Information & Communication Technology Summit 2013

March 28, 2013
8:30 am-5:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Contact:
Dennis Spencer
413-545-6242

Join us for the 2013 Information & Communication Technology (ICT) Summit on Thursday, March 28th in the Campus Center Auditorium. The event is free and lunch will be provided for the first 100 registrants, so register early!

Panelists: 1.)    UMass Amherst Alums from Industrial Light and Magic visual effects/ animation for movies such as Star Wars, Star Trek, and other films/ television shows) 2.)    Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC’s) 3.)    Open Science 4.)    Role of Prototyping in the Design Process 5.)    Face to Face Education and IT 6.)    'What is IT?'

Sign up for our IT Challenge Contest Use your IT skills to solve puzzles and win a Raspberry Pi -- and dinner with the guests from Industrial Light and Magic. http://umassit.drupalgardens.com/content/contest

Poster Session Submit a poster for our lunchtime poster session: Explain how you use Information Technology to conduct research, analyze data, or present your results: http://umassit.drupalgardens.com/content/poster-session The theme of the Summit is "Innovation: The Role of Higher Education".

Exhibitors A showcase of various technologies and services on the Campus Center Concourse. There will be panel discussions throughout the day culminating in a panel of UMass Alumni from Industrial Light and Magic.

The 2013 ICT Summit, sponsored by Hitpoint Studios, Left-Click Advanced, Center for Public Policy and Administration, Office of the Provost and 5 Colleges, Inc.; and is organized by the UMass Amherst IT Program.