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Conference Sessions
Session Descriptions/Speakers


To add sessions to your registration click on the “Already Registered” link on the main registration page. Enter in your information and click on “Modify Registration.” You will then be able to select individual sessions.

HANDS-ON SESSIONS

Various topics are covered by presenters with an emphasis of hands-on learning about current and future technologies to benefit schools. Attendees to hands-on sessions may be required to provide their own laptop with a virtual environment installed. These sessions are typically held Sunday afternoon and are 2 hours long.

WORKSHOPS

Special extended length session lasting up to 7 hours with breaks and meals totaling ~8 1/2 hours.  (See below for details on workshops)


BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Focus of sessions are designed to be technical (at various difficulty levels) and curriculum topics are avoided. Sessions presented by school technology directors, network administrators, technology staff or vendors. Each session is approximately 60 minutes long with a 15 minute break between sessions. Double breakout sessions are 2 1/4 hours long with a break taken at the discretion of the presenter. 

FOCUSED ROUNDTABLES

We break up into several rooms to discuss various topics in open, conversational type roundtables. Expect 20-50 people in a group. Bring your questions/answers to share. Many find these sessions one of the most beneficial aspects of the entire conference! Topics are chosen from ideas submitted by registrants during the registration process.

Session Info and Presentation Files

Sunday, March 1st

G Suite for Education Admin Console Best Practices workshop ($259 addl fee) 10:00am - 6:30pm Workshop (7 hours) Guava
Cisco Threat Hunting Workshop 12:00pm - 4:00pm 1/2 Day Workshop (4 hours) Suite D
Cybersecurity 101: School's in Session 12:00pm - 2:00pm Hands-On (2 hours) Marula
Exploring New Tools In The M365 Identity Management Suite 12:00pm - 2:00pm Hands-On (2 hours) Suite F
Fortinet Workshop: Play role of attacker & Once breached Deploy Security Fabric to Break Kill Chain 12:00pm - 4:00pm 1/2 Day Workshop (4 hours) Suite B
G-Suite: Updates, Punchlist, Apps, and Extensions Every Admin Should Know About 12:00pm - 4:00pm 1/2 Day Workshop (4 hours) Suite C
Google for Education: Security Summit 12:00pm - 2:00pm Hands-On (2 hours) Suite G
I have to complete detailed Inventory from Scratch?!?! 12:00pm - 2:00pm Hands-On (2 hours) Tamarind
macOS Deployment Lab 12:00pm - 2:00pm Hands-On (2 hours) Wisteria
Wireless Infrastructure and Apple Devices Updated 12:00pm - 4:00pm 1/2 Day Workshop (4 hours) Suite E
ZFS - Enterprise Storage for Everyone 12:00pm - 2:00pm Hands-On (2 hours) Tamboti
Classroom Device Management Workshop 2:15pm - 4:15pm Hands-On (2 hours) Tamarind
Do more with Less: Leverage Aruba solutions to efficiently manage your Aruba Network 2:15pm - 4:15pm Hands-On (2 hours) Tamboti
Google for Education: Security Summit (Repeat) 2:15pm - 4:15pm Hands-On (2 hours) Suite G
HoneyPi: Build your own IT toolbox 2:15pm - 4:15pm Hands-On (2 hours) Empress
iOS Deployment Lab 2:15pm - 4:15pm Hands-On (2 hours) Wisteria
Preparing To Battle a Cyber Attack 2:15pm - 4:15pm Hands-On (2 hours) Marula
Windows 10: Modern Device Management Workshop 2:15pm - 4:15pm Hands-On (2 hours) Suite F
Workspace One from VMware 2:15pm - 4:15pm Hands-On (2 hours) Portia

