MADISON, Wis. - November 05, 2012 - Sonic Foundry, Inc.
(NASDAQ: SOFO), the trusted market leader for video
management and academic, enterprise and event webcasting,
today announced it has partnered with The University
Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) to
webcast two conferences this week in New Orleans, L.A., as
well as the Annual Conference in April, 2013.
Sonic Foundry will webcast via Mediasite UPCEA's Seminar on
the Management of Online Programs, a new event scheduled
for Nov. 6 to 8 that will focus on the key strategic issues
in this rapidly evolving sector of higher education: new
and emerging markets, online degree and certificate
programs that expand access and meet workforce needs, the
use of data analytics, assessing student online learning
outcomes, and building for scale. Sonic Foundry will also
webcast UPCEA's 21st Annual Marketing Seminar Nov. 7 to 9,
which is the premier event for marketers in professional,
continuing and online education.
All six general sessions from the seminars, as well as 30
concurrent sessions will be live-streamed from these two
conferences, and the presentations will also be archived
for on-demand viewing. To register for the online passes
for these events, visit http://www.upcea.edu/onlinepass.
UPCEA's 97th Annual Conference April 3 to 5, 2013 in
Boston, Mass. will also be streamed live and on-demand via
Mediasite. This is the third consecutive year Sonic Foundry
will partner with UPCEA to webcast this event, and the
second consecutive year that it has been hybrid, offering a
blend of simultaneous face-to-face and virtual
"We are pleased to partner with Sonic Foundry so that these
conferences can be experienced by a much larger audience,"
said Bob Hansen, UPCEA CEO. "Those unable to travel to the
conferences in New Orleans and Boston can simply attend
remotely and participate in polls, ask questions, and
interact with on-site participants. Remote attendees will
also have the audio, video, and slides from all
presentations. Plus, we'll create online video libraries of
knowledge that our attendees can go back and review at any
time and share with their colleagues."
Trusted by 1,100 colleges and universities, the patented
Mediasite webcasting and video content management system
quickly and cost-effectively automates the capture,
management, delivery and search of live and on-demand
streaming videos and rich media.
UPCEA is the leading association for colleges and
universities engaged in professional, continuing, and
online education. From its inception in 1915, the
Association has been committed to expanding access to
higher education with programs and services for adult and