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Thursday, April 23
 

10:30am

Windows Application Deployment: Admin Arsenal PDQ and Microsoft SCCM
Please note: I AM NOT AN EDUCATOR. This session will present information about Admin Arsenal's PDQ Inventory and PDQ Deploy and Microsoft's System Center Configuration Manager. It will show why I use both and when I use one and when I use the other.

Speakers
avatar for Wayne Andersen

Wayne Andersen

Technology Coordinator/Director, Bennington Public Schools
I am a fan of University of Nebraska Cornhuskers baseball and Kansas City Royals baseball. My main work interests are server, network, and wireless infrastructure. I enjoy brewing beer and smoking ribs and brisket.


Thursday April 23, 2015 10:30am - 11:15am
210 - Convention Center

11:30am

Passwords and Pedagogy
What do the passwords that we assign students teach them about security? Are we teaching them to use real world best practices or are we instilling in them habits that they will regret in the future? Join us as we throw around buzzwords and jargon that we barely understand as we try to answer these questions.

Speakers
avatar for Lloyd Sommerer

Lloyd Sommerer

Teacher/Technology Coordinator, Lincoln Lutheran Middle & High School
Lloyd Sommerer is a middle/high school teacher who likes math, physics, baseball, programming, building websites, reading books, growing beards, the sauce of the picante and points where these things intersect.


Thursday April 23, 2015 11:30am - 12:15pm
210 - Convention Center

12:30pm

How to Put Together a LMS in Less than a Year (And Not Lose Your Mind)
Adopting a new learning management system is an intimidating prospect--it's a big tech purchase that requires a lot of technical configuration and faculty/student training. In this workshop, we'll give detailed perspective on how we moved from ANGEL to Blackboard in 10 months. We'll give practical advice on converting courses, setting up a training schedule and how we (sanely) deployed a brand-new system in a very short timeframe.

Speakers
avatar for Alex Garrison

Alex Garrison

Systems Administrator, Metropolitian Community College


Thursday April 23, 2015 12:30pm - 1:15pm
210 - Convention Center

1:30pm

Microsoft Hyper-V Replica for Disaster Recovery
Beginning with Windows Server 2012, Microsoft Hyper-V includes a replication feature called Replica. Replica enables near real-time replication for virtual machines without the need for additional software outside of Hyper-V. This session will discuss the path we went down to utilize the Replica feature to two remote locations.

Speakers

Thursday April 23, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm
210 - Convention Center

2:30pm

Tech Toolkit - The Tech's Guide to Sanity!!
Have you ever been stuck on a problem? I think it's safe to say we've all been to that point where we just about lose it. Luckily, I have a few tricks up my sleeve for troubleshooting common issues in IT. Join me in this session to discuss my Tech Toolkit and how you can use it and other tools to help keep your sanity.

Speakers
avatar for Matthew Moore

Matthew Moore

Technology Coordinator, Gretna Public Schools


Thursday April 23, 2015 2:30pm - 3:15pm
210 - Convention Center

3:30pm

Technology Coordinator's Meeting
Speakers
avatar for Lucas Bingham

Lucas Bingham

Technology Director, School District 145 - Waverly


Thursday April 23, 2015 3:30pm - 4:15pm
210 - Convention Center
 
Friday, April 24
 

10:30am

Take a Deep Dive into Casper Management
We will look at a few ways casper management can help to solve some of the most common issues facing OS X and iOS management. I will show some of the less common areas that can make everyone's lives easier.

Speakers
avatar for Rob Uchtman

Rob Uchtman

Director of Technology, Brownell-Talbot


Friday April 24, 2015 10:30am - 11:15am
210 - Convention Center

11:30am

Moving to Office 365
Representatives from Papillion-LaVista and OPS will provide insight on their move to Office 365 - how, why, when etc.

Speakers
avatar for Rich  Molettiere

Rich Molettiere

Technical/Network Support, Omaha Public Schools
avatar for Bill Pulte

Bill Pulte

Director of Information Technology, Papillion-LaVista


Friday April 24, 2015 11:30am - 12:15pm
210 - Convention Center

12:30pm

Google Admin Panel Discussion
As your districts Domain Admin, how many times have you had that ''I wonder how I ...''; or the ''Is it possible to ...''; or better yet, ''I wish I would have known ...'' This session is just for those moments. Come ask, share, and learn with this panel of Google Admins all within an email, tweet, or call away.

Speakers
avatar for Lucas Bingham

Lucas Bingham

Technology Director, School District 145 - Waverly
avatar for Chris Ericson

Chris Ericson

Technology Manager, York Public Schools
Technology Manager for York Public Schools


Friday April 24, 2015 12:30pm - 1:15pm
210 - Convention Center

1:30pm

Tying all the 3 Letter Abbreviations Together into One Cohesive Model
Take a look at how one school managed to tie MDM, VPP, and DEP together to distribute almost 8000 devices in one year. We will look at how both iOS and Mac OS X work with these systems. We take a look at the good, the bad and the ugly.

Speakers
avatar for Matt Lee

Matt Lee

Technology Coordinator, Westside Community Schools
avatar for Rob Uchtman

Rob Uchtman

Director of Technology, Brownell-Talbot


Friday April 24, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm
210 - Convention Center

2:30pm

Blog Your Tech Support
Get blogging to help train your students and staff on the tech skills they need to succeed. In this session, learn how to get started with an easy, free blog and the benefits of using online media for on-demand professional development and for delivering real-time ''tech issues'' news. As well as the ''why'' for ed-tech blogging, we'll cover some of the ''how'' with WordPress basics.

Speakers
avatar for Alex Garrison

Alex Garrison

Systems Administrator, Metropolitian Community College


Friday April 24, 2015 2:30pm - 3:15pm
210 - Convention Center