Program for the 2012 PDI

Tuesday, January 10th

9:00 AM

Session Title:
The Wild West of Wireless
Presenters:
Gregory Redder
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
Tuesday, January 10th 2012
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
202 Weber Building
Description:
"How come my wireless connection keep dropping out" or "Why can't I get wireless in this building!?" If you hear these questions or have these questions, this is for you. The session is geared toward network managers and building proctors in an effort to answer questions and raise awareness of the wireless deployment in campus buildings. Topics such as wireless coverage in buildings, connection issues, expectations, known problems, and basic suggestions for fixes will be covered.
Goals and Target Audience:
Network managers, IT support personnel and building proctors.

10:00 AM

Session Title:
Federated Authentication at Colorado State University
Presenters:
Randy Miotke
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
Tuesday, January 10th 2012
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
202 Weber Building
Description:
CSU is using a number of web-based services provided by off-campus vendors that require authentication with a username and password. This session will explore the technologies that CSU is using to securely connect the campus to online resources, such as Research.gov, Microsoft DreamSpark and the EBooks Library using their eID.
Goals and Target Audience:
The following topics will be covered: * The federated authentication model * InCommon Federation * Shibboleth * Levels of Assurance (LoA) * Available online services Audience: Web users and those that have an interest in web technologies.

11:00 AM

Session Title:
An Introduction the Next Generation of Phone Service at CSU
Presenters:
David Hoffman,Kyle Haefner
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
Tuesday, January 10th 2012
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
211E LSC
Description:
After nearly 20 years of service, CSU’s Nortel telephone switch is now end of life, and Telecom has begun implementing a new phone system. This session will provide an introduction to this next generation of phone service including Unified Messaging, Unified Communications, Voice over IP (VoIP) and how this new system will change how the way you work.
Goals and Target Audience:
The goals of this session are: to give an overview of the new SipXecs Unified Communications System. Those who attend will learn how Unified Messaging, Unified Communications, VoIP and other terms you may have heard will change the way you communicate. Target Audience: This session is designed for IT professionals and all faculty and staff interested in learning about the new system.
Session Title:
Avoiding "phishing" and other online scams
Presenters:
Steven Lovaas
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
Tuesday, January 10th 2012
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
220/22 LSC
Description:
When you're least expecting it, you slip up, then realize you just emailed your password to someone who might NOT actually have nice things planned for it. This session reviews the kinds of scams and "social engineering" being spread around the internet, and some things you can do to protect yourself and stay aware.
Goals and Target Audience:
General interest, anyone in the University community.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Getting the most out of your iPad
Presenters:
Scott Baily,Corey Carson
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
Tuesday, January 10th 2012
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
A104 Clark Building
Description:
This session will help faculty and staff get more out of their iPad or iPad 2.
Goals and Target Audience:
All faculty and staff who own or are considering the purchase of an iPad are encouraged to attend. Goals include familiarizing attendees with the basic capabilities of the iPad and introducing applications designed to increase productivity in both the office and the classroom.

Wednesday, January 11th

9:00 AM

Session Title:
Developing Advising tools in ASP.NET MVC 3.0
Presenters:
Michael Brake
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
Wednesday, January 11th 2012
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
202 Weber Building
Description:
An overview of how we are using the latest .NET technology to revamp and revise the tools inside the Student Advising Network. A quick rundown of methodologies used and how to get it all to 'play nice'. This talk will get fairly technical. Lessons learned and best practices will be discussed. This will stimulate a questions and answers session.
Goals and Target Audience:
Programmers wanting to know more about MVC 3, the latest (and greatest) technology free from Microsoft.
Session Title:
Viewing Your World with Google Liquid Galaxy
Presenters:
Melinda Laituri,Sophia Linn,David Ramsay
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
Wednesday, January 11th 2012
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
Morgan Library GOOGLE Station (1st floor)
Description:
View your world through an immersion in Google Liquid Galaxy. Fly over mountains, buildings, valleys and even navigate the ocean floor. Add GIS (Geographic information Systems) overlays to better understand their relationship to the world. Opportunities of how this unique Google Liquid Galaxy solution will benefit the learning experience will abound.
Goals and Target Audience:
The goal if this session is to realize opportunities to use Google Liquid Galaxy and Google Earth as teaching and research solutions for professors, instructors, researches and students.

