Moving Virtual Labs to the Cloud: A Panel Discussion with UCLA, SNHU, and NPS

Thursday, November 01 | 4:15PM–5:00PM MT | Meeting Room 501/502
Session Type: Industry Led
Delivery Format: Industry and Campus-Led Session
Powerful trends are driving universities to cloud-based virtual labs: online learning, BYOD, lower costs, and a more flexible setup. In this session, leading universities will share their experiences with moving labs to the cloud and how this translates into better student outcomes. Hear from three different perspectives: IT, Academic, and Faculty.

Outcomes: Understand key challenges driving leading universities to consider a cloud-first approach for their computer labs * Walk through the process to identify, validate, and deploy cloud solutions on a wide-scale basis * Hear about lessons learned and results achieved * Preview where cloud-based virtual labs are headed next


  • Scott Bischoff

    CIO, US Naval Postgraduate School
  • Dr. Gwen Britton

    Academic Associate Vice President, STEM Online Programs, Southern New Hampshire University
  • Jerry Reed

    President, PMplicity