Campus Cards, College and University Identification and Security

CBORD to host contactless technology webinar

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Thinking of changing your mag stripe campus ID card to contactless? Campus card provider CBORD may be able to help. The company is offering a free webinar March 27 that will enable participants to learn the latest about contactless credentials for colleges and universities.

The webinar will review the variety of contactless options available and discuss considerations for implementation. Plus, two CBORD customers, who have already transitioned to contactless, will share their stories and answer questions.

Douglas M. Snedegar, director of EagleCard and document services at Morehead State University in Kentucky will discuss his university’s experience as the first Odyssey PCS user to go contactless with iCLASS.

Larry Fink, assistant vice president for housing and auxiliaries finance at Miami University of Ohio will share the story of Miami University’s implementation of CS Access with aptiQ contactless credentials.

Casey Avery, CBORD account representative, client development, will host the one-hour session that begins at 2 p.m. March 27.

Sign up for “Go Contactless with CBORD” here[end] 

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