SCEnAT logo and website link SCEnAT on Cloud demonstration, 09:45, 26th March 2013, ICOSS, 219 Portobello, Sheffield

Register now at http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/lscm/scenat/register

The advancement in cloud services now offers Universities and research groups access to an unparalleled level of technological power. The University of Sheffield will play host this event to demonstrate the Supply Chain Environmental Analysis Tool (SCEnAT), an innovative application powered by Windows Azure. The event will also celebrate the launch of the Microsoft and Janet document pack

Professor Lenny Koh Director of The University of Sheffield Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LSCM) Research Centre will speak about SCEnAT and its benefits to users. Carlos Oliveira, Managing Director of Shaping Cloud will discuss the development of the tool and benefits of utilising the technology. Mark McManus, Cloud Services Business Manager at Microsoft will talk about the Windows Azure platform and discuss the benefits to Universities and research groups. Tony Lewis of Janet will conclude the event by discussing the exclusive contractual amendments and due diligence available to research and education institutions in the form of the Janet Cloud Services for Education Agreement.

The advanced cloud technology used to build the tool has been recognised by Microsoft who have featured a case study about the tool on their own website.

This event is being supported by the University of Sheffield, Microsoft, Janet and Shaping Cloud.

Places are limited, register today at: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/lscm/scenat/register

Agenda

Venue location

09:45 - 10:15 Registration (Tea / Coffee)  ICOSS location map and link to google map
10:15 - 10:20 Welcome
10:20 - 10:40 Supply Chain Environment Analysis Tool
10:40 - 11:00 Why Cloud was the Perfect fit for SCEnAT
  Break
11:10 - 11:30 Microsoft Cloud Services for Education
11:30 - 11:50 Janet Cloud Services for Education Agreement
11:50 - 12:20 Panel Discussion
12:20 - 13:20 Close, lunch and networking

Janet logo and link to websiteThe University of Sheffield logo and link to LSCM Research Centre webpageShaping Cloud logo and link to websiteMicrosoft Logo and link to the Microsoft Azure webpages