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Thu, 09/15/2011 - 08:39


Center for 21st Century Universities Launch Event

Tuesday, September 27, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Global Learning Center

RSVP to Mary Claire Thompson at

 8:00-9:00 a.m. Continental breakfast

9-9:05 a.m. Welcome by Center Director, Rich DeMillo

9:05-9:15 a.m. Zvi Galil, Dean College of Computing Opening remarks and introductions

9:15-10:00 a.m. Keynote Address:  Jonathan Cole

10:00-10:30 a.m. Announcement of C21U programs for 2012

10:30-10:45 a.m. Break

10:45-11:00 a.m.        Introduction of Panel Moderator, Ex. VP for Research Steve Cross

11:10-11:30 a.m.         Introduction of Panelists and Panelists comments

11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.   Panel Discussion, Q&A

Moderator: Jeffrey J. Selingo, Editor, The Chronicle of Higher Education


Jonathan R. Cole, John Mitchell Mason Professor of the University and Provost and Dean of Faculties, Emeritus at Columbia University

Devin Fidler, Institute for the Future

Alan Kay, President, Viewpoints Research Institute

Roger Schank, Executive Director and founder of Engines for Education, Inc. and Chairman and    CEO of Socratic Arts, Inc.

Lynne Weisenbach , Vice Chancellor, Educator Preparation, University System of Georgia

Stephen E. Cross, Executive Vice President for Research, Georgia Institute of Technology

12:30-12:45 p.m. Announcement of 2012 Presidential Forum,

Closing remarks, President Peterson

12:45-12:50 p.m.       Closing Comments, Rich DeMillo

12:50-2 p.m.            Private Buffet Lunch, Press interactions, mixer




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