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  • From: Ben Fineman <>
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  • Subject: Last Day to Register for Megaconference 2012!
  • Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2012 13:46:23 -0500

Register now for Megaconference 2012! Registration closes at 8pm EST today.

I’m pleased to announce our sponsors who will be providing the prizes for our giveaways this year:

  • From Platinum Sponsor Blue Jeans Networks: 5 Blue Jeans Institutional Service Packages, included 40 Blue Jeans licenses for 30 days and a custom institution landing page, valued at almost $25,000 (retail price) each!
  • From Platinum Sponsor Spranto, a classroom collaboration system including PC, HD PTZ camera, echo canceling mic, and projector valued at over $1000!
  • From Bronze Sponsor Polycom, a Polycom Communicator valued at over $100!

Please remember that to be eligable for the prizes you must register and then be present to win during our two Roll Calls at 13:30 GMT (8:30am EST) and 19:30 GMT (2:30pm EST).

Following is the full schedule of events:

Time (GMT)Time (EST)TitleOrganizationPresenter
12:00 GMT7:00AM ESTWelcome/KickoffInternet2Ben Fineman
12:15 GMT7:15AM ESTJohn Erickson and Hank the CowdogRegion 16 Education CenterJohn Erickson
12:45 GMT7:45AM ESTBreaking Down the Barriers: Global ConnectionReliance Business ServicesDarayus Mehta
13:15 GMT8:15AM ESTSpecial Visit from Dr. Bob DixonOSU, OARnet, EmeritusBob Dixon
14:00 GMT9:00AM ESTHit that Culture Button! LIVE from Asia to Europe and AfricaNational Dali High School & GhanaMary Meimei Shih
14:30 GMT9:30AM ESTSponsor Showcase: SprantoSprantoPeter Hayes, CEO
15:00 GMT10:00AM ESTMusic Teaches Everything in the Global ClassroomCleveland Institute of MusicHeather Young
15:30 GMT10:30AM ESTA Virtual Visit to the ATLAS Experiment at CERNCERNStephen Goldfarb
16:00 GMT11:00AM ESTBiomimicry and the Spider’s WebMinnesota ZooGalen Sjostrom
16:30 GMT11:30AM ESTCafe Time
17:00 GMT12:00PM ESTHome of the World’s Worst WeatherWill Broussard
17:25 GMT12:25PM ESTReasons for the SeasonMonroe Boces Challenger Learning CenterAndy Raab
18:00 GMT1:00PM ESTSponsor Showcase: BlueJeansBlue JeansJessica Wang
18:30 GMT1:30PM ESTCowgirls Who Shaped the West, Changed the WorldNational Cowgirl MuseumCindy Collins
19:00 GMT2:00PM ESTZones of Conflict, Zones of PeaceCerritos CollegeDr. John Haas
20:30 GMT3:30PM ESTHistory of Teleconferencing in Education at the University of WisconsinUniv. of Wisconsin, EmeritusJamie Poindexter
21:00 GMT4:00PM ESTVideo Services in the UNAMUNAMJose Rodriguez
21:30 GMT4:30PM ESTCafe Time
22:00 GMT5:00PM ESTThe Journalism Education AssociationSwinburne UniversityJohn Corky
22:30 GMT5:30PM ESTWrap UpInternet2Ben Fineman

I hope to see you there!


Benjamin J. Fineman
Program Manager, Video Services


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  • Last Day to Register for Megaconference 2012!, Ben Fineman, 11/30/2012

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