Tuesday, December 06, 2005

8th Annual SURA/ViDe Digital Video Conference

ViDe 2006, the 8th Annual SURA/ViDe Digital Video Conference March 27-30, 2006

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

Digital Preservation in State Government: Best Practices Exchange 2006

Registration is now open for:
Digital Preservation in State Government: Best Practices Exchange 2006
When: March 27th - 28th, 2006
Where: Wilmington, North Carolina at the Hilton Wilmington Riverside
Registration Fee: $150
Registration Deadline: February 23, 2005

Come join fellow librarians, archivists, records managers, and other information professionals as they share their experiences in managing and preserving digital state government information for public access. Bring examples of your successes, failures, and lessons learned to share with colleagues in facilitated exchange sessions. You will most certainly provide and take away something of value from this experience.

The Best Practices Exchange consists of two facilitated large group sessions (an opening forum and a closing wrap-up), six small group topic-based exchange sessions, and an evening reception.

For more information on the Best Practices Exchange, visit: