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Technically challenging

Educational/ Business Managers

09:00 – 09:30
Coffee and networking
09:30 – 10:00
Welcome & Introduction
Nick Bratt
10:00 – 11:00
Room 1
Ben Jones
Disaster Recovery

In this session, we will look at the top types of backup and disaster recovery options available on the market today. The pros and cons, a look at cost vs functionality. We will highlight the key points you need when scoping a new backup solution, including RPO, RTO, STR and LTR; plus we will show safe the data actually is and the nightmares waiting to happen.

Technical stream - intermediate
Room 2
Charlotte Aynsley
A whole school approach to online safety

This session will explore how schools can understand the risks to children online and how they can put together a whole school strategy. It will explore the kind of policies that need to be in place, the technical solutions, the education for students and the training for teachers to help keep children safer online.

Educational/Business Managers
Room 3
Microsoft
Microsoft Matters: A look at Windows 10S

A look at new Microsoft Windows 10S and Intune for Education for device management and how RM Unify can help you make the most of these platforms.

Technical stream - easy
Room 4
Simon Ansell
Cloud Journeys: Managing your cloud

We will look at the cloud technologies that Microsoft and Google are offering schools; as part of this we will delve into the detail of how the likes of School Data Sync (SDS) works; its uses, key features, but also limitations.

By working with Microsoft and Google, RM will show you how we are able to help you automate your user provisioning together with key user information.

Device management out of the box with Microsoft and Google is not enough, RM can help with that too.

Technical stream - easy
11:00 – 11:30
Morning break
11:30 – 12:30
Room 1
Dean Stokes
UK Director
Apps Events
Managing G Suite: Get Hands-On with the Admin Dashboard

Using G Suite at your school but yet to properly check out the 100s of settings and preferences available?

Join us in this session to get hands-on with the admin dashboard to make sure you're compliant with EU law before delving into setting up user, device and app settings for your school. Want to disable Gmail for students but allow access for staff? That's exactly the kind of knowledge you'll learn here

Technical stream - easy
Room 2
Steve Forbes
GDPR - Where is your data?

Ahead of the GDPR changes in May 2018 we will look at how and where your data is stored and have a look at how secure it is and how we can help you make sure your network is secure.

Technical stream - easy
Room 3
Microsoft Certified Educator
STEM in the classroom

Using tools from Microsoft productivity platforms, we will explore how STEM can be delivered in the classroom to all ages.

Educational
Room 4
Jon Sparke, TalkTalk Business
Connectivity and your school

High availability and bandwidth rich connectivity is underpinning the cloud migration revolution for all of us. Education is now reaping the benefits of the cloud both in terms of cost savings, access to high quality teaching and learning tools and enabling the mobility of the school population.

Technical stream - easy
12:30 – 13:30
Lunch
13:30 – 14:30
Room 1
Ben Jones
Hacked Off

We will provide demonstrations of a network being hacked and what happens next. We will look at the different avenues and the lengths that hackers go to in order to infect your network. Education is fast becoming a major target for hackers; this session will educate you on the scripts and hardware used by hackers via real-time demonstrations.

Technical stream - easy
Room 2
Dean Stokes
UK Director
Apps Events
Switching from What You've Got to What You Really Need!

Completely new to G Suite or you've heard about Google Classroom but haven't experienced it?

Come along and find out what it's like to work with your colleagues and students completely in the cloud. That means you can get the same experience no matter where you are, what device you're using or what network you're connected to. With the power of RM Unify and RM Buzz, everything's taken care of, including logins for 100s of supporting apps and filtering for students at home.

Educational / Business manager
Room 3
Simon Ansell
CC4

With roaming profile fast becoming a thing of the past, in this session, we will take a look at UE-V on a Connect on Prem network, the new replacement for roaming profiles. We will show you how using UE-V will quicken the user experience and generate less network traffic. We will also dive into the likes of deduplication on a CC4 network and how to prepare for the future. Why read about this now, when you can attend the session in person…

Technical stream - intermediate
14:30 – 14:45
Comfort break
14:45 – 15:30
Room 1
Stuart Ball
Digital Literacy - Trying to think about it at least anyway!

What do we mean by Digital Literacy, What does it mean? Is it different to everything else we seen before.? Technology in education still seems to have the same recurring issues. Resourcing, funding, training and impact on learning to name just a few. In this session Stuart Ball former Microsoft Education Programme manager and now freelance digital Learning specialist, share his thoughts and practical ideas on thinking in terms of digital literacy, rather than technology, is helping him help schools, teachers and learners develop strategies and projects that make a difference.

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