Bridging the Academic and Business Divide in the Digital Age
Please join the UC Berkeley School of Information and Community NETwork, AATP, Bay Chapter in "Bridging the Academic and Business Divide in the Digital Age," a networking and informational event aimed at bringing together corporate professionals, community leaders and academic researchers to dialogue about the opportunities and challenges presented by emerging technologies in the disenfranchised communities of the Bay Area.
From 6:00pm to 7:15pm, community groups will present digital arts media from Bay Area Youth, college students will present research and corporate professionals will be available to network at the School of Information.
From 7:30pm-9:00pm, corporate professionals, community leaders and academic researchers will dialogue with the audience about the issues surrounding emerging technologies in the disenfranchised communities of the Bay Area.
BAY CAT Bayview Hunters Point Center for Arts & Technology
BADA Bay Area Digital Arts at Lorenzo High School
DUSTY: Digital Underground Story Telling for Youth
Eastmont Computing Center
Academic Research Groups:
Researchers from the Kids' Informal Learning with Digital Media project, a three year collaborative project funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, will be present.
Villy Wang, CEO of BAYCAT
Gretchen Livesey, Lead Teacher from the Bay Area Digital Arts at San Lorenzo High School
Melvin McArthur - AT&T West VP of Online Services
Daniel Coleman - AT&T West Principal Integrations Manager
Moderator: Mahad Ibrahim — PhD Candidate at the School of Information
Refreshments will be served!!!
Please, contact Luana Espana at email@example.com with any questions about the event. Luana is a graduate of the Goldman School of Public Policy and a former member of BGSA.