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Doors open to Exhibitors at 7am on June 15th and 16th. Registration opens to attendees at 8am both days. The conference will wrap up both days at 5pm
Actually Remediating Devices
David Bowman , Jordan School District

As we mature in our organizations to know about devices that need security, configuration, or OS updates HOW DO WE ACTUALLY FIX IT. Jordan School District has been working on this process for the last two years and has unique low cost to no cost methods to help drive this effort.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 60 minutes

Addressing E911 Laws With Zoom Phone
Anessa Alderman & Phi Yim, Zoom Video Communications, Inc.

Compliance with Ray Baum's Act and Kari's Law is necessary in a school setting. In this session, you will learn how Zoom Phone addresses these laws through E911 location awareness, intelligent routing, alerting, and management.
Audience: Systems
Length: 60 minutes

AI with EQ: Student Wellness, Reimagined
Mindy Hintze , Securly, Inc.

Join our discussion to learn more about what strategies and tools educators can rely on today in order to support comprehensive student wellness.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 60 minutes

Apple - Return to service
Joerg Radler , Apple Inc

Learn about the latest developments in return to service workflows both for iOS and macOS. Experience what’s possible and how you can get time back when you recycle devices.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 60 minutes

“Artificial Intelligence in the Identification of Real-time Cybersecurity Threats--Redux”
William Clark , WSU, UofU, MSU, UCLA, UCB, & Fed. Gov. Contractor (Ret.)

An example of a large higher education, near real-time, AI-enhanced 'day zero' cybersecurity threat identification and defense implementation. The design utilizes open-software and hardware system technology.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 90 minutes

A Single Platform for Your Online Video Needs
Michael Kessler , MyVRSpot, LLC

This session we’ll explore MyVRSpot’s online video management solution for uploading, creating, editing, and sharing of instructional videos, as well as sharing student-safe links to YouTube videos.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 60 minutes

Canvas for Today's Learner
Justin Brooksby , Utah Education and Telehealth Network

From 2019 to 2021, we saw an increase of nearly 200,000 K-12 students using Canvas in Utah. Most of this increase was due to the pandemic. However, we still see almost the same number of students using Canvas today in a blended learning environment. In this session, we will discuss the future of Canvas in the classroom post-pandemic.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 60 minutes

Content Filtering Consolidation Under a Single Pain of Glass
Anthony Bruno , Netsweeper

Schools are running multiple platforms to fill in the deficiencies of their current platform. If you're running separate solutions to handle onsite and offsite filtering, (SSL, application control, BYOD/IOT devices, Parent Portal), what you really need is one platform. Learn how Netsweeper can provide granularity on any OS, anywhere.
Audience: Networking
Length: 60 minutes

Current CBRS CPEs and Future Roadmap
Craig King , Discountcell Inc

A presentation on the current selection of BAND 48 and 5G CPE devices available and a roadmap of devices expected in the near future.
Audience: Networking
Length: 60 minutes

Current Events E-Rate
Jerome Browning , UETN

Preparation for E-Rate Funding Years FY2021, FY2022, and FY2023 and what you need to know.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 60 minutes

Cybersecurity Monitoring leveraging next-generation AI & ML technology!
Manoj Narayanan & Wendy Molteni, SmiForce Inc.

SmiForce will be presenting how their cybersecurity monitoring solution using next-generation AI and ML technology can help schools proactively defend against security threats and risks that affect their IT infrastructure. Their innovative approach to an old problem with break-through technology provides fast detection of the issues, reduces the staff time to maintain & protect the platform, and overall creates a more cost-effective solution than the traditional approach.
Audience: Security
Length: 60 minutes

Didgets - A tool for quick and easy data analytics
Andy Lawrence , Didgets

Learn to break down and analyze data in minutes using a tool designed for modern data sets.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 60 minutes

Digital Health: Innovative Technology for Unprecedented Times
Michael O'Neill & Marz Cesarini, Visuwell

Join VisuWell and UETN to discuss insights into how the digital delivery of healthcare can improve patient access, build convenient patient experiences and bring additional value to the communities you serve.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 60 minutes

