Higher ed institutions use technology to increase collaboration, learning

Higher ed institutions were honored at this year's AMX Innovation Awards during UBTech 2014 in Las Vegas

Cutting-edge higher education institutions across the country are leveraging AV and IT technology to advance the learning experience on their campuses. Five of these institutions were honored at the 2014 AMX Innovation Awards, which were presented this past June at UBTech, higher ed’s leading national technology and leadership conference.

UBTech: Technology changes everything

Our conference explored new tech challenges and opportunities facing key areas of campus administration

Vanishing boundaries, emerging opportunities. That was the overarching theme in Orlando this June as approximately 1,000 attendees gathered at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin resort for learning, networking, and fun. Some traveled far to UBTech 2013—with attendees from Brisbane, Australia; London; and Rio de Janeiro—and others came in from a few dozen colleges and universities in Florida.

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Sonic Foundry in tenth year of webcasting UBTech

For the 10th consecutive year, Titanium-sponsor Sonic Foundry Inc. (NAS: SOFO), the trusted leader for video content management and webcasting solutions, used its Mediasite platform to webcast sessions from UBTech to an online audience.

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UBTech 2013

UBTech 2013 is higher education's most focused high-level conversation about technology's impact on every aspect of campus leadership and practice.

A Conversation with Jim Samels and Jim Martin

University Business readers know Jim Samels and Jim Martin as the coauthors of the long running “Future Shock” column in each issue and online. The column covers a broad range of topics from higher education management and leadership issues to community relations and sustainable thinking.

In June, the pair will be featured speakers at the UBTech conference in Orlando, presenting “Myths and Realities of Campus Sustainability: 10 Questions to Ask Before You Pledge Financial Allegiance to Green Energy and Technology Solutions.”

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Branding Your University to Steal Market Share

At UBTech, marketing and branding expert Tom Dougherty will explain how to change the mindset of a university or college that does not see itself as a business.

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Establishing an IT Project Management Office

At UBTech, John McGuthry, Cal Poly Pomona’s Chief Information Officer, will discuss the challenges associated with establishing a project management office in an information technology focused organization.

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Avoid the Globaloney: Ten Insights for Building a Global Brand Image

At UBTech, Jessica McWade, a higher-ed consultant with Maguire Associates, will discuss how to develop a credible, authentic global brand image in today’s world of vanishing boundaries while avoiding the veneer of a global image, aka “globaloney.”

A Conversation with Tony Bates

Tony Bates is the author of 11 books in the field of online learning and distance education. In addition to his most recent title, Managing Technology in Higher Education: Strategies for Transforming Teaching and Learning (Jossey-Bass/John Wiley & Co. 2011), Bates moderates a widely read blog about online learning and distance education resources at www.tonybates.ca. Popular with audiences at education conferences around the world, Bates will be a featured speaker at UBTech 2013 in Orlando.

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Registration Opens For UBTech 2013, The Annual Higher Ed Tech Leadership Conference From University Business

Registration is now open for UBTech 2013, University Business magazine’s annual higher-ed technology leadership conference, where more than 80 speakers will address the program’s theme of “Vanishing Boundaries; Emerging Opportunities.”