SESSION DETAILS




OCTOBER 15

 

9:35AM-10:35AM 

Drive Mediasite Adoption with Effective End-User Training (Mendota Ballroom)

Michael Stefonik and Michelle Reed

Your Mediasite users are only as successful as you set them up to be. So, give them as much training as possible. In this session, Mediasite trainer extraordinaire Michael Stefonik and Michelle Reed, online video strategist from Tri-C, will tell you how to build an effective onboarding program at your institution.

 

10:50AM-11:50AM 

My Mediasite, Mediasite Channels and Driving Engagement (Mendota Ballroom)

Dharmesh Sampat

We’ve taken the viewer experience to another level. Take a tour of My Mediasite and Channels, the latest way to curate, watch and share videos. Learn how to create immersive learning experiences with new interactive features. Explore: 

- The latest in Mediasite Desktop Recorder 

- Embedded quizzing, polls, comments and annotations 

- Automatically aggregated playlists continuous video playback.   

 

1:50PM-2:20PM 

Capture Rooms of All Technical Levels with Mediasite Catch (Mendota Ballroom)

Bill Cherne

A classroom or board room doesn’t need extensive audio/video equipment for you to capture courses and trainings. Learn what’s new with Mediasite Catch, a software solution that combines the reliability of scheduling automation with the simplicity of podium-installed software. See how you can expand capture across your organization, even those rooms with limited technology.

 

2:35PM-3:35PM 

Using Mediasite Analytics and System Reports (Mendota Ballroom)

Tom Irons

Mediasite Analytics provide the data to see not only who is watching and when, but also the tools that give you deeper insight into your Mediasite system. Tom demonstrates:  

- How to create, customize and use presentation reports  

- The difference between catalog, user, presenter and authoring reports and when to use them  

- How to schedule recurring reports to automatically send results to others 

- How to monitor Mediasite activity through storage reports, download stats and server stats  

- How to manage the health of your Mediasite with various system reports 

 

3:40PM-4:10PM 

What’s New in Recorder 7.3? (Mendota Ballroom)

Austen Portz, Mark Weiler

Today’s workplaces and classrooms are more collaborative than ever. That means there’s a great demand for a video solution that can capture, ingest, share and manage all that valuable information. Come see the latest features of 7.3, including: 

Comprehensive video and web conference capture with Mediasite Join 

- Mediasite RL Mini plug-and-play recorder 

- Centralized capture with AV Over IP technology 

- Mediasite Monitor  

- Web RTC, NDI 

 

4:15PM-5:15PM 

The Mediasite Vision (Grand Ballroom AB)

Dharmesh Sampat, Elizabeth Collins

Today’s workplaces and classrooms are more collaborative than ever before. That means the demand for a video solution that can capture, share and manage all that valuable information has never been greater. We’ll tell you about the latest Mediasite solutions to help you create the most accessible and engaging videos around and share our Mediasite vision for today, tomorrow and beyond.  

 

 

OCTOBER 16

 

9:30AM-10:30AM

Maximize the ROI of Any Event...Capture It! (Mendota Ballroom)

Scott Davis

Using streaming video to engage in-person and remote attendees at your events is vital. But it’s just one step. Take a tour of the latest offering from our events world – Mediasite Connect. This out-of-the-box solution makes every aspect of the online event – from registration and ecommerce to watching and engaging with the videos – available on one integrated video platform.  

 

10:35AM-11:05AM

Best Practices for Video Encoding, Storage & Delivery (Mendota Ballroom)

Tom Irons

There are plenty of streaming options available in Mediasite, which means there’s no shortage of (potentially confusing) encoding choices. Get a crash course on how to choose the right combination to capture quality content while taking bandwidth and storage constraints into consideration. Plus, hear about Mediasite’s latest live- and behind-the-firewall streaming solution, Mediasite Deliver. 

 

11:20AM-12:05PM

Professional Services to Help You Effectively Scale Mediasite (Mendota Ballroom)

Ferdinand Bergen, Ron Jailall, Bill Cherne

With video creation and viewership numbers constantly on the rise, offering a smooth and efficient Mediasite delivery is critical to the success of your video strategy. Learn: 

- What technical measures we’re taking to ensure your successful deployment 

- How Mediasite Monitoring Service eases pressure on your support/IT staff 

- What custom development can do for you 

 

2:20PM-3:20PM

Your LMS: Embed Video, Create Easy Access & Reinforce Learning (Mendota Ballroom)

Bill Cherne

Your LMS and the massive amounts of videos being created play major roles in your day-to-day instructional strategies. It only makes sense that these two things go together. In this session, learn why integrating Mediasite into your LMS – a place students and faculty know best –engages students with easily accessible videos. Learn what integrations are currently supported and what’s coming soon.  

