Information Technology Services (ITS)

IT@UofT 2022 virtual conference: May 4 & 5

Published on: January 25, 2022

The annual IT@UofT conference — formerly known as TechKnowFile (TKF) — is taking place on May 4 and 5, 2022 on the Hopin virtual event platform. This unique conference celebrates the diverse information technology community at the University of Toronto (U of T). We are excited for another year of idea sharing, trend discussions and networking with colleagues from across the tri-campus community.

IT@UofT 2022 is proud to introduce the conference chairs, Marden Paul and Anthony Betts, who will lead us through another engaging, educational and inspirational conference.

Marden Paul

Director Planning Governance Assessment (PGA), Office of the Chief Information Officer, University of Toronto (U of T)
As Director PGA, Marden’s responsibilities include strategic planning, forecasting institutional requirements and opportunities for aligning information technology (IT) in their support, facilitating partnerships amongst IT providers and developing policies and guidelines for information management. Throughout his career, he has worked to bridge the current and future objectives of organizations with the potential of emerging and evolving technologies. A U of T graduate and an employee since 1997, Marden has held management positions at Development and University Advancement, Administrative Management Systems and as Director of Strategic Computing in the Office of the Vice President and Provost. Prior to joining the University, Marden held IT management positions in the not-for-profit sector (United Way) and in the commercial/manufacturing sector. Marden has been involved in the IT@UofT conference (previously TechKnowFile) since its inception in 2003. He is father of four youngish children, and formerly an avid hiker, cyclist and canyonographer of the southwest United States.

Anthony Betts

Director, Information & Instructional Technology Services, U of T Mississauga (UTM)
Anthony Betts is a lifelong IT professional, who has worked in various roles focusing on client support and customer service. Bringing his passion for technology and experiences to UTM and Information & Instructional Services (I&ITS), he has played a vital role in transforming the IT Client Services into a client-centric group, expanding the role of the UTM Service Desk in the day-to-day operations of the campus, and driving digital transformation with platforms like ServiceNow.
Stay tuned for announcements on themes, session proposals, keynote speakers, sponsorship opportunities and more.

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