FETC Virtual Conference & Expo 09 Schedule: April 23, 2009

11:00 - 12:00 Keynote: 21st Century Learning: A Necessity for our Students
Dr. Steven Paine, State Superintendent of West Virginia Department
of Education
12:00 - 12:30 Dedicated Exhibit Hall Time
12:30 - 1:30 Crossing the Threshold to the Future of Learning
Mark Weston, Education Strategist, Dell, Inc., Rick German,
President, Stoneware, Kathy Rains, Director of Technology,
Madison City Schools, John Orbaugh, Director of
Technology, Tyler ISD, Texas, and Matt Villano, Moderator
Sponsored by Dell
1:30 - 2:30

Emerging Interactive Media: What to Use, When and How?
Chris Dede, Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies, Harvard
Graduate School of Education

Wireless N: WiFi Finally Delivers on the Promise
Brent Williams, Education Technology Specialist, Kennesaw
State University

2:30 - 3:00 Dedicated Exhibit Hall Time
3:00 - 4:00 Getting the Most Bang for Your Buck: Key Considerations for a Successful Technology Rollout and ROI
Mel Pace, Director of Media and Instructional Technology, Osceola
County School District, Jennifer Brown King, Assistant Professor
of Education, Director of the Educational Technology Center, Florida
Southern College, Bruce Ellis, Director of Instructional
Technology, Dallas Independent School District, Texas, and Anju
Cisen-Singh, Senior Manager, Education Marketing, SMART
Sponsored by SMART Technologies
4:00 - 5:00

Impact of the Federal Stimulus Package on Districts and Schools -
A Panel Discussion
Mary Ann Wolf, Executive Director of the State Educational
Technology Directors Association, Kate Kemker, Director
of Technology and Learning Innovation for the Florida
Department of Education, Ann McMullan, Executive Director
Educational Technology, Klein Independent School
District, Texas, and Geoff Fletcher, Editorial Director, T.H.E.
Journal, Moderator

The 21st Century Web: Beyond the 2.0 Tools
John Kuglin, Chief Information Officer, Eagle County Schools

5:00 - 5:20 Dedicated Exhibit Hall Time
5:20 - 6:20

Students Speak Up About 21st Century Learning and Education Games
Julie Evans, Chief Executive Officer, Project Tomorrow

6:20 - 7:00

Digital Survival Kit: Empowering the 21st Century Educational Leader
Howie DiBlasi, Retired Chief Information Officer, Durango Schools

Schedule is Subject to Change

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October 22, 2009 

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