A technical innovation powered by Microsoft Windows Azure platform led by The University of Sheffield

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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. 

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

Register now at: http://scenat.eventbrite.com

Agenda:

Wednesday 23rd January 2013
Location: Alfred Denny Building, The University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN.

09.45 – 10.15              Registration (Tea / Coffee)

10.15 – 10.20              Welcome

10.20 – 10.40              Supply Chain Environmental Analysis Tool - Prof. Lenny Koh Founder of the LSCM Research Centre, University of Sheffield

10.40 – 11.00              Why Cloud Was The Perfect Fit For SCEnAT - Carlos Oliveira Managing Director, Shaping Cloud

11.10 – 11.30              Microsoft Cloud Services For Education - Mark McManus Cloud Services Business Manager, Microsoft

11.30 – 11.50              Janet’s document pack - Tony Lewis Principle Advisor, JANET

11.50 – 12.20              Panel Discussion

12.20 – 13.20              Close, Lunch & Networking

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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 document pack.