LEXINGTON, Kentucky, December 6, 2006–The infrastructure issues in a converged voice and data network, along with the best practices for a variety of communications technologies, will be the focus of the 2007 Winter Seminar of ACUTA, the Association for Communications Technology Professionals in Higher Education.

The seminars are January 21-24, 2007, in Austin, Texas, at the Hilton Austin. They will feature presentations by representatives from a broad range of colleges and universities. Speakers from Cornell, Notre Dame, the University of Texas, Oklahoma State University, the University of Toronto, North Carolina State University, and many others will share their insight, experiences, and successes with their peers. The seminars will also feature a products and services exhibition area.
Educational sessions will address topics such as best practices in business continuity, emergency response, mobility, and procurement. On the convergence and infrastructure side, sessions will cover power and cooling needs, wireless communications management, cross-training of telecom and IT staff, and more.

ACUTA is the only national association dedicated to serving the needs of higher education communications technology professionals, representing nearly 2,000 individuals at more than 800 institutions.

“This first ACUTA event of 2007 provides a great opportunity for members and others to learn more about what their peers are doing right, both in their migrations to converged networks and in a variety of other infrastructure and management issues, ” said Jeri Semer, executive director of ACUTA. “Our educational sessions, of course, are only part of the value of our seminars. Communications professionals can network with their peers and learn from each other, providing tremendous benefits to them and to their institutions.”

For more information or to register, visit the ACUTA website at www. or call the organization’s office at 859-278-3338.


ACUTA, the Association for Communications Technology Professionals in Higher Education, is an international non-profit educational association serving colleges and universities. Its core purpose is to support higher education communications technology professionals in contributing to the achievement of the strategic mission of their institutions. ACUTA represents nearly 2000 individuals at more than 800 institutions of higher education, with members ranging from small schools and community colleges to the 50 largest U.S. institutions. ACUTA’s Corporate Affiliate members represent all categories of communications technology vendors serving the college/university market. For more information, visit www. or call 859-278-3338.

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