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  • From: Mary Fran Yafchak <>
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  • Subject: ViDe 2005 registration open
  • Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2005 07:11:57 -0500

Registration is now open for the SURA-ViDe 2005 Digital Video
conference. This conference has become a widely-recognized event for
learning about development and deployment showcasing the growing promise
of digital video technology. This year's conference will take place
March 28 - 31 at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center in
Atlanta, Georgia.

The conference begins Monday afternoon, March 28, at 2 pm at the nearby
Georgia Public Broadcasting building. There will be shuttle service
between the hotel and GPB. Monday evening, there will be a reception at
the hotel and the keynote address by Dr. Elizabeth Daley, executive
director of the University of Southern California Annenberg Center for
Communication, and an expert on multimedia literacy. Two days of
presentations and breakout sessions follow, covering a wide range of
topics: instructional and research applications, usage in K-12,
international initiatives, new technologies such as H.350, multicasting,
data collaboration, managing digital collections, and HDTV over IP.

Early registration through February 20 is $295 for academic and
nonprofit ($395 corporate) and includes receptions Monday and Tuesday
evening; and presentations, breakouts, continental breakfast,
refreshment breaks and lunch on Tuesday and Wednesday; and a wireless
card for wireless access anywhere in the hotel and adjacent conference

Post-conference workshops, with separate registration fees, are being
offered Thursday, March 31st, providing an opportunity to extend the
value of your time and travel.

* Testing Your Bandwidth: Hands-On How-To for Big Video - Explore the
latest advances in interactive and on-demand applications, with an
opportunity to gain hands-on experience with digital video software and
hardware configurations. The session will include an overview of
multicast, DVTS, DV/IP,HD/IP, costs, bandwidth requirements, and
associated production considerations such as lighting and audio. ($150)

* Moving Image Metadata - Learn the basics of providing metadata for
moving image resources and collections. Topics include the new metadata
system MPEG-7, PB-Core (Corporation for Public Broadcasting's
enhancement of Dublin Core), the native data element set of the Moving
Image Collections Project, METS (Metadata Encoding & Transmission
Standard), and digital rights management. The session will feature the
Moving Image Collections Project, a joint project of the Association of
Moving Image Archivists and the Library of Congress, and created and
maintained at Rutgers University, Georgia Tech, and University of
Washington. ($150)

* Internet2 Commons Site Coordinator training - Become certified as an
approved Site Coordinator for your institution to participate in the
Internet2 Commons. ($200)

For more information and to register, see .

  • ViDe 2005 registration open, Mary Fran Yafchak, 01/25/2005

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