[tforum] [Fwd: [announce] 9th Annual SURA/ViDe Digital Video Conference]

Joe Breen Joe.Breen@utah.edu
Wed, 10 Jan 2007 04:18:23 -0700

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Subject: 	[announce] 9th Annual SURA/ViDe Digital Video Conference
Date: 	Wed, 10 Jan 2007 13:55:38 +0700
From: 	Pujan Srivastava <pujan@apan.net>
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*9th Annual SURA/ViDe Digital Video Conference*

March 26-29, 2007

Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Center Atlanta, Georgia, USA

*Save the Date!*

Registration will be opening soon for the 9th Annual SURA/ViDe Digital 
Video Conference http://www.vide.net/conferences/spr2007

THE WHOLE SHEBANG: Converged Communication Technologies in the Campus 
Information Ecosystem:  Are We There Yet?

*ViDe is the recognized leader in digital video development and 
deployment in higher education.  The very successful SURA ViDe Digital 
Video conference is attended by vendors, IT, librarians and researchers 
doing cutting edge research or innovative strategies to deploy digital 
video, collaboration and communications technologies and multimedia in 
an educational or research setting.*

*SURA ViDes' 2007 conference will bring together innovators in higher 
education, telemedicine and K12 to focus on converged collaboration, 
conferencing, voice and media on campus, in the networked, web and 
mobile environments, with an emphasis on both success stories and 
caveats in merging all the technologies into an integrated, seamless and 
ubiquitous information ecosystem.*

Keynote speaker Monday evening, March 26, is:

Laurence F. Johnson, Chief Executive Officer of the New Media 
Consortium,Austin, Texas, an international consortium of more than 200 
universities,colleges, museums, research centers, and technology 
companies dedicated to using new technologies to inspire, energize, 
stimulate, and support learning and creative expression.

The ViDe 2007 Conference is soliciting presentations on cutting edge 
strategies for converging media: videoconferencing, streaming video, 
Voice over IP, collaboration technologies, and new media applications in 
higher education, K12, medicine and research.  Presentations on any 
technologies, innovative practices or important issues with digital 
video and converging communication technologies are welcomed, but 
particularly in the following areas:

*        Converging Technologies: Real World Campus Experiences
*        Communications Technologies/Digital Video  in K12
*        Communications Technologies/Digital Video  in Higher Education
*        Communications Technologies/Digital Video in Medicine and Research
*        Voice over IP
*        Big Video
*        High Definition Video
*        Public Broadcasting
*        Video Access in the Age of Google
*        Video on Demand: Organization, Search and Retrieval, Delivery

Please submit a short abstract (one paragraph to one page) at the 
conference submission website: http://www.easychair.org/ViDe2007/

Presentation dates are Tuesday, March 27 and Wednesday, March 28. Please 
indicate in your abstract whether or not you will be presenting on-site
or remotely, via videoconferencing.

*Deadline for proposal submissions is Friday, February 2, 2007.*

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