 

3:35PM-4:05PM

Maximize Your Deployment Every Step of the Way

Michael Norregaard, Michael Stefonik, Adam Snow, Brian Puntney 

Whether you’ve got a massive Mediasite deployment or one that fills up a few rooms, we’ve got a plan for you to stay engaged and stay connected. Hear about all of the tools at your fingertips to ensure a successful deployment – tiered support options, consultative services, regional summits, a thriving Mediasite Community with weekly hands-on training and networking and more. 

 

 

 




OCTOBER 15

9:35AM-10:35AM

How to Create Engaging Video Experiences (Grand Ballroom C)

Casey Green, Elizabeth Collins, Roel de Ryck, Lawrence Grafton

It's such a video-hungry world out there. But if you’re not engaging with your viewers, your videos are … well … not very impactful. In this panel discussion, learn about Mediasite’s newest video interactivity tools designed to increase information retention and create more powerful engagement and hear what your peers are doing. They’ll share best practices for incorporating quizzes, polls, annotations, chat and more into courses and training.  

 

10:50AM-11:50AM

Scaling and Spreading Video in Healthcare (Grand Ballroom C)

Bobby Peterson & Ryan Co, Sam Felarca

Video in the Age of Healthcare Reform
How can you reach a large number of people instantly to help them understand something as crucial – and confusing – as our changing healthcare system? Learn how ABC for Health integrated Mediasite with its learning management system, Moodle, to create an online hub that provides informative webcasts and on-demand videos to thousands of people. 

 

Get Buy-in So You Can Buy In
How do you move from the idea of lecture capture to a thriving, organization-wide video initiative? It’s all about gaining buy-in, but not just from one group. Learn how Beaumont Health, Michigan’s largest health care system, overcame hurdles from three distinct stakeholders before it successfully launched Mediasite.  

 

1:50PM-2:20PM

How to Create Professional-Looking Videos In Any Environment (Grand Ballroom C)

Paul Cords & Mark Weiler

Creating high-quality video content is sometimes daunting. But you can easily have a studio-level environment anywhere – you just need to select the right tools. In this panel discussion, learn best practices for setting up a room, including audio, video and lighting considerations.  

 

2:35PM-3:35PM

Unique Video Cases (Grand Ballroom C)

Frank Schleicher, Brian Markovich & Amy Upthagrove

Live from the Operating Room
Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine broadcasts live cases from operating rooms and labs to “local” audiences within the university, as well as to others around the country – and even the world. What value has Northwestern found in doing this? Could webcasting from the OR be right for your organization? What other environments parallel the academic OR? This presentation will explore questions like these as you learn how Northwestern uses Mediasite to assist the clinical community in both education and research.  

 

Mediasite in a Food Lab
Mount Mary University’s new million dollar food lab serves both its dietetics program and its recently formed food science program. When it comes to food preparation and other demonstrations, the details are crucial for student learning. In this presentation, you’ll learn how Mount Mary instructors use Mediasite hardware for easy, low-impact one-button recording of four simultaneous views. You’ll also see how students then have full control of what to focus on while viewing the captured demonstration. 

 

3:40PM-4:10PM

Unlock Video’s Potential with an Accessibility Strategy (Grand Ballroom C)

Casey Green, 3Play, Tom Kemp, Brian Plackis-Cheng

How do you make your videos as accessible as possible to accommodate all viewers? That’s the million-dollar question, right? In this panel discussion, get the answers to your closed captioning questions and hear about one campus’ strategic initiatives to address accessibility.  

 

OCTOBER 16

 

9:30AM-10:30AM

Large Scale Deployments (Grand Ballroom C)

Jim Bird & Luke Haywood, Michelle Reed, Brian Smith 

The Transformative Power of Digital Learning
With more than 35,000 students and 8,000 staff, the UK-based institution is one of the largest users of Mediasite. Over the course of just four years, Leeds has expanded its Mediasite use with 250 active recorders used across multiple buildings, lecture theatres, and academic departments. Learn how the university has successfully implemented Mediasite on such a large-scale, how both students and faculty have benefitted, and how video technology is transforming learning at this world-class institution. 

