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SUMMIT21: Worldwide Higher Ed webinar series

Date published
Jun 08 - 11 2021
Location of the Event
Virtual summit
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A global webinar series on all things software delivery


June 8 to June 11, 2021

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Join us for SUMMIT21, the world's leading Higher Ed virtual conference, all about virtual software delivery!

SUMMIT21 is the place to be to learn from leading software delivery experts and Higher Ed heroes! This global webinar series will feature best practices, 'how-to's, and seminars from HE IT thought leaders on topics including the following:

  • Enable scalable, long-term BYOD
  • Replace campus labs with virtual labs
  • Save money and time on software delivery
  • Provide on-demand, remote access to every app in your estate
  • Switching to online distance learning models, or blended/hybrid learning models as needed

These sessions are completely free of charge and open to anyone who's interested! And when the time is right, we'll be bringing a Software2 User Day to a location near you in the not too distant future (hopefully!)

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Full SUMMIT21 agenda

The individual sessions are now live and available to register for individually, or you can register for all sessions using the link above. 

SUMMIT21 takes place between Tuesday 8 and Friday 11 June. All sessions are online and you'll receive details of how to join them by email, shortly after registering. To take customer time zones into account, all sessions are scheduled between 9am and 12pm ET (2-5pm BST/3-6pm CET)

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SUMMIT 21 Agenda - June 8

Tuesday, June 8

Software2 Company Update

June 8 at 10AM ET / 3PM BST

Our Co-Founder and CEO Nick Johnson kicks off SUMMIT21 with an update on all the exciting developments here at Software2. Nick will touch upon company growth, key areas of recruitment and our future strategy. As well as showcasing the new universities that have joined the Software2 community.  


COVID made us do it! A successful, rapid implementation of AppsAnywhere with St. Mary's University

June 8 at 11AM ET / 4PM BST

St. Mary's University is going to discuss their strategic vision of moving to a Student BYOD model and how AppsAnywhere plays a part in that. They'll be walking through their very accelerated implementation of AppsAnywhere while highlighting some of the good, bad and ugly they discovered along the way. 


AppsAnywhere Product Update

June 8 at 11AM ET / 4PM BST

Software2 CTO Ryan Heath provides an update on AppsAnywhere and the key new features being developed. Ryan will also discuss the product roadmap. 


AppsAnywhere Best Practices

June 8 at 12PM ET / 5PM BST

Join our COO Phil Morgan in this presentation where he details the most up-to-date best practices taken from over 200 AppsAnywhere deployments across the globe. 


SUMMIT 21 Agenda - June 9

Wednesday, June 9

Packaging Workshop: Tips on how to improve application performance

June 9 at 10AM ET / 3PM BST

In this workshop, one of our most experienced packagers Phil Davis talks about how to improve appset performance and virtualization utilizing Prefetching and Pre-Caching.


An in-depth look at AppsAnywhere Analytics

June 9 at 11AM ET / 4PM BST

During this demonstration, Nik Green will showcase the ‘Explorer’ role in AppsAnywhere Analytics, showing how custom reports and dashboards can utilize features such as filters, calculations, and table merges to help you better focus on your organization's data.


AppsAnywhere Live Demonstration

June 9 at 12PM ET / 5PM BST

Software2 Co-Founder Tony Austwick delivers a live demo of AppsAnywhere, covering all its key features and functions. Tony will discuss the commercial and technical benefits of AppsAnywhere and how it can help you save money and improve software delivery today. 


SUMMIT 21 Agenda - June 10

Thursday, June 10

Trinity College Dublin’s Journey from Floppy Disk Imaging to Hybrid Teaching

June 10 at 10AM ET / 3PM BST

Join Aidan McGee as he outlines how Trinity College Dublin moved from manually imaging machines with floppy disks to delivering applications flexiblyregardless of the user’s location or device.


How Kingston Universities is using ITSM, ITAM and Office 365 tools to manage academic software usage and drive academic engagement

June 10 11AM ET / 4PM BST

Learn how Kingston University has modernized the management of their academic software estate using IT service & asset management tools and driven academic engagement using the Microsoft 365 toolset (including Teams, Planner, and Power Automate). 


Parallels RAS for IT Admins: How to provision apps, servers and Remote PC'

June 10 at 12AM ET / 5PM BST

In this presentation, Phil and Sean use the Parallels RAS admin console to demonstrate how to set up servers to deliver Windows apps to non-Windows devices. They also showcase Parallels RemotePC function which gives IT Admins the ability to make unused PC’s available for remote access.


SUMMIT 21 Agenda - June 11

Friday, June 11

Automatic App Licensing and the Future Vision of the Packaging Service

June 11 at 10AM ET / 3PM BST

Our COO Phil Morgan talks about the new Automatic Application Licensing feature coming to AppsAnywhere and the future of the Packaging Service. 


AppsAnywhere New UI Demonstration

June 11 at 11AM ET / 4PM BST

During this presentation, our UI Lead Lewis Howles demonstrates the brand new AppsAnywhere UI which makes accessing applications even more efficient than ever.


How Elon University Took a Student-Centric Approach Toward Innovation

June 11 at 11AM ET / 4PM BST

Ranked #1 in the United States for academic experiences, Elon University has taken a student-centric approach to improving its campus in response to COVID-19. Assistant CIO and Director of Campus Technology Support Pat Donohue will be showcasing Elon’s strategic goals toward improving student and academic experiences. Pat will also discuss Elon's improvement of student outcomes through digital means while highlighting implementation of AppsAnywhere.


Florida Gulf Coast University's AppsAnywhere Implementation Soared to New Heights Transforming the Software Delivery Model

June 11 at 12PM ET / 5PM BST

Find out about the unique approach to assessing, implementing, and training the University’s students, faculty and staff. Understand how your institution can save money implementing AppsAnywhere by reducing individual licensing between departments and by using virtual labs to use software applicable to the technologies used in the classroom but on and off-campus.


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