I’m Working from Home. Now What?

By Jeané Blunt. A lot of us at UC are working remotely to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. Now is a great time to make sure you’re connected to the broader UC IT community via the UCTech Slack workspace, the UC IT Blog, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter. If you are new to remote work, you might want to visit the #remotework channel on UCTech Slack.

For news and updates please visit the UC coronavirus website. Articles about coping with coronavirus and tips for working from home are also excellent resources.

Working remotely doesn’t have to mean sitting still! Check out these exercises and stretches recommended by the National Institutes of Health. And don’t forget about computer health and security – here are 5 steps to securely work from home.

A lot of conferences have been cancelled or postponed as a result of COVID-19. Here is a list of some of the events the UC IT Blog has been following. Be sure to visit the event website for updates.

Conference Dates Status
Process Palooza March 25 postponed
Internet2 2020 Global Summit March 29-April 1 cancelled
UC Cyber Security Summit (UC Berkeley) April 15 moved to virtual format
EDUCAUSE Security Professionals Conference April 21-23 postponed
csv,conf,v5: A community conference for data makers everywhere May 13-14 cancelled
HighEdWeb 2020 Accessibility Summit May 27 no announcement
Cisco LIVE May 31 – June 4 closely monitoring, no decision yet
Campus LISA (UCSD) June 18 no announcement
UCTech Conference (UCLA) August 17-19 no announcement

Jeané Blunt is IT communications and UC FCC licensing coordinator at UC Office of the President.Jeané Blunt is IT communications and UC FCC licensing coordinator, Information Technology Services, UC Office of the President.

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