Live Webcasts Planned For Arizona Symposium
Updated: Friday, November 17, 2000 8:36 AM
Press release from the University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program
Posted: Thursday, November 16, 2000 2:58 PM
The University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program is teaming with NaviSite Inc. to deliver live Webcasts of sessions from this year's Symposium on Racing. NaviSite Inc. is a leading provider of managed application hosting services, designed for any organization that requires focused web-centric resources, from startups to multinational corporations to traditional brick and mortar companies.
"Once again, we are pleased to offer this service to the racing industry, broadcasting of one of the largest racing conferences in the world," states Doug Reed, coordinator of the Race Track Industry Program. "It is our hope that those unable to attend this year will find the content useful."
The Symposium will be held December 5-8 at the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson, Arizona and will feature panels and workshops on current trends in the horse racing industry, including new technologies, regulations, track surfaces, international racing, economics and more. Participants in the symposium are from the pari-mutuel industry, as well as related businesses and organizations from around the world
"The NaviSite Streaming Media Division is honored to facilitate the live webcasting of the University Of Arizona's Race Track Industry Program Symposium," notes Sean Conley, streaming sales specialist at NaviSite. "Utilizing streaming media services will further enable scores of industry leaders in the pari-mutuel industry to keep up with the latest trends as well as offering the ability to reach a vast audience that is extremely passionate about equine science."
Racing fans and professionals can watch over 16 hours of live video footage from the Symposium on Racing in real-time via their desktops at www.ag.arizona.edu/rtip. The sessions will also be archived on the same site for one month following the event.
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