Register today for the 2019 Michigan IT Symposium

Register now for the Michigan IT Symposium and its new format! Join colleagues from across U-M Monday and Tuesday, November 25 and 26, for an energizing and engaging professional development opportunity. Learn new skills, connect with other IT professionals, and hear from campus leaders and innovators who are employing technology to empower the leaders and best! The event is open to all University of Michigan IT and technology professionals and advocates, and will take place at the Michigan League on the Ann Arbor campus. Note: The deadline to register for lunch is Monday, November 11. People registering after November 11 will need to find lunch on their own on the day of the symposium.

New event format 

Monday, November 25 – Check-in starts at 1 p.m.; Welcome begins at 2 p.m.

  • Keynote address by Marcus Collins, lecturer of marketing, co-director of the Yaffe Digital Media Initiative, Ross School of Business
  • U-M IT Leadership Panel led and moderated by Ravi Pendse, vice president for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
  • Afternoon poster reception with more than 50 posters presented by IT staff from U-M schools and colleges, Michigan Medicine, and administrative and central IT units. Light refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, November 26 – Check-in starts at 8 a.m.; Breakout session one begins at 9 a.m.

  • A day packed full of learning and professional development opportunities! Choose from 33 different breakout sessions offered during five session blocks throughout the day.

You must register by end of day Monday, November 11 to receive lunch during the Symposium on Tuesday, November 26.


Do you want to do more than just attend the Michigan IT Symposium this year? Volunteer to support the event! Volunteers are needed for both Monday, November 25 and Tuesday, November 26.

The IT Symposium is one of several activities co-sponsored by the offices of the VPIT-CIO and the CIO for Michigan Medicine and organized by the Michigan IT Steering Committee to build community and encourage collaboration among U-M’s 2,700 IT professionals