Digital Technology Tools Supporting Learning
Xiaolian Deng , Salt Lake County

Covering the key examples of digital technology tools that support education in the area of learning software and applications, AR/VR platforms, in-classroom games.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 60 minutes

eduroam2Go
Mark Houtz & Amanda Molinari, NUES

Eduroam2go is a possible solution to sign up SP sites easily and quickly by offering a plug and play solution.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 30 minutes

Emergency Connectivity Funding - A Follow-up
Jerome Browning , UETN

An open invitation for those who have filed Emergency Connectivity Funding (ECF) applications to share their experience and questions concerning the current state of the ECF.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 60 minutes

Enabling Omni-channel Public Multi Channel Support for Education
Colin Campbell & Jeremy Charchenko, OneTel

Demonstration of GoTo’s Omni-channel tools and phone system
Audience: General Audience
Length: 60 minutes

Extra Resources for IT Leaders on an National Level
David Bowman , Jordan School District

Join us for a discussion about additional national level tools to help keep us on our toes. Topics to discuss CoSN, MS-ISAC, FBI Infragard, Google Amplified IT (yes this is a vendor resource but its been AMAZING and I will share what we are getting from it. Vendor is not present for this chat)
Audience: General Audience
Length: 30 minutes

Framework for Wireless LAN Troubleshooting
Keith Parsons , Wireless LAN Professionals

We all know ANY outage on your networks gets blamed on the Wi-Fi. Attend this session to receive a framework to solve both Wireless and Wired network issues.
Audience: Networking
Length: 60 minutes

Functional Powershell - Emailing and Database Querying
Jonathon English , San Juan School District

Workshop to learn a few basic Powershell tricks like sending emails and querying databases. Please come prepared with 1) laptop with VSCode installed, 2) your organization's SMTP server info, and 3) a database connection string. Time permitting we'll address "how can I do X in Powershell?" questions.
Audience: Systems
Length: 60 minutes

Give yourself a vacation with Multi-Vector Monitoring and Targeted Alerting
Dave Loper & Devin Krisle, Utah Valley University

By centralizing notifications and alerting you simultaneously can reduce management and increase sources of data. This lecture focuses on the use of Atlassian's Opsgenie as a means of aggregating different-sourced alerts from networking, security, and systems.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 60 minutes

Google Admin Console: Keeping privacy in mind
Katy Challis , Utah State Board of Education

In this session we’ll talk about some of the setting options in the Google Admin Console that touch on privacy (and a little bit security), as well as policies and procedures to consider for the folks who have access to the Google Admin Console.
Audience: Systems
Length: 90 minutes

iboss Zero Trust Edge - Military grade cybersecurity purpose built for schools
Neftali Noguera , iboss

The iboss Zero Trust Edge provides CIPA compliant safe and secure Internet access for students and staff whenever they access the internet from school, home or wherever they may be while simultaneously protecting sensitive school data from cyberattacks including ransomware. iboss enables schools to eliminate purchasing and managing multiple legacy technologies including Internet web filters, VPNs or the need to redirect student internet access to the school while they work from home. This results in unmatched visibility and internet policy management across all students while increasing the school’s cybersecurity posture to military grade standards and protect the schools most critical data from cyber-attacks.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 60 minutes

Improving the Digital Experience with ThousandEyes
Heidi Adams & Spencer Lail, ThousandEyes

ThousandEyes provides visibility into the entire digital experience enabling people to see and understand every network like they own it. ThousandEyes helps quickly answer the question: is the issue the network, the application, the internet service provider, the cloud provider, DNS, etc? It provides full hop-by-hop path visualization not just on your network but across the ISPs and the destination network, including SaaS or IaaS providers. It also provides last mile visibility into the end users experience. We do this by providing cloud intelligence through active synthetic testing for real-time correlated data from layers 3-7.
Audience: Networking
Length: 120 minutes

