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Free access to the InfoComm show floor

Your UBTech registration not only provides you with three days of learning, networking and exhibits specifically for higher education technology professionals like you, you’ll also have complimentary access to the exhibit hall at InfoComm 2018 with thousands of AV products on display. Free shuttle bus service from the Mirage to the Las Vegas Convention Center makes it easy to add a visit to the InfoComm exhibit hall to your UBTech experience.

UBTech attendees also qualify for member pricing on InfoComm seminar and workshop packages. InfoComm 2018 takes place June 6-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

  • February 6, 2018

    Real-life experiences, best practices shared at annual conference

    Not long after becoming Director of Educational Technology at Baldwin Wallace University in Ohio, Donna Gutschmidt attended UBTech 2017 in Orlando, Florida, on a full scholarship.
    She spoke with University Business about her experience. Her responses are edited for space and clarity.

    What were your objectives in attending UBTech?

  • January 19, 2018

    The following is excerpted from 2018 Outlook, Challenges and More Distractions Ahead, by Sandra Beckwith, published in the January 2018 issue of University Business magazine 

    An increase in technology spending is the gift that about 4 in 10 campus technology administrators are unwrapping to start the new year. Sixteen percent of the 96 respondents to a UB survey, however, must deal with a decrease in spending.

  • January 17, 2018

    How technology—and students—will change the nature of education

    Editor's Note: University Business welcomes the insights and opinions of educators and administrators on all topics. If you would like to contribute a guest column, please contact Tim Goral at tgoral@promediagrp.com.

  • January 16, 2018

    Candid presenters share applied knowledge, stay connected long after conference.

    Paula Russell, senior director of the Center for Learning and Teaching at Binghamton University in New York, attended UBTech 2017 in Orlando, Florida, after years of following conference news in University Business magazine. “I find the articles informative and very useful,” she says. Russell spoke with University Business about her UBTech experience. Her responses are edited for space and clarity.

  • December 12, 2017

    When you learn about an emerging technology, is your first thought, “What will this new tech mean for my campus?” If so, you belong at UBTech 2018, where thought leaders and fellow higher ed tech professionals will spend three days exploring, in practical terms, that very question.

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  • December 11, 2017

    Annual conference connects campus technology leaders and solution providers in friendly, innovative space

    Three years ago, Ray Roberts was at the first session of his first UBTech conference when he heard something exciting yet confounding. “Are you ready for AV over IP? Because this is the direction we’re going in,” the presenter said.  

  • November 17, 2017

    Whether your college or university offers access to a large, on-campus 3D printing lab, houses a few 3D printers in a student makerspace or contracts with an off-campus 3D printing service, the demand for 3D printing capability is growing beyond its start in engineering and design courses to include fields from biology to architecture. Accommodating the growing demand for 3D printer access has prompted colleges and universities to experiment with a variety of models for providing sufficient capacity and charging appropriately for time and materials used.

  • November 8, 2017

    A lack of understanding of the CIO’s role, unconscious gender bias in job descriptions, a shortage of female applicants, as well as a lack of female mentors and members of interviewing committees all contribute to the lag in achieving gender equity in top tech positions at American colleges and universities.

  • July 20, 2017

    In a recent blog post for Rave, Scott Tiner of Bates College discussed how the UBTech conference’s unique focus on the convergence of campus AV and IT attracts high-level college and university decision-makers. A broad range of conference topics and an unusual degree of personal attention from solution providers are factors that set the conference apart from an attendee’s perspective. 

  • July 17, 2017

    UBTech 2017 was packed full of information on the most important trends and ideas in campus IT and AV today. Now, thanks to UBTech partner, Mediasite, sessions from UBTech 2017, including Keynotes from Gary Kayye of rAVe, Andrew Lipman, founder of MIT’s Media Lab, and Muhlenberg College President, John Williams.

  • May 25, 2017

    A special registration bonus is now available. Register more than one person from your campus and get 50% off each registration after the first one. Use the code TEAM2017 at checkout.

  • May 23, 2017
    • The UBFit 5K returns to UBTech, Wednesday Morning, June 14. Run, walk, be a winner by being in it. Registration onsite!
    • The first-ever UBTech Pub Night—7pm Tuesday, June 13, immediately following our Annual Networking Reception—micro-brews, pub fare, games, DJ, Karaoke and more! 
    • Closing Prize Drawing—following the final Keynote, Wednesday, June 14: As they say, the first step to winning in life is showing up. See you there at UBTech 2017!
  • February 22, 2017

    University Business's new, tablet-friendly eBook, Online Learning, provides an overview of what’s new, what’s working and what’s ahead for institutions in all stages of developing and growing their online learning programs.

    Access your free copy today to learn how your online learning program can

  • February 13, 2017

    New programming will focus on flexible learning environments and collaborations

    Trumbull CT –  January 13, 2017

    The UBTech Conference and FLEXspace (The Flexible Learning Environments eXchange) announced a new agreement today to create additional specialized programming at the annual UBTech Conference.

    The collaborative alliance between FLEXspace and UBTech will include several new FLEXspace-driven program sessions at UBTech 2017, which convenes at The Omni ChampionsGate Resort in Orlando FL, June 12-14.

  • February 13, 2017

    Programming will focus on AV/IT/Media technology, education and training

    Bloomington, IN/Trumbull CT – (October 27, 2016)

    The UBTech Conference, and CCUMC (The Consortium of College and University Media Centers) announced a renewal of their agreement today to create additional specialized programming at the annual UBTech Conference.

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