eduCONF training

Porto, Portugal, 12 - 13 March 2014

Aim of the workshop

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The educonf activity in the GN3plus project is centered around video conferencing, and improving the use and uptake of video conferencing across the NREN community and their constituents. This training aims to engage NREN VC Managers with eduCONF's Certification Program. The eduCONF Certification Program relies on NREN VC Managers to locally implement the required infrastructure, to provide appropriate local support and to provide a platform of compliance to the VC Room Managers in order to extend the certified VC room network.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this training course, the participants should be able to:

  1. Register and certify their endpoint and service in the eduCONF Directory
  2. Monitor and maintain the integrity of Addressing Systems
  3. Improve the Quality of NREN Video Service through integration of the eduCONF tools
  4. Explain the techniques involved in providing security over videoconference services network
  5. Appreciate some of the current developments in video conferencing and their relevance to NRENs


Participants must bring:

  • A laptop (Mac or PC) to interact with gatekeeper during training
  • Headset
  • Preferable: Webcam (built-in or external)
  • Polycom m100 software (available as a 30 day trial)
  • Chrome browser installed (for the WebRTC parts)
  • Knowledge of the details of your endpoint (IP address, ports configuration etc)

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