Session Info and Presentation Files

Monday, March 2nd

1:1 Best Practices Roundtable 8:30am - 9:30am Roundtable (1 hour) Tamboti
Apple iOS/macOS management Roundtable 8:30am - 9:30am Roundtable (1 hour) Portia
Automating your infrastructure Roundtable 8:30am - 9:30am Roundtable (1 hour) Banyan
Building/Physical Security Roundtable 8:30am - 9:30am Roundtable (1 hour) Marula
Chromebooks Roundtable 8:30am - 9:30am Roundtable (1 hour) Suite A
Cyber Security Best Practices Roundtable 8:30am - 9:30am Roundtable (1 hour) Suite B
Departmental IT Leadership Roundtable 8:30am - 9:30am Roundtable (1 hour) Suite C
Display Panel Discussion and Review Roundtable 8:30am - 9:30am Roundtable (1 hour) Suite D
Google Admin Roundtable 8:30am - 9:30am Roundtable (1 hour) Suite E
Helpdesk Best Practices Roundtable 8:30am - 9:30am Roundtable (1 hour) Bamboo
Microsoft Config manager/Device Management Roundtable 8:30am - 9:30am Roundtable (1 hour) Suite F
Navigating Higher Ed IT Roundtable 8:30am - 9:30am Roundtable (1 hour) Crown Palm
Network Management/Monitoring Roundtable 8:30am - 9:30am Roundtable (1 hour) Suite G
Open Source/Raspberry Pi Roundtable 8:30am - 9:30am Roundtable (1 hour) Suite H
Student Data Privacy/Retention/Compliance Roundtable 8:30am - 9:30am Roundtable (1 hour) Guava
1:1 Best Practices Roundtable (Repeated) 9:45am - 10:45am Roundtable (1 hour) Tamboti
Backup/Disaster Recovery/Data Retention Roundtable 9:45am - 10:45am Roundtable (1 hour) Portia
Chromebooks Roundtable (Repeated) 9:45am - 10:45am Roundtable (1 hour) Suite A
Cyber Security Best Practices Roundtable (Repeated) 9:45am - 10:45am Roundtable (1 hour) Suite B
Departmental IT Leadership Roundtable (Repeated) 9:45am - 10:45am Roundtable (1 hour) Suite C
Display Panel Discussion and Review Roundtable (Repeated) 9:45am - 10:45am Roundtable (1 hour) Suite D
Emerging Tech Roundtable 9:45am - 10:45am Roundtable (1 hour) Bamboo
eSports Roundtable 9:45am - 10:45am Roundtable (1 hour) Crown Palm
Google Admin Roundtable (Repeated) 9:45am - 10:45am Roundtable (1 hour) Suite E
Microsoft Config Manager/Device Management Roundtable (Repeated) 9:45am - 10:45am Roundtable (1 hour) Suite F
Network Management/Monitoring Roundtable (Repeated) 9:45am - 10:45am Roundtable (1 hour) Suite G
Network Security Roundtable 9:45am - 10:45am Roundtable (1 hour) Suite H
Office 365/Intune Roundtable 9:45am - 10:45am Roundtable (1 hour) Marula
Wi-Fi Solutions Roundtable 9:45am - 10:45am Roundtable (1 hour) Guava
AI + SEL: Supporting New Digital Citizen 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Banyan
Beware of the Dark Web - How to Properly Control Web Circumvention 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Tamboti
Birds of a feather association 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite C
Cyber-security and Data Privacy in Our Schools 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Guava
Fabric Networking - Stitching Together The Future Of Technology 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Marula
How Menasha Joint & Mondovi School Districts Use Surveillance Technology to Improve Campus Safety 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite D
Iowa-Grant's 1st year using Microsoft Intune for Education: The Good, Bad, and OMG! 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite G
Is your Microsoft Office 365 Data at Risk? 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Bamboo
Keeping Your Devices Safe from Malware and other Cyber Threats 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite E
Let's Talk Inventory and Inventory Queries 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Cypress
Living in a Google World - Staying on top of changes to your G Suite Environment 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite A
Microsoft Teams 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite H
Reducing Your Ransomware Vulnerability By Automating Third Party Patch Management 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite B
