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5) Open Suggestion to ICCMers

Every year, I.T. professionals from mission orgs around the world gather to help one another move forward in information technology questions, cyber-security issues and more. This emphasis on international Christian computing is a primary force in helping Christian I.T. professionals stay current and informed. Now, Missio Nexus is offering them and others additional options. This year’s Missio Nexus conference will feature an information tech special field of study in the Mission Finance and Administration Track. Learn more at…

 

missionexus.org/future-mission/future-mission-tracks-2/future-mission-mfa-track-details/

 

4) Are You a Serious I.T. Guy Hosting WordPress? Tried GridPane?

Obviously, it won’t work for everyone. Maybe you use CentOS instead of Ubuntu and Apache instead of Nginx. But it’s at least worth a look. Might make your organization’s staff happier with your WordPress world. According to the hype, “With a fully automated dashboard and server stack, GridPane delivers all the bells and whistles of managed WordPress hosting at a fraction of the cost. You’ll build servers in minutes and sites in seconds, all of them fast, secure, and ruthlessly efficient.” Check it out at…

 

gridpane.com/

 

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4) Learning about Privacy Laws and Data Stewardship

Justin Schluessler (Data Protection Office for Compassion International) will be presenting on Data Stewardship at the ICCM-Americas conference June 26 -29 in Hannibal, Missouri. He will also be presenting breakout sessions on GDPR and current/anticipated US laws on data protection. Registration for the Americas Conference is still open at the reduced early-bird rate until March 31. Visit

 

americas.iccm.org for more information.

 

or email

iccmamericasatlightsysdotorg  (iccmamericasatlightsysdotorg)  

7) International Conference on Computing and Mission Conference

ICCM-Americas meets in Hannibal, MO, June 26-29, 2019. The gathering brings together both leaders and technical practitioners in Information Technology/Information Security from multiple organizations with common interests in collaborative technology, learning from the strengths of others, cross-cultural mission, and fulfilling the Great Commission. Included are times of worship, prayer, panel discussion, plenary sessions, technical sessions, and networking opportunities.

Registration is currently open,

 

americas.iccm.org

 

See

 

iccm.org

 

for conferences on other continents. Discounted early-bird registration will likely end March 31, so better act fast. We’ve participated in these previously and they’re ALWAYS helpful.

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