 

Best Practices for Implementing a Campus-wide Lecture Capture Program
Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) knows a thing or two (or three) about lecture capture. Tri-C implemented a true enterprise lecture capture solution across four main campuses with over 650 full-time and 2,200 part-time faculty serving more than 60,000 students. In this presentation, you’ll learn how Ohio’s oldest and largest public community college successfully established such a large-scale lecture capture program, a process that included creating easier faculty workflows, eliminating five inadequate streaming solutions, and freeing up valuable budget dollars.    

 

A Technological Odyssey: The University of Florida’s Mediasite Journey
Way back in 2004, the University of Florida began its Mediasite use with one web server, a pair of Windows Media servers, and a single mobile Mediasite recorder. Today, 25 million views later, Mediasite’s footprint at UF has grown to include 40 production servers and over 80 recorders, as well as infrastructure that supports 100,000 presentations with an annual viewership of more than 6.5 million. This presentation will showcase how a large, top-tier public university has strategically woven the suite of Mediasite tools into the day-to-day fabric of its academic life. 

 

10:35AM-11:05AM

Storage Maintenance & Content Retention (Grand Ballroom C)

Todd Hutchings, Asa Kelley, Ron Jailall, Paul Baumgaertner

One of the hottest topics in the industry is content retention and developing a policy helps to lay ground rules for your organization when it comes to what to store and what to remove. Learn best practices and things to consider as you develop your own policy.  

 

11:20AM-12:05PM

Keeping Your Content Relevant (Grand Ballroom C)

Leslie Sinner McEvoy, Rogulja Wolf

Live to On-demand: Lessons in Re-purposing Your Content for Continuing Ed 

In Minnesota, the rules for continuing legal education have changed: Attorneys can now view on-demand videos to obtain credits. That development prompted the nonprofit corporation Minnesota Continuing Legal Education to make some changes of its own. Using its live-streaming webcast process as a base, it has created an on-demand library of high-quality accredited programs. In this presentation, you’ll learn how Minnesota CLE has successfully pivoted to repurpose its live content, how the change has affected the webcast production process, and how the legal community has embraced on-demand videos. 

 

Preserving Legacy Video and Making it More Accessible
What do you do with a vast repository of aging, disorganized film and video footage? Sandia National Laboratories has nearly 70 years of it – footage that documents historic moments, landmark research, and even data vital to current R&D efforts. In this session, you’ll learn how a premier national security laboratory is using Mediasite to transform its legacy footage into a well-organized, easily accessible video library available for future generations of engineers and scientists. 

 

2:20PM-3:20PM

Putting Video To Work In Your Classroom (Grand Ballroom C)

Jason Webb, Hiroyoshi Watanabe, Jay Peine & Eric Dietenberger 

You Don’t Need to Be Spielberg: Pro Tips to Create Hollywood Content
Today’s students consume an unprecedented amount of digital content, from binge-watching Netflix and streaming Spotify to playing an endless supply of YouTube videos. They’re also bringing their digital habits – and expectations – to higher education. So does that mean instructors need to have the skillset of a Hollywood director to make captivating videos? No! In this presentation, you’ll learn how easy it can be to create engaging content with consumer-grade equipment (like a smartphone) and little technical knowledge. You’ll also get tips on how to be a more effective video storyteller

 

Mediasite Catch: Lessons Learned from Beta-testing to Full Integration

When classrooms have little to no AV capabilities, Mediasite Catch can be a great solution to quickly and affordably scale video capture across your campus. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was an early beta tester of Catch and gradually expanded to recording weekly classes. In this presentation, you’ll hear from two AV veterans on the tips, tricks and best practices they learned using Catch over the course of an academic year. If you have a question about Catch, chances are good it can be answered here. 

 

3:35PM-4:05PM

A Symphony of Technologies – Harmonizing Mediasite Join To Create Distance Learning Programs (Grand Ballroom C)

Paul Baumgaertner with April Hanson, Adam Campbell 

Adam Campbell: When a university moves from its legacy provider to Mediasite, the challenges can actually become great opportunities. In this session, you’ll learn how Florida Atlantic University, which serves more than 30,000 across a six-county region, has successfully integrated thousands of video hours from its previous platform, applied Mediasite solutions to a wide range of classroom sizes, and seen explosive growth in both video usage and creation. 

April Hanson: Want to learn how a university effectively live-streams courses across multiple satellite campuses? Or what about the success that both online and classroom students are having with captured lectures turned into on-demand videos? This presentation will detail how Western New Mexico University has successfully used Mediasite tools for nearly a decade, incrementally extending their use and integrating them with existing video-conferencing systems over a wide geographic area. 

