Advancing to the Cloud with Amazon Web Services (separate registration is required)

Monday, October 14 | 8:00AM–11:30AM CT | W183c, Level 1
Session Type: Additional Fee Program
Delivery Format: Preconference Workshop
Moving university applications to the cloud presents technical and cultural challenges, including preparing our institutions; training IT staff; supporting students, faculty, and staff; and operating in the cloud. Individuals who have successfully moved dozens of university services to the public cloud will give presentations and lead discussions and activities.

Outcomes: Be able to fully assess your campus's readiness for cloud migrations * Better understand what to do to prepare your staff to support successful cloud-based applications * Develop an initial roadmap to accelerate cloud application and service migration


  • Brian Beach

    Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services
  • Sarah Christen

    Director of IT Infrastructure, Cornell University
  • Ryan Frazier

    Managing Director, Technology (HBS Online), Harvard Business School
  • Sharif Nijim

    Assistant Teaching Professor, IT, Analytics, and Operations, University of Notre Dame