Innovation, Strategy, Design, and Rollout of Major IT Initiatives - A Free Community Forum on Windows 8
Dec 11, 2012
Windows 8 and its role in major information technology initiatives, innovation and strategy will be the discussion of a free community forum sponsored by the Government Technology Institute at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology in PA.
Scheduled for 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Friday, December 14 in the Auditorium, the free event is entitled: "Innovation, Strategy, Design, and Rollout of Major IT Initiatives – A Community Forum on Windows 8."
Sponsored by Microsoft, the forum will feature two senior executives from Microsoft: Dan Kasun and Wole Moses.
Dan Kasun is the Senior Director of Developer and Platform Evangelism for U.S. Public Sector at Microsoft. Dan and his teams are responsible for evangelizing how new technologies can be applied in the government, healthcare, and education industries, providing readiness and guidance to developers, and working directly with agencies, ISVs, organizations and partners to help ensure success for solutions built on the Microsoft platform. Additionally, his organization works with schools, faculty, and students to build enthusiasm and competency for Computer Science education and technical career development.
He has been with Microsoft for more than 16 years, and joined the Microsoft Public Sector business in 2009. During his tenure, he has worked with customers of all sizes - from small developer organizations to large enterprises in a variety of industries (Financial Services, Healthcare, Government, and Education). He is a frequent speaker at Microsoft and industry events – specializing in all areas of application development and technical architecture. Prior to Microsoft, he was an application developer and architect in the Financial Services Industry.
Wole Moses has worked for Microsoft for over 13 years in a variety of field and corporate headquarter roles. He spent several years working in technical sales in Washington DC, 4 years working for Microsoft Middle East and Africa (based in Istanbul Turkey and Dubai UAE), and for the past 3 years has worked on Microsoft’s Headquarter and US Windows Marketing Team where he was responsible for product management and marketing for Windows 7 and Windows 8. He is currently responsible for Windows Marketing for US Public Sector.
This free event ideal for employees in government agencies, CIOs in public and private organizations, consultants, programmers, application developers, managers, analysts, software engineers, enterprise architects and information technology professionals, as well as educators, faculty, staff and students in IT project management and computer or information sciences.
Seating is limited and registrations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis. Please RSVP at www.HarrisburgU.edu/RSVP For additional information, email CONNECT@HarrisburgU.edu
This event is one in a series of Community Technology Forums for the benefit of the region through the Government Technology Institute at HU. The GTI provides education and training for government IT employees through courses, seminars and certification programs, such as the Certified Government Chief Information Officer Program. The University relies on partnerships with companies to develop content for hands-on workshops and courses which focus on innovations, trends, industry best practices and emerging technologies that can aid in developing future service offerings to meet growing citizen demands.
Harrisburg University is located at 326 Market Street in Harrisburg. Parking is available in the Harrisburg Parking Authority operated garage accessible via Fourth Street. Cost for parking in the garage is $5.00 for 0-2 hours. Kiosk for parking accepts cash only. More information on parking rates and directions to the University are found online at http://www.harrisburgu.net/campuslife/directions.php#parking
You can literally take planes, trains and automobiles to the event. The University's location at 326 Market Street in downtown Harrisburg is near Interstates 83 and 81 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike, making it an easy drive to the University from any of Pennsylvania’s major cities. And it's only a two-hour drive from the University to Baltimore, Washington, DC or Philadelphia. The Amtrak Passenger Train Station and Greyhound Bus Station are one block from our location. And the Harrisburg International Airport is only nine miles from the University. http://www.harrisburgu.edu/campuslife/directions.php
Founded in 2001 to address central Pennsylvania's need for increased opportunities leading to careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, Harrisburg University offers five bachelor of science degree programs and three graduate degree programs and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. For more information on the university's demand-driven undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs in applied science and technology fields, call 717. 901.5146 or email, Connect@HarrisburgU.edu.