Instrumentation and Monitoring at UETN
Danial Ebling , UETN

A quick review of our instrumentation and real-time network telemetry efforts at UETN. This talk describes the data we're collecting about the UETN network, what we can do with it, and how you can access it for your own monitoring.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 30 minutes

Interactive Boards
Kyle Thompson & Ray Crisologo, Pine Cove

Touchboards have taken over projectors as the display method of choice in classrooms, come see why touchboards are more efficient
Audience: General Audience
Length: 60 minutes

Keeping Education and Telehealth CyberSafe & Secure in 2022
Bob Turner , Fortinet

Using cyber intelligence and the NIST Cybersecurity Risk Framework could prevent what would be a very bad day.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 60 minutes

Lessons Learned from Recent Data Incidents in Utah
David Sallay & Katy Challis, Utah State Board of Education

Though major data incidents can come from outside attackers, most recently reported incidents in the state come from unintentional exposures. In this session, we will review scenarios based on these incidents and discuss controls and policies that could be implemented to prevent them.
Audience: Security
Length: 60 minutes

Looking at Zoom for Course Delivery
Kevin Reeve , Utah State University

Utah State has started a 2 year transition to deliver more than 300 academic courses a semester via Zoom. This presentation will highlight the opportunities, challenges, similarities, Zoom AV equipment compatibility landscape, and lessons learned so far.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 60 minutes

Make Digital Learning Work with Security, Access, and Engagement Data
Anu Jokinen , ClassLink

ClassLink helps overcome digital learning challenges. Analytics: provides essential usage data to help measure engagement and make informed purchasing and PD decisions. Access: empowers millions of students and staff with instant access to 6,000+ SSO apps Identity Management: Roster Server & OneSync make rostering & provisioning fast, easier & secure.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 60 minutes

Managing Technical Teams the Right Way
Thomas Young, Ph.D. , Econometric Studios

Managing can be a contact sport, but doesn't need to be. We'll review best practices for managing technical teams and compare how different it is to manage technical teams compared to non-technical professionals.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 30 minutes

Maximizing Low-Code Strategies to Advance Digital Transformation Efforts
Sam Gedeborg & Jason Hill, Utah Valley University

In this session, discover how the Director of the Faculty Technology Lab and Director of Learning Systems at Utah Valley University used established university software (Qualtrics and Microsoft Power Platform) and low-code strategies/methods to create digital transformation projects to improve teaching and learning initiatives.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 60 minutes

Network Moratorium Review and Discussion
Troy Jessup & Jeff Egly, UETN

UETN Leadership Track discussion with UETN Network Operations and Network Engineering managers focused on network maintenance and project moratoriums.
Audience: Other
Length: 60 minutes

Oculus the Beginning of a VR Adventure
Scot McCombs , Canyons School District

Oculus headsets have began to show up in our classrooms thanks in part to Grants. This will be a discussion of our investigation into the strengths and weaknesses of supporting a consumer device in the classroom.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 60 minutes

Overview of Key Finding of the UETN Private LTE Pilot Project
CORY STOKES & Jim Stewart, Jeff Egly, Bryan Peterson, Chris Monson, Derrick Taylor , UEN

This session will be an open discussion regarding the UETN PLTE pilot. We will share a brief overview of the PLTE pilot and then jump into a discussion of current use cases from the participating sites, and reviewing key findings from this project.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 60 minutes

PCBL & Portrait of a Graduate: Personalizing Education Today for Competent Citizens Tomorrow
Michael Hakkarinen , Utah State Board of Education

A Personalized, Competency Based Learning (PCBL) approach empowers students to take responsibility for their learning by giving them voice, choice, and customized support to achieve success in the essential knowledge, skills, and dispositions described in Utah’s Portrait of a Graduate.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 60 minutes

PLTE User Group
Chis Monson & Mark Houtz, UETN

UETN's User Group meeting updates and collaboration throughout the State
Audience: Other
Length: 30 minutes

Powering an inclusive future for education
Mary Schlegelmilch & TBD, Cisco Systems

A panel discussion on the systems needed as we look to the future of teaching and learning spaces
Audience: General Audience
Length: 60 minutes

