UBTECH and CCUMC Announce Joint Higher Ed Conference Initiative
Monday, November 23, 2015
Posted by: CCUMC Executive Office
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
UBTECH AND CCUMC ANNOUNCE JOINT HIGHER ED CONFERENCE INITIATIVE
-New programming will focus on AV/IT/Media technology, education and training
Bloomington, IN/ Trumbull, CT
The UBTech Conference, and CCUMC (The Consortium of College and University Media Centers) announced a new agreement today to create additional specialized programming at the annual UBTech Conference.
The new collaborative alliance between CCUMC and UBTech begins immediately, with a priority on launching several new CCUMC driven program sessions at UBTech 2016, which convenes at The Mirage in Las Vegas, June 6-8.
“Our agreement with UBTech creates expanded benefits for campus leaders of media centers
nationwide,” said Aileen Scales, CCUMC Executive Director. “UBTech is an established major
higher ed technology conference. We are thrilled that we can contribute to its program, and
provide colleges and universities with strategies for successfully deploying and managing the
latest media technologies.”
“CCUMC brings significant added value to the UBTech conference program,” remarked Daniel
E. Kinnaman, President of UBTech. “Our goal at UBTech is to equip everyone involved in campus AV/IT and media initiatives with the most current, cutting-edge insights, so that they can excel in a challenging, rapidly changing technology environment. Our collaboration with CCUMC definitely helps us accomplish this.”
UBTech and CCUMC will cross-promote their joint activities in the higher education conference and training space, with an emphasis on attendance and participation at UBTech 2016 by CCUMC members, the audience of University Business magazine, and leaders of campus IT/AV/Media Center nationwide.
The mission of CCUMC is to provide leadership and a forum for information exchange to the providers of media content, academic technology, and support for quality teaching and learning at institutions of higher education. http://www.ccumc.org/
UBTech is an annual national summit on higher education AV, IT, technological innovation, institutional leadership, and student success, delivering focused high-level conversation and collaboration on how technology is shaping campus leadership and practice.
Aileen Scales, Executive Director
JD Solomon, Program Director