2013 Nevada Broadband Summit
Learning in the Digital Space
Education is taking the spotlight for Nevada's 3rd annual Nevada Broadband Summit!
Join us for Learning in the Digital Space set for November 18, 2013 in Reno at the University of Nevada - Reno.
Hosted by Connect Nevada and the Nevada Broadband Task Force, the Summit is designed to promote access, adoption, and use of broadband in education. Come be part of the dynamic discussion on how educators, students and administrators are integrating technology in the classroom and leveraging broadband to bring equal access to students across the globe.
The goal of the Summit is to demonstrate the successful implementation of technology in the classroom (K-12 and higher education) and the impact of broadband in the educational space. The Summit will also nurture collaboration in an effort to help educational leaders in technology implementation for the betterment of education in Nevada.
Interested in sponsoring or learning more about the Summit? Contact Lindsey Niedzielski, Connect Nevada's program manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Know a person, community, or organization that is promoting innovative uses of technology in Nevada? If so, please submit a nomination to Connect Nevada! The statewide nonprofit initiative is currently seeking nominations for its 2013 Broadband Hero Award.
The deadline for nominations is fast approaching. All nominations must be submitted by Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 5:00PM PDT. Connect Nevada is soliciting nominations for awards in the following categories:
School District Broadband Hero Award goes to a Nevada school district that has successfully used broadband technology to enhance the educational capacity of its institutions and or the community as well as inform students and parents of the value of broadband/technology adoption.
Postsecondary Institution Broadband Hero Award goes to a Nevada postsecondary institution that has successfully used broadband technology to enhance its educational capacity as well as provide students with an improved educational experience using broadband technology.
Adoption Broadband Hero Award goes to the individual, organization, company, or local government that successfully implemented programs that lead to the adoption of broadband technologies or the development of digital literacy skills in the community.
Community Broadband Hero Award goes to the community that has demonstrated outstanding achievement towards the goals of increasing broadband access, adoption, and use in their community.
Health Care Broadband Hero Award goes to an individual, organization, or company that has successfully implemented a technology based health care platform or network that supports advancements in telemedicine or integration of electronic medical records.