Prevent Ransomware with Defense-in-Depth Best Practices
Paul Hafen , ContentKeeper Technologies

School networks continue to be a prime target for Ransomware attacks. In 2021 alone, 62 school districts experienced attacks resulting in learning disruptions. It's important that a web filter includes malware security tools to help prevent ransomware. Learn about defense-in-depth best practices required to protect school networks from ransomware attacks.
Audience: Security
Length: 30 minutes

Protecting Yourself Against Cyber Threats in Education
Jeff Dooley & Andrew Merica , Cisco

We are part of the Cisco Security Team and both focused on Education without the western United States. Our Cisco Duo team is focused multi-factor authentication and our security access platform. Cisco is the number one security provider in world and focused on simplifying cyber security for our education customers
Audience: Security
Length: 60 minutes

Reimagine Education (keynote)
Mary Schlegelmilch , Cisco Systems

Now is the time to reimagine teaching and learning through technologies that focus on student outcomes, AI to inform, and to rethink the models of learning.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 60 minutes

Security, Student Safety, and Device Management for Apple. All from a single source.
Larry Stegall & Brad Caldwell, Jamf

Provide the best user experience ensuring your Apple devices are safe, secure, and protected.
Audience: Other
Length: 60 minutes

Successful Project Management Strategies and Techniques for Educational Technology Professionals
CORY STOKES & Amanda Molinari, UEN

The UETN project management team will discuss and share specific examples, strategies, and techniques for successfully implementing technology for enhancing and supporting education. Come and be a part of the discussion.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 60 minutes

Sustaining Technology Following Pandemic Funding for Education and Telehealth
Jeff Egly , UETN

Since the beginning of the pandemic education and Telehealth have experienced a significant influx of federal and state funding to upgrade and improve technology. Now that the technology is place, how are you ensuring it is supported, maintained and refreshed?
Audience: Other
Length: 60 minutes

Systems Administrator Telehealth services UETN
Brian Crowther , UETN

Mobile device management (MDM) – what you need to know – An in-depth look using the Cisco Meraki platform.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 60 minutes

The Hybrid Playground: Tech Trends Swinging into the Classroom in 2023
Mary Lang , Yamaha Unified Communications

As schools continue to transition and plan for a post-pandemic future, educators, IT/AV technologists and engineers have had to expand and improve classrooms and common spaces. Join Mary Lang, Sales Manager from Yamaha Unified Communications and an industry solutions expert who will walk you through how Yamaha UC is the utility player needed to provide an array of flexible and scalable solutions with the best near and far audio output.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 30 minutes

The importance of Critical and Everyday Communications for your School District and How Technology Helps You
Dustin McCleve & William Maxwell, Marshall Industries

Every day Critical communications are easy and valuable when you implement the correct technology to help your staff and students when they need it. Learn how technology helps you, your administrators, staff, and students with their communications workflow needs. Learn how these become easier and seamless bringing value to the entire school district
Audience: General Audience
Length: 60 minutes

The importance of Inventory (not from a vendor's eye)
Ryan Neff , Canyons School District

Managing a centralized inventory is critical. I want to collaborate with others on what they have done and walk through what I have done.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 30 minutes

The Linux Terminal as Workspace ("living on the command line")
Mark Mumford , Iron County School District

The ultimate in cyber-survival: how to live at the extreme edge--on the Linux command line! Come learn what it takes to become an elite command line commando and improve your Linux server administration abilities in the process!
Audience: Systems
Length: 60 minutes

The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Network Management and Incident Remediation
David Whitt & Ryan McCaigue, CommScope RUCKUS

Network industry veteran, Ryan McCaigue (former Dean of Network and Communications Management & Business Administration for Devry University) will demonstrate how Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning allow organizations to focus on strategic goals by identifying issues impacting network operations and proactively taking steps toward remediation.
Audience: Networking
Length: 60 minutes

Tools for a Comprehensive Metadata Dictionary
John Lyman & Madra Cherubini, Utah State Board of Education

