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  Welcome to the community group page for Vscene. It is a means for customers to provide feedback and receive updates on the service and also enables access to videoconferencing technical data in the Library section. For technical information about the service please click here We have some FAQs and video tutorials to help you to use VsceneWe have an ongoing programme of updates and revisions. We have also launched a Vscene Ideascale site which gives you the opportunity to get involved in ideas for improving Vscene.  Vscene brings people together by removing geographical barriers and enabling easy communication and collaboration with colleagues, opening up opportunities to participate in a wide range of business activities. Videoconferencing has many uses, from teaching and learning to administration and its use continues to grow particularly with the rise in satellite campuses and distance learning courses. In recent times, the technology has been used for remote training, work placement supervision, interviewing and thesis defence. For participants with mobility difficulties or other impairments, videoconferencing enables their inclusion. Vscene has been developed to meet the needs of the research and education sector. It provides seamless connectivity between participants regardless of what technologies you’re using. Once you have registered, Vscene offers you:   an intuitive interface making it easier and quicker to participate in video sessions, and focusing on people meeting people the ability to launch video sessions instantly or schedule in advance live conference management capability, allowing you to bring extra participants or extend the session a good quality recording system a streaming system that is simple to use, with high capacity a meeting room function to enable you to create your own public or private virtual spaces to host meetings as and when needed a browser based desktop client, that can be installed on almost any platform by the user, without needing administrator rights seamless integration at your desk, in multipurpose rooms or dedicated suites, with high quality delivery every time continued support for interoperability with Visimeet video desktop client a detailed reporting facility a dedicated, friendly and experienced support team, that knows the education sector, to help manage your conversations. Vscene provides a videoconferencing service that makes it possible to enhance teaching and learning, enable research and encourage collaboration.   Watch a short video about Vscene here.      

Business/travel videoconference for schools or colleges

9 September 2013 at 9:20am

Wed 21st Nov 3.10 - 4.10

A video conference with Lee MacAteer, CEO of Invasion Travel, Americamp, Invasion holidays and InvAID (gap years)

Lee will be talking about his various businesses, how he started them, built them up, obtained finance and is now sustaining them. His company Americamp was voted best summer camp orgainisation by Save the Student.

Lee started his career as editor of Max Power Car Magazine before started his businesses and is now won awards as an Enterprise hero 2011 and is the National College of Law Business Lawyer of the year 2012.
At 28, Lee owns businesses which are worth millions of pounds. He’s also a very charismatic speaker.

Sorry about the short notice …Lee is a very difficult man to pin down to a date since his business is a multi national & member of FTSE 100 (ex student of mine!).

Anyone interested should contact me.

Sian Squire

Video conference co ordinator

Shrewsbury Sixth Form College