ViDe 2005 early registration closing

Dan Kniesner kniesner at
Thu Feb 17 12:01:51 EST 2005

Early registration is closing Feb. 20 for the Seventh Annual SURA/ViDe
Digital Video Conference in Atlanta, March 28-31, 2005.  Register now
for $295 (academic/nonprofit/government) or $395 (corporate). After Feb.
20, registration will be  $350 (academic/nonprofit/government) or $450
(corporate).  The final day for registration is March 11.

This year's conference, sponsored by Microsoft, Internet2, vBrick, and
Global Media, includes the following program highlights: 

  * Keynote speaker Dr. Elizabeth Daley, executive director of the
Annenberg Center for  Communication, University of Southern California 
  * Monday afternoon opening session on public broadcasting/higher ed
  * Tuesday sessions on
        - The Informedia Project
        - eLearning, part I and II
        - Telemedicine
        - Session Initiation Protocol
        - Multicast
        - K-12 applications
        - IBPster 
  * Wednesday sessions on
        - eLearning, part III 
        - Collection management
        - Collaboration 
        - Big video

Registration ends March 11 for both post-conference workshops: Hands-On
How-To for Big Video ($150) and Moving Image Metadata ($150). Workshop
registration is separate from and does not require registration also for
the main conference.

The Big Video workshop will look at the latest applications in video
conferencing and streaming and include discussion of multicast, DVTS,
DV/IP, HD/IP, costs, bandwidth requirements, and production

The Moving Image Metadata workshop will look at all the components of
OAIS-compliant metadata and demonstrate the Moving Image Collections
(MIC) Project strategy of using them.  It will include an overview of
metadata for digital video, MPEG-7 with examples, METS  (Metadata
Encoding and Transmission Standard), MODS (Metadata Object Description
Schema) and its application to digital video, and metadata for source
objects (both analog and digital), technical characteristics, and
rights, and show how all these components fit together.

Registration will be ongoing for the Internet2 Commons Site Coordinator
Training ($200). 

For more information on the conference and post-conference workshops,
see the conference  website: .  

Dan Kniesner
Oregon Health & Science University
3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland Oregon 97239
kniesner at 
fax 503-494-3227

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