[AG-TECH] ViDe 2006: 8th Annual SURA/ViDe Digital Video Conference (fwd)

Andrew Daviel advax at triumf.ca
Thu Dec 8 21:47:42 CST 2005


some may be webcast; site says "watch this space"

Andrew Daviel, TRIUMF, Canada
Tel. +1 (604) 222-7376  (Pacific Time)
security at triumf.ca

---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Thu, 8 Dec 2005 12:43:12 -0500 (EST)
From: chodge5 at utk.edu
To: megacon at lists.acs.ohio-state.edu
Subject: ViDe 2006: 8th Annual SURA/ViDe Digital Video Conference

Please mark your calendars for ViDe 2006, the 8th Annual SURA/ViDe Digital Video Conference March 27-30, 2006.  Hold those dates and plan to attend.

This conference has become recognized as the essential annual learning event in collaborative audio/video conferencing, streaming video, and storing/serving video-on-demand.  Conference content will include examples of digital video projects in the research and education community and information on big video, SIP migration, H.264, video preservation, new conferencing technologies, K-12 applications, technology in the medical community, real time collaboration, firewalls, public broadcasting, voice over IP, open-source interactive media, digital libraries, and search engines. There will also be a general session to hear from the exhibitors.

In addition, two post-conference workshops will be offered on Thursday, March 30:
- Advanced Topics in Audio/Video Conferencing
- Internet2 Commons Site Coordinator Training and/or Big Video

The 2006 conference will be held at Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center in Atlanta, Georgia  (http://www.gatechhotel.com ).  More details will become available at:  http://www.vide.net/conferences/spr2006 .

Don't miss this event of the year for video applications in the research and education community!

- The ViDe 2006 Conference Planning Committee

About ViDe

Formed in 1998, ViDe (Video Development Initiative, http://www.vide.net ) is an international organization with the mission to promote the development and deployment of digital video technologies in research and higher education.  ViDe's working groups:

- Developed the highly acclaimed Video Conferencing Cookbook, now in its fourth revision;
- Led H.323 deployment in higher education with the Large Scale Video Network Prototype;
- Developed the globally deployed ViDeNet H.323 network;
- Provided the underlying architecture for the Internet2 Commons;
- Developed a metadata application profile for digital video description and access, the most recent version using MPEG-7;
- Continue to provide H.323 leadership through their work in the development of video middleware including the recent release of a new videoconferencing standard, ITU H.350.

Dan Kniesner
Oregon Health & Science University
3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland Oregon 97239
kniesner at ohsu.edu
fax 503-494-3227
(ViDe planning committee lead)

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