Program for the 2013 PDI

Monday, January 14th

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Hands on With Next Generation of Phone Service at CSU
Presenters:
Kyle Haefner,Dave Hoffman
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
Monday, January 14th 2013
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
202 Weber Building
Description:
Learn how to use the new VoIP phones. New services such as IM software based phones and Outlook integration clients will be shown. Learn how to setup call forwarding, simultaneous ringing, and speed dials through the web interface. Ask questions, touch the phones in an informal hands on question/answer lab environment.
Goals and Target Audience:
Current VoIP users, administrators, users from up and coming VoIP installations.

2:00 PM

Session Title:
An Introduction the Next Generation of Phone Service at CSU
Presenters:
Kyle Haefner,Dave Hoffman
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
Monday, January 14th 2013
Start Time:
2:00 PM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
202 Weber Building
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.

Tuesday, January 15th

9:00 AM

Session Title:
Single Sign-On, Shibboleth and Protecting Your Website
Presenters:
Randy Miotke,Daniel Hamp
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
Tuesday, January 15th 2013
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Room:
202 Weber Building
Description:
Learn how to achieve single sign-on for your websites using Shibboleth. This session will walk you through the service provider installation process, registration with the CSU federation, testing, and going live.
Goals and Target Audience:
Web developers, web server administrators and those interested in single sign-on technology should attend.

11:00 AM

Session Title:
i>clicker Training
Presenters:
Dustin Jensen
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
Tuesday, January 15th 2013
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
202 Weber Building
Description:
Please join us to learn how i>clicker can significantly change the way you and your students interact by enabling you to assess your students' knowledge, keep their attention, provide immediate feedback, and encourage all students to participate. We will provide a detailed training session to prepare you for the upcoming semester. Topics covered in this session include assessing student knowledge during class; receiving immediate feedback from your students, getting your entire class participating, peer instruction, taking attendance, sparking discussions and debates, identifying misconceptions, asking moral, ethical, or legal questions using anonymous polling, learning more about the way your class thinks using demographic polling, and increasing class attendance using clicker points.
Goals and Target Audience:
Faculty and instructors interested in using response systems in the classroom.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
The campus' new 10 Gigabit Research Network
Presenters:
Gregory Redder
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
Tuesday, January 15th 2013
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
202 Weber Building
Description:
Large data transfers to other research institutes are often done via FedEx! The campus is working to provide 10Gigabit access to other Research and Education sites on the Internet. To that end, a special 10G research network is being developed. This seminar is intended to describe the problem, explain the design of new 10G research network and how it will be accessed and utilized.
Goals and Target Audience:
Principal Investigators responsible for large data transfers to other Research and Education sites. Primary network managers.

Wednesday, January 16th

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Making Your Life Easier with PowerShell
Presenters:
Jason Huitt,Lance Baatz
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
Wednesday, January 16th 2013
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Room:
202 Weber Building
Description:
In this session we will cover the basics of Windows PowerShell, introducing participants to PowerShell as a replacement for the Command Prompt, reviewing the basic PowerShell scripting constructs, and demonstrating the PowerShell Integrated Scripting Environment. Participants are encouraged to bring their laptops to the session, and are encouraged to have a Windows 8 or Server 2012 instance available for a PowerShell test drive. This will be a free-form conversation with an emphasis on demonstrations instead of prepared content. Participants should leave this session well prepared to begin automating common Windows administrative tasks using PowerShell.
Goals and Target Audience:
Participants should have a basic understanding of simple programming concepts (such as condition checking, loop processing and variable assignment), and preferably have some exposure to batch and VBS scripting.