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SMPTE DC Section Meeting - October 2013

Event Type: 
Section Meeting
Event Date: 
Friday, October 11, 2013 - 19:00 to 21:00
Event Details: 

DATE:
Friday, October 11, 2013 (NOTE SPECIAL DAY)

TIME:
7:00 pm Social, networking and refreshments (sponsored by SMPTE DC)
7:30 pm Presentation and facility tours

LOCATION:
University of Maryland
2125E J.M. Patterson Building
College Park, MD 20742

PROGRAM:
University of Maryland Distance Learning Center

Marty Ronning, Assistant Director, Distance Education Technology and Services

Join us for a technical description and tour of the recently-built Distance Learning Center, part of the University's School of Engineering.  This leading-edge educational facility includes several classroom studios with HD cameras and displays, A/V switching and video annotation to provide distance students with the same content received in the classroon.  Daily operation includes both live streaming and recording of lectures for later viewing.  Check out this article about the facility:

http://www.commercialintegrator.com/article/building_student_driven_distance_learning_systems

DIRECTIONS:
Ther Distance Learning Center is located in the J.M. Patterson building on the main University of MD College Park campus.  See the link below for address and maps.  Also available for download here is a map showing the building and nearby parking garage.

http://www.dets.umd.edu/about/contact

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

November 7: TBD (NPR tour postponed)

December 5:  SMPTE/SBE Holiday Party, Buca di Beppo resturant, Dupont Circle.

January 16, 2014: TBA

February 2014:  No meeting

March 20, 2014: TBD (likely presentation by Tektronix with Loyola Student Section in Baltimore)

April 2014:  No meeting (NAB)

May 21/22, 2014:  Bits By the Bay, Chesapeake Beach, MD (including our annual NAB Recap)
 

Section Files

Map for JMPatterson.pdf