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The ultimate Higher Education ‘desktop’ experience
14th April 2016
9:30am - 4:00pm
Double Tree Hotel - Manchester Piccadilly, One Piccadilly Place, 1 Auburn St, Manchester M1 3DG

Explore the benefits and challenges of delivering a Higher Education Digital Learning Experience.

Discover how to get the most from your people, resources and classroom space, to meet future challenges while preserving your institutions heritage and identity.

Learn how innovation empowers you to:

  • Compete for student admissions by extending your reach and allowing you to capitalise on lucrative distance learning and commercial research programmes.
  • Secure access to your applications, data, personal settings and people, enabling students and teaching staff to make the most of each moment.
  • Drive down IT energy consumption, through centralising IT and achieve your efficiency goals, providing a simple business case to unlock change.


9:30 - Welcome, Coffee and Breakfast Baps

10:00 - Introduction, Adam Harding, Softcat EUC Practice Lead

10:05 - User Experience results - What is it, why is it important? Oliver Sills, Senior Consultant, Appsense

10:30 - The role of IT in serving student learning

11:00 - Refreshments Break

11:15 - Deliver the fastest end user experience, at the lowest cost Daniel Senior, Director of Technical Solutions EMEA, Atlantis Computing

11:45 - Accelerated graphics from the data centre to expand your virtual footprint without comprise Sarah Mannion, Senior Manager Northern Europe for GRID, NVidia

12:15 - Enabling secure access to cloud drives, applications and data Oliver Sills, Senior Consultant, Appsense

12:45 - Simple, controlled application management and delivery, Kris Smith, Solution Architect, Numecent 

13:15 - Lunch

14:00 - Visualise and optimise the end user experience on any device Mark Robinson, EMEA PreSales Manager, Aternity

14:30 - EUC delivery in the real world, Adam Harding, Softcat EUC Lead 

15:00 - Questions 

15:30 - Informal drinks


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