Spring 2015 Training Conference

April 16 & 17 2015

Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

Utica, IL

 

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Conference Schedule

 

Class Descriptions

 

Speaker Biographies

 

Get the IT training you need at IVNUA's Spring Training Seminar.

This two day conference enables IT Professionals learn about new products, techniques and solutions to meet your organization's technology needs. Learn about the newest network operating systems, software tools, and network management techniques.

With help from our sponsors and affiliates, the fee for two days of training is only $250.


For more information, please e-mail us at conference@ivnua.org.

Sponsorship Opportunities
Online Sponsor Registration

SPECIAL EVENTS FOR THURSDAY EVENING

VENDOR RECEPTION:

Meet with today’s top network vendors in a relaxed, social setting. Refreshments and appetizers will be served while you mingle with the attendees and industry representatives.  Click here for a list of vendors.


CONFERENCE PARTY:

IVNUA cordially invites you to a grand evening of excitement & exhilaration featuring improv comedy by Guys In Ties.

 

Guys In Ties is an elite traveling comedy troupe that has performed with Norm MacDonald (Saturday Night Live), Howie Mandel (Deal Or No Deal, America’s Got Talent), Darrell Hammond (Saturday Night Live), Sinbad (House Guest), Brad Sherwood (Who’s Line Is It Anyway), and many more! 


Special Room Rate

IVNUA has arranged for a reduced rate for rooms at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort. A limited number of rooms are available for $89 per night (rate available Wednesday night, April 15th, through Thursday night, April 16th). To reserve a room at this rate, call the Grand Bear Lodge at 866-399-FUNN (3866) - you will need to mention the IVNUA Conference to get this room rate.

   
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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, April 16, 2015

7:45 a.m.

REGISTRATION OPENS

8:00-9:00

BREAKFAST BUFFET

9:00-10:30

Where to Put Files? OneDrive, SharePoint and Azure

Kevin Remde (Bio)
Microsoft

Backup and Disaster Recovery in Physical, Virtual, and Cloud Environments

Lanai Bayne

SEP Software

Security is Not Just IT's Responsibility: Explaining Security to Your Users in Terms They Understand

Guy Lum (Bio)
Judson University

10:30-11:00

BREAK (Refreshments Provided)

Sponsor Hall Opens

11:00-12:30

How Laptop, Tablet and Server Solutions from Lenovo Improve Your Business or Classroom

John Quatto
WTI Systems

Current State of 802.11ac Wireless Networking and What to Expect with Wave 2

Chuck Bolvin (Bio)

Ruckus Wireless

Transitioning to Google Apps for Your Organization or Business
The Why, the How, the Pros, Cons and Possibilities.

Butch Wilson (Bio)
Illinois Learning Technology Center Six

12:30-1:30

LUNCH (Provided)

1:30-3:00

Taming iOS and Android with Microsoft Enterprise Device Management

Kevin Remde (Bio)
Microsoft

Application Virtualization Made Easy

Joe Marton (Bio)
Novell

Google Apps/Chrome Time Sharing and Collaboration Tips & Tricks

Butch Wilson (Bio)
Illinois Learning Technology Center Six

3:00-3:30

BREAK (Refreshments Provided)

3:30-5:00

Achieving User Adoption
Forms/Workflow Project Best Practices

Sam Stickler
Novanis

Implementing Wireless Network Management in the Cloud

Chuck Bolvin (Bio)

Ruckus Wireless

Make Mobile Printing a Reality in YOUR Environment

Joe Marton (Bio)
Novell

5:00-7:00

SPONSOR RECEPTION (Hors D'Oeuvres Provided, Cash Bar Available) -- Click Here for Sponsor List

7:00-10:00

CONFERENCE NIGHT PARTY

Comedy Entertainment by Guys In Ties

Food and Fun at no extra charge (Cash bar available)

 

FRIday, April 17, 2015

7:30-8:00

REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST BUFFET

8:00-8:30

BREAKFAST (Provided)

8:30-10:00

Extend your Datacenter with Microsoft Azure (Part 1: The Building Blocks)

Kevin Remde (Bio)
Microsoft

Security is Not Just IT's Responsibility: Explaining Security to Your Users in Terms They Understand (REPEAT)

Guy Lum (Bio)
Judson University

GroupWise Cornell: What's New

Joe Marton (Bio)
Novell

10:00-10:30

BREAK (Refreshments Provided)

Sponsor Hall Open

10:30-12:00

Extend your Datacenter with Microsoft Azure (Part 2: The Implications and the Options)

Kevin Remde (Bio)
Microsoft


Simplifying Desktop Management

Joe Marton (Bio)

Novell

Social Networking in Today's World

Butch Wilson (Bio)
Illinois Learning Technology Center Six

12:00-1:00

LUNCH (Provided)

1:00-2:30

CI/Cyber Investigations

Chris Trifiletti (Bio)
Federal Bureau of Investigation

Latest Trends and Best Practices in Web Site Design

Sid Haas  (Bio)

LKCS

Critical Thinking and Information Overload in a Digital Age

Butch Wilson (Bio)
Illinois Learning Technology Center Six

 
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