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    • Wednesday, August 29, 2018
    • 8:30 AM
    • Thursday, August 30, 2018
    • 4:30 PM
    • DeVos Place Convention Center

    ITMA invites you to attend a CPE-accredited educational conference for IT professionals focusing on the latest developments in this constantly changing information technology environment.

    As a key-influencer on the evaluation of IT solutions, INTERFACE was developed for you.

    Covering IT Infrastructure, BC/DR, IT Security, Data Storage, and Enterprise Communications, you’ll find presentations, panel discussions, and exhibits offering a variety of topics, as well as the latest innovations and best practices.

    Learn More https://f2fevents.com/event/grr18/
    Register https://f2fevents.com/register/?att=GRR

     
    For additional event information, contact Bernard Bokenyi at info@f2fevents.com 



    • Thursday, September 13, 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Davenport University Sneden Center, 6191 Kraft Ave SE • Grand Rapids, MI 49512
    • 45
    Register

    Cloud Journey & Lessons from the Field
    This interactive session will include ITMA members talking about their experience as they take the journey to cloud/hybrid infrastructure. Each leader of the conversation will focus on one or two areas to explain the lessons learned. The presentation content will brief and focus on the key points with the intent to drive conversation and Q&A with the audience.

    • Line of Business Applications - CRM, SLATE (CRM tool), Learning Management Systems (LMS), Sales Force (PaaS)
    • How is data quality? Single truth? Data integration approach? Data Governance structure?
    • What would you do differently? How to live well in a hybrid world. Living into SaaS. 
    • Hybrid Environment, now what?
    • Options - cold line storage, more options in the cloud to help reduce costs.

    Agenda

    8:00 - 8:30 | Registration & Networking

    8:30 - 8:45 | Welcome & Introductions

    8:45 - 9:00 | Sponsor Profile
        
    9:00 - 9:15 | Member Profile

    9:15-  9:45 | Tim Osbeck, Sr. Director Infrastructure & Operations, Meijer
      
    9:45 - 10:15 | Jay Keller, Global Vice President Information Services, CIO, Our Daily Bread Ministries 

    10:15- 10:30| Break

    10:30 - 11:00 | French Williams, IT Manager, Royal Technologies
     
    11:00 - 11:30 | Randy Moon,  Manager, IT Security, Steelcase

    11:30 - 12:00 | Lunch & Conversation

    Map & Parking
    Please note the special parking instructions. Parking is free, but you must print a copy of the
    Special Parking Pass and place in your windshield.

    Map to Davenport's Sneden Center

    • Thursday, October 11, 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Davenport University Sneden Center, 6191 Kraft Ave SE • Grand Rapids, MI 49512
    • 110

    IT as a Strategic Business Leader & Accelerating through Change

    Accelerating IT Supply & Enhancing IT as a Strategic Business Leader. How to achieve this role by driving and leading/co-leading innovation and accelerating adoption of change. Learn the how fundamentals of how to evolve to be a strategic business partner and how to help the business succeed.

    Topics covered will include:
    Purpose & Role of IT – has changed (changing) to trusted business partner.  Accelerating the evolution to revolution.
    IT People – what is an IT person doing and how is that going to change?
    IT Processes – which processes must change to make this happen?
    IT Product - The product vs. project approach, why and how?
    The new role of technology and innovation as a part of differentiation and operational excellence
    Leadership -  How to take IT  from service provider to an expected component of all business decisions

         Agenda

    8:00 - 8:30 | Registration & Networking

    8:30 - 8:45 | Welcome & Introductions

    8:45 - 8:55 | Sponsor Profile
    Frank Kwiatek, General Manager, Corporate Technologies

    8:55 - 9:10 | Member Profile

    9:10 - 10:00 | David Fik, Vice President  of Innovation & Customer Experience, Our Daily Bread Ministries
      
    10:00 - 10:15 | Break

    10:15- 11:15| Steve Miller, CIO, Steelcase

    11:15 - 11:30 | Q&A
     
    11:30 - 12:00 | Discussion & Lunch
      

    Map & Parking
    Please note the special parking instructions. Parking is free, but you must print a copy of the
    Special Parking Pass and place in your windshield.

    Map to Davenport's Sneden Center

    • Thursday, November 08, 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Davenport University Sneden Center, 6191 Kraft Ave SE • Grand Rapids, MI 49512
    • 110

    Future of Technology with Bruce Rogow
    Check back for event details.
        
         Agenda

    8:00 - 8:30 | Registration & Networking

    8:30 - 8:45 | Welcome & Introductions

    8:45 - 8:55 | Sponsor Profile
        
    8:55 - 9:10 | Member Profile

    9:10 - 10:00 | Content Expert 
      
    10:00 - 10:15 | Break

    10:15- 10:30| Table Exercise/ Working Session

    10:30 - 11:30 | Panel or 2nd Presenter
     
    11:30 - 12:00 | Discussion & Lunch
      

    Map & Parking
    Please note the special parking instructions. Parking is free, but you must print a copy of the
    Special Parking Pass and place in your windshield.

    Map to Davenport's Sneden Center

    • Thursday, December 13, 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Davenport University Sneden Center, 6191 Kraft Ave SE • Grand Rapids, MI 49512
    • 110

    Turning Big Data into Big Value
    Check back for event details.
        
         Agenda

    8:00 - 8:30 | Registration & Networking

    8:30 - 8:45 | Welcome & Introductions

    8:45 - 8:55 | Sponsor Profile
        
    8:55 - 9:10 | Member Profile

    9:10 - 10:00 | Content Expert 
      
    10:00 - 10:15 | Break

    10:15- 10:30| Table Exercise/ Working Session

    10:30 - 11:30 | Panel or 2nd Presenter
     
    11:30 - 12:00 | Discussion & Lunch
      

    Map & Parking
    Please note the special parking instructions. Parking is free, but you must print a copy of the
    Special Parking Pass and place in your windshield.

    Map to Davenport's Sneden Center


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