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Wednesday, April 18
 

9:45am

Lightning Round 1: Emerging Tactics and New Directions
Speakers
CB

Clayton Banks

CEO, Silicon Harlem
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Kathy Bisbee

Executive Director/Founder, Brookline Interactive Group/Public VR Lab
Kathy Bisbee is the executive director of Brookline Interactive Group (BIG), a community media arts center, and the co-founder/director of the Public VR Lab, where she and her team are building an empowered Community XR movement and new field that values accessibility, digital inclusion... Read More →
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Allister Chang

Executive Director, Libraries Without Borders
Allister Chang is the Executive Director of Libraries Without Borders (LWB). In the US, LWB is currently working to transform all 30,000+ laundromats in the US into spaces where families may connect & learn while they wait for their laundry to wash & dry. Internationally (in over... Read More →
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Amy Gonzales

Assistant Professor, Indiana University
I'm a researcher interested in collaborations with non-profits to better understand solutions to digital inequalities. I'm particularly interested in intermittent digital breakdown or disconnection and repair.
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Seth Pinckney

Co-Founder, Hack Cleveland
Seth Pinckney is a seasoned technologist with a wide array of skills. With 15+ years of experience in digital and advocacy, he has planned, executed, and managed dozens of projects for organizations large national nonprofits, private corporate entities, government agencies, and small... Read More →
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Samantha Schartman

CEO, Connected Insights
Samantha Schartman-Cycyk is the Executive Director of Connected Insights, a Cleveland-based national-facing nonprofit dedicated to helping organizations to strategically use data to better manage and measure their programs and impact. She is also the lead designer of the newly-released... Read More →
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Nicole Umayam

Digital Inclusion Librarian, Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records
Archivist & linguist turned librarian. I got in the digital inclusion game as part of NDIA's Digital Inclusion Corps, and have since been involved in projects such as wi-fi hotspot and laptop lending, broadband 101 training for rural tribal libraries, and digital inclusion strategic... Read More →



Wednesday April 18, 2018 9:45am - 10:15am
Global Center Grand Ballroom 1 St Clair Ave NE, Cleveland, OH 44114, USA

12:55pm

Lightning Round 2: Access and Adoption
Speakers
CG

Cristina Graham

Program Officer, Mobile Beacon
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Elizabeth Lindsey

Exective Director, Byte Back
Elizabeth Lindsey is the Executive Director of Byte Back, a Washington, DC based nonprofit offering a free technology training pathway for unemployed adults. Byte Back is one of the only organizations in the country that helps adults with no or low tech skills move from beginner to... Read More →
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Madeline Tate

Director of Partnerships and Programming, PCs for People
Madeline Tate is the Director of Partnerships and Programming at PCs for People. She is responsible for maintaining business and nonprofit partnerships across the US, including the scheduling of electronics recycling pickups with all business partners. Madeline has worked with PCs... Read More →
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Nicole Umayam

Digital Inclusion Librarian, Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records
Archivist & linguist turned librarian. I got in the digital inclusion game as part of NDIA's Digital Inclusion Corps, and have since been involved in projects such as wi-fi hotspot and laptop lending, broadband 101 training for rural tribal libraries, and digital inclusion strategic... Read More →
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Kelsey Webb

Marketing Communications Specialist, Mobile Citizen
Recent Mobile Citizen Marketing Communications Specialist hire, looking to further brand awareness initiatives on digital inclusion.



Wednesday April 18, 2018 12:55pm - 1:15pm
Global Center Grand Ballroom 1 St Clair Ave NE, Cleveland, OH 44114, USA
 
Thursday, April 19
 

9:45am

Lightning Round 3: Digital Literacies
Speakers
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Steve Black

Founder, Techboomers.com
Steve Black is a serial entrepreneur who came up with the idea for Techboomers while looking for an entrepreneurial opportunity that brought purpose into his life. One day, while helping his parents learn how to use Facebook, he realized there were no reliable websites that have quality... Read More →
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Alyssa Kenney

Executive Director, DANEnet
Alyssa started her digital equity career in 1999 building community technology centers and teaching digital literacy classes. She pivoted away from technology and spent fifteen years of leading and managing two thriving community centers. In 2014, she returned to digital equity work... Read More →
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Shaletha Mitchell

Board President, Ashbury Senior Computer Center (ASC3)
Shaletha Mitchell, a Cleveland native, is an intense advocate for youth academic development, and is a passionate promoter of digital literacy and inclusion.  Shaletha currently serves as the Center Director for the Cleveland-Region Interprofessional Area Health Education Center... Read More →
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Crystal Schimpf

Founder, Principal Training Consultant, Kixal Training
Crystal is a librarian and a trainer, with a passion for instructional design, training, and technology. As founder of Kixal, she provides innovative, transformative training for libraries on a wide range of topics. She has provided training on projects for the Urban Libraries Council’s... Read More →
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Nicole Umayam

Digital Inclusion Librarian, Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records
Archivist & linguist turned librarian. I got in the digital inclusion game as part of NDIA's Digital Inclusion Corps, and have since been involved in projects such as wi-fi hotspot and laptop lending, broadband 101 training for rural tribal libraries, and digital inclusion strategic... Read More →
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Stacey Wedlake

Research Coordinator, Technology and Social Change Group (University of Washington Information School)
Stacey is a research coordinator with the Technology & Social Change Group. Her research interests include understanding the affordances and limitations of using different types of devices to interact with the Internet and what technology skills and access people need to accomplish... Read More →



Thursday April 19, 2018 9:45am - 10:15am
Global Center Grand Ballroom 1 St Clair Ave NE, Cleveland, OH 44114, USA