[Faccus] IST Professional Development Seminar

Bob Hicks bjhicks at uwaterloo.ca
Tue Mar 16 16:17:39 EDT 2010

Topic:     eduroam: Wifi for the University and Beyond
Date:      Friday March 19, 2010
Time:      9:00 am - 9:45 am
Room:      MC 2009
Speaker:   Jeff Voskamp

Wireless access has become expected resource. It still has a ways to go, as arranging access at every institution is confusing and time-consuming for both clients and IT support staff. This is about to change with eduroam.

A "configure it once and forget about it" system,  eduroam has arrived in Canada after years of development in Europe. After an initial rollout on 5 campuses last summer it's now available at 20 (and counting) post secondary institutions across the country.

Jeff will be going over the history of eduroam, what it does for you (and how it does it), and why you might be interested in using it.

Bob Hicks
Director, Client Services
Information Systems and Technology
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1
Office: Math and Computer Building, Room 2010
Phone: (519) 888-4567, x32194
Fax: (519) 888-4331
Email: bjhicks at uwaterloo.ca

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