A Year of Cyberinfrastructure: Faculty Engagement Driving Research IT

Thursday, October 27 | 8:00AM–8:50AM | Meeting Room 213D, Level Two
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Interactive Presentation
Understand a yearlong effort called "A Year of Cyberinfrastructure" and its results, involving focus groups with over 200 faculty and researchers about IT needs. Learn how rich feedback was collected and analyzed, the findings in the report, and how they are guiding a new campus deputy CIO for research IT.

Outcomes: Learn about the strategies used to facilitate strong faculty engagement and administrator buy-in *Understand the motivations behind the effort and relate concepts to your own environments *Understand the key findings and identify components of use on their own campus


  • David Gerstenecker

    Director of Information Technology, College of ACES, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Chuck Thompson

    Associate CIO, FAS and SEAS, Yale University
  • John Towns

    Executive Associate Director/NCSA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign