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Echo360 Announces Asian, European and Australian User Conference Schedule for 2012Global Higher Education Community Invited to Participate in Beijing, London and Adelaide Blended Learning Events (April 06, 2012)
DULLES, VA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/06/12 -- Echo360, the global leader in campus-wide blended learning and lecture capture solutions, today released its 2012 Global Community Conference schedule. Echo360 has a presence in 30 countries and, has expanded the global schedule to three regional events to meet the needs of their growing customer base. These events center on the Echo360 user community, which is comprised of higher education technologists, thought leaders and executives. The community conferences provide a unique setting where Echo360 customers interact with their peers and product experts to learn about new features and share the innovative uses of blended learning technology to meet the challenges faced by higher education institutions in their respective regions.
"With the recent advancement and growth of blended learning, Echo360 is committed to uniting our client communities in the spirit of mutual empowerment and education," said Fred Singer, CEO of Echo360. "We're looking forward to learning from our customers; their valuable feedback ensures that we can continue to deliver an exceptional solution to meet their unique blended learning needs."
April 27, 2012:
2012 Community Conference Asia
Peking University in Beijing, China
May 1-2, 2012:
2012 Community Conference Europe
University College London in London, England
December 5-7, 2012:
2012 Community Conference Australia/New Zealand
Adelaide Meridien Hotel in Adelaide, South Australia
The fourth annual Echo360 Community Conference Asia will be hosted in conjunction with eLearning Forum Asia, and will address the considerations of deploying lecture capture at scale. Dr. Peter Jewesson, Dean, Qatar University School of Pharmacy will keynote the user meeting, sharing insights and best practices for developing a plan for large-scale deployments across a university while encouraging innovative teaching and learning practices.
The Community Conference Europe will focus on how to successfully scale blended learning technologies in order to maximize technological investments and deliver added value for students. The conference will open with University College London, now the UK's largest installation of blended learning technology at over 50 classrooms, and will feature innovative uses of the solution including the flipping the classroom. The conference will also highlight best practices for software-based deployments with a session featuring Georgetown University, currently leveraging Echo360 technology in more than 100 classrooms.
Discussions at the Community Conference Australia/New Zealand will hone in on the best practices associated with large-scale deployments. As the region's average deployment size is 50 classrooms recording in excess of 500 lectures per week, conference sessions will address how institutions can better maintain their installations through customer case studies as well as open exchanges with the Echo360 team. Additional details on the ANZ Community Conference will be available in September.
Registration is open now for all conferences. Additional Echo360 conferences will be held in the United States throughout 2012.
As a global leader in blended learning and lecture capture products, Echo360 helps higher education institutions keep pace with modern students' learning needs through products that digitally record and upload learning content. Echo360 has been recognized with a Product Line Strategy of the Year Award from Frost & Sullivan and named a Visionary Vendor in Educational Technology by IT research firm Basex. Echo360's products facilitate better instruction for large collections of students, lower costs and enrich learning experiences by enabling students to easily access and share multimedia content. Through Echo360's platform, students can replay recorded sessions and review information from instructors online; at their convenience and across various devices. Echo360's products are used by 500 institutions in 28 countries.
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