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Connectivity 2021: McMaster IT Forum

Join us for Connectivity 2021: the 4th Annual McMaster IT Forum! This year’s virtual forum is hosted by the Office of the AVP and CTO and celebrates the many contributions of the IT community at McMaster. From February 16th to 19th, Connectivity 2021 brings campus IT professionals, tech practitioners and business partners together as One […]

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Recognizing McMaster’s System Administrators – July 26

Happy sys admin day

Happy Sys. Admin. Day! July 26th is a national day dedicated to celebrating system administrators. McMaster IT is lucky to employ a team of dedicated individuals and wanted to celebrate our valued colleagues. The Office of the AVP & CTO worked closely with Greg Atkinson, Manager of Information Technology with the Faculty of Science to […]

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Opportunity to learn more about CanSSOC – July 26, 2019


Cyber security is one of McMaster IT’s 2019 priority initiatives and supports the Seamless Foundation pillar of the McMaster IT Strategic Plan. As part of our efforts and investment in cyber security, McMaster has been working on the development of the Canadian Shared Security Operations Centre (CanSSOC) proof of concept, along with five other Canadian […]

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REGISTER NOW! McMaster IT Strategic Plan Engagement Sessions, April – May 2019

Registration is now open for the McMaster IT Strategic Plan Engagement Sessions. Topics and dates are listed below. To register for one or more sessions, and for more information, please visit: . Please register by Thursday April 25th.  Engagement sessions are open to all members of the McMaster community. The Office of the AVP […]

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McMaster IT Strategic Plan Engagement Sessions, April – May 2019

Across the month of May, the McMaster IT community came out in full force to participate in various McMaster IT Strategic Plan engagement sessions. Topics and dates are listed below. Engagement sessions are open to all members of the McMaster community as the Office of the AVP & CTO is seeking broad input and ideas […]

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McMaster celebrates launch of new strategic direction for IT

Following almost a year of broad consultation with cross-campus constituencies and stewardship from the McMaster IT Strategic Plan Steering Committee, the McMaster community gathered January 23, 2019  to celebrate the launch of a new strategic direction for IT. Following opening remarks from President Patrick Deane, Roger Couldrey, Vice-President (Administration), reflected on the genesis of the […]

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Interested in attending EDUCAUSE 2018 virtually?

This year, as part of its annual conference, EDUCAUSE is offering various sessions online. In our ever changing environment, and in the spirit of continuous learning, there is some interesting content that would be of value to McMaster’s IT professionals. We will leverage the licenses the institution has to facilitate web casting of the EDUCAUSE Conference […]

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McMaster IT connects at Connectivity – the 2018 IT Forum!

On October 11th, over 200 McMaster professionals gathered for the second annual Connectivity – McMaster’s IT Forum. Participants enjoyed a full day of interactive sessions tailored to sharing knowledge and information relevant to McMaster and the higher education IT landscape. The 2018 agenda was developed based on feedback and input from participants. Watch the 2018 […]

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