 

 

 

 

SESSION DETAILS

OCTOBER 15

 

9:35AM-10:35AM 

Drive Mediasite Adoption with Effective End-User Training (Mendota Ballroom)

Michael Stefonik and Michelle Reed

Your Mediasite users are only as successful as you set them up to be. So, give them as much training as possible. In this session, Mediasite trainer extraordinaire Michael Stefonik and Michelle Reed, online video strategist from Tri-C, will tell you how to build an effective onboarding program at your institution.

 

10:50AM-11:50AM 

My Mediasite, Mediasite Channels and Driving Engagement (Mendota Ballroom)

Dharmesh Sampat

We’ve taken the viewer experience to another level. Take a tour of My Mediasite and Channels, the latest way to curate, watch and share videos. Learn how to create immersive learning experiences with new interactive features. Explore: 

- The latest in Mediasite Desktop Recorder 

- Embedded quizzing, polls, comments and annotations 

- Automatically aggregated playlists continuous video playback.   

 

1:50PM-2:20PM 

Capture Rooms of All Technical Levels with Mediasite Catch (Mendota Ballroom)

Bill Cherne

A classroom or board room doesn’t need extensive audio/video equipment for you to capture courses and trainings. Learn what’s new with Mediasite Catch, a software solution that combines the reliability of scheduling automation with the simplicity of podium-installed software. See how you can expand capture across your organization, even those rooms with limited technology.

 

2:35PM-3:35PM 

Using Mediasite Analytics and System Reports (Mendota Ballroom)

Tom Irons

Mediasite Analytics provide the data to see not only who is watching and when, but also the tools that give you deeper insight into your Mediasite system. Tom demonstrates:  

- How to create, customize and use presentation reports  

- The difference between catalog, user, presenter and authoring reports and when to use them  

- How to schedule recurring reports to automatically send results to others 

- How to monitor Mediasite activity through storage reports, download stats and server stats  

- How to manage the health of your Mediasite with various system reports 

 

3:40PM-4:10PM 

What’s New in Recorder 7.3? (Mendota Ballroom)

Austen Portz, Mark Weiler

Today’s workplaces and classrooms are more collaborative than ever. That means there’s a great demand for a video solution that can capture, ingest, share and manage all that valuable information. Come see the latest features of 7.3, including: 

Comprehensive video and web conference capture with Mediasite Join 

- Mediasite RL Mini plug-and-play recorder 

- Centralized capture with AV Over IP technology 

- Mediasite Monitor  

- Web RTC, NDI 

 

4:15PM-5:15PM 

The Mediasite Vision (Grand Ballroom AB)

Dharmesh Sampat, Elizabeth Collins

Today’s workplaces and classrooms are more collaborative than ever before. That means the demand for a video solution that can capture, share and manage all that valuable information has never been greater. We’ll tell you about the latest Mediasite solutions to help you create the most accessible and engaging videos around and share our Mediasite vision for today, tomorrow and beyond.  

 

OCTOBER 16

 

9:30AM-10:30AM

Maximize the ROI of Any Event...Capture It! (Mendota Ballroom)

Scott Davis

Using streaming video to engage in-person and remote attendees at your events is vital. But it’s just one step. Take a tour of the latest offering from our events world – Mediasite Connect. This out-of-the-box solution makes every aspect of the online event – from registration and ecommerce to watching and engaging with the videos – available on one integrated video platform.  

 

10:35AM-11:05AM

Best Practices for Video Encoding, Storage & Delivery (Mendota Ballroom)

Tom Irons

There are plenty of streaming options available in Mediasite, which means there’s no shortage of (potentially confusing) encoding choices. Get a crash course on how to choose the right combination to capture quality content while taking bandwidth and storage constraints into consideration. Plus, hear about Mediasite’s latest live- and behind-the-firewall streaming solution, Mediasite Deliver. 

 

11:20AM-12:05PM

Professional Services to Help You Effectively Scale Mediasite (Mendota Ballroom)

Ferdinand Bergen, Ron Jailall, Bill Chern

With video creation and viewership numbers constantly on the rise, offering a smooth and efficient Mediasite delivery is critical to the success of your video strategy. Learn: 

- What technical measures we’re taking to ensure your successful deployment 

- How Mediasite Monitoring Service eases pressure on your support/IT staff 

- What custom development can do for you 

 

2:20PM-3:20PM

Your LMS: Embed Video, Create Easy Access & Reinforce Learning (Mendota Ballroom)

Bill Cherne

Your LMS and the massive amounts of videos being created play major roles in your day-to-day instructional strategies. It only makes sense that these two things go together. In this session, learn why integrating Mediasite into your LMS – a place students and faculty know best –engages students with easily accessible videos. Learn what integrations are currently supported and what’s coming soon.  

