Georgia State University Tech Trends Conference 2018

Discover emerging trends and exchange ideas about the futsure of technology in higher education with colleagues at the Tech Trends Conference.

Morning Session

Explore technology’s impact on the future of education and beyond with talks by speakers across perspectives.

Georgia State Then, Now, and Next

Phil Ventimiglia, Chief Innovation Officer at Georgia State

Guest Speaker: Artificial Intelligence and Its Impact on Work

Daryl Plummer, Vice President & Gartner Fellow at Gartner Inc.

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Conference Registration

Thursday, July 12, 2018
9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Student Center East

Georgia State University, Downtown Campus
55 Gilmer St. SE Atlanta, GA 30303

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Afternoon Session

Tech Crawl
Exchange ideas at the interactive Tech Crawl.

Location: Ballroom

Enjoy refreshments, giveaways and opportunities to catch up with colleagues.
Tour and interact with digital exhibits created for and by Georgia State students:

  • eSports
    Georgia State University eSports Program
  • Robotics, Augmented Reality and Accessible Technology Demos
    Mobile Cyber Physical Systems Lab, Computer Science
  • Digital Solutions Created by Students in the Digital Learners to Leaders Program
    Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
  • Virtual Reality Demonstrations
    Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
  • The Growing Twitch Live Streaming Video Gaming Platform
    Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
  • Mobile Making
  • New Audio Editing Facilities
  • Research Data Services
    University Library
  • Motion Capture

Learn about new tools for:

  • Multifactor Authentication, Electronic Signature (Docusign) and Other New Work Collaboration Tools
    Collaboration and Identity Systems – IIT
  • New WebEx Collaboration Tools for Learning
  • Computing Systems
  • Technology and Professional Training

Technology Workshops
Spend the afternoon learning new solutions and gaining new tools with hands on workshops on topics. Choose from:

Georgia Department of Education’s New Total Learning Architecture Project

Provided by Jay Heap of the Georgia Virtual School
Location: Student Center East, Room 217
Learn how the Georgia Virtual School is using IMS Global standards, learning outcome mapping, and a variety of educational technologies to create a new learning ecosystem. More Information >

The Value of Customer Experience (CX)

Provided by Stacia Lorenze, Slalom Consulting
Location: Student Center East, Room 218
Technology is changing the way customers engage with businesses across industries, shifting expectations and creating new models of interaction. How might CX impact higher education? This session offers a discussion on the increasingly important challenge of how humans interact with brands, including samples from a variety of industries.

Getting the Most Out of ServiceNow (Getting Started and In-Depth Tracks)

Provided by the IIT Service Desk
Location: Classroom South, Rooms 403/405
Get Information On:
– Get a solid foundation on incident management.
– Get the most out of your ServiceNow session with features that can simplify your day-to-day.
– Get to the heart of your data by building reports and using those reports to provide dashboards for trend analysis and to ensure that your team has the information it needs to be productive.

Data Solutions for Research

Provided by Research Solutions, University Research
Location: Student Center East, Room 216
Find out about research data classification and the solutions available at the university for meeting research data requirements.

Schedule subject to change.

Tour of CMII’s Motion Capture Studio – 3 p.m.
A limited space tour of the CMII’s motion capture studio is available for signup.