Open Speaking Spots For The Enterprise Video Conference

Some speaking spots still remain for the Enterprise Video Conference, taking place in conjunction with our Streaming Media West show October 30-31st in LA. We already have confirmed speakers from Wells Fargo, Stanford University, Accenture, Wellpoint, Lockheed Martin, Oracle, Harvard University, GE Capital, Microsoft, Northwestern University, Polycom, University of California at Berkeley, Cisco, Brigham Young University and others.

Speaking spots are still open and I welcome all submissions from vendors and end-user corporations and universities. I am filling up spots each day, so if you are interested in any of the sessions below, please contact me ASAP.

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
Panel: Lecture Capture, Presentation Recording & Meeting Webcasts: How To Select a Solution
Systems for recording presentations – including audio, video, and presentation materials such as slides or desktop capture – continue to be crucial tools in both higher education and the enterprise. In this session, we’ll cover a range of options for recording or live streaming your presentations and lectures. You’ll learn about the variety of technologies available in this rapidly changing space. We’ll look at several implementation examples, including the trade-offs and benefits. Finally, you’ll learn how you can choose the best one to fit your needs.

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
Panel: Student-Generated Video on Campus
Students no longer are passive consumers of video. The proliferation of video-shooting smartphones and social media has made them producers. Video is a tool for creative expression, but it is also an excellent tool for evaluating performance and progress, and for sharing ideas, solutions and innovations. In this session we’ll cover ways that student-generated video can be used in education, and methods for effectively and securely managing that video.

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
Panel: Integrating Streaming, Video Conferencing, and Unified Communications Solutions
Learn how organizations leverage existing video conferencing infrastructure as production studios when integrated with a video streaming system. And learn how video conferencing allows presenters in multiple locations to participate jointly in webcasts. Finally, learn how this is all good news to those implementing streaming solutions because now they can be budgeted as part of a larger video communications budget.

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
Panel: Unique Deployment Challenges for mobile video in the Enterprise
Deploying mobile video presents many challenges that are unique to enterprise environments. Enabling the bring-your-own-device trend complicates matters further. This session will address the major considerations for deploying mobile video in the enterprise, including encoding video for mobile devices, choosing the correct servers, and delivering to multiple devices and players, including HTML5. The final challenge discussed is networking, as enterprises need to determine if users are going to access the video over the enterprise Wi-Fi network or the public cellular network.

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
Panel: Developing a Management System Strategy
It is becoming increasingly common for organizations to deploy multiple types of content management systems, from traditional content management systems like SharePoint, to Learning Management systems, to Media Management systems. Hear how leading organizations developed their management system strategy, how they use their systems independently or as an integrated hybrid model, and what best practices they’d suggest for organizations considering similar investments or integrations.

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
Panel: Enterprise Live Video Production, Tips and Tricks
This session will focus on best practices for dealing with the “ever changing” nature of live video production. Each panel member will bring their “bag of tricks” for their top five items that all producers should be doing for live production in the enterprise. Live video production can be full of pit falls and unexpected changes and this session will give you the chance to learn from the folks who deal with all levels of live video production on a daily basis.

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
Panel: Media Asset Management 101
Learn the basics of media asset management and metadata from a panel of content management experts.  We’ll look at best practices for creating, managing and applying metadata to media assets to maximize search and storage capabilities, and strategies for getting started.

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
Panel: Creating an Internal CDN to Support Video Deployments
Video has gotten much easier—standards and simple interfaces have come a long way in recent years. But coping with video across the network can still be a headache. Learn how other organizations have successfully tackled this thorny issue and sort through the options to find the right one for your applications and organization.

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
Panel: Developing A Device Strategy For Online Communications Video
Distinct from a focusing exclusively on mobility, this panel will discuss how organizations are developing online communications strategies for a wide array of devices, including tablets, phones, digital signs and other devices that may just be hitting the market. Hear how organizations are reacting to device trends, the risks and benefits they are experiencing, how they are budgeting and spending to support devices and whether they see the primary target device as shifting from the desktop.