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EUNIS GDPR & information security workshop: live streaming available on 10-11 Dec

EUNIS GDPR & information security workshop: 10-11 December, Brunel University London

Data protection, privacy, and security are important topics that rule in the digital world, thus the workshop will provide insights in the legal, technological and organisational perspectives as well as the GDPR compliance at institutional, national and international level.

The event will focus on challenges and practices of Information Security for HEIs. The impact of ever-increasing importance of ensuring security, the organisational and technological challenges and developments will be addressed. Speakers will highlight and share the challenges and solutions found locally, nationally and internationally. Expertise and experience will be shared between universities and national organisations in European countries such as the UK, Germany and Norway.

Read the full programme here.

Live streaming available at: https://livestream.com/Brunel/EUNIS:

  • 13.00 -17.30 (GMT/UTC) on 10 December
  • 9.00 -13.00 (GMT/UTC) on 11 December

 

Call for the EUNIS Congress organising: deadline 31 Dec

A reminder that the call for organising next EUNIS annual Congresses for the years 2021 – 2023 is still opended. More information on the submissions and the bidding process is available here. Deadline: 31st of December 2018.

If your institution is interested in hosting the following years EUNIS events, please do not hesitate to send your bid to: info@eunis.org.

As for the 2019 Congress you can already save the date that is: 5 – 7 June 2019 and join us at NTNU in Trondheim, Norway next year! You can already visit the EUNIS 2019 Congress website for more information.

 

Atempo – warm welcome to the new Corporate member of EUNIS!

We are happy to welcome Atempo among EUNIS corporate members!

Atempo is a leading independent European-based software vendor with an established global presence providing solutions to protect, store, move and recover all mission-critical data sets for thousands of companies worldwide.

Atempo’s flagship data protection technology addresses the needs of very large storages with millions of files and petabyte-scale unstructured data volumes using a highly efficient backup approach. In addition to large storage backup and disaster recovery, the same technology also delivers fast and reliable file migration and sync between different storages.

Atempo also edits and commercializes a continuous data protection solution for workstations, file servers and laptops, a range of all-in-one backup appliances particularly suited for remote-site environments, and powerful backup and data preservation solutions for virtual and physical servers, and applications.

Atempo is headquartered in Paris and is present in Europe, the US and Asia with a partner network in excess of 100 partners, integrators and managed service providers.

For more information visit  www.atempo.com

Register for the EUNIS information security event: the deadline is 1 December

There is time till 1st of December to register for the EUNIS GDPR & Information Security workshop at Brunel University London, held on Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th Dec 2018.

The event is targeted to European CIOs, CISO’s and policy makers.

Data protection, privacy, and security are important topics that rule in the digital world, thus the workshop will provide insights in the legal, technological and organisational perspectives as well as the GDPR compliance at institutional, national and international level.

The event will focus on challenges and practices of Information Security for HEIs. The impact of ever-increasing importance of ensuring security, the organisational and technological challenges and developments will be addressed. Speakers will highlight and share the challenges and solutions found locally, nationally and internationally. Expertise and experience will be shared between universities and national organisations in European countries such as the UK, Germany and Norway.

More information, registration form and the programme can be found on the event website.

EUNIS and IMS Global Learning Consortium sign collaborative agreement

Leading organizations will work together to advance high-quality Information Technology infrastructures and promote teaching and learning excellence across Europe

IMS Global Learning Consortium (IMS Global/IMS), the world-leading non-profit collaborative advancing edtech interoperability, innovation, and learning impact announced today a mutual agreement with the EUNIS (European University Information Systems), the association of information technology services in European higher education and research.
Under this agreement, EUNIS and IMS will collaborate to promote the existence of high-quality infrastructures and services to support the activities of education and research institutions in Europe. EUNIS and IMS will bring together leaders from European universities and other organizations to explore new directions and contribute to innovation and excellence in information technology for education, research, and administration.
Both organizations will share information about their activities and events that will be of interest to the other’s members. In addition, EUNIS and IMS will join efforts to disseminate standards, IT policies, and best practices for the use of information technology in education, research, and administration, in accordance with European regulations and guidelines.
“EUNIS is delighted to extend the collaboration with IMS Global in order to drive forward together, the adoption and impact of innovative learning technology, to best support information technology in higher education,” said Raimund Vogl, EUNIS President.
“As evidenced by growing IMS membership and strong leadership in IMS activities from European institutions and educational technology suppliers, the edtech community in Europe is instrumental in supporting the evolution and adoption of open standards,” said Dr. Rob Abel, chief executive officer, IMS Global Learning Consortium. “We believe this collaboration will result in better engagement and information sharing between IMS and EUNIS members, and substantive progress advancing innovative teaching and learning solutions for institutions across Europe.”

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About IMS Global Learning Consortium:
IMS Global is a non-profit organization that advances technology to affordably scale and improve educational participation and attainment. IMS Global members are leading suppliers, institutions, and government organizations that are enabling the future of education by collaborating on interoperability and adoption initiatives. IMS Global sponsors the Learning Impact Leadership Institute, a global program focused on recognizing the impact of innovative technology on educational access, affordability, and quality while developing the people and ideas to help shape the future of educational technology.

About EUNIS:
EUNIS (European University Information Systems) is a non-profit association statutory governed by the French law. The mission of EUNIS is to help member institutions develop their information technology (IT) landscape by sharing experiences and working together. EUNIS fosters exchanges, cooperation, and debates between the entities responsible for information systems in higher education (universities, research institutes, education-oriented organizations) within Europe. With special interest groups (SIGs) focusing on top issues of the higher education IT community (e.g. teaching and learning, information security, benchmarking, student mobility), EUNIS has an excellent platform to launch initiatives and activities for knowledge exchange, cooperation and sharing of best practices, helping to transform the topical areas. The implementation of standards and guidelines is also among the priorities to EUNIS. For more information visit: www.eunis.org