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Technology Briefings are free sessions that are open to all members of the Stanford community. The intent of these sessions is to share information about new and emerging technologies, provide vendor updates, and inform users about changes to campus technologies. No registration is required to attend these events.

Tech Briefings

Upcoming Tech Briefings

All Tech Briefings take place in Turing Auditorium (Polya Hall, Room 111). Most sessions can be attended remotely and are recorded for later viewing. If you have an idea for a Tech Briefing topic, or have questions or comments, please submit a Help Ticket.

Date Topic
  • Wed Oct 18, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Apple Presents iOS 11

Location: Turing Auditorium (Polya Hall, Room 111)

Dane Riley, Apple Higher Education Senior System Engineer, will provide an update covering the latest on iOS 11. As this recent iOS release furnishes a number of enhancements, this will be a fast-paced session reviewing many of the new features.

  • iOS 11 - Improved drag and drop, new Dock, maps, scanning, camera enhancements, keyboard, AR and much, much more.

Please join us for this information packed session.  Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://stanford.zoom.us/s/433144799

Or Telephone:
    US: +1 650 724 9799 or +1 833 302 1536 (Toll Free) 
    Meeting ID: 433 144 799

 

  • Wed Nov 15, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Apple Presents MacOS High Sierra and WatchOS 4

Location: Turing Auditorium (Polya Hall, Room 111)

Dane Riley, Apple Higher Education Senior System Engineer, will be presenting an overview of the latest features in macOS High Sierra, released in late September. Additionally, we will cover the latest features in watchOS 4.

Topics include:

macOS High Sierra

  • Photos - organization and editing updates
  • Safari - improved privacy, turn auto-play videos off and Reader enhancements
  • Siri - more expressive, flight tracking capabilities and more
  • Notes - pinning most used notes, add tables and share with friends or colleagues
  • Additional enhancements with the file system, Finder, Mail, Messages, iCloud and more

watchOS 4

  • New watch faces, activity, workout features, heart rate, music and more

Please join us for this overview.

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Last modified August 21, 2017