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Introduction to Hardware, Software, Networking and Virtualization

NxtGen Introduction to HardwareWorkshop objectives (What is covered):

Students will learn the basics of System Security including:

  • Desktop/Server Hardware
  • Operating Systems (Windows & Linux)
  • Networking (Local Area Networks & Wireless)
  • Virtualization using VirtualBox

Who should attend:

This NxtGen Tech course is open to any high school sophomore, junior or senior (and technically advanced incoming freshmen with IIT Staff approval). No special prerequisite knowledge is required, however, it is recommended that students have some technical knowledge. Students practice hands-on basics and continue into advanced techniques, while building small project-based websites and web applications.


Vasilios (Billy) Pappademetriou is an Adjunct Instructor in Information Technology and Management at Illinois Institute of Technology and an Adjunct Faculty at College of DuPage. He also the faculty adviser of the HAM Radio Club and Research Lab group at Illinois Institute of Technology and has a Federal License at Amateur Radio.

Learn more about Vasilios (Billy) Pappademetriou

Course Dates, Time, and Location:

Wheaton            - June 3-5 from 9:30-4:00 (Rice Campus in Wheaton)
Chicago              - July 8-10 from 9:30-4:00 (Mies Campus in Chicago)


Course Fees:

$229 (includes lunches)



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