Video Conferencing

***Please note that the physical Video Conference rooms are currently closed, but we are still providing virtual support. 

If you would like to consult with us about what Video Conference tool will work best for your circumstances, please check out our What Tool Should I Use guide or email us at tedmedia@ualberta.ca.

If you are looking for some guides on how to use different video tools, please check out our Video Tools and Tips guide or email us at tedmedia@ualberta.ca


Technologies in Education operates two video conference rooms on the third floor of Education North.

  • VC rooms are available for bookings from our own Faculty, the campus and other agencies who require assistance with teaching and learning.
  • Both VC suites use IP protocol and can connect up to three remote sites.
  • It is also possible to use other collaboration programs such as SKYPE.
  • There are charges associated with any requests for service outside of regular business hours as well for use with some sites.

Education North 3-105a

For groups of 10 or less

  • POLYCOM 7000e c/w 40" Monitor
  • Video projection
  • Rear projection SMARTboard
  • IBM laptop for data and Internet sharing
  • A telephone for audio conferencing

Education North 3-119

For groups as large as 40 persons

  • Ceiling mounted video projector
  • POLYCOM 7000e unit that can be set up in minutes
  • Laptop and SMARTboard requirements require additional booking and setup

For further information contact us at 780-492-3563 or techined@ualberta.ca.

Portable Conference Cart

What can our portable media cart do for you?

It is equipped with a mac mini loaded with Windows or Mac Operating Systems.

  • Simply use it as a computer with a BIG screen
  • It comes with a Wireless keyboard and mouse

Use it for Skype

  • Professional Grade Webcam
  • Professional Grade Microphone that can sit in the middle of your conference group

Use it for Video Conferencing

The Unit is equipped with a Polycom system and a Pro remote controlled movable camera unit.
It works great for:

  • Skype or Video conferencing
  • Kiosks or other events where you need to display media
  • Saves time if you do not have a projector in the room, simply turn the computer and tv on and load your presentation.