 

3:35PM-4:05PM

Maximize Your Deployment Every Step of the Way

Michael Norregaard, Michael Stefonik, Adam Snow, Brian Puntney 

Whether you’ve got a massive Mediasite deployment or one that fills up a few rooms, we’ve got a plan for you to stay engaged and stay connected. Hear about all of the tools at your fingertips to ensure a successful deployment – tiered support options, consultative services, regional summits, a thriving Mediasite Community with weekly hands-on training and networking and more. 

 

 

OCTOBER 15

9:35AM-10:35AM

How to Create Engaging Video Experiences (Grand Ballroom C)

Casey Green, Elizabeth Collins, Roel de Ryck, Lawrence Grafton

It's such a video-hungry world out there. But if you’re not engaging with your viewers, your videos are … well … not very impactful. In this panel discussion, learn about Mediasite’s newest video interactivity tools designed to increase information retention and create more powerful engagement and hear what your peers are doing. They’ll share best practices for incorporating quizzes, polls, annotations, chat and more into courses and training.  

 

10:50AM-11:50AM

Scaling and Spreading Video in Healthcare (Grand Ballroom C)

Bobby Peterson & Ryan Co, Sam Felarca

Video in the Age of Healthcare Reform 
How can you reach a large number of people instantly to help them understand something as crucial – and confusing – as our changing healthcare system? Learn how ABC for Health integrated Mediasite with its learning management system, Moodle, to create an online hub that provides informative webcasts and on-demand videos to thousands of people. 

 

Get Buy-in So You Can Buy In
How do you move from the idea of lecture capture to a thriving, organization-wide video initiative? It’s all about gaining buy-in, but not just from one group. Learn how Beaumont Health, Michigan’s largest health care system, overcame hurdles from three distinct stakeholders before it successfully launched Mediasite.  

 

1:50PM-2:20PM

How to Create Professional-Looking Videos In Any Environment (Grand Ballroom C)

Paul Cords & Mark Weiler

Creating high-quality video content is sometimes daunting. But you can easily have a studio-level environment anywhere – you just need to select the right tools. In this panel discussion, learn best practices for setting up a room, including audio, video and lighting considerations.  

 

2:35PM-3:35PM

Unique Video Cases (Grand Ballroom C)

Frank Schleicher, Brian Markovich & Amy Upthagrove

Live from the Operating Room
Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine broadcasts live cases from operating rooms and labs to “local” audiences within the university, as well as to others around the country – and even the world. What value has Northwestern found in doing this? Could webcasting from the OR be right for your organization? What other environments parallel the academic OR? This presentation will explore questions like these as you learn how Northwestern uses Mediasite to assist the clinical community in both education and research.  

 

Mediasite in a Food Lab
Mount Mary University’s new million dollar food lab serves both its dietetics program and its recently formed food science program. When it comes to food preparation and other demonstrations, the details are crucial for student learning. In this presentation, you’ll learn how Mount Mary instructors use Mediasite hardware for easy, low-impact one-button recording of four simultaneous views. You’ll also see how students then have full control of what to focus on while viewing the captured demonstration. 

 

3:40PM-4:10PM

Unlock Video’s Potential with an Accessibility Strategy (Grand Ballroom C)

Casey Green, 3Play, Tom Kemp, Brian Plackis-Cheng

How do you make your videos as accessible as possible to accommodate all viewers? That’s the million-dollar question, right? In this panel discussion, get the answers to your closed captioning questions and hear about one campus’ strategic initiatives to address accessibility.  

 

OCTOBER 16

 

9:30AM-10:30AM

Large Scale Deployments (Grand Ballroom C)

Jim Bird & Luke Haywood, Michelle Reed, Brian Smith 

The Transformative Power of Digital Learning
With more than 35,000 students and 8,000 staff, the UK-based institution is one of the largest users of Mediasite. Over the course of just four years, Leeds has expanded its Mediasite use with 250 active recorders used across multiple buildings, lecture theatres, and academic departments. Learn how the university has successfully implemented Mediasite on such a large-scale, how both students and faculty have benefitted, and how video technology is transforming learning at this world-class institution. 

