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IT Professionals Forum FALL 2017 Conference

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will host the IT Professionals Forum on November 1-2, 2017. The theme for the 2017 Fall IT Professionals Forum event is: Grow Stronger Together. In keeping with our Grow Stronger Together theme, we’re continuing to stretch our growth by offering second day with optional workshops.

  • Wednesday, November 1st: A full day of sessions, posters, vendor partners and food at the I Hotel and Conference Center located at 1900 S. 1st Street Champaign, IL 61820.
  • Thursday, November 2nd: optional workshops and demos.

Call for Proposals

The call for proposal information must be completed and submitted electronically through the online form to have your topic considered for the conference. The deadline for submission is Friday, September 22, 2017. 

The conference is organized around the Grow Stronger Together theme in five tracks: Rich Soil, Growing Strong, Fruitful Harvest, Helping Hands, and Out on the Horizon.

  • Rich Soil: Hosting, Infrastructure, Networking
    The foundation from which the rest of our services and offerings grow.
  • Growing Strong: Design, Programming, Development, Testing
    From the seedling of an idea through a tentative sprout to full bloom..
  • Fruitful Harvest: Research, Data, Content
    The information in information technology.
  • Helping Hands: Support, Collaboration, Connections
    Working together, learning from each other, strengthening teams.
  • Out on the Horizon: Vision, Updates, Goals
    Surveying the landscape; how we get there from here.

We would like to extend a special thank you to our Grow Stronger Together Gold Sponsor Technology Services.

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