Conference crowd

CTD 2017


uwindsor alumni
odette mba society

University of Windsor's Campus Technology Day is an annual one-day conference devoted to sharing and celebrating the ways technology impacts and enhances learning, teaching, research and building community on campus. It is an opportunity for faculty, staff, and students to gather together to listen, discuss, and exchange ideas about the use of technology on campus.


Vice President, Manufacturing, Development and Operations, IBM Canada

Pat HorganPat leads business operations for IBM Canada including CIO, Supply Chain, Real Estate, Procurement, Corporate Citizenship and Government Programs. In addition, he provides leadership to the IBM Software Lab organization and the Microelectronic Manufacturing Plant in Bromont, Quebec. Both of these are the largest of their kind in Canada, holding world mandates.  Pat is the Chair of the IBM Canada Board.

In recent years Pat is responsible for driving IBM Canada’s Innovation Ecosystem – Centres of Excellence that focus on tackling grand challenge issues using world class technology and utilizing data analytics.  He has been instrumental in building a number of partnerships with Government and Academia along with IBM – creating solutions and driving new business growth.  These partnerships now span the country – and have been widely praised as helping to catalyze new innovation momentum for Canada.

Pat participates on many external Boards, including being 2013’s Chair of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, also on the board of Ontario Centres of Excellence, Ontario Brain Institute, NRC Emerging Technologies and SSHRC.  He also is on the board of local organizations such as York Region HR Council and Southlake Regional Health Centre.

Pat is an Ivey Business School graduate and holds a CPA designation.

8:00am - 9:00am

Registration - CAW 2nd Floor

9:00am - 10:30am

Patrick K. Horgan - Vice President, Manufacturing, Development and Operations, IBM Canada
Alumni Auditiorium - CAW Student Centre

11:00am - 12:00pm

Salon A - UWinsite
Salon B - Digitization at the Leddy Library
Salon C - A Decade of Developments and Digital Renewal in Teaching and Learning Technologies

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch - CAW Commons

1:00pm - 1:45pm

Salon A - Office 365: OneDrive for Business and Groups
Salon B - The Safe Lancer App
Salon C - Record, Stream & Collaborate: Blackboard Ultra

1:50pm - 2:35pm

Salon A - IT Service Desk Self-Service Portal
Salon B - Learning Analytics
Salon C - Library Talks on Selected Works and Data Management

2:35pm - 3:05pm

Coffee Break - CAW Commons

3:05pm - 4:00pm

Salon A - UWinsite: A Tour of the New Campus ERP
Salon B - Using Jupyter to Create Data Science Magic
Salon C - New Designs and Tools for 2017