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Academic Applications Forum

Queen Mary University of London, Pathology Museum, 3rd Floor Robin Brook Centre , St Bartholomew's Hospital, West Smithfield, EC1A 7BE

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Venue: Queen Mary University of London

Room: Barts Pathology Museum, 3rd Floor Robin Brook Centre, St Bartholomew's Hospital, EC1A 7BE

Travel Information: 

The best way to enter the hospital grounds is by the main Henry VIII Gate on West Smithfield. Enter through the gate and turn to your right. Continue via the open doorway which says Minor Injuries/Outpatients and the lift and stairs are on your right. Go to the third floor.

How to find the Pathology Museum

10.30 - Refreshments

11.00 – 12.30 - Microsoft Update

Microsoft's Commercial Executive for Education, Jonny Smith, will be attending the morning session to discuss a range of topics, including an update on the licensing changes relating to:

  • 2017 EES Agreement: Knowledge Workers and EQUs
  • O365 ProPlus device-based subscription for Education licensing (new from August 2019)
  • Evergreen agreements and changes to reseller rebates
  • Azure Dev Tools for Teaching
  • A5 Security and Compliance offerings  

12:30 – 13:30 - Lunch

13:30 – 16.30 (approx) - AAF Meeting


  1. Apologies for absence
  2. Minutes of the previous meeting
  3. Actions arising from the minutes not covered by the agenda
  4. Date and place of next and next‐but‐one meeting
  5. Topic for presentation at next meeting
  6. Chest Agreement Update – Chest Report
  7. Report from UCISA Software Procurement Subgroup
  8. Microsoft licensing and Office 365
  9. Devices (management and application delivery)
  10. Applications Software
    1. Bibliographic Software, publishing and authoring
    2. Office Applications
    3. Graphics, Visualisation and Multi‐media
    4. Mathematics, Statistics, Scientific and Engineering Applications
    5. Programming Languages and Applications Development Tools
    6. GIS software
    7. Assistive software
    8. Desktop virtualisation
    9. Server virtualisation
    10. Cloud infrastructure
    11. SAM
    12. Server and back-­‐end software
    13. Other Software (including software associated with data sets)
  11. Any Other Business

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