Michigan IT Symposium Past Events

2018

The 2018 Michigan IT Symposium took place November 28 and 29 at the Michigan League. It kicked off late Wednesday afternoon with a Poster Preview and Reception followed by a full day of presentations, posters and breakout sessions followed on Thursday, November 29. All together more than 425 Michigan IT professionals attended the event highlighted by an invigorating and challenging keynote presentation by Dr. Kyla McMullen, professor and leader of the SoundPAD Laboratory at the University of Florida, and the first African American woman Ph.D. graduate in computer science from U-M and a U-M IT Leadership panel discussion moderated by Dr. Ravi Pendse, U-M’s vice president for IT and chief information officer. See materials from the 2018 Michigan IT Symposium.

2017

The fourth annual Symposium attracted over 560 U-M IT professionals from academic and administrative units from across all four campuses. Attendees developed skills, built stronger working relationships, and showcased how their work helps the university community tackle the challenges of our time—and the massive amounts of data their work requires—through the strategic use of cloud platforms. See materials from the 2017 Michigan IT Symposium.

2016

Nearly 500 IT staff, faculty, and administrators came together in November 2016 for the third annual Michigan IT Symposium. The 2016 event featured interactive sessions, hands-on-training, networking, and panel discussions about how the talents of the IT community enrich the U-M experience. See materials from the 2016 Michigan IT Symposium.

2015

More than 450 IT staff, faculty, and administrators came together in November 2015 for the second annual Michigan IT Symposium. The 2015 event spanned two days and featured keynote speaker President Mark Schlissel. See materials from the 2015 Michigan IT Symposium.

2014

More than 400 members of the Michigan IT community came together in November 2014 to create connections and celebrate the innovation occurring across all campuses. See materials from the 2014 Michigan IT Symposium.