2018 Workshop Call for Ideas and Presenters


(Jason Powell) #1

Hey Folks! Planning for the Fall conference is cranking along! Remember, this event is FOR YOU. Please let us know what training/panels YOU want to see this fall. In other words, please don’t make us have to guess what you want :slight_smile:
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If there’s a topic you might be interested in teaching, we have a separate form for you to submit your workshop idea(s) here: http://churchitnetwork.com/page/545?RegistrationInstanceId=3

Again, we REALLY WANT your feedback and input on this. As a reference here’s some of what’s been offered in the recent past …

Fall 2016:
Protecting your Ports with Portnox
Wi-Fi Q&A Panel
SQL Server Administration
Office 365 Nuts and Bolts
Mobile Trends Shaping Church Technology
7 Trends in Tech that will Impact Engagement in Your Church
Backup and Disaster Recovery Planning with Hyper-V
One Man IT Shop
Veeam Backups
All Things Mac Panel
Windows Server 2016 Overview
Doing more with less
My Well Ministry - Saving Churches $Millions$
Shell we be Friends - Automating the mundane
The Future of Live Mobile Church Broadcasting
Glass Churches: Cybersecurity at your Church?
JAMF Admin Exchange
How to Get Documentation For Staff to Work!
Unified Messaging and VoIP Panel
Who are these people? Guest Analytics and On Premise Digital Engagement
Living As One - Video Delivery over IP
You’re replacing my macbook with… WHAT??? - A journey to Chromebooks
The Three Stages of Video Streaming for Churches

Fall 2017
How to lead in your marriage while working in ministry
jamf Forum
PowerShell 101 (Why you need it and how to get started)
The integration of Facilities and IT
Why AV Teams Want Networked Infrastructure
How to train your Unicorn
SEO Your Church
PowerShell 102 (Making PowerShell work for you)
Microsoft UC Experience - Skype Online Cloud PBX
MS SQL Server Performance Tips and Tricks
Application Whitelisting Cookbook: Hold the Malware!
Reaching a church without walls
Convincing your Pastor to use social media
Getting things done
How to help your staff avoid Cyber Security hacks and Ransomware
Automation To Make Your Life Easier
Wi-Fi engagement/Guest Analytics
Tying it All Together
Javascript Wizardry
Exchange to Office 365 ( how to get there with the least amount of pain )
Optimizing church wifi
IT Security in 2018
All things Mac - panel
Lessons learned in Outsourcing Development Projects
Office 365 - More than just free email hosting
Delivering Video to Multisites with Living As One
Wifi Panel
Empowering your staff with forms
Navigating the World of Donated and Discounted Technology – TechSoup and Beyond

We’ll also be doing Ten-Talks again, but you’ll find that in another thread …

If you’d rather not comment publicly you can shoot an email to info at churchitnetwork.com

Thanks! Looking forward to an amazing event this fall!


2018 National Conference Details
(Jonathan Evans) #2

Hi Church IT Friends!

I did a presentation on our transition to chromebooks at the 2016 Roundtable and I was considering doing another similar one. Would love to hear if there would be any interest and if so what specifically would you like to hear about.


(Mark Henderson) #3

Talks I’d be interested in hearing:
Apple Device Enrollment Program and Volume Purchase Program
Room/Event Reservation Management
Getting users to submit tickets
IT for outside events (ticketing, wifi)
LifeCycle Management
KVM/Power Management
Resource list of apps/websites for Church IT Teams of every tier
SONOS - Sound Technology for audio throughout. Best ways to w Using cloud
Providing building audio over wifi with a streaming service
Migrating from paper documents to electronic records
Secure document management (Contracts)
What GDPR means for churches
Production Networking Infrastructure and Protocols

Roundtables:
Giving Apps
Service Desk Solutions

Vendors/Sponsors?
Renewed Vision - ProPresenter
eSpace
Pushpay
Addigy
Backblaze
Splashtop
Emerson
Meraki
Apple
Clearcom
Adobe
JIRA
Zebra