Global IT for a Global Campus: Tips & Lessons Learned from Supporting Duke’s International Operations

PRESENTERS: Kevin Davis (moderator), Richard Biever, Joe Lopez, Daniel Fredrick, Tim Searles, Patrick Daniels
DEPARTMENTS: OIT, University IT Security Office, Fuqua, Trinity Technology Services, Global Health
FORMAT: Panel Discussion (Moderator and panel members discussing a topic and/or taking questions from the audience.)


From Duke Kunshan University, to research sites in Africa, to work on all seven continents, Duke IT staff are called upon every day to support international programs and initiatives. In this panel discussion, get tips from, and ask questions of, colleagues from OIT, Fuqua, TTS and the University IT Security Office on how to best support international research, teaching and learning. Find out more about how Fuqua supports hundreds of international MBA students; how TTS helps Global Health fulfill their life-changing mission; how OIT helps bring fiber-optic speeds to researchers in the middle of Tanzania; and how your department can plan for international cell phone use without breaking the budget. Plus, we’ll talk about how you can help keep your users and their Duke data secure when abroad. If your department is supporting international programs, sites or operations, or if it’s thinking about these activities in the future, bring your questions and join a dialogue on supporting Duke in the world.