Sonic Foundry to Sponsor and Provide Streaming Services for UBTech, Annual Conference on Higher Education Technology Leadership, for 14th Consecutive Year
ORLANDO, Fla. — UBTech Booth 301 — June 12, 2017 — Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFO), the trusted global leader for video creation and management solutions and Titanium sponsor of UBTech 2017, today announces the higher education technology conference will be streamed to an on-demand audience via Mediasite. Sonic Foundry will also demo the latest enhancements to Mediasite Video Platform at booth 301.
“We are thrilled that Mediasite is streaming our conference for the 14th year in a row. Showcasing our sessions online has been critical in helping us reach new audiences, and sharing the knowledge and expertise of our speakers to anyone, regardless of whether they attended the conference, has been an asset to our business,” said Stephanie Martinez, COO of Professional Media Group, publisher of University Business and producer of UBTech.
Held in Orlando, Fla. June 12-14, UBTech highlights emerging trends in IT and AV technologies and its applications across campuses to improve institutional and student success. Each year UBTech brings together key campus leaders from hundreds of colleges and universities for a focused high-level conversation about technology innovation across every aspect of campus leadership and practice.
This is the 14th consecutive year Mediasite is delivering an interactive UBTech hybrid event. All keynotes will be live-streamed, and general and breakout sessions will be available on demand via Mediasite Showcase, an interactive video portal to curate, spotlight and view live and on-demand content. Showcase supports deep engagement by allowing users to build custom video playlists that are easily sharable with colleagues.
The public can register to watch UBTech’s live keynote speakers for free via Mediasite at https://ubtech.mediasite.com/mediasite/Showcase/ubtech17.
Elizabeth Collins, Sonic Foundry senior vice president, will moderate “Rapid Fire Panel: Academic Video’s Impact on Learning” featuring Mediasite users at 3:20 p.m. June 12 in Augusta A+B.
Also, be sure to catch these Mediasite users at the mic:
- “Lecture Capture, Instructional Video, Accessibility, & Lessons Learned”: Ian Wilkinson, Texas Tech University, 7:30 a.m. June 12, pre-conference session
- “A Blueprint for Creating Effective and Accessible Instructional Video”: Ian Wilkinson and Jackie Luft, Texas Tech University, 9:50 a.m. June 14 in Colonial A+B
About Sonic Foundry®, Inc.
Sonic Foundry is the trusted global leader for video capture, management and streaming solutions. Trusted by educational institutions, corporations and government entities, Mediasite Video Platform quickly and cost-effectively automates the capture, management, delivery and search of live and on-demand streaming videos and rich media. Mediasite transforms communications, training, education and events for more than 4,300 customers in over 65 countries. Leading analyst research firms Aragon, Forrester, Wainhouse and Frost & Sullivan recognize Sonic Foundry as a leader in enterprise video, webcasting and lecture capture.
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