Join USBE & LearnPlatform representatives to discuss the tools that are available to you to be compliant with Utah’s Data Privacy laws.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 60 minutes

UETN School-Based Telehealth Program
Matt McCullough & Brian Crowther, UETN

This is an update to the 2021 presentation on school-based telehealth and what we have learned over the past year.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 30 minutes

Understanding Apple's Roadmap
Joerg Radler , Apple Inc

We are unpacking the latest announcements, and digg deeper into how they will improve the K20 experience. Learn how you can have an impact on future OS versions.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 60 minutes

Upgrade Your Virtual Experiences with UETN Zoom Events
Kimberly Davis & James Hodges, UETN

Looking to host a virtual conference or other online experience? UETN has a free solution. Come see a live demo of the new Zoom Events platform and see how easy it can be to set up, manage, and host your own events.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 60 minutes

Utah County T-Forum
Kiera Hamilton / Matt Johnson, Alpine / Kevin Dent, UVU & Matt Johnson, UETN / UT County T-Forum

We'd like to have a room reserved for our quarterly T-Forum meeting to discuss current issues in UT County stakeholder sites.
Audience: Other
Length: 60 minutes

Utilizing Student Monitoring, Network Analytics, Access Control, and Filtering to Understand the Health and Security of Your Networks
Jason Eyre , Murray School District

The best security and monitoring structure for a network will involve multiple sources of data. We have access to many of those sources with the tools we use for filtering and WiFi control. This session will look at the value provided for Murray District of having additional sources of data. The vendors used at Murray will be used for the real-world examples but the session will be geared more on the practice of using the data from the disparate systems to build the true picture of the student and teacher experience at your locations. The goal is to reduce the unknown-unknown quadrant of understanding and move it to the known quadrant.
Audience: Security
Length: 60 minutes

What are teachers thinking?
Darren Draper , Alpine School District

In this session we'll discuss some of the reasons why teachers think, say, and do the things that they do. Using the ASD list of District Supported Solutions as a springboard, we'll explore the ins and outs of various classroom-based technologies, and the many reasons such tools are so important.
Audience:
Length: 30 minutes

What solution works best for my students?
Al Brown & Caroline Brown, SmartWave Technologies

SmartWAVE is a “wireless” centric systems integrator that provides the planning, design, and installation of wireless networks along with the unique applications these networks support. Through the pandemic we have deployed multiple technologies in the efforts to allow student to learn from home. In this presentation we will help other understand what network will serve the school's students best based on certain requirements.
Audience: General Audience
Length: 30 minutes

What you need to know about HIPAA Security and Privacy Compliance in 2022
Kirk Ising , Intraprise Health (HIPAA One)

As hospitals and health systems are under increased stress due to staffing shortages, and unrelenting cyberattacks, data security and compliance is more important than ever. Join us as we discuss what organizations need to know about security and privacy compliance in 2022 to further strengthen their defenses and identify and address risks and vulnerabilities that leave them susceptible to data breaches.
Audience: Security
Length: 30 minutes

Why CoSN?
David Long , Beaver County School District

CoSN is a national association of school technology leaders committed to assisting schools in the most effective implementation of technology for learning.
Audience: Other
Length: 60 minutes

WiFi 6E / 7 Standards - Design considerations for Education and Healthcare
David Whitt & Ryan McCaigue, CommScope RUCKUS

Wireless industry veteran, Ryan McCaigue (CWNP) from CommScope will educate the audience on upcoming WiFi standards and how schools and healthcare organizations can best make use of the new capabilities to provide better connections.
Audience: Networking
Length: 30 minutes

Wifi 6e and LTE/CBRS War Driving
Mark Houtz , NUES

Using a Raspberry Pi with both Wifi 6e and 5G, I'm exploring the 6Ghz and CBRS Bands. I found some tools that allow me to capture Management and Control frames transmitted on the LTE/CBRS and 6Ghz Wifi bands. I'll dig into the two technologies including demonstrations and share finding from my captures while war driving.
Audience: Networking
Length: 60 minutes