The President’s Boardroom offers HD videoconferencing, teleconferencing and data projection. The AV system is controled by a user-friendly touchscreen that has been programmed specifically for the room.
The layout of the monitors were designed for videoconferencing. People seated on both sides of the table can see a videoconference monitor and a second monitor with data being shared in the videoconference.
The room design includes a pullout rack and floor cabling system in anticipation of future technological change.
The Athabasca University mandate states “Athabasca University provides international leadership in individualized distance education methods and technologies” - the President’s Boardroom fulfills this mandate