FYI. -Geoff


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[mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Lisa DiMauro
Sent: Monday, September 13, 2010 12:32 PM
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Subject: [Announcement] NERCOMP - Videoconference Technology - Oct 25


Dear Friends,
Registration is now open for NERCOMP's upcoming workshop: 
"Videoconference Technologies, Service, and Support: Can You See Me Now?"
October 25, 2010
9:00 - 3:00 (Coffee and Registration start at 8:00)
NERCOMP Members: $130, Non-Members: $260
Skidmore College
815 North Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY
There are so many videoconference solutions to choose from. Free and
proprietary, desktop and web-based, and high performance high definition
devices made by vendors such as Tandberg and Polycom. While organizations
take different approaches to videoconferencing, it is an important IT
collaboration that at a minimum requires product evaluation, equipment
recommendations, training, and support. As videoconference use increases,
careful planning is required in order to invest in reliable communication
tools for instruction and virtual meetings. On the front-line, technologists
provide recommendations and technical assistance to faculty and
administrators. On the back-end, network systems administrators assure
connectivity and monitor bandwidth usage. Front and back-end coordination is
essential for a small staff to provide this service. Colgate University, St.
Lawrence University and Skidmore College will report back on the current
status of videoconferencing on campus. How are videoconference tools used
optimally to support different needs, goals, and, and in the


For a full schedule and registration information, please go to:


We would be grateful if you would pass this announcement on to friends and
colleagues who might find it of interest. 


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Thank you very much. We hope to see you on October 25th!
Lisa DiMauro