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Past Events: 2017

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 8:30am
This course is for Designers, Engineers, Managers & Project Leaders. This is an intense, immersive, and engaging one-semester-equivalent starting course in the theory and practice of Human Computer Interaction. It is down-to-earth, understandable, and delivered by the speaker our attendees consistently report as our most entertaining. Upon completion, you'll be fully prepared to organize for and engage in real-world design. For more information, check out the full course outline under Course Attachments. If you are interested in following up with the UX Certification program, exam fees...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 12:30pm
Want to learn how to create presentations, format slides, draw objects or add graphics in PowerPoint? To register for this class, visit: https://cornell.sabacloud.com/Saba/Web_spf/NA1PRD0089/common/ledetail/cours000000000004126
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 12:30pm
In this 4-hour class, you will learn to create presentations, format slides, draw objects or add graphics. To register for this class, visit: https://cornell.sabacloud.com/Saba/Web_spf/NA1PRD0089/common/ledetail/cours000000000004126
Monday, November 6, 2017 - 2:30pm

Join us for the next User Experience Special Interest Group (UX SIG) meeting. Members will present a UX overview of the Mann Library website and recap the UX Week 2017 conference. If time permits, we'll have an interactive discussion of must-have UX tools. Bring your ideas!

Unable to attend in person? Join us on Zoom.

Stay updated on future SIGs and continue the UX discussion any time in the ...