Should you upgrade to macOS Catalina, Pros and Cons 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Portia
The Neenah Way: Push Out Apps, Simplify Rostering Process, Use Digital Analytics to Make Decisions! 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Crown Palm
Utilizing AI, ML & UEBA to Improve Response Times and Stop Breaches Before They Occur! 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite F
Advanced Content Caching 1:15pm - 2:15pm Breakout (1 hour) Portia
Apple Classroom management using Jamf Pro 1:15pm - 2:15pm Breakout (1 hour) Guava
Clear communication and Professional Development, how one school district can manage it all 1:15pm - 2:15pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite G
Customer Service in Ed Tech 1:15pm - 2:15pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite C
Efficiency and Effectiveness of Large-Scale 1:1 Deployment and Collections, Management 1:15pm - 2:15pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite E
Keeping or deleting a users specific data in Google through GAM 1:15pm - 2:15pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite B
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence: The smart way to diagnose WLAN issues 1:15pm - 2:15pm Breakout (1 hour) Marula
Password Security and Best Practices 1:15pm - 2:15pm Breakout (1 hour) Bamboo
Preventing Data Loss and Investigating Incidents in G Suite 1:15pm - 2:15pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite A
Setting Technology Standards Campus Wide 1:15pm - 2:15pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite F
Strategies to Connect Budgets, Design Processes, and Equity 1:15pm - 2:15pm Breakout (1 hour) Banyan
Using Cloud Managed Infrastructure Freeing Time for Innovation 1:15pm - 2:15pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite D
Virtualizing Application Delivery using AWS 1:15pm - 2:15pm Breakout (1 hour) Cypress
What the heck is a unified security system and how can this help our schools? 1:15pm - 2:15pm Breakout (1 hour) Crown Palm
What's new with Configuration Manager Current Branch 1:15pm - 2:15pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite H
You have been hit by a Cyber Attack? What happens next? 1:15pm - 2:15pm Breakout (1 hour) Tamboti
Be Smart When Deploying Windows 2:30pm - 3:30pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite G
Device Repair Class- A win-win with Blended Learning! 2:30pm - 3:30pm Breakout (1 hour) Crown Palm
Device-as-a-Service: Fueling Racine School District's Student Technology Initiative 2:30pm - 3:30pm Breakout (1 hour) Guava
eSports What is Everyone Talking About? 2:30pm - 3:30pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite B
Exploring the relationship between the IT and Assistive Technology departments 2:30pm - 3:30pm Breakout (1 hour) Cypress
Gmail Survival Guide: Phishing, Spoofing and Bad Actors 2:30pm - 3:30pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite A
How to upgrade your phone system, stay sane and remain calm. 2:30pm - 3:30pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite F
Life After Basic Authentication: Preparing for Authentication Changes in O365 2:30pm - 3:30pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite H
Making IT Project Planning and Resource Allocation Transparent and Effective 2:30pm - 3:30pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite C
Mixing Chrome OS and iOS in Elementary Deployment 2:30pm - 3:30pm Breakout (1 hour) Bamboo
Print Management without Papercut "AND" District Cloud Faxing" 2:30pm - 3:30pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite E
Security Awareness Training - Our Journey 2:30pm - 3:30pm Breakout (1 hour) Tamboti
Telepresence and Service Robots in Classrooms, Offices, and Labs: Implementation Challenges 2:30pm - 3:30pm Breakout (1 hour) Banyan
Understanding Wireless Data Transmissions 2:30pm - 3:30pm Breakout (1 hour) Marula
Video Surveillance and Physical Access Control in Education 2:30pm - 3:30pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite D
What's New for Apple Education 2:30pm - 3:30pm Breakout (1 hour) Portia

