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This is Our Moment: Moving the Needle on Digital Equity (Philadelphia, PA, and online)
October 6, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm EDT
After a two year hiatus, Technology Learning Collaborative’s annual conference is back!
Please mark your calendars for Thursday October 6th, 2022 for our one-day annual conference hosted by Temple University This is Our Moment: Moving the Needle on Digital Equity.
Timed to coincide with National Digital Inclusion Week, the conference will feature guest speakers, breakout sessions, and more. In the wake of the increased focus on digital inclusion brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and with historic federal investments in digital equity approved under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), including the $2.75 billion Digital Equity Act, now is the time for organizations across Philadelphia to come together to connect, learn, and share.
Register now to attend in person! The conference will also be live streamed.
9:00 AM – Registration & Breakfast (light breakfast provided)
9:30 AM – Welcoming Remarks
9:45 AM – Opening Keynote
- Federal, State, and Local Government Approaches to Digital Equity (National Telecommunications and Information Administration, PA Broadband Development Authority, City of Philadelphia Office of Innovation and Technology)
11:00 AM – Breakout Sessions
- Pandemic Inspired Practices (Hopeworks)
- Supporting ELLs in Digital Literacy Environments (The Welcoming Center, SEAMAAC, Norris Square Community Alliance)
- Digital Navigators & Northstar Digital Literacy (Beyond Literacy, Drexel University ExCITe Center, City of Philadelphia Office of Children and Families)
12:00 PM – Lunch (lunch provided)
- Presentation on the Affordable Connectivity Program
1:15 PM – Breakout Sessions
- Older Adults and Digital Inclusion (Talking Tech with Wayne, Generations On Line, PASSi)
- Accessibility and Inclusive Practices (Tamman, TechOWL, Networks for Training and Development)
- Place-Based Approaches to Digital Equity (Philly Community Wireless, Alicia Dorsey, Parks & Recreation)
2:30 PM – Closing Keynote and Raffle
- Imagining the Future of Digital Equity in Philadelphia
3:30 PM – Event Ends