 

Best Practices for Implementing a Campus-wide Lecture Capture Program
Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) knows a thing or two (or three) about lecture capture. Tri-C implemented a true enterprise lecture capture solution across four main campuses with over 650 full-time and 2,200 part-time faculty serving more than 60,000 students. In this presentation, you’ll learn how Ohio’s oldest and largest public community college successfully established such a large-scale lecture capture program, a process that included creating easier faculty workflows, eliminating five inadequate streaming solutions, and freeing up valuable budget dollars.    

 

A Technological Odyssey: The University of Florida’s Mediasite Journey
Way back in 2004, the University of Florida began its Mediasite use with one web server, a pair of Windows Media servers, and a single mobile Mediasite recorder. Today, 25 million views later, Mediasite’s footprint at UF has grown to include 40 production servers and over 80 recorders, as well as infrastructure that supports 100,000 presentations with an annual viewership of more than 6.5 million. This presentation will showcase how a large, top-tier public university has strategically woven the suite of Mediasite tools into the day-to-day fabric of its academic life. 

 

10:35AM-11:05AM

Storage Maintenance & Content Retention (Grand Ballroom C)

Todd Hutchings, Asa Kelley, Ron Jailall, Paul Baumgaertner

One of the hottest topics in the industry is content retention and developing a policy helps to lay ground rules for your organization when it comes to what to store and what to remove. Learn best practices and things to consider as you develop your own policy.  

 

11:20AM-12:05PM

Keeping Your Content Relevant (Grand Ballroom C)

Leslie Sinner McEvoy, Rogulja Wolf

Live to On-demand: Lessons in Re-purposing Your Content for Continuing Ed

In Minnesota, the rules for continuing legal education have changed: Attorneys can now view on-demand videos to obtain credits. That development prompted the nonprofit corporation Minnesota Continuing Legal Education to make some changes of its own. Using its live-streaming webcast process as a base, it has created an on-demand library of high-quality accredited programs. In this presentation, you’ll learn how Minnesota CLE has successfully pivoted to repurpose its live content, how the change has affected the webcast production process, and how the legal community has embraced on-demand videos. 

 

Preserving Legacy Video and Making it More Accessible
What do you do with a vast repository of aging, disorganized film and video footage? Sandia National Laboratories has nearly 70 years of it – footage that documents historic moments, landmark research, and even data vital to current R&D efforts. In this session, you’ll learn how a premier national security laboratory is using Mediasite to transform its legacy footage into a well-organized, easily accessible video library available for future generations of engineers and scientists. 

 

2:20PM-3:20PM

Putting Video To Work In Your Classroom (Grand Ballroom C)

Jason Webb, Hiroyoshi Watanabe, Jay Peine & Eric Dietenberge 

You Don’t Need to Be Spielberg: Pro Tips to Create Hollywood Content 
Today’s students consume an unprecedented amount of digital content, from binge-watching Netflix and streaming Spotify to playing an endless supply of YouTube videos. They’re also bringing their digital habits – and expectations – to higher education. So does that mean instructors need to have the skillset of a Hollywood director to make captivating videos? No! In this presentation, you’ll learn how easy it can be to create engaging content with consumer-grade equipment (like a smartphone) and little technical knowledge. You’ll also get tips on how to be a more effective video storyteller

 

Mediasite Catch: Lessons Learned from Beta-testing to Full Integration

When classrooms have little to no AV capabilities, Mediasite Catch can be a great solution to quickly and affordably scale video capture across your campus. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was an early beta tester of Catch and gradually expanded to recording weekly classes. In this presentation, you’ll hear from two AV veterans on the tips, tricks and best practices they learned using Catch over the course of an academic year. If you have a question about Catch, chances are good it can be answered here. 

 

3:35PM-4:05PM

A Symphony of Technologies – Harmonizing Mediasite Join To Create Distance Learning Programs (Grand Ballroom C)

Paul Baumgaertner with April Hanson, Adam Campbell 

Adam Campbell: When a university moves from its legacy provider to Mediasite, the challenges can actually become great opportunities. In this session, you’ll learn how Florida Atlantic University, which serves more than 30,000 across a six-county region, has successfully integrated thousands of video hours from its previous platform, applied Mediasite solutions to a wide range of classroom sizes, and seen explosive growth in both video usage and creation. 

April Hanson: Want to learn how a university effectively live-streams courses across multiple satellite campuses? Or what about the success that both online and classroom students are having with captured lectures turned into on-demand videos? This presentation will detail how Western New Mexico University has successfully used Mediasite tools for nearly a decade, incrementally extending their use and integrating them with existing video-conferencing systems over a wide geographic area.