10:00 AM

Session Title:
IPv6 is coming! IPv6 is coming!
Presenters:
Steven Lovaas
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
Wednesday, January 11th 2012
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
208 LSC
Description:
We've been hearing for years that new kinds of IP addresses (something called IP version 6) are just around the corner. Well, it's finally come true... it's just around the corner at CSU! Come hear about our plans for IPv6 at the University, and for a general overview of what all the fuss is all about & how it may affect you.
Goals and Target Audience:
General interest, no assumptions about IT or networking knowledge.

11:00 AM

Session Title:
Large Format Visualization
Presenters:
David Ramsay
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
Wednesday, January 11th 2012
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
Morgan Library Large Vis. Station (1st floor)
Description:
Large format visualization just became more accessible thanks to the new large 2X2 viewing station at the CSU Library. This user friendly display is perfect for viewing a microscopic items all the way to a massive engineering design and anything in between.
Goals and Target Audience:
The goal if this session is to realize opportunities to use this large format visualization station as teaching and research solution for professors, instructors, researches and students.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
"What the hex?" A technical introduction to IPv6
Presenters:
Steven Lovaas
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
Wednesday, January 11th 2012
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
202 Weber Building
Description:
The next version of the Internet Protocol, IPv6, is finally upon us. We'll be rolling out some test implementations this year. This session will review deployment plans, technical challenges and policy issues that are ahead of us. If you want to consider deploying IPv6 in your environment, this session is a must!
Goals and Target Audience:
University IT community. Some networking experience will be helpful, but is not necessary.

10:00 AM

Session Title:
eThority B&B - (Beginners and Basic)
Presenters:
Clinton Brown,Thom Hadley
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
2012
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Room:
A103 Clark Building
Description:
This will be a beginner’s class for new users of eThority. We will be demonstrating all the features of eThority as well as taking a step by step look at how eThority works and information/reports you can get out of eThority. • This class will give you an overview of how to use eThority in your everyday job. It will teach you the basic functionality of how eThority works and how to manipulate data in eThority.
Goals and Target Audience:
Anyone wanting to learn more about eThority and what the product offers.
Session Title:
Videoconferencing at CSU
Presenters:
Anthony DeNardo
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
2012
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
202 Weber Building
Description:
There are now 17 videoconferencing systems on campus available to all Colorado State University individuals, organizations, or groups on an equal-access, space-available basis. Not only are there LifeSize Room videoconference systems in a room near you, but there is also a portable HD system that will work in any room on campus with a network connection. With less than one hour of training, you can check the portable system out to use at your convenience.
Goals and Target Audience:
Anyone interested in videoconferencing.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
eThority P&P (Power and Purpose)
Presenters:
Candice Hastings,Clinton Brown
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
2012
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Room:
A103 Clark Building
Description:
eThority is the bridge between complex data sources and easy to understand user interfaces. It is customizable so it is easily able to satisfy the needs of users simply wanting to access standard reports, or for users who require extensive data mining and report generation capabilities. This session will provide a detailed look at what reports are available, why and how a user can utilize the information, a good jump off point to create your own reports and a navigation of the more complex tools available in eThority. Attend this session and discover the possibilities of creating an effective and efficient work tool for your employees!
Goals and Target Audience:
Anyone who currently uses or would like to learn more about eThority and how it is being used around the University.
Session Title:
What is Lecture Capture and Why Should I Care?
Presenters:
Albert Powell,Marianne Bauer
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
2012
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
202 Weber Building
Description:
Lecture capture is a fast-growing feature that faculty are adding to their classes. It’s very popular among campus students, and more advanced versions can be used as part of distance education. Campus students get an online-delivered recording with your audio and computer screen, which makes it easy for them to review lectures and understand the material better. Distance students also get a camera view of the teacher. Placing links to your lecture captured class in RamCT protects your recordings and makes it easy for students to find the recordings.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goals - teach faculty about lecture capture options.