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Breakout Session:
Education in the New Economy

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Dave Howard
Director of Business Development, Sametime

Brian Pomrenke
Program Manager, Global Training—Public Sector, Gateway

Mary Beth Susman
Chief Executive Officer, Kentucky Virtual University

Education plays a crucial role in the New Economy. As society leans more heavily on technology solutions, employees need to be more technology-savvy to thrive. Technology has also begun to democratize education (Converge magazine, December 2000) with its ability to make lifelong learning a reality for anyone at any time. From professional development to student/teacher portals, from computer-based training to webcasting, this session highlights some of the latest trends in education for the lifelong student.


This video coverage was provided by KET by arrangement with Government Technology, producer of the Executive Leadership Forum. Opinions expressed by conference speakers are their own.