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Center for 21st Century Universities Launch Event

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  • Tuesday, September 27, 2011 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Georgia Tech Global Learning Center

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Center for 21st Century Universities Launch Event

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

 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
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


RSVP to Mary Claire Thompson at


C21U Central Office

Georgia Institute of Technology
266 Ferst Drive NW

Atlanta, GA 30332-0765
Phone: (404) 385-2218

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