Cisco to Host Online Forum for Education Leaders

SAN JOSE, Calif. - April 21, 2010 - Cisco will host a virtual forum where school and higher education leaders will discuss the role that technology can play in creating a "learning society" to foster collaboration and communications -- and transform the learning experience.

Who: Cisco executives, with opening remarks via video from Chairman and CEO John Chambers; college, university and K-12 educators and education thought leaders, including:

  • Alisa Berger, founding co-principal, New York City iSchool
  • De'Arno De'Armond, assistant professor of marketing and finance, West Texas A&M University
  • James G. Lengel, professor, Hunter College CUNY and Boston University
  • Ewan McIntosh, director, NoTosh Ltd.
  • David Morris, director of eLearning, Coventry University
  • Mary Moss, founding co-principal, New York City iSchool
  • Mohammad H. Qayoumi, president, California State University, East Bay
  • Michael Stevenson, vice president, Global Education, Cisco
  • James Webb, chief information officer, West Texas A&M University

View the event agenda and complete list of speakers and discussion topics.

Date: Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Time: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. PDT

Attend live via the Internet:

Those interested in attending can register to attend the event. The education virtual forum will also be available on demand through August 2010. Also, please visit the virtual exhibit hall to see the education technology solutions that are creating connected learning environments as well as information on special product offerings.

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Cisco, Education, Higher Education, K-12, Learning, Technology

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