By Tom Andriola. The results are in – this year’s UC Computing Services Conference (UCCSC) was a big success. I use the word “big” intentionally. With 636 attendees, this was the largest in the 36 year history of the event.
Big and successful, with 95% of attendees rating it excellent or very good. (The remaining 4% rated it good.) As far as session quality, 38% rated it excellent, 45% very good, 15% good, and only 2% fair.
Other interesting data points:
- 159 UC presenters
- 135 sessions
- 67 first-time attendees
- 10 CIOs attending
- 1 new track – Women in Technology
The biggest, most exciting event we have for bringing our community together, this annual conference is all about
- Professional development – for presenters and learners
- Networking – the opportunity to meet colleagues from every UC location
- Inspiration –great speakers and panelists, and IT innovation awards
- Pride – seeing that IT has real impact on the UC mission
- Fun – from a great reception, to campus tours, to informal get togethers
Big thanks to the hosts UCD CIO Viji Murali and conference coordinators Anita Nichols and Ahna Heller, as well as the UCCSC ambassadors at every campus who helped promote it.
It’s not too soon to note July 15 – 17, 2019, on your calendars for going to UC Santa Barbara and attending #37 – rebranded this year as the UC Tech Conference!
Tom Andriola is University of California System CIO.