[Asis-l] Knowledge Culture Bulletin. Oct 6: FCC+IMLS Broadband Symposium

David Green redgen at mac.com
Tue Oct 5 11:59:51 EDT 2004

FCC + IMLS Sponsor Broadband Symposium
Thursday October 6, 9am-4pm
Symposium, “Unleashing the Educational Power of Broadband," sponsored 
by the FCC and the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) 
will be held at FCC Headquarters, Washington, DC, Thursday October 6, 

The symposium will be webcast at: http://www.fcc.gov/realaudio/#oct6

"Broadband offers new ways for museums and libraries - with their 
massive holdings, carefully curated exhibitions and experiences, 
trained and knowledgeable professionals, and educational programs to 
contribute to effective learning at home, at school and in the 
workplace.” Dr. Robert Martin, Director, Institute for Museum and 
Library Services

9:00 Welcome
* Sarah E. Whitesell Associate Chief, Office of Strategic Planning & 
Policy Analysis, FCC
* Opening Remarks Chairman Michael K. Powell, FCC

9:10 Demonstration: The Power of Broadband in Learning
* Douglas Levin Director of Education Policy, Cable in the Classroom

9:25 Remarks Commissioner Kathleen Q. Abernathy, FCC
9:30 Remarks Commissioner Jonathan S. Adelstein, FCC

9:35 Panel I: Integrating Technology Into the Learning Environment
* Opening Remarks Moderator Robert Martin, Ph.D., Director, IMLS
* Darryl LaGace, Director, Information Systems, Lemon Grove School 
District, California
* Cynthia Stout, Ph.D., Curriculum Content Specialist, Jefferson County 
Public Schools, Colorado
* Ed Vandertook, Executive Director, Mountain Board of Cooperative 
Educational Services, Colorado
* Pam Berger, M.L.S., Library/Education Technology Consultant, 
DataSearch Group, Inc., New York

11:00 Break

11:10 Demonstration: Lemon Grove School District Turned On
* Darryl LaGace, Director, Information Systems, Lemon Grove School 

11:30 Remarks Commissioner Michael J. Copps

11:35 Panel II: Using Technology to Meet the Diverse Needs of Lifelong 
Moderator: Peggy O’Brien, Ph.D. Senior Vice President, Educational 
Programming and Services, Corporation for Public Broadcasting
* Bruce Friend, Chief Administrative Officer, Florida Virtual School
* Karen Warren, Director of Information Technology, American School for 
the Deaf, Connecticut
* David D. Reilly, Technology Coordinator, Yupiit School District, 
* Carla Hayden, Ph.D., Executive Director, Enoch Pratt Free Library, 

12:50 Presentation: BellSouth Foundation

1:05 Lunch Break

2:05 Demonstration: Building Big: The Power of Convergence in Learning
* Michael Connet, Director of Education, Nortel Networks Kidz Online
* Joel Holland, Host of Streaming Futures, Nortel Networks Kidz Online

2:25 Panel 3: Forging Alliances and Looking Ahead
Moderator: Lisa Zaina Chief Executive Officer, USAC
* Joanne Steneck, General Counsel, Maine Public Utilities Commission
* Hal Gardner, Director KAN-ED, Kansas
* Anthony Wilhelm, Ph.D., Director Technology Opportunities Program, 
* Louis Fox, Ph.D., Executive Director, National Internet2 K20 
Initiative & Vice Provost, University of Washington

3:40 Demonstration: Increasing Student Achievement with Videos on Demand
* Paul Thomas Vice President of Marketing and Product Development, 
Discovery Education

4:00pm CLOSE
David Green, Ph.D.
Knowledge Culture
davidgreen at knowledgeculture.com
redgen at mac.com

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