Sunday, September 19, 2004

You are invited to participate in
Building Connected Communities
3rd Annual Community Technology Conference
Awards Reception
Thursday, November 4, 2004

Since November 2002, Technology For All (TFA) has hosted an annual event for community technology practitioners across southeast Texas. TFA works with over 180 Houston-area organizations operating community technology centers in service to their communities. This year the event will feature outstanding local and national leaders in community technology. Key speakers include: Kavita Singh, Executive Director of the Community Technology Center’s Network; Amy Borgstrom, Program Officer for the Department of Commerce Technology Opportunities Program; and Carlos Solís, Ph.D., Rice Professor and Co-Principal Investigator with the Tomás Rivera Policy Institute, and the University of Illinois, Chicago, on a project investigating Latino access to technology and education.
This conference is organized by Technology For All and Technology For All-Houston, for community technology center leaders, nonprofit boards, staff & volunteers, foundations and others interested in community development and community technology. In addition to the presentations, grant proposal consultation will be provided by appointment by the Texas A&M University Center for Community Support Team. The 2004 Community Technology Center (CTC) of the Year will be recognized at the Conference.
“Navigating the Government Grants Maze,” a post conference workshop, will be held on November 5, 2004 from 9:00 a.m. – 12 Noon, featuring Amy Borgstrom, Grant Officer, Technology Opportunities Program, U.S. Department of Commerce. This workshop is free for registered conference attendees.
Go to www.techforall.org for a complete schedule and registration information.
Non-profits can bring their organization’s brochures to the conference to be placed on the handouts table. For profit organizations interested in vendor booths should contact will.reed@techforall.org no later than October 15, 2004.

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