Summer Working Connections 2013 is officially in the books. Thank you to everyone who joined us last week in the Texas heat. The final tally included 108 attendees from 18 states, 65 free textbooks (and, sadly, 20 loaner textbooks), 15 raffle prizes, 8 staff members, 7 tracks, 4 lunches, 3 buildings, and 2 very important Friday surveys.
Attendees check in at Working Connections registration table.
Getting ready to head to class on the first day.
Helen Sullivan and Laurel Philips welcome attendees to Working Connections.
Working Connections attendees are so happy to be here!
Ann Beheler welcoming everyone to Working Connections at lunch the first day.
Collin College Vice President Brenda Kihl welcomes attendees.
Lunch is served!
Working Connections attendees enjoying great conversation over lunch.
Instructor David Royer discussing the cloud in the “EMC Cloud Infrastructure and Services” track.
Networking at Working Connections.
Look at all those Working Connections newbies!
Nic Xenos of Juniper Networks talking about SDN during lunch on day two.
Mark Dempsey calling out winning raffle ticket numbers.
Instructor John Vail explaining the Wireshark lab.
Attendees helping each other out with the labs.
A peek at the Wireshark lab.
Dan Myers from Citrix talking about the cloud during lunch on day three.
How cloud computing impacts your work/life balance.
Attendees were really engaged with the lunch presentation.
Working hard in the “Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012” track.
Instructor Randy Askew discussing labs in the “Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012” track.
Labs, labs, labs!
Attendees working together on the labs in “Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012” track.
VMware attendees are using virtual labs.
Instructor Justin Apsley talking about security in the “Citrix Application Virtualization” track.
Inside the “Citrix Application Virtualization” track.
Mark Dempsey and Helen Sullivan working at the travel reimbursement “open house” on the last day.
And a look behind the scenes at just some of the prep work.
Working Connections prep – working hard, Heather O’Neil, Susie Davisson, and Kathy Brown.
Wow – Look at all those name badges!
Again, thanks to everyone who came and was involved in this summer’s Working Connections IT Faculty Development Institute. Were you there? Share your experiences and let us know what tracks you might want to see at the next Working Connections.