IT@UofT 2024 conference

IT@UofT 2024 conference. Better Together. May 8-9.

In-person event
St. George campus
Toronto, ON

IT@UofT 2024 conference

IT@UofT 2024 conference. Better Together. May 8-9.

In-person event
St. George campus
Toronto, ON

Collage of pictures from past conference events
Participants at a past conference

Presented by Information Technology Services, the IT@UofT conference is a forum for people to share ideas, learn about information technology innovations and make lasting connections with colleagues from across the tri-campus community.

This year’s conference theme is “Better Together”. IT@UofT 2024 will feature three streams including AI, collaboration and teamwork and information security.

The conference is an in-person event open to faculty and staff across U of T, including IT leaders, technical specialists, decision-makers, communications professionals and administrators.

All spots available for the conference have been filled. Registration is now closed.

Volunteers at the IT@UofT 2024 conference

Thank you to our attendees, presenters and volunteers

IT@UofT 2024 brought together more than 600 people from across the tri-campus community. Thank you to all who attended. Special thanks to our presenters and volunteers who helped make the conference a success!

Conference co-chairs

Bo Wandschneider

Chief Information Officer, University of Toronto

A respected IT veteran, Bo Wandschneider has spent 30 years in higher education information technology, first at the University of Guelph and more recently as CIO and associate vice principal of Information Technology at Queen’s University. Bo’s early years included a decade in an academic unit where he was embedded in the research enterprise and actively engaged in teaching and learning.

A truly collaborative leader, Bo is well known across Canada for the breadth and depth of his knowledge, his desire to build partnerships, and his openness and willingness to share information and expertise with colleagues and staff.

Bo Wandschneider
Omar Malik

Omar Malik

Director, Technology Services, Lawrence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto

Omar Malik joined the University in September 2023 and brings over 27 years of experience in technology, management and education. He was previously the acting executive superintendent & CIO at the Toronto Catholic District School Board. He led various digital transformation initiatives, including deploying over 20,000 devices for students in need during the pandemic.

Before the TCDSB, Omar was the manager of Integrated Client Technology at Humber College, where he led several strategic technology initiatives, such as migrations to cloud services (O365, Azure, Amazon Web Services), learning management systems, and the modernization of classrooms, computer labs and maker spaces. Omar also served as the head of IT at the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, where he led the development of the organization’s first technology department and project management practices, as well as delivered on several key strategic projects.

Omar Malik

Photo gallery

Exchanging ideas and making lasting connections with colleagues across the tri-campus community is what the IT@UofT 2024 conference is all about! View images from past ITS conferences and events.

Group photo of participants at the TKF 2005 conference.
Volunteers at the registration desk during the TKF 2018 conference.
Participants sitting in an auditorium during the TKF 2004 conference.
UnITe OHEIT.TKF.RUCD conference 2019

Statement of Land Acknowledgement

We wish to acknowledge this land on which the University of Toronto operates. For thousands of years, it has been the traditional land of the Huron-Wendat, the Seneca and the Mississaugas of the Credit. Today, this meeting place is still the home to many Indigenous people from across Turtle Island and we are grateful to have the opportunity to work on this land.