Monday 3rd June, 2013
1:00pm to 1:45pm
In addition to and separate from uPortal itself, Jasig also sponsors a comprehensive range of compelling, off-the-shelf portlet projects you can use to assemble an effective campus portal quickly. The twelve months since the last conference have brought us several major, exciting new developments int his space.
This session is a "Year in Review" for Apereo portlet projects, highlighting the most important updates in features, user experience, technology, and best practices. We will also discuss exciting new work under development now.
If you're thinking of implementing uPortal or uMobile, or if you already have uPortal and need to catch up with new developments in portlets, this session is for you. This is a high-level, highly-visual overview: uPortal and Java platform knowledge is not required.
Senior IT Officer
Anthony is a Senior IT Officer at The University of Manchester with 12 years experience. Anthony has been an active member of Jasig since 2005. He successfully incubated the News Reader Portlet and has committed on several Jasig projects. Anthony is the technical lead on the MyManchester uPortal environment and has many portlets and upgrades to his name.
Drew is a Software Architect and the Lead Engineer for uPortal Cooperative Support at Unicon: a leading provider of IT services for Education, specializing in open source. He is a passionate advocate for open source, and a long-standing contributor on several Apereo (formerly Jasig) projects including uPortal, SSP, PersonDirectory, ResourceServer, and most Jasig portlets. Within Apereo, Drew currently serves on the uPortal Steering Committee, the 2013 Conference Planning Committee, and as the Lead Engineer for the Email Preview and Notifications portlets. Drew is an experienced workshop leader and a frequent presenter at conferences.
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