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Internet2 at Educause

Internet2 at Educause
Tuesday, 10/25
Time Title Description Location
7:00 am–12:30 pm Invitation Only Internal Committee Meetings Meeting Marriott Orange County Ballroom 3 Lobby Level
8:00am-4:00pm SEM04F-ITANA Face2Face 2016 | Influence and Leadership Skills for Architects: Driving Strategic Decisions
(separate registration is required)
The modern enterprise architect needs strong facilitation skills and tools to ensure technical alignment to the priorities, goals, and mission of the institution. Join your colleagues to discuss facilitation modeling, case studies, situational role-playing, and skill building and to explore how to effectively engage the university leadership and community.

Internet2 Chief Innovation Officer Florence Hudson is a guest speaker and will be presenting at 10:00am.
Ballroom C, Level Three
12:30-4:00pm SEM03P-Preparing for That IT Strategic Planning Project: A Data-Driven Approach (separate registration is required) Preparation is key to successful strategic planning that involves the many constituencies in your university. This workshop will provide practical approaches to collecting, organizing, and presenting the qualitative and quantitative data most important to the strategic planning process-data that will gain strategic alignment while incorporating information on educational trends and positioning "critical success factors" for a strategic plan. Meeting Room 204C, Level Two
12:30 –4:00pm Preconference Seminar: SEM05P-Cloud 101: Tools and Strategies for Evaluating Cloud Services
(Sean O'Brien and Andrew Keating)

(separate registration is required)

This seminar, a revised and enhanced version of a similar seminar from EDUCAUSE 2015, will introduce you to the technical, legal, and risk management considerations important to evaluating and selecting cloud services for your campus. Learn the key aspects of the Cloud Controls Matrix for security assessments as well as legal terms and conditions that make for successful cloud contracts. Understand the key elements to assess, select, and ensure successful deployments of cloud services

  • Identify the risks associated with cloud services and develop mitigation strategies
  • Learn approaches for engaging various campus stakeholders in the evaluation of cloud services


Meeting Room 303D, Level Three
1:00 –3:00pm Internet2 Industry Update (Open to all Industry Attendees) Meeting Marriott Orange County Ballroom 3 Lobby Level
3:00 –5:00pm NET+ Gen 2, open discussion with program managers and executives from the Internet2 NET+ Team (Open to all) Meeting Marriott Orange County Ballroom 3 Lobby Level
Wednesday, 10/26
Time Title Description Location
7:00 –8:00 am TIER Breakfast -Trust and Identity Breakfast: An update from the Internet2 Community on TIER and InCommon Federation

Looking to find out more about enabling access to cloud and collaboration services for your campus? Have international researchers and scholars? Join Internet2 and community members for a bite to eat and an update on what’s going on nationally in the community identity and access management software development, practices and functionality.

Open to all, please RSVP

Marriott Orange County Ballroom 3 Lobby Level
10:30 –11:20 am Cloud Contracts: Reading, Writing, and Interpreting to Unravel the Mystery (Alan Fischel, Andrew Keating, Jerry Grochow) Session Type: Breakout Session

Panelists will discuss the issues that make cloud services contracts different from other IT service contracts, using examples from actual cloud services contracts to highlight service delivery, data security, termination, and "vendor lock-in" pricing, assurance, and viability issues, among many others. Participants will have a chance to question school and outside legal counsel about specific contract concerns.

Outcomes: Understand key cloud services contract provisions and how they differ from other IT services contracts *Learn to interpret clauses typically used by cloud services vendors and how to negotiate them *Understand the key risk factors in cloud services contracts

Meeting Room 304A/B, Level Three
1:30 pm TIER Poster Session: Community Developed, International-Enabled Identity and Trust: Case Studies

Explore how campuses are defining and development a standard method to support private and secure access for their scholars, researchers and students to local, regional, national and international services. Understand how you can participate and leverage the work for use on your campus.

Thursday, 10/27
Time Title Description Location
1:30 –2:20pm TIER Discussion Session: The New Trust and Identity Approach- Community Developed Identity and Access Management Our discussion will focus on sharing how campuses approach identity and access management in order to advance campus collaboration and research for the future. Meeting Room 207D, Level Two
4:30-5:20pm CIO Roundtable: Lessons Learned in Increasing Inclusivity and Diversity The need for increased inclusivity and diversity to improve the quality of our IT organizations is clear at many of our institutions. The search for how to make this happen is much more challenging. Join a facilitated group discussion about cultural and procedural barriers and ways to move past them. Find out what’s working at peer institutions. Discuss next steps to make a measurable, positive impact when you return to your campus.

Ana Hunsinger joins CIOs on this panel including Mark Askren, University of Nebraska; Bruce Maas, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Raechelle Clemmons, Davidson College; and Deborah Keyek-Franssen, University of Colorado System.
Meeting Room 207D, Level Two
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Connect with Internet2 at EDUCAUSE!

From the latest in Trust & Identity in Education & Research Initiative (TIER), to Cloud Contracts, to CIO Roundtable on Diversity, as well as open hours on Tuesday, there are many ways to connect with Internet2 leaders. 

Check out our sessions on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in the tabs to the right.