Silicon Halton is a grass roots hi tech community of people who make a living, make meaning and make things happen in technology in Halton Region. We're about three key things: Technology, Community and Growth.
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