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Wireless Cities … Community Context Conference

October 6–7, 2005

402 Walter Library

 

Thursday, October 6, 2005
8:00–9:00 a.m.Registration and continental breakfast
 Morning Session (9:00–noon): Technology State of Cities

Opening Remarks:

–Andrew Odlyzko, Director, University of Minnesota Digital Technology Center

Moderator:

–Greg Daigle, Executive Director, Digital Watershed

9:00–10:30 a.m.Plenary Session 1 — Wireless State of the Cities

Panel Participants:

Dr. Costis Toregas, President Emeritus, PTI (Public Technology Inc.)

Jim Farstad, rClient, LLC

Matthew Lampe, CTO, City of Portland

10:30–10:45 a.m.Break
10:45–12:15 p.m.Plenary Session 2 — Legal and Legislative Issues

Panel Participants:

Cal Litsey, Partner, Faegre and Benson

Mike Linksvayer, Chief Technology Officer, Creative Commons

Adrian Herbst, Partner, Baller Herbst Law Group

12:15–1:30 p.m.Lunch — buffet served in DTC

Benjamin R. Lindau, Ellerbe Becket. Viewing architectural spaces collaboratively over networks.

 Afternoon Session (1:30–4:30): Community-Centered Content
1:30–3:00 p.m.Plenary Session 3 — Bridging the Digital Divide

Panel Participants:

Catherine Settanni, Executive Director, Digital Access Project

Will Craig, Associate Director, CURA (Center for Urban and Regional Affairs)

Shane Price, Project Coordinator, AAMP (African American Men Project)

3:00–3:15 p.m.Break
3:15–4:45 p.m.Plenary Session 4 — Wireless Arts and Culture

Panel Participants:

Daniel Gumnit, Executive Director, Intermedia Arts

Kathleen Kvern, Project Director, mnartists.org

Wayne Ashley, Independent Curator

Chuck Olsen, MNstories.com

6:00–8:00 p.m.Reception/Banquet — at the Campus Club, Coffman Memorial Union

Organize tables either by Jambo interest groups, or, breakout topics for discussion.

Keynote: –Dr. Costis Toregas, President Emeritus, PTI (Public Technology Inc.)

  Friday, October 7, 2005
8:00–9:00 a.m.Registration and continental breakfast
 Morning Session (9:00–noon): Enabling Technologies
9:00–10:30 a.m.Plenary Session 5 — Social Networks

Panel Participants:

Angela Beesley, Board Member, Wikimedia Foundation

Charles Ribaudo, Co-Founder, Jambo Networks

Pam Ludford, PhD Candidate, Computer Science, University of Minnesota

10:30–10:45 a.m.Break
10:45–12:15 p.m.Plenary Session 6 — Workgroups

Group 1 — State of the Cities

Group 2 — Legal and Legislative

Group 3 — Bridging the Digital Divide

Group 4 — Wireless Arts and Culture

Group 5 — Social Networks

12:15–1:30 p.m.Lunch — buffet served in DTC
1:30–3:00 p.m.Plenary Session 7 — Reports and Summary

Moderator: Brad Hokanson, Professor, University of Minnesota

Presentations on Workgroup Outcomes

3:00–4:00 p.m.Closing Remarks

Arthur Harkins, U of M Futurist — Topic: Where do we go from here?

 Follow up:

Online summary of sessions and discussions to be made available to participants and general public on the DTC and Digital Watershed Web sites.