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Technology Track Presentations

Adobe Acrobat Basics in Creating Bullet-Proof PDFs

Experience the power of Adobe Acrobat version X to create new PDF files, review and share PDF files, and create fillible-forms and other basics. Learn how to create and troubleshoot PDF files for perfect printing every time! This session is great for PC and Mac users who use or work with Adobe Acrobat PDF files.

Harness the Power of Online Search

Want to improve your chances of finding the proverbial needle in a haystack? Attend this fun-filled session and learn how online search engines such as Google and Bing work, tips and tricks to make your searches more productive, and even find the answer to that ultimate question - "Where's Waldo?"!

Introduction to Computer Security

It may sound like a made-for-tv movie, but bad actors really are trying to steal your data. The Syrian Electronic Army, Unit 61398, the Russian Mob, and assorted hacktivists are all out to gain control of your computer.

Keeping Your Data Safe While Traveling

Ever wonder if wireless access in the airport was really safe? Will that X-Ray machine harm my laptop? And exactly what is that shady-looking nerd doing over there? This presentation covers current trends in cybercrime that most frequently affect travelers, reviews OSU policy designed to keep your data safe, and offers some helpful tips to make your trip less "cyber-perilous"!

Part 1: Google Apps for OSU: The Essentials

This workshop provides an introduction to Google Apps and their functionality for OSU.

Part 2: Google Apps for OSU: Drive and Sites

This workshop provides more in-depth information about Google Apps, and specifically how to use the Google Drive (which encompasses Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Presentations) and Google Sites.

The Oregon State Brand

Get an overview of the OSU brand and how to implement it.

Tools for Remote Collaboration

Learn what's available to help you collaborate with others throughout OSU and even people across the world. This session will provide an overview of collaborative technologies such as cloud-based sharing, webinar/presentation applications and social media.

Using Social Media in the Workplace

Come and learn how various OSU employees are using Social Media in their day to day work. This session will be presented by a panel of members from the OSU Social Media Group. Topics we will cover will include using social media for marketing, networking, research, professional development and more. 

Videoconferencing @ OSU

This workshop provides an overview of videoconferencing support available at Oregon State University. It covers services, equipment, booking, scheduling, and best applications for this technology.