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EdTech Conference 2014

By Jennifer Cobb

The annual South Carolina EdTech Conference, themed “IT Super Heroes,” will be held at the TD Convention Center in Greenville, October 29-31. This conference offers content and activities that span all areas of educational technology with diverse workshops, presentations, speakers, exhibitors, and recognition events. Connect South Carolina Executive Director Jim Stritzinger, along with Connected Nation's Eric Mills and Brent Legg, will present on "Organizing for Mobile Learning Success." This event is hosted by the South Carolina Association for Educational Technology (SCAET) board of directors and the conference planning committee. SCAET is...

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Trends 2014 is Fast Approaching!

By Jennifer Cobb

Thursday, November 6 is the day IT-oLogy in partnership with Connected Nation will present Trends 2014!  The IT-oLogy Theater in downtown Columbia will host the annual daylong conference centered on an emerging trend in technology, with Gartner, one of the world’s leading information technology research and advisory companies, serving as keynote presenter.  This year’s theme will be the Internet of Things (IoT).  Gartner says that by 2020, the world will have about 26 BILLION network-connected devices that measure and monitor nearly every human activity. The day will open with Gartner research director, Al Velosa on “Creating...

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Abbeville Becomes 2nd Connected Community

By Jennifer Cobb

On October 9, at a private event at West Carolina Tel in Abbeville with more than 20 people in attendance, Connect South Carolina’s Jim Stritzinger and Leslie Callison announced Abbeville as a certified Connect South Carolina Connected community and presented the Abbeville County Economic Development team with an official Connected trophy and certificates. Abbeville’s Connected certification comes after almost a year and a half of the Abbeville County Economic Development team working with Connect South Carolina to assess the broadband landscape, identify gaps, and establish actionable goals and objectives. The Abbeville...

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