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Hi All and welcome to a new school year.  We are kicking off the ITANA year as well.  Below are several important announcements.

Screen2Screen with Laura Patterson, CIO of U. Mich - Why EA is Important.

The first call of the year will be a Screen2Screen event with Laura Patterson, the CIO of University of Michigan.  This event will be during our normal call time (2PM EDT, Thursday, September 13th).  More info will follow.

New ITANA Calendar of Events.  

It is a Google Calendar so you can subscribe to the calendar and have the events show up magically on your various devices. 

ITANA at EDUCAUSE 2012, Denver CO.

ITANA will have several sessions at EDUCAUSE 2012 this year.  These include the ITANA Face2Face 2012 (pre-conference session ), a Learning Theater Session (Wednesday at 11:40AM), a discussion session and an (un)Conference on Thursday.  It will be a busy meeting for us.  I hope that you will join us.

There is a short survey for you to fill out regarding our EDUCAUSE sessions.  If you haven't answered it yet, please take a couple of minutes and fill it out.

Working Groups and Peer Groups

Now that people are back from vacations and ERP upgrades and other fun, we will start up the working groups and peer groups again.  Watch list and check the calendar for the dates.   

The current groups are:  SOA In Higher Education Working Group, New to Architecture Peer Group and Leading as an Architect Peer Group.

Your Part In All Of This

Save the Screen2Screen with Laura Patterson date.  
Sign up for the EDUCAUSE sessions.  
Fill out the survey.  
Watch the list for more from the working groups and peer groups.
Bring your ideas, issues and topics to the bi-weekly calls.
Lead a Working Group or Peer Group.
Join us for another year of ITANA events. 

Jim Phelps
Chair, ITANA

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