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UTO Events

UTO Event Series

Bringing people together around technology

UTO loves convening people for live experiences. From our annual internal professional development event (Engage!) to our ASU-wide IT event (Empower!) and a diversity of other convenings, talks, and unconferences in between, we invite you join us.

Check out the Events Calendar to see what is happening now! 
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An annual early Summer event geared towards uplifting the IT professional community, the Empower retreats start conversations and introduce fresh ideas about how the New American University’s IT specialists can fulfill ASU’s vision.

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Engage is an exciting opportunity for the UTO family to gather: a community event slated annually in September, Engage UTO retreats offer a platform for our colleagues to share their voice, their passions, and plan collaboratively for future strategic efforts.

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The Smart Region Summit, occurring annually in November, is convened by ASU and a variety of diverse partners. This event focuses on the application of new technologies, systems, and innovation strategies, which serve to advance the idea of the “smart city and region.”

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Join a diverse and inspired community of data practitioners at the annual ASU Data Conference in November! Bringing together professionals of all skill levels and specializations, this event introduces exciting data innovations, fosters skill development, and recognizes valuable achievements in the field.

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The Digital Trust Summit convenes global Digital Trust (D.T.) leaders and changemakers in October and January, inviting them to learn about and collaborate around the latest D.T. projects and programs. Through the summit, learners and educators have the opportunity to connect and advance a collective agenda towards cultivating D.T. in our education and education-to-workforce systems.

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ShapingEDU is a community of dreamers, doers and drivers shaping the future of learning in the digital age. We are value-led changemakers who envision positive learning futures and undertake concrete action to bring about those futures, together. Encompassing this vision are multiple events launched throughout the year, designed to create ripples of positive change:

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"Innov8: A Speaker Series" brings industry leaders to ASU to highlight innovative topics across many domains. This monthly event assembles a community of passionate individuals who gather to delve into the cutting-edge ideas presented by the series' speakers.

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Held in the season for giving and appreciation, the Annual UTO Holiday party occurs each December, offering a dedicated space to celebrate and reflect on our accomplishments. Featuring silent auctions and other activities for giving back to the community, the Holiday Party encourages connection, camaraderie, and philanthropy outside the office walls.