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Martin’s West
6821 Dogwood Road
Baltimore, MD 21244
March 30, 2017

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*- Indicates a new MEEC Vendor for 2016/17

Bell Techlogix, Inc. Platinum Sponsor – Board/Volunteer Shirt Logo
Copper River IT Platinum Sponsor – Breakfast
Daly Computers, Inc. Platinum Sponsor – Lunch
Data Networks Platinum Sponsor – Conference Badge Holders/Lanyards
ePlus Technology, inc. Platinum Sponsor – Conference Bags

Applied Technology Services Gold Sponsor – WiFi Password
HCGI Gold Sponsor – All Day Beverage Service
Microsoft Gold Sponsor – Re-Charge Lounge

Adobe Silver Sponsor – Event Technology
Dell EMC Silver Sponsor – Event Technology
Navigator Management Partners* Silver Sponsor – Event Technology
Skyline Technology Solutions Silver Sponsor – Event Technology
Slait Consulting, Inc. Silver Sponsor – Event Technology

CampusWorks, Inc.* Bronze Sponsor – Facilities
Collaborative Solutions* Bronze Sponsor – Facilities
Presidio Bronze Sponsor – Facilities
Strata Information Group* Bronze Sponsor – Facilities


Showcase and Participation Vendors
Advanced Computer Concepts*
Alliance InfoSystems, LLC
Alliance Technology Group
Apple Inc.
Attain, LLC*
Audio Enhancement
Cambridge Computer
Carahsoft Technology Corp.*
Carousel Industries*
CAS Severn
CCS Presentation Systems
CDygert Solutions, LLC*
CodeBlue Technology*
Communications Engineering, Inc
D2L Ltd
DISYS Solutions Inc.
Electronic Systems, Inc
GovConnection, Inc d/b/a Connection
Innoface Systems, Inc.
IP DataSystems*
JANUS Associates
Knight Point Systems, LLC*
Lee Hartman & Sons, Inc.
Lightspeed Technologies Inc
NCS Technologies, Inc.*
Networking For Future, Inc.*
Nicholas P. Pipino Associates, Inc
North Highland*
Omegacor Technologies
PRJ Consulting*
Prosys Information Systems*
Sierra-Cedar Inc.*
Skillsoft Corporation
System Source
Trinity3 Technology*
UVS InfoTech
Visual Sound, Inc.


Tentative Schedule – Session Schedule
8am – 8:45am Registration – Continental Breakfast
8:45am – 9:45am Welcome and Keynote Address
9:45am – 2:30pm Vendor Showcase
10:30am – 11:20am Break-Out Session 1
11:30am – 12:20pm Break-Out Session 2
12:20pm – 1:20pm Lunch
1:30pm – 2:20pm Break-Out Session 3
2:30pm – 3:20pm Break-Out Session 4


