Unicon Technologists to Deliver Twenty-Seven Presentations at the 2012 Jasig Sakai Conference

Informative Sessions on uPortal, Sakai, uMobile, CAS, Portlets, Kaltura, and Development Technologies

Gilbert, AZ – May 15, 2012— Unicon, Inc., the leading provider of open source IT consulting services for the education market, will be presenting and participating in a total of 27 technical seminars and presentations at the upcoming 2012 Jasig Sakai Conference, “Growing Community; Growing Possibilities,” being held in Atlanta, Georgia, June 10-15, 2012. Nine expert open source software developers and architects from Unicon will present on a variety of subjects pertaining to open source application deployment, development, and support for the online campus.

This year’s conference will showcase technologies from both the Jasig and Sakai communities, as the two groups continue to collaborate and work towards one common foundation/organization. Tracks in this year’s conference include Awareness and Advocacy; Design and Development; Deployment and Integration; Expanded Solutions; Getting Started; Leadership and Future Directions; Teaching, Learning, Portfolios and Research; and Technical Management. The conference will also highlight the adoption and growth of software to support advances in learning, teaching and research, together with the infrastructure that enables it. The conference will provide a global networking point for practitioners.

Unicon Sessions at the 2012 Jasig Sakai Conference

Note: For full descriptions of the Unicon sessions, see http://www.unicon.net/content/2012-jasig-sakai-conference.

Jasig and Sakai are still accepting registrations for this conference. Register at https://www.concentra-cms.com/c/2012-jasig-sakai.

About Jasig
Jasig, Inc., is a non-profit 501(c)(3), international consortium of educational institutions and commercial affiliates supporting open source software development and promoting open computing architectures for higher education. Jasig has been in operation for over ten years, sponsoring open source software applications like uPortal, the enterprise-grade portal solution; uMobile, the next-generation mobile platform; CAS, a flexible Central Authentication Service deployed for single sign-on; and Bedework, an enterprise calendar system for public, personal, and group use. For more information, visit the Jasig website at http://www.jasig.org.

About Sakai
Built by higher education for higher education, Sakai is a community source online collaboration and learning environment that provides a framework and pluggable tool modules for managing, delivering, and assessing student learning. It is designed to bring students and instructors together for knowledge sharing, discussion, and shared learning. Users of Sakai deploy it to support teaching and learning, ad hoc group collaboration, and research collaboration. Visit http://www.sakaiproject.org to learn more about the tools and features that make up Sakai.

About Unicon
Unicon, Inc. is a leading provider of IT consulting services for the education market. Unicon works closely with colleges, universities, and corporations to find the best solutions to meet their business challenges. Unicon specializes in using open source technologies to deliver flexible and cost-effective systems in the areas of enterprise portals, learning management systems, identity and access management, online video, calendaring, email, and collaboration. Unicon is a Sakai Commercial Affiliate; an InCommon Affiliate; an Industry Member of Internet2; a Jasig and VMware Partner; an authorized Solution Provider for CAS, uPortal, and VMware; and a services partner and reseller of Kaltura, Liferay, VASCO, and Zimbra. For more information, visit: http://www.unicon.net.
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