Students Staff

May 1, 2014

DevCon1 technology talks day – April 2014

Filed under: Events, IT Training, News — Tags: — Dan Jolly @ 11:27 am

Chris Gabriel delivering his keynote talk (above) and the event team (below).

The second ever DevCon1 event took place on Thursday 17 April in the Tony Rich Teaching Centre at Colchester campus, organised by the IT Training and Engagement team of Information System Services in collaboration with the UK Data Archive.

DevCon1 topics ranged from general systems discussions to developer-specific technology projects, catering for all technology enthusiasts, developers and web authors from first line support to senior management.

Overall the event proved very popular and was attended by a variety of academic and professional services staff as well as undergraduate and postgraduate students from our University and delegates from external organisations.

This year’s programme consisted of three mains streams covering website construction; technologies and projects in learning; and data storage/access and software development and testing.

Of particular interest was the keynote address from Chris Gabriel of Logicalis which centred on the changing landscape of universities and how the user experience is driving IT services provision to move towards an agile hybrid environment.

We hope our DevCon1 delegates found the event an engaging learning activity and valuable professional development event. Delegates interested in attending the next DevCon1 event in April 2015 will be able to register their interest in December 2014 as well as submit papers for consideration.


Listen again to the talks

  • Links to abstracts , presentation slides and audio files and will be made available from the DevCon1 2014 Archive Page – we’ll post updates to our Twitter feed as and when they become available.
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