Conference Sessions – Full Session Descriptions and Presenters – Session Schedule
Presenter Title Description Category
Accenture The Campus of the Future In this session, we will discuss strategies to help realize safer, more cost effective, and sustainable campuses, while at the same time, re-imagining the digital campus experience. Technology Trends – Digital Natives
Adobe Learning and Teaching with the Adobe Creative Cloud From web presentations, to video, to publications: Learn how to transform almost any assignment or project into a more dynamic one. In this session you will see how to quickly get started integrating and learning at your own level, without memorizing tons of menu items and application shortcuts. Technology Trends – Cloud – Creative Cloud
Anne Arundel Community College Security Assessment of Information Technology Services. This session will include discussion of the selection methodology for obtaining an external IT Security Assessment; review of lessons learned from a recent engagement; and recommendations for making the experience more effective and efficient. Security – Successfully using Assessments
Applied Technology Services Extending Security Protections to leading Public and Hybrid Cloud Environments Security – Public and Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Bell Techlogix & Microsoft Empowering a more effective work day! Changes in the Office Suite that help you to modernize your environment. Tips Tricks and new 0365 tools, like Planner, Teams and new features your site might consider reviewing and adding to your agreement sooner than later. Technology Trends – Cloud – O365
Copper River IT IoT, BYOD & You Join us in a discussion about how the Internet of Things (IoT) and how the pervasiveness of Bring Your Our Device (BYOD) can impact you personally and steps which can be taken to proactively improve the security posture in your teaching environment. Technology Trends – IoT – BYOD
D2L Ltd (Desire2Learn) Improving Student Success with Brightspace LMS Brightspace LMS technology can empower faculty to increase adoption, engagement and ultimately student outcomes. During this session, we’ll walk through tools that are built into Brightspace LMS to save time for faculty, and increase adoption/engagement/outcomes. IT Innovation – LMS- Instructor/ Student Engagement
Daly Computers, Inc. Intelligent Edge. The number of IoT devices connecting to enterprise networks creates challenges for IT. Aruba’s latest announcement tackles these challenges with a 4-step approach to IoT connectivity at the edge: Identifying what’s on the network, connecting mobile and IoT devices with intelligent switches, protecting the network with industry-leading policy management, and innovating via our partner ecosystem to provide end-to-end security. Technology Trends – IoT
Data Networks Securing Student Access – Anywhere, Anytime – to Improve Outcomes Learn how to make safe mobile student computing a reality. It’s no longer a question of whether we should use mobile devices to support learning, but how and when to use them, how to provide secure access, and how to effectively manage them. In this session, VMware and Data Networks demonstrate how AirWatch with WorkSpace One manages student mobility environments by allowing students secure access from any location at any time. Security – Mobile Devices
Dell EMC Why Your Antivirus Isn’t Working Anymore Learn how proactive endpoint protection powered by artificial intelligence works to protect your resources, improve your business processes, and change your cybersecurity culture. Security – Endpoint Protection with AI
Deloitte Transitioning to a Student Cloud solution Transitioning to a Student Cloud solution is a huge leap forward that will introduce significant change to your institution across people, process and technology. What can your organization do to prepare for this level of change in advance of the project to lower risk and increase the benefit you can achieve from the implementation of Workday Student? Technology Trends  – Cloud – Preparing for a Student Cloud Solutions – Case Study University of Rochester – Workday
ePlus Technology, inc. Enabling Effective Cyber Security Cyber Security has grown to include numerous disparate technologies that inundate us with data and require myriads of analysts and operators to make effective. This talk addresses how to leverage security architecture to provide rapid context, accelerated response, and decrease our overall risk through integration, orchestration, and automation. Security – Security Technologies
Frostburg State University Microsoft Orchestrator 2012 During this session you will get a look at Microsoft Orchestrator 2012 R2 that is bundled with the Microsoft Systems Center Suite. We will be going over the challenges that FSU faced and how Orchestrator has helped FSU meet and exceed those challenges. We will be talking about what exactly Orchestrator is, what it does, and key benefits of Orchestrator. Lastly, we will show some scenarios where FSU used Orchestrator to automate various processes. IT Innovation – MS Orchestrator
Harford Community College and CampusWorks Leveraging technology audits to reap the maximum benefits IT Audits can be more than just a penetration test. They can be holistic views into how IT can be leveraged to increase value to all stakeholders. This presentation is designed to help individuals get the most out of an IT Audit. IT Innovation – Using Audits
Harford County Public Schools Office 365 -enhanced teacher productivity & efficiency and student communication & collaboration Office 365 has enhanced teacher productivity and efficiency as well as student communication and collaboration in Harford County Public Schools. Attend this session as we showcase our strategy of implementation and the steps that we took to build teacher capacity through professional development. Examples of Office 365 transforming classroom practice will be shared. Technology Trends – Cloud – O365
Howard County Public School System & Attain LLC Promoting Success Factors Through Lessons Learned Howard County Public School System will discuss success factors based on our experiences and lessons learned throughout our full platform Workday implementation life-cycle. During this panel session, we will share our approach that fostered a collaborative and successful project environment. Technology Trends – Data Driven Decision Making
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Loyola University Management of Unstructured Data This session will present recently deployed strategies that are intended to bring structure, security and manageability to unstructured data. This includes effective identification and isolation of secured data, defining “owners” of shared data who can take a more active role in determining who has access to their data. Automated alerts, notifications and scripts provide a higher level of protection against ransomware and other similar threats. Security – Data Access and Management
Microsoft Azure Unplugged: Azure Vision and Direction in 2017 Enhancements to Microsoft’s hyper-scale, enterprise-grade and hybrid Azure platform mean a bigger, faster, more open and even more secure platform. This session will cover our infrastructure and platform vision, where we are in our execution, and future direction. Technology Trends – Cloud – Azure
Microsoft Minecraft in the classroom If you’re new to Minecraft, we have resources including videos, sample lessons, starter worlds , and connections to other Minecraft Educators, to make your on-ramp as smoth as possible. Technology Trends – Gaming in ED
North Highland Stop Paying Cash for Uber We’ve all seen it: you introduce a new technology, system or software and your users use the new thing just like the old thing, ignoring all of the benefits. This session explores how to have users successfully adopt your new IT service or product, harnessing the power of the brain to realize business benefits faster. Technology Trends – IT Adoption Success within Organizations
Sierra-Cedar, Inc. Enterprise CRM in the Cloud Technology Trends – Cloud – CRM
SLAIT Consulting 2016 – The Year Data was Held for Ransom This presentation will help you understand the evolution of ransomware and what to expect going forward, best practice mitigation techniques, how to avoid becoming a victim, and what to do if all else fails. Security – Ransomware
UMBC Collaborating on Accessibility and Succeeding  This session will be a joint presentation by the Division of Information Technology and Student Disability Services at UMBC.  We will discuss our partnership, the process we follow, the tools we use, and examine a case study to demonstrate our results. IT Innovation – Accessability
Wor Wic Community College and Visual Sound Inc. Simple, Sleek, Sophisticated:  Our experience with networked classrooms. In today’s day and age, everything is networked.  From PCs to cell phones, televisions, and even home appliances, the devices we use every day are smarter and more interconnected than ever before. So why shouldn’t our classroom technology be as well?  In this session, we will discuss our experience integrating Crestron networked technology into our learning environment.  Items that will be discussed include planning and budget considerations, implementation, and the types of equipment used. This economical solution provides a high-quality user friendly experience for both the instructor and student.  We are very excited to share our experience with our colleagues. IT Innovation – Future of A/V Classroom Solutions