In|Formation Year: InCommunity

InCommunity (logo)

Event website:
Live Webcast (Nov 10 - 11 only):

Please see below for a PowerPoint presentation on National University's InCommunity events. Also, Debra Amidon has agreed to share her presentation from the mini-town meeting. It is also attached below.

Site: National University (San Diego, CA)

The programming for InCommunity will comprise the following components:

InCommunity Partners

“Toward a New Civic Culture: Smart and Creative Community Building”
Schedule of Virtual Events
InCommunity Forum November 10-11, 2006
NU Academic Headquarters & Spectrum Business Park Campus

Friday, November 10, 2006, 9:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Mini-Town Meeting with Thought Leaders and Practitioners on Civil Society & Community Building

  • Brian O’Connell (Civil Society)
  • Harry Boyte (Citizenship & Public Work)
  • John Eger (Smart Communities)
  • Debra Amidon (Innovation)
  • Mark Linder (Strong Neighborhood Initiative, City of San Jose)
  • Moderator Fred Blankenship Channel 10 (ABC) Weekend Anchor

Friday, November 10, 2006, 12 Noon to 1:45 p.m.
Webcast Luncheon Presentation on Connecting the Community with Cyberinfrastructure
Vijay Samalam, Executive Director, San Diego Supercomputer Center at UCSD.

Friday, November 10, 2006, 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m
Roundtable on the Impact and Use of Technology in the Community

  • Kevin Franklin (UC Humanities Research Institute)
  • Tom Tabor (Grid Today and HPC Wire)
  • David Cleveland (Telesis Corporation)
  • Don Jones (Qualcomm)
  • Sergio Rosas (National City Collaborative/Family Resource Centers)
  • Ron Schultz (Legacy XXI Social Enterprise Initiative)
  • Community Capacity Building Demonstrations

Saturday, November 11, 2006, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Digital Saturday International Digital Media Arts Presentation and InCommunity Panel

  • Paul Churchill (ILM-Lucas Arts)
  • Jeff Heusser (Effects Artist)
  • Tim Langdell (NU School of Media & Communications)
  • Sarah-Ellen Amster (NU School of Media & Communications)
  • James Jauarez (NU School of Media & Communications)
  • Ana Boa Ventura (University of Texas and NUCRI Fellow)
  • Multimedia Showcase on “Making the School-Community Connection” (High Tech High, AmeriCorps Service Learning, Gillispie School)

Webcast on "smart mobs": interview

  • Howard Rheingold (Stanford University,



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