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EUNIS AR/VR Special Interest Group meeting: 22 Dec 12.00 CET

EUNIS AR/VR Special Interest Group first meeting will be held on 22 Dec at 12.00 CET. The purpose is to get acquaintance and share objectives, issues or outcomes.
It will take place in an ENGAGE virtual room. Please follow the link to get ask for access to the event:
The room will be available from 11:30 to check your hardware, software and connection.
If you do not have already an ENGAGE account, please sign up to create one: https://app.engagevr.io/register
You will be able to attend the meeting with a headset but also without one using your browser or the brand new iOS app.
Read more on the EUNIS AR/VR Special Interest Group here.

EUNIS21 Congress: call for papers is now open!

EUNIS is happy to announce a call for papers for the 2021 Annual Congress with the theme A New Era of Digital Transformation: Challenges for Higher Education.

The Congress will be held on 9 – 11 June 2021 in (Virtual) Athens hosted by the Greek Universities Network. The format of the event (fully online or hybrid) will be decided  before the abstract submission deadline, i.e. 26th of February 2021, depending on the pandemic situation.
The Congress presents an opportunity for sharing of experience amongst international specialists, users, researchers, decision-makers, and teaching staff from all over Europe. The event provides an ideal audience to present and publish the latest results of research, development, and deployment of Information Technology in HEIs.

Submissions are invited under one of the 7 tracks below:

  • Leadership & Management
  • ICT Infrastructure & Security
  • Learning, Teaching and Student Experience
  • Software Development
  • OpenX & Interoperability
  • ICT in Research
  • Covid-19 as an accelerator for digital transformation

Extended abstracts and (optionally) full papers are requested to be uploaded to the #EUNIS21 Congress Easy Chair system for reviewing.

Read more information on the call for papers here. The deadline for submissions is 26th of February 2021.

EUNIS BencHEIT BM2020 annual survey: registration is now open!

The registration for the next round of IT benchmarking BM2020 is now open. To get access to our collaboration platform Eduuni, we need your contact information.

The survey opens in the beginning of February 2021. We will arrange a launch session in Zoom, where we go through the survey Excel in detail. We especially recommend it to new participants.  There will be a lot of valuable information and tips shared by the experienced benchmarkers.

If you have any comments or questions, please do not hesitate to contact us on bm-pg@eunis.org.

For more information, see https://www.eunis.org/task-forces/benchmarking/

“How To Make Cloud Services Secure”: outputs from the EUNIS online workshop

EUNIS Information Security Special Interest Group (InfoSec) organised the 2-hour online workshop “How To Make Cloud Services Secure” on 3rd of November 2020 targeted to CIO’s and security officers involved in the technology behind secure cloud service delivery.

Te workshop was focused on how to increase security in a world where cloud services rule.

The introductory talk was delivered by Jeroen Vandeleur, Service line lead Cloud Security, NVISO, Belgium.

The discussions addressed technical and implementation issues, such as:

  • What is the role of, and how to best set up security centres?
  • What can be done to prevent, detect, resolve security breaches?
  • How to set priorities in security policies?
  • How to use offerings by cloud service providers to improve our security?

Read the outputs from the workshop here.