Information Technology Day (IT Day) is October 18 – 19.

Published: October 14th, 1999

Category: Memos

Gail Baker, Vice President

“What the Heck is Going On Around Here?” is the question that the first annual Information Technology Day at UF will try to answer for faculty, staff, and students. “IT Day” is sponsored by the Office of the Chief Information Officer.

The two-day event will be held in the J. Wayne Reitz Union on the UF campus from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., October 18-19. Admission is free and no registration is necessary. You are welcome to come to all or part of the events.

Complete schedules for the two days can be found at: The goal of IT Day is to highlight the many changes and expansions in IT service offerings the past year, and to introduce new services that are expected to become available this academic year. The event will feature a combination of speakers from UF and select vendors. Topics to be covered include:

  • Keynote speeches kicking off both days by Earl Robbins, interim UF chief information officer
  • Grade-A-Gator, the new online grade submission system that faculty will use to submit grades beginning Spring 2000
  • OIR’s Center for Instructional Technology and Training
  • EAGLE, which enables access to CICS and other resources from the Web
  • OIR/CIRCA: Changes and new services
  • UF’s Y2K readiness and legal issues related to Y2K
  • UF Web administration
  • GatorLink update
  • Execmail, the new email client available to UF
  • Document imaging and retrieval services
  • NETg, the new online computer training resource
  • SOARS, the Site for Online Administrative Resources
  • TRRIPS, the online travel systemFor more information about IT Day, please contact Vicki Kitts- Turner at (352) 392-2061,

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