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35 Lehigh Street

Geneva, NY 14456

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Discuss and learn about the digital inclusion landscape and local efforts to increase digital equity across the Finger Lakes region.

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Join us for this half day event where we will explore the digital inclusion landscape and discuss local efforts to increase digital equity. The digital divide impacts many individuals and families in our communities. Come learn more about the injustices of limited internet access and participate in thinking about ways to bridge the divide.

Schedule:

11-11:15am Welcome

11:15-11:45am Keynote - Angela Siefer, National Digital Inclusion Alliance

11:45-12pm Break

12-12:45pm A Question of Justice: Digital Inclusion and Digital Equity

Facilitator: Bill Callahan, National Digital Inclusion Alliance. Panelists: Dr. Robert Ike: Superintendent, Palmyra-Macedon School District Superintendent, Jenny Lopez: LMSW VITAL Outreach Coordinator Canandaigua VA Medical Center, Bob McCarthy: Geneva Town Board and Ellen Wayne: Executive Director, Catholic Charities of the Finger Lakes

12:45-1:30pm Lunch

1:30-2:15pm I Can't Afford the Internet: Acquiring Affordable Technology

Facilitator: Kim Reisch: Director, Ontario/Yates Counties Center for Dispute Settlement. Panelists: Dragana Drobnjak: Onondaga County Public Library MakerSpace Manager. Katie Egan: Wood Library Page & Pioneer Library System Youth Ambassador, Tony Frank: PC’s for People Business Development Manager and Sirene Garcia: Director of Special Programs Finger Lakes Community Health

2:15-2:30pm Break

2:30-3:15pm Digital Literacy and Critical Thinking

Facilitator: Nancy Shelton: Senior Consultant in the Cultural Competence and Health Equity Department at Coordinated Care Services, Inc. Panelists: Davis Erin Anderson: Program Manager for Technology, Culture, and Libraries at Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO), Kate Hammill: Wayne Finger Lakes BOCES School Library System, Brian Kane:Literacy Volunteers of Rochester, Fran Padilla: Goodwill of the Finger Lakes

3:15-4pm What Does Digital Equity Look Like To Your Community?

4-5pm Reception (cash bar)

Check out Finger Lakes Digital Alliance to find out more information.

Registration Closes: January 18th

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