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 10:00am
Online social services are a big part of modern life, but how much do you know about what *they* know, and share, about you? Learn more at "Trading Our Privacy," presented by Cornell's IT Security Office. Watch it live at: View the Live Stream Using Zoom
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 9:00am
Have you ever wondered how scammers obtain your personal information? Are you interested in learning about how phishing scams work and how to protect yourself against them? You've heard about it in the news, but have you wondered how these cyberattacks may affect you? Start thinking like a security champion and learn ways to protect your information and technology. Bring a desire to be a cybersecurity champion and your own smartphone, if you have one! To register for this class, visit: https://cornell.sabacloud.com/Saba/Web_spf/NA1PRD0089/common/ledetail/cours000000000006220
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 1:00pm
A cross-divisional project has been undertaken to replace the current academic and events scheduling system, R25. This project was initiated based on the late President Garrett's survey to determine areas of administrative burden, which identified facilities inventory management and reservations as one of the top four areas for improvement. A Town Hall meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 from 1:00pm - 2:00pm, in 226 Weill Hall; and will address: the vendor for the new academic and events scheduling system,the goals of the project,impact on campus users, andtimeline for...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 8:30am
In this 1-day hands-on training, learn how to use the key components of the Microsoft Office OneNote 2016 application on a desktop, laptop, or Microsoft Windows 8 tablet device, when working in or away from the primary office or study environment. To register for this class, visit: https://cornell.sabacloud.com/Saba/Web_spf/NA1PRD0089/common/ledetail/cours000000000004169
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 10:00am
In this two-hour training, participants will learn to create and manage Shared Notebooks, how to develop OneNote Pages, and how to add other content to a OneNote page. To register for this class, visit: https://cornell.sabacloud.com/Saba/Web_spf/NA1PRD0089/common/ledetail/cours000000000004140
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 8:00am
Cornell DrupalCamp will be held Friday, October 20. DrupalCamps are community sharing and training events for Drupal programmers, developers, themers, user experience specialists, project managers, and content managers. Cornell DrupalCamp has been held annually on the Ithaca, NY campus since 2013 and is open to the public. The day begins with the keynote speech "Accessibility in Drupal: Using Your Powers for Good," with Kelsey Hall and Joshua Pearson from UMass Amherst. Read more: https://camp.drupal.cornell.edu/keynote After the keynote you can choose from over thirty sessions in...
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 8:30am
Registration is now open for The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Drupal 8. This all-day training is part of several events related to Cornell DrupalCamp. The cost for the The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Drupal 8 is $50 per person and includes a light breakfast and lunch. This class is geared toward users who are new to Drupal or need to learn Drupal 8. The class, offered by OSTraining, will get you up-and-running with Drupal 8 so that you are fully prepared for Cornell DrupalCamp sessions the next day. This class will be entirely hands-on. You'll have a Drupal site in front of you and will be...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 9:00am
Have you ever wondered how scammers obtain your personal information? Are you interested in learning about how phishing scams work and how to protect yourself against them? You've heard about it in the news, but have you wondered how these cyberattacks may affect you? Start thinking like a security champion and learn ways to protect your information and technology. Bring a desire to be a cybersecurity champion and your own smartphone, if you have one! To register for this class, visit: https://cornell.sabacloud.com/Saba/Web_spf/NA1PRD0089/common/ledetail/cours000000000006220
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 9:00am
Dave Lifka, vice president and chief information officer for Cornell, will talk about ‘Technical Debt’ and how it has affected the University. CIT, along with many other units on campus, are suffering from increasing support and maintenance on legacy, duplicate systems, and/or hastily written applications. This increases the overall cost to support and does not allow our teams to focus on innovation. The discussion will be collaborative and focus on ideas and ways to reduce our “interest payments” on our technical debt burden. Please RSVP to Debra Howell (dlh19@cornell.edu) to be added to...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 1:00pm
Photoshop is an exciting program with diverse tools that make it ideal for a variety of projects. Use it to create photographic special effects, color-correct and remove blemishes, create web graphics, and more. In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to organize your Photoshop workspace, create and save Photoshop documents, work with layers, add images and text to your documents, create custom paint brushes and paint your image, and crop your image to prepare it for printing. To register for this class, visit: https://cornell.sabacloud.com/Saba/Web_spf/NA1PRD0089/common/ledetail/...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
The Next 10 Years: Helping STEM Students Thrive series, is an original online collaboration between Cornell University and the University at Buffalo. Our first talk will focus on "Higher Education Trends," speakers include: Lynne A. Molter, ScD, Swarthmore CollegeJulia Thom Levy, PhD, Cornell UniversityElisabeth Etopio, PhD, University at BuffaloRichard Lamb, PhD, University at BuffaloThis series will feature the perspectives of national thought leaders and institutional representatives about expanding the participation of women in undergraduate STEM education at different scales as...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 9:30am
This session provides training to users who are either new to the application or want a refresher on the basic functions of the application. To register for this class, visit: https://cornell.sabacloud.com/Saba/Web_spf/NA1PRD0089/common/ledetail/cours000000000004287
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 1:00pm
Have you ever wondered how scammers obtain your personal information? Are you interested in learning about how phishing scams work and how to protect yourself against them? You've heard about it in the news, but have you wondered how these cyberattacks may affect you? Start thinking like a security champion and learn ways to protect your information and technology. Bring a desire to be a cybersecurity champion and your own smartphone, if you have one! To register for this class, visit: https://cornell.sabacloud.com/Saba/Web_spf/NA1PRD0089/common/ledetail/cours000000000006220
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 9:00am
Have you ever wondered how scammers obtain your personal information? Are you interested in learning about how phishing scams work and how to protect yourself against them? You've heard about it in the news, but have you wondered how these cyberattacks may affect you? Start thinking like a security champion and learn ways to protect your information and technology. Bring a desire to be a cybersecurity champion and your own smartphone, if you have one! To register for this class, visit: https://cornell.sabacloud.com/Saba/Web_spf/NA1PRD0089/common/ledetail/cours000000000006220
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 12:00am
Infrastructure Properties and Planning is hosting “Smart Campus Summit: Beyond the Dashboard” on October 2-4, 2017. The event will include a keynote address by Steve Ray from Carnegie Mellon; a threat landscape breakout session by Cornell IT Security; a panel discussion by vendors like Microsoft, Cisco, IBM, and more; a breakout done by business professionals on what they would like to see from IT for their smart campus; and sessions conducted by Cornell and our Ivy Plus peers. Learn more and register for the event: https://app.certain.com/profile/web/index.cfm?PKWebId=0x96915397da
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 1:00pm

Siteimprove is a full-featured web accessibility management service available to all Cornell faculty and staff at the main Ithaca campus, Weill Cornell Medicine, and Cornell Tech. The Siteimprove cloud-based software platform is a simple, powerful tool to evaluate how accessible your website is, and how to make it better. Licensing for the enterprise service is currently funded by CIT, University Relations, the Division of Human Resources, and Weill Cornell Medicine. The service provides complete visibility across your content quality and...

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