2011 NCTech4Good Conference

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The Second Annual NCTech4Good Technology Conference will be held on Friday, April 15, 2011, at the William & Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill. An informal "unconference" will be held on Saturday, April 16, at Duke University's HASTAC (pronounced "haystack") in Durham nearby.

The NCTech4Good Conference is a two-day meeting that offers information, networking and social activities to owners, staff, consultants and volunteers of North Carolina non-profit and social-service organizations, plus small businesses. The meeting consists of a general opening session; three concurrent presentations at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels on "tools, emerging technologies and solutions"; exhibits of related products and services; a luncheon; and an early evening reception.

Topics focus on practical information to help organizations solve everyday problems and to meet their respective goals. Participants learn from leaders in various technology and management fields, as well as from each other, and also strengthen the NCTech4Good network. A complete schedule of conference activities may be found at www.nctech4good.org (http://www.nctech4good.org/).

The "unconference" the following day gives participants an opportunity to "continue the conversation" by exploring topics not fully developed during the conference, plus others of mutual interest. This informal setting is characterized by small break-out groups using the latest technology for collaborative discussions. The unconference includes a casual lunch, and an assortment of snacks and beverages will be available throughout the day.

The cost of the conference is $75 through April 1, and the unconference is $10. For complete information and registration forms, interested parties may visit the organization's Website at www.nctech4good.org (http://www.nctech4good.org/). Potential sponsors may also use the registration forms to indicate the sessions and conference features they'd like to underwrite.

The Friday Center for Continuing Education is across from Meadowmont Village in Chapel Hill at 100 Friday Center Drive, off NC Highway 54 East. HASTAC is at the John Hope Franklin Institute, 114 South Buchanan Boulevard (Bay 4) in downtown Durham.

For more information and to register, go to www.nctech4good.org (http://www.nctech4good.org/).

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