Dell Canada BYOD Forum – Ottawa

Dell Canada BYOD Forum – Ottawa
Event on 2013-03-19 09:00:00

A Dell Canada BYOD Forum


Date:               Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Time:               9:00 a.m. – 3:10 p.m.

Location:        TBD


Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is a major technology trend in Education.  Dell Canada has organized a BYOD Forum and we are pleased to invite you to participate in this event!


One objective of this event is to provide Education IT Professionals with an opportunity to share their successes, best practices, lessons learned, concerns / challenges and barriers related to BYOD models that they have implemented, are planning on implementing or investigating.


We will articulate Dell's point of view on BYOD in Education and position some of our solutions that are ideally suited to assist our Education customers in addressing their BYOD requirements.  Dell technical experts will conduct BYOD relevant presentations on security, enterprise wireless planning, application and resource provisioning and management and systems management including some highlights of Dell’s roadmap for managing diverse mobile devices.  We will also highlight the significant benefits to Educational organizations of Dell’s IT Simplification and BYOD Readiness Assessment service.



During the course of the day, we will encourage discussions associated with governance-and other technical-related issues that should be considered when contemplating the implementation of a secure, effective and sustainable BYOD model.


The intended audience for this event are the individuals responsible for researching, selecting, managing and administering the enterprise IT infrastructure for the Education organization.


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One lucky organization participating in the Forum will win one of our new Dell Latitude 10 Tablets running Windows 8 Professional.  A draw for this amazing prize will be made at the end of the event and you must be present to win!  For a review of this device, please visit:


DRAFT Agenda


8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.      Light Refreshments and Social Interaction


9:00 a.m. – 9:05 a.m.     Welcome and Introductions


9:05 a.m. – 9:35 a.m.     BYOD in Education Overview and Dell's Point of View

                                       Please come with information that you would like to share with

                                                    your Education peers about BYOD: best practices, lessons learned,  

                                                    observations, ideas and experiences



9:40 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.   BYOD Security Considerations (Dell SonicWALL)


10:20 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. BREAK


10:30 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.  Enterprise BYOD Wireless Considerations


11:15 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.  Unified Communications with Microsoft Lync

                                        [Subject to Change]


12:00 p.m. – 12:40 p.m. LUNCH – Time to eat, network and catch up on e-mail etc. 


12:40 p.m. – 1:20p.m.     Application and Resource Provisioning Using VDI


1:25 p.m. – 2:05p.m.       BYOD and Mobile Device Management (Dell KACE)


2:05 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.     BREAK


2:15 p.m. – 2:55 p.m.      IT Simplification and BYOD Readiness Assessment (Dell)


3:00 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.      Survey Completion, Prize Draw, Closing Remarks & Wrap-Up

                                                      Include a draw for a Dell Latitude 10 Tablet – must be present to win!

at The Robert McLaughlin Gallery
72 Queen Street, Civic Centre
Oshawa, Canada

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