“Historically, Polycom and Cisco, the traditional industry leaders address our general assembly with keynote speeches and this year Ofer Shapiro, the CEO of Vidyo will also deliver a keynote address.”
Minneapolis, Minnesota (PRWEB) October 08, 2012
Polycom, Cisco, and Vidyo, the manufacturer growing at four times the industry, will deliver industry keynote speeches at the third annual Visual Communications Industry Group, (VCI-Group) event in Monterey, California October 22-24, 2012.
“Historically, Polycom and Cisco, the traditional industry leaders address our general assembly with keynote speeches to kick off each morning session and this year Ofer Shapiro, the CEO and co-founder of Vidyo will also deliver a keynote address.” said David Maldow, VCI-Group Advisory board member and analyst for Telepresence Options. “We are eager to hear the longtime leaders and the industry’s fastest growing company speak to our membership about the state of the industry and their view of the future. If past sessions are any indication, we will learn about new directions, industry trends, and new products and services we can expect in the coming year.”
In addition to Polycom, Cisco Systems, Inc., and Vidyo, Alliance members AMX, Applied Global Technologies, Avcomm Solutions, AVI-SPL, Blue Jeans Network, Burwood Group, Chief, Compass Business Solutions, Connexus, Direct Packet, Discover Video, G2J, IVCi, LLC, Masergy, Nexistant, Renovo Software, Solutionz Conferencing, Inc., Spronto America, Telepresence Options/Human Productivity Lab, TKG, Vaddio, Vidtel and Zoom Video Communications will also be in attendance. Analysts from Wainhouse Research, TeleSpan Publishing Corporation, and Telepresence Options are also scheduled to attend and participate in panels and workshops on topics such as Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), Cloud Services, and mobility.
The VCI-Group is the knowledge-sharing community that shapes the Visual Communications Industry and is a community comprised of 450+ end-users and vendors focused on videoconferencing, telepresence, Unified Communications and/or collaboration technology. Membership consists of individuals from organizations that make visual communications purchasing decisions or recommendations and create implementation strategies, and/or support the technology.
VCI-Group focuses on facilitating educational and peer networking in the conferencing and collaboration industry. In addition to providing access to education, training, learning programs and “hot-off-the-press” news and information, VCI-Group’s driving force is to keep the membership very well informed and connected to their network of member professionals.
The Visual Communications Industry Group (VCI-Group) is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to working to influence the development of Industry-based standards for multimedia collaboration technologies and applications, to improve industry products and services, and to facilitate the exchange of information among its members.
The VCI-Group 2012 Annual Conference will be held in Monterey, California on October 22-24, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa. For more information on membership and the 2012 VCI-Group Annual Conference visit http://www.vci-group.org