GILBERT, Ariz. (PRWEB) May 22, 2018
Unicon, Inc., a leading technology consulting, services, and support provider for the education industry, will be leading and participating in a total of 11 technical workshops, presentations, and showcase demos at the upcoming Open Apereo 2018 conference in Montréal, Québec, Canada, June 3-7, 2018. Five open source software developers, architects, and engineers from Unicon will present on a variety of Apereo Foundation projects for the online campus, with topics including open source application deployment, development, and support.
Open Apereo is the premier conference for open source software in education. Unicon Apereo community members will present on the current project states of open source webSSO software, Central Authentication Service (CAS), and uPortal, the leading open source enterprise portal built by and for higher education institutions. Unicon will also give an introduction to EQUELLA, a digital repository that provides a single platform to house teaching/learning, research, media, and library content.
Unicon has a notable involvement in the Apereo open source projects. Unicon shares its latest progress on open source projects at Open Apereo to help the community keep abreast of project developments and aid in project collaboration.
For full descriptions of the Unicon sessions, see http://www.unicon.net/about/events/open-apereo-2018.
About Open Apereo
The Open Apereo conference provides participants the opportunity to share their institutional experiences and learn from their colleagues, and to develop an understanding of other areas of the academic enterprise they may not be familiar with. The conference is held every year with the intent to help attendees network, grow, share, and learn from each other. Apereo is still accepting registrations for this conference.
The Apereo Foundation exists to help educational institutions collaborate to develop, use and sustain open source software for learning, teaching and research. It is a membership organization, with members on four continents. Membership ranges from community colleges to major research-intensive institutions. Apereo currently supports nineteen software solutions, which are listed at http://www.apereo.org. The Apereo Foundation is a non-profit corporation registered in New Jersey.
Unicon is a leading provider of technology consulting, services, and support for the education industry. Institutions and corporations leverage Unicon’s domain expertise across numerous disciplines, including identity and access management (IAM), learning analytics/student success, standards-based integration, portals, content lifecycle, and Amazon Web Services (AWS). Unicon’s depth of experience in designing, building, integrating, operating, and supporting learning, assessment, and institutional systems ensures the right skills and technologies are applied to every engagement. Unicon is a Contributing Member of IMS Global Learning Consortium; a Commercial Affiliate of the Apereo Foundation; a Trust and Identity Solution Provider in the Internet2 Industry Program and an Industry Member of Internet2; an InCommon Participant; an Instructure Certified Partner; a Desire2Learn (D2L) Technology Partner; a GSA Industry Partner and Schedule 70 Contract Holder; an Advanced Consulting Partner in the AWS Partner Network, a member of the AWS Education Competency Program, and a member of the AWS Public Sector Program. For more information, visit: http://www.unicon.net.
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