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UKAT Event to Showcase Tech Innovations Across Industries

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 3, 2015) — University of Kentucky Analytics and Technologies (UKAT) will host its annual technology service showcase, themed “IT Innovations,” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, in the William T. Young Library.

The event will feature speaker engagements throughout the day, covering technology innovations in various industries, including health care, higher education and state government. UK staff and faculty are invited to visit information tables highlighting the university’s technology services and projects, such as Coursera, UKMobile, Media Depot, AV Services, Cable Plant Services, Wireless Networking and more.  

The schedule of speakers includes:

  • 10:30 a.m. — Cameron Evans, CTO, Microsoft Education
  • 11:30 a.m. — Nathan Brown, UK Police Major, and Tom Sorrell, CEO at BCCLT, Inc.
  • 11:30 a.m. — Elizabeth Leibach, Office of International Student and Scholar Services Director and Kathryn Wong, UKAT Program Manager
  • 12:30 p.m. — Bethany Miller, Academic Retention Director, and Smitha Chopra, Mobile Portal Workflow Manager
  • 1:30 p.m. — Ben Nicholls, UK HealthCare Application and Technology Architect
  • 1:30 p.m. — Steve Rucker, Deputy Secretary of the Kentucky Finance and Administration Cabinet
  • 2:30 p.m. — Vince Kellen, UKAT Senior Vice Provost 

UK faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the entire event or specific speaker sessions as schedules allow.

For more information, including presentation overviews and locations, and additional event details, please visit

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