UC Tech Awards 2024: Applications and nominations –  open through May 1, 2024

The application/nomination process for the UC Tech Awards is open until Tuesday, May 1, 2024. Learn more by reviewing the UC Tech Awards 2024 Background and Application Form landing page

The UC Tech Awards Program celebrates individuals and teams in the UC tech community who have contributed in areas of strategic importance to the university. The UC IT Leadership Council created the program 23 years ago when an innovation award was named after Larry L. Sautter. Today, the program has grown to seven awards ranging from design, IT security, and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives (listed below). Learn more about the 2023 UC Tech Awards Program winners.

Winners of the 2024 UC Tech Awards Program will be announced at the UC Tech Conference at UC Davis on Monday, October 28, 2024 (See other key deadlines in the infographic).

2024 UC Tech Awards Timeline

  1. May 1, 2024 at 5 p.m. applications are due
  2. Around June 15, 2024, winners will be notified
  3. Monday, October 28, 2024, winners will be publicly acknowledged during an awards ceremony

Benefits of participation

The UC CIO Council will award a gold and silver winner for each of the following 7 awards categories. Winners are awarded to individuals or teams based on the complexity, impact, and mission alignment. Learn more by visiting the UC Tech Awards 2024 Background and Application Form.

  1. Larry L. Sautter Award for Innovation in Information Technology
  2. DEI Leadership Award (For individuals only)
  3. IT Security Award
  4. Yvonne Tevis UC Collaboration Award
  5. Mojgan A. Amini Operational Excellence Award
  6. Design Award
  7. Sustained Impact Award (For individuals only)

To apply or nominate a colleague or team for the UC Tech Awards Program, please submit a form by Tuesday, May 1 at 5 p.m. You/your nominee will receive recognition for your/their professional achievements which will be shared with UC tech colleagues, including senior leaders, as well as the larger UC community. Learn more by reviewing the UC Tech Awards 2024 Background and Application Form.


Laurel Skurko, Marketing & Communications, IT Services, UC Office of the President
Laurel Skurko
UC Tech Awards Program Director
UC Office of the President