4th Annual Technology Leadership Conference 2008

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4th Annual Technology Leadership Conference 2008

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Dr. Carol Spencer, President, San Juan College

Dr. Carol Spencer“The understanding and use of technology has become a necessity in our lives. Today’s professionals need to find opportunities to broaden their vision and find ways to use technology to enhance their worlds.”


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San Juan College IT Staff
San Juan College IT Staff

Technology Leadership Conference, April 22, 2008

Top local and national industry professionals will provide the latest updates in technology at the 2008 Technology Leadership Conference, hosted by San Juan College Office of Technology Services, on Tuesday, April 22, from 8 to 5 p.m., in the San Juan College Little Theatre.

Adhering to the theme, “Technology Innovation and Community Collaboration,” the conference will feature top industry professionals who will provide an array of informative talks. Those attending will gain a perspective of the current and future technology issues facing education, business, government and the community at large.

“The conference topics are designed to appeal to a wide audience,” explains Tim Warren, San Juan College vice president for Technology Services. “These include everything from learning about how to provide customer service and manage customers’ expectations, to gaining a clearer understanding about copyright laws.”

“Conference participants are sure to appreciate the presentation by Dean Zanone,” Warren continues. “With more than 17 years experience in law enforcement and another 10 working with network systems, he will discuss enhancing IP based public safety applications and network capabilities.”

A variety of door prizes will be awarded, including a laptop and portable printer.

On Wednesday, April 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Microsoft certified trainers also will provide participants with three, 90-minute training sessions including Entering Tasks in Microsoft Project 2007, Taming the In-Box, and Microsoft 2007 – What’s New. Space is limited for the free trainings, so those interested should register early by calling Gaylyn Harris at 566-4321, or via e-mail at TLC@sanjuancollege.edu.

Featured speakers will include Kevin Shabow, vice president of sales, MPC Gateway; Robert Wheeler, senior consultant, SunGard Higher Education; Timothy L. Butler, Esq., Law Office of Timothy L. Butler; Dean Zanone, Cisco; Calvin Cook, president and CEO, Brainstorm Network; as well as Tim Warren, vice president for Technology Services, San Juan College.

A reception will be held for conference participants on Monday, April 21, at 7 p.m., at the Courtyard Marriott in Farmington.

The conference and Microsoft trainings are free. For further information or to register for the conference, call 505-566-4321, or via e-mail at TLC@sanjuancollege.edu. Include first and last name, professional title, company, telephone and e-mail address.


Day One

Monday, April 21

7:00 p.m. Reception at Courtyard by Marriott

Day Two

Tuesday, April 22—San Juan College, Little Theatre

8:00 to 8:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30 to 9:00 Welcome

9:00 a.m. Customer Service in a Commoditized World, Kevin Shabow, Vice President of Sales, MPC Gateway

10:00 a.m. Future of Technology, Robert L. Wheeler , Senior Consultant— Strategic and Academic Service, Sungard Higher Education

11:00 to 11:15 a.m. Morning Break

11:15 a.m. Copyright Laws, Timothy L. Butler, Esq., Law Office of Timothy L. Butler

12:00 p.m. Lunch - Served in 9000 Rooms

1:30 p.m. Enhancing Physical Safety with Networked Services, Dean Zanone, Cisco

2:30 p.m. Innovations in Technology, Calvin Cooke, President & CEO, Brainstorm

3:15 p.m. Afternoon Break

3:30 p.m. Managing Customer Expectations, Tim Warren, Vice President for Technology Services, San Juan College

4:30 to 5:00 p.m. Closing, Evaluation, and Door Prizes. Prizes include a laptop, portable printer and more.

Day Three

Wednesday, April 23—San Juan College, ZIA

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. Entering tasks in Microsoft Project 2007

10:30 - 12:00 p.m. Taming the In-Box

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Microsoft 2007— What’s New

Space is limited for the training. Please contact Gaylyn Harris at 566-4321 to reserve a seat.

Hotel Information

Special rates have been arranged at the hotels listed below. Reservations must be made by April 6 in order to receive the special rate. Refer to the Technology Leadership Conference when making reservations.

Courtyard by MarriottCourtyard by Marriott
560 Scott Avenue
Farmington, NM 87401
Rate: $89 per night


Best Western Inn and SuitesBest Western Inn and Suites
700 Scott Avenue
Farmington, NM 87401
Rate: $64.95 per night

Conference Site

Day one will be held at the Courtyard by Marriott. Day two will be held in the Little Theatre at San Juan College with lunch in the 9000 rooms located in the Henderson Fine Arts Center. Day three will be held in the ZIA Conference Center.

Conference Site


The best parking for access to the Little Theatre is available in the paved lot in front of the clock tower building, which is located on the west side of campus.

Who Should Attend

  • Educational Institutions (K-12 and Higher Ed.)
  • Tribal Leadership
  • State and Local Government Agencies
  • Business and Industry
  • Community Leaders
  • IT Professionals and Decision Makers

Registration and Fees

There are no fees for the conference and lunch.

Register by April 18 by contacting Gaylyn Harris by phone at 505-566-4321 or by email at tlc@sanjuancollege.edu. Please provide first and last name and company.

Web Site: http://ots.sanjuancollege.edu