Presentations and Events in 2005/2006
Open Consultation Meeting, 18 May 2006, Nelson Mandela Lecture
Theatre, Saïd Business School.
The first draft of the ICT Strategic Plan
was published on the Programme's Web site on 12 May 2006.
Around fifty Staff and students of the University and colleges attended
the open consultation meeting to discuss the initial draft of the ICT
Strategic Plan. The event was chaired by Dr Ken Peach.
Paul Jeffreys (Acting ICT Director) gave a presentation (PDF notes)
which was punctuated by questions from participants. A panel discussion
followed. Informal notes were made by Mike Fraser PDF and
Charles Shaw PDF
ICT Lunchtime Seminar Series
The ICT lunchtime seminar series was run under the auspices of the ICT
Strategy Programme and raised awareness within the University about new
or forthcoming ICT services to support research, learning or
Seminars were held each Wednesday, 1230-1330, from 18 January to 8
March 2006 at Oxford University Computing Services, 13 Banbury
18 Jan.: Dr David Wallom (Interdisciplinary e-Research
Centre), 'OxGrid, A campus Grid for the University of Oxford.' [slides]
25 Jan.: Dr Anne Bowtell (Medical Sciences Division), 'The
Research Discovery Service, Medical Sciences Division.' [slides]
1 Feb.: Professor Mike Giles (Computing Laboratory), 'Oxford
Supercomputing Centre -- the next generation.' [slides]
8 Feb.: Dr Ray Miller (Computing Services), 'New Developments
in Single Sign-on and Email Services.' [Mind map
15 Feb.: Dave Price (Library Services), 'Institutional
Repository: A Vital Service for the University.' [slides]
22 Feb.: Jill James (Central Administration), 'Online lecture
lists and Facility CMIS.
1 Mar.: Oliver Gorwits (Computing Services), 'Wireless
Computing for Oxford University.'
8 Mar.: Zoe Briault & Pierre Espinasse (Research
Services Office), 'The experience of implementing a Case and Document
Management solution (Matrix) into Research Services.'