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Join UKAT at the 3rd Annual Service Showcase Aug. 2

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 26, 2016) — Are you curious about how to navigate Microsoft's Office 365? Are you a team lead or manager looking for realistic strategies to facilitate meetings? Are you interested in networking with colleagues and experts from higher education and health care?

Join University of Kentucky Analytics and Technologies (UKAT) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, in The 90 for the third annual Service Showcase!

This highly anticipated technology event will feature speaker engagements throughout the day, a hands-on Innovation Expo, and interactive networking roundtable luncheon sessions.

Speakers include:

· 9-10 a.m.

o Keynote Presentation: “Personalizing the Student Experience for Student Success,” presented by Glenda Morgan (Gartner Research)

· 10:30-11:30 a.m.

o “The Future of Stroke Care Registries,” presented by Dr. Michael R. Dobbs (UK HealthCare, Neurology)

o “AET and myUK GPS: Explore, Plan, and Graduate,” presented by Mike Shanks and Alex Mackey (Enrollment Management, UK)

o “Facilities and Technology: Do They Go Together?”, presented by Mary Vosevich (Facilities Management, UK)

o “What’s New in Tableau 10,” presented by Brian Russell (Tableau)

· 1-2 p.m.

o “Don’t Fear the Reaper or the Auditor: How an IT Audit Can Make Your Organization Better,” presented by Kristi Corum, Sean Marcum and Martin Anibaba (Internal Audit, UK)

o "Technology in the Learning Space: Engineering the New Classroom," presented by Rex Stidham (Academic Technology, UKAT)

o “Where Do We Go From Here: Our Roadmap for Continued Success,” presented by Linda Davis (Enterprise Applications Group, UK Graduate School)

· 2:30-3:30 p.m.

o “Office 365,” presented by Chuck Jones (Microsoft)

o “Future of IT: Rising to the Challenge of Delivering IT as a Service in the Digital World,” presented by Mahesh Seshadri (EMC)

o “Digital Transformation For Predictable Student Outcomes,” presented by Maurice Torres (SAP)

For more information, including registration and complete speaker and program information, please visit

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