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Past Events: 2018

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 8:00am
In this Customized 1/2-day course, students will learn how to create accessible organization charts in Visio. To register for this class, visit: https://cornell.sabacloud.com/Saba/Web_spf/NA1PRD0089/common/ledetail/cours000000000010000
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 8:30am
Join IT@Cornell for a Symposium on Big Data as we work together to move big data at Cornell forward. Learn and brainstorm how we store, retrieve, integrate, and use our data to help drive Cornell into the future. Additionally, Brian Beach, Solutions Architect from Amazon Web Services will be one of our keynote speakers. Our morning and afternoon panel presentations have been added to the agenda and include topics on data for analytics and planning, threat intelligence, data lakes, adopting solutions from other institutions and more. For a description of all the panel presentations visit...
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 8:30am
Register to reserve a seat in our Maple Training Room to work through the self-paced Lynda.com course SharePoint Online Essentials Training in a group setting. Choose to work by yourself or as a group. Build a network of others on campus using SharePoint. Bring your own headphones (generic headphones are available in the room). To register, visit: https://cornell.sabacloud.com/Saba/Web_spf/NA1PRD0089/common/ledetail/cours000000000010681
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 9:00am
There are many actions researchers can take to increase the openness and reproducibility of their work. Please join us for a day-long workshop, hosted by the Center for Open Science, to learn easy, practical steps to increase the reproducibility of your work, using the Open Science Framework (OSF). The workshop will be hands-on and is aimed at graduate students, postdocs, and faculty across disciplines. No knowledge of programming or other specialized tools is required. In the morning session participants will gain a foundation for incorporating reproducible, transparent practices into their...
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 3:00pm
Dr. Brian Nosek of the Center for Open Science and the University of Virginia will be on campus for a set of events Nov. 28-29. Join us on Wednesday, the 28th, for: Keynote lecture by Dr. Nosek: "Shifting Incentives from Getting It Published to Getting It Right" - 3-4pm G10 BiotechPanel discussion on reproducible science - 4-5pm G10 BiotechRobert Weiss (Professor, Molecular Genetics) - ModeratorCarrie Adler (Assistant Professor, Molecular Medicine)Natasha Holmes (Assistant Professor, Physics)Andrew Karolyi (Professor of Finance and Harold Bierman Jr. Distinguished Professor of Management)...
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 2:30pm
Join representatives from Cornell Information Technology for questions and feedback on Cornell University’s new interim Web Accessibility Standards Policy 5.12. This policy is being issued in interim form to allow for completion of the final steps of the university’s formal policy process, which includes final stakeholder review to incorporate feedback. If interested in attending please register for the event. This policy has been developed as a result of recent resolutions by the University Assemblies and the resulting Web Accessibility Working Group established by President Pollack. An...
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 2:30pm
Join representatives from Cornell Information Technology for questions and feedback on Cornell University’s new interim Web Accessibility Standards Policy 5.12. This policy is being issued in interim form to allow for completion of the final steps of the university’s formal policy process, which includes final stakeholder review to incorporate feedback. If interested in attending please register for the event. This policy has been developed as a result of recent resolutions by the University Assemblies and the resulting Web Accessibility Working Group established by President Pollack. An...
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 9:30am
Join representatives from Cornell Information Technology for questions and feedback on Cornell University’s new interim Web Accessibility Standards Policy 5.12. This policy is being issued in interim form to allow for completion of the final steps of the university’s formal policy process, which includes final stakeholder review to incorporate feedback. If interested in attending please register for the event. This policy has been developed as a result of recent resolutions by the University Assemblies and the resulting Web Accessibility Working Group established by President Pollack. An...
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 11:30am
Join Cornell University Police Department and the IT Security Office (ITSO) in Willard Straight Hall Resource Center for popcorn, conversation, and security tips. Cornell Police officers and ITSO representatives will be available to address your topics and questions around safety and IT security. In honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Stop. Think. Connect. with free popcorn and say hello. See you there!
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 9:00am
In honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, join us for an online discussion and presentation by the IT Security Office, including an overview of common social engineering attacks targeting members of the campus community, and tools to help protect your Cornell account and personal information. Questions will be fielded from the remote audience via Zoom's chat feature. Attend remotely via Zoom.
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 12:15pm
Social media and free online services are an everyday part of modern life. But how is our personal information being shared and wielded across the web? What are we giving away without knowing it, and what are the dangers of this pervasive free digital culture? Learn how to mitigate privacy and security risks and more at "Trading Our Privacy," presented by the Cornell IT Security Office. Snacks provided. Attend in-person or join via Zoom.
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 8:30am
This course is designed to help individuals new to Drupal environment learn how to maintain an existing Drupal site from content to publishing. This course focuses on updating content, links, images and publishing your changes. This course is appropriate for new users of Drupal, who are making updates to an existing Drupal website. ***Bring your own laptop with Drupal installed (ask for trial version if needed) Includes: Comprehensive reference manual You must register for this class: https://cornell.sabacloud.com/Saba/Web_spf/NA1PRD0089/common/ledetail/cours000000000010042
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 8:30am
In this 2-day course, learn how to create accessible documents using InDesign. One day will focus on the techniques covered in the course outline. And one day will focus on practicing with actual documents. If you would like your document used in the practice session, you will need to provide your document at least 2 weeks in advance of the class. To register for this class, visit: https://cornell.sabacloud.com/Saba/Web_spf/NA1PRD0089/common/ledetail/cours000000000009940
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 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
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 8:00am
In this 4-hour workshop you will learn how to use Excel 2016 to create charts using Chart Wizard and F11, formatting chart options and adding graphics. You will also learn how to create and modify pivot tables and how to use helpful functions to maximize efficiency. To register for this class, visit: https://cornell.sabacloud.com/Saba/Web_spf/NA1PRD0089/common/ledetail/cours000000000004181
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 1:00pm
Learn about Code 42 during this 'Lunch 'n' Learn' session. Join Bob Talda in CCC B08 or join via Zoom https://cornell.zoom.us/j/422307462
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 9:00am
InDesign is a dynamic application with a variety of tools that make it ideal for creating and formatting multi-page publications such as newspapers, books, newsletters, and brochures. In this hands-on workshop you will learn how to: Organize your InDesign workspace, Create and save InDesign documents, Navigate documents, Add text and images to your documents, and Prepare your documents for printing. You must register for this class: https://cornell.sabacloud.com/Saba/Web_spf/NA1PRD0089/common/ledetail/cours000000000004130
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 1:00pm
In this 1/2 day customized course, students will learn how to create visually engaging diagrams and flow charts. To register for this class, visit: https://cornell.sabacloud.com/Saba/Web_spf/NA1PRD0089/common/ledetail/cours000000000009980
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 1:00pm
Git is being used by many projects across campus and specifically utilized for many cloudification project elements. This course is designed for those who have never used Git before and/or want to learn how to use Git in concert with GitHub. This is an introductory course with the goal of becoming proficient in functional tasks required at a '101' level. ***Bring your own laptop*** To register for this class, visit: https://cornell.sabacloud.com/Saba/Web_spf/NA1PRD0089/common/ledetail/cours000000000006680
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 10:00am
Join us for an information session on the transition from Blackboard to Canvas. The session will include details on the transition timeline, opportunities for support, and how to get started.

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