ACUTA, the Association for Information Communications Technology Professionals in Higher Education, is an international non-profit educational association serving colleges and universities. Its core purpose is to support higher education information communications technology professionals in contributing to the achievement of the strategic mission of their institutions. ACUTA represents nearly 2000 individuals at about 800 institutions of higher education and some 150 companies. Institutional members range from small schools and community colleges to the largest U.S. institutions. ACUTA’s Corporate Affiliate members represent all categories of communications technology vendors serving the college/university market. For more information call 859-278-3338.
AUG (Aastra Users Group)
The Aastra Users Group is a nonprofit, incorporated group, made up of corporations, hospitals and universities that own and operate Aastra products. AUG members have diverse telecommunications and data backgrounds and expertise (operations, technical support, planning, voice and data experience). AUG is governed by a board of directors comprised of members elected by the association. The AUG Board of Directors' charter is to encourage participation by members and develop the annual conference.
EDUCAUSE® is a nonprofit association and the foremost community of IT leaders and professionals committed to advancing higher education. EDUCAUSE helps those who lead, manage, and use information technology to shape strategic IT decisions at every level within higher education. IT is more than technology to EDUCAUSE members. It is a system of people, processes, organizations, and challenges that are constantly evolving. EDUCAUSE programs and services focus on analysis, advocacy, community building, professional development, and knowledge creation to support the transformative role that IT can play in higher education.
Internet2 is an exceptional community of U.S. and international leaders in research, academia, industry and government who create and collaborate via innovative technologies. Together, we accelerate research discovery, advance national and global education, and improve the delivery of public services. Our community touches nearly every major innovation that defines our modern digital lives, and we continue to define "what's next." Internet2 comprises approximately 220 U.S. universities, 60 leading corporations, 70 government agencies, 38 regional and state education networks, and more than 65 national research and education networking partners representing over 100 countries. Internet2 is a not-for-profit organization governed by an executive Board of Trustees representing our diverse membership. Program advisory groups, also made up of community leaders, offer critical feedback and help guide our direction.