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University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) Reaches More Adult Education, Workforce Development Professionals via Mediasite by Sonic Foundry

Sonic Foundry to webcast UPCEA’s Seminar on the Management of Online Programs and Annual Marketing Seminar to remote audiences via Mediasite

Madison, Wisconsin(05 Nov 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 experiences.

“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.


About UPCEA
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 non-traditional learners.

About Sonic Foundry, Inc.
Sonic Foundry (NASDAQ: SOFO) is the trusted market leader for enterprise webcasting solutions, providing video content management and distribution for education, business and government. Powered by the patented Mediasite webcasting platform and webcast services of Mediasite Events, the company empowers people to advance how they share knowledge online, using video webcasts to bridge time and distance, enhance learning outcomes and improve performance.