Registration for this year's Statewide IT Conference is now closed. If you missed a chance to register or aren’t part of the IU community, you can still catch the keynote talks, which are open to the public at no cost and no registration required.

The first keynote, In the Age of the Smart Machine, 30 years later: A conversation with Shoshana Zuboff, will begin at 9am on Thursday, October 19 in the IU Auditorium. Cybersecurity analyst Dan Geer will lead the second talk, Clever criminals and smart machines: The future of cybersecurity, at 10:30am.

See the schedule below for additional details.


The 2017 Statewide IT Conference will take place October 19-20, with a preconference October 18.

Preconference activities on Wednesday afternoon will include training sessions and an IT5K Fun Run/Walk Fundraiser. The two-day main event on Thursday and Friday promises a fun and informative time for the 1IUIT family to come together to learn and mingle.

Thursday morning will kick off with two keynotes at the IU Auditorium, alongside a tech expo in the foyer. Thursday afternoon and Friday morning will have a plethora of breakout sessions to choose from. The annual Staff Appreciation Celebration will take place on Thursday evening and a special lunch (UITS 20th birthday party) will close the conference on Friday afternoon.

If you need mobility assistance or have any questions, please contact us.

Wednesday, October 18


Preconference sessions

Click for a full list of preconference sessions


IT5K Fun Run/Walk Fundraiser
(Benefits the IU Simon Cancer Center)
Cyberinfrastructure Building
Click for details and to sign up

Thursday, October 19


Breakfast & registration
IU Auditorium


In the Age of the Smart Machine, 30 years later: A conversation with Shoshana Zuboff
Q&A with Shoshana Zuboff, author, scholar, Harvard Business School professor,
and Brad Wheeler, IU vice president for IT & CIO
Open to the public at no cost.
IU Auditorium




Clever criminals and smart machines: The future of cybersecurity
Dan Geer, CIO, In-Q-Tel
Open to the public at no cost.
IU Auditorium


IMU | Alumni Hall


Breakout sessions
IMU | Tree Suites

Click for a full list of day 1 breakout sessions


Staff Appreciation Celebration
Cyberinfrastructure Building

Friday, October 20


Breakfast & topic table discussions
IMU | Alumni Hall


Breakout sessions
IMU | Tree Suites

Click for a full list of day 2 breakout sessions


Lunch, closing keynote, UITS 20th birthday party
IMU | Alumni Hall

Keynote speakers

Shoshana Zuboff

Author, scholar, Harvard Business School professor

Shoshana Zuboff is the author of highly influential written works in the realm of human development, the digital revolution, artificial intelligence, and the evolution of capitalism, among others. Her works include Master or Slave? The Fight for the Soul of Our Information Civilization (forthcoming, 2018), The Support Economy: Why Corporations Are Failing Individuals and the Next Episode of Capitalism and, In the Age of the Smart Machine: The Future of Work and Power. Zuboff joined the Harvard Business School in 1981 and became the Charles Edward Wilson Professor of Business Administration, and one of the first tenured women on the HBS faculty. In 2014 and 2015 she was a faculty associate at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at the Harvard Law School.

More about Shoshana

Dan Geer

CIO, In-Q-Tel

Dan Geer is the CIO for In-Q-Tel and an expert in computer security and risk management with extensive experience in clinical and research medical computing. Author, presenter, and consultant, Geer is advisor to or board member for a number of promising startups and their funding sources. He has over 100 refereed publications, two books, three patents, and he serves in advisory roles for the Federal Trade Commission, the Departments of Justice and Treasury, the National Academy of Sciences, the National Science Foundation, the US Secret Service, the Department of Homeland Security, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the White House, and In-Q-Tel’s counterparties.

Past Statewide IT conferences

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