Session Info and Presentation Files

Tuesday, March 3rd

Assitive Technology WINS! 8:30am - 9:30am Breakout (1 hour) Suite E
Build a Test Lab Environment 8:30am - 9:30am Breakout (1 hour) Africa 40
Can you gain access to your data no matter what? 8:30am - 9:30am Breakout (1 hour) Guava
Choosing Display technology that supports of Collaborative Learning 8:30am - 9:30am Breakout (1 hour) Tamboti
Creating Digital Signage with a Raspberry Pi 3 8:30am - 9:30am Breakout (1 hour) Africa 30
Deploying and Updating to macOS Catalina 8:30am - 9:30am Breakout (1 hour) Portia
G-Suite Security and Reports 8:30am - 9:30am Breakout (1 hour) Suite A
Getting the most out of your HelpDesk 8:30am - 9:30am Breakout (1 hour) Bamboo
How One to One Assignment saves time and money 8:30am - 9:30am Breakout (1 hour) Cypress
How to engage, retain, and develop IT employees in a tight job market 8:30am - 9:30am Breakout (1 hour) Suite G
How to Prevent Rogue Apps From Compromising Your Student Data Privacy Policies 8:30am - 9:30am Breakout (1 hour) Suite B
Hyperconverged Infrastructure for Small and Medium Sized School Districts 8:30am - 9:30am Breakout (1 hour) Suite D
Keeping Up with Cybersecurity, The Survival or Demise of an Organization 8:30am - 9:30am Breakout (1 hour) Africa 10
Micro-services, AI & Machine Learning, the future of Wireless Networking 8:30am - 9:30am Breakout (1 hour) Marula
Moving to the Autonomous Data Center 8:30am - 9:30am Breakout (1 hour) Suite C
There's a new sheriff in town: Meet smart filtering for online student safety 8:30am - 9:30am Breakout (1 hour) Africa 20
Transitioning to the cloud with ConfigMgr 8:30am - 9:30am Breakout (1 hour) Suite H
Using AI and ML to troubleshoot user issues 8:30am - 9:30am Breakout (1 hour) Banyan
What is the CETL certification and why should you get it? 8:30am - 9:30am Breakout (1 hour) Suite F
Why Print Security is a Thing. And it's big! 8:30am - 9:30am Breakout (1 hour) Crown Palm
Assessing Your Information Security Risk 9:45am - 10:45am Breakout (1 hour) Africa 30
Congratulations your in charge of a small district!! 9:45am - 10:45am Breakout (1 hour) Suite C
Content Filtering iPads in a 1to1 Environment 9:45am - 10:45am Breakout (1 hour) Tamboti
Desktop as a Service 9:45am - 10:45am Breakout (1 hour) Guava
Digital Citizenship 9:45am - 10:45am Breakout (1 hour) Africa 40
Google Auth Everywhere 9:45am - 10:45am Breakout (1 hour) Suite B
Harnessing the Power of Enhanced Video Surveillance to Create Safer Schools 9:45am - 10:45am Breakout (1 hour) Suite D
IOT Devices & BYOD changing what is on your network -How to Gain Visibility and Protection 9:45am - 10:45am Breakout (1 hour) Marula
IP Paging: Make a Plan 9:45am - 10:45am Breakout (1 hour) Suite F
Laying the Foundation for G Suite Security Best Practices 9:45am - 10:45am Breakout (1 hour) Suite A
Microsoft Teams Introduction 9:45am - 10:45am Breakout (1 hour) Suite G
New Chromebooks for 2020! 9:45am - 10:45am Breakout (1 hour) Africa 20
Practical Automation 9:45am - 10:45am Breakout (1 hour) Africa 10
Ransomware in Education Today - Looking at the Impacts in G Suite & Office 365 9:45am - 10:45am Breakout (1 hour) Bamboo
Redefine the IT Value Life Cycle 9:45am - 10:45am Breakout (1 hour) Banyan
Surviving an E-Rate Audit 9:45am - 10:45am Breakout (1 hour) Crown Palm
The Significant Impact of Operating Technology on Information Technology 9:45am - 10:45am Breakout (1 hour) Suite E
Troubleshooting Apple Devices 9:45am - 10:45am Breakout (1 hour) Portia
Using FileMaker to connect Infinite Campus and Jamf 9:45am - 10:45am Breakout (1 hour) Cypress
Windows 10 Modern Management 9:45am - 10:45am Breakout (1 hour) Suite H
A colloquy on security alchemy 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Africa 10
Broadband Funding State Strategies/Practices 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Africa 30
Creating a Comprehensive G Suite Environment Experience 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite A
Deploying Apple TV and AirPlay Best Practices 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Portia
Drivers/BIOS/Firmware - Installing, Updating, and Managing 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite H
Esports - Wisconsin High School Esports Association 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite D
Finding a Better (and Cheaper) MDM Suite 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Cypress
If This Then That: Automation With Webhooks 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Africa 40
Keeping Children Safe in Today's Digital Playground 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Bamboo
Making 3D Printing a Reality In Your Schools 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite E
Making the most out of your G Suite and 1:1 adoption 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Crown Palm
Network Bandwidth-Building Wide Connectivity 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite F
Next Generation Cloud Management for Wireless and wired infrastructure 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Marula
Password best practices and multi-factor authentication - better together. 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite B
Security: Where should you start? 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Africa 20
The importance of Vape Detection 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Banyan
Use AI to Prevent Interference to Student Learning 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Tamboti
Using Community Tools to Get Onboard with Apple's DEP-based Mac Deployment 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Guava
Using Design Thinking Methods To Choose Classroom Technology Standards 11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout (1 hour) Suite C
Apple Roundtable 1:15pm - 2:15pm Roundtable (1 hour) Suite E
Google Roundtable 1:15pm - 2:15pm Roundtable (1 hour) Suite F
Microsoft Roundtable 1:15pm - 2:15pm Roundtable (1 hour) Suite G
Security Roundtable 1:15pm - 2:15pm Roundtable (1 hour) Suite H