Submitted by Norm Roulet on Fri, 04/06/2007 - 18:48.
04/13/2007 - 07:30

FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2007 7:30 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.



  • 7:30 A.M. to 8:30 A.M. REGISTRATION (Bagels & coffee available for purchase)

Registration will be in the front lobby of the Spitzer Conference Center. At registration you will receive your name badge, Conference Booklet and other materials. You may also sign up for leisure activities here.


  • 8:30 A.M. to 9:00 A.M. DAILY WELCOME

- Dr. John Crooks, Associate Provost, University Partnership at Lorain County Community College, Vision 2015 & The Innovation Corridor

- Terrence Green Ph.D., LCCC

- Ed Morrison, The Institute for Open Economic Networks (I-Open), "Ohio's Business Development Opportunity in Creative Digital Media"

- Len Steinbach, Conference instructions


  • 9:00 A.M. to Noon

- Meet The Bloggers: Ongoing conversations with leaders in the creative digital media industry

- Defrag Shorts: Mixed Media Exhibitions in Digital Communications



- Workshop: Building Collaborative On-Line Communities with Near-Time/Joel Bush, Sales Director, Near-Time

- The Emerging Economic Paradigm of Open Source, Bruce Perens, SourceLabs, Inc.

- Visualizations of Ancient Ohio Civilizations with an Overview of CERHAS, Current and Future Projects, John E. Hancock, Professor of Architecture, CERHAS, University of Cincinnati


  • 9:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M.

- Re-purposing And Monetizing Existing Content, David Walker, Stephen Brand, Ph.D., Mindgrab Media LLC

- In the Sweet By and Bye: Migration and Transformation of Concept and Form, Philip Mallory Jones, Resident Artist, Aesthetic Technologies Lab, Ohio University

- Social media and citizen journalism: research, culture and trends - Mashups, You Tube and My Space, Matthew Bernius, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ken Warren, Exec. Dir. Lakewood Public Library; Jim O'Bryan, Editor, Lakewood Public Library; George Nemeth, Meet The Bloggers; Shout Youngstown, Janko


  • 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.

- CGI Photograpy; Photographic Images from CAD Files, Michael Roth, Marty Horvath, TRG Studios

- Cognitive Haunting in Online Collaborative Communities, Katherine Milton, Ph.D., Director, The Aesthetic Technology Lab, Ohio University


  • 10:00 A.M. to Noon

- Advancing Education, Research and Economic Development in Renewable Energy: Bill Spratley, Exec. Dir. Green Energy Ohio (GEO) and Chair, SOLAR 2007, July 7-12, 2007 National Organizing Committee, will be discussing economic development around Ohio in renewables, with Blake Andres, Vice President, Great Lakes Science Center, will be discussing education and research activities at the GLSC


Games and Education Track:

  • 9:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M.

- 9:00 A.M. - 9:30 A.M. Nintendo Wii Bowling: Scott Baker, Cleveland Videogame Developers Meet-Up Group with an Introduction and Overview of the Video game Industry, 9:30 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. Introduction and Overview of the Video game Industry, Rick Pollack, Dan Carl, Doug Reichard, Lou Diggi, Robby Freidman, Michael Irby II, Morgan Adams, Scott Baker, Northeast Ohio Videogame Initiative & Giant Revolving Brain


  • 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.

Development of the Ion Field EduGame, Giant Revolving Brain, Terrance Green Ph.D., Douglas Reichard, Michael Irby II, Robby Friedman, Lou Diggi


  • 11:00 - Noon

Virtual Worlds lab at Case Western Reserve University, Marc Buchner


  • Noon to 2:00 P.M.

Preamble: "Culture and Creativity at the Nexus of Innovation," Philip Malloy Jones, Guest Artist, Aesthetic Technology Lab, Ohio University


Interlude: "The Music of Networks", Valdis Krebs,


Jam Session:

"Open Source Meets Open Source Economic Development, An Interactive Conversation", Bruce Perens, Vice President of Developer Relations & Policy, Sourcelabs, Inc., Author of The Open Source Definition and Co-Founder of The Open Source Initiative, Founder of Linux Standard Base & Co-Founder of Software In The Public Interest; Ed Morrison, The Institute for Open Economic Networks (I-OPEN); Valdis Krebs, with George Nemeth, CIO, Meet The Bloggers

(Box lunches available for purchase)


  • 1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Serious Games for Juvenile Detention Facilities, Roundtable


  • 2:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.

- Red Hat High: Open Source Software Use for Secondary Education, Hand Turkey Studios & Red Hat, Inc., Jason van Gumster

- FLEXMatters, Flexible displays & electronics, Dr. John L. West, Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University

- Serious Gaming for Health Education: Tower of Learning & County Fair: An Intergenerational Game for Appalachians; Thomas M. Nosek, Ph.D. Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Karen Riggs, Director, Game Research and Immersive Design Lab (GRID), Ohio University, Gregg Wrenn, Serious games for teaching Neuroscience, CWRU



- Wiki Know-How: A Demonstration and Workshop of Usability of Wiki Websites in Education, Business and Other Pursuits, Rebecca and Clif Sipe,

- Practices in Social Software Technology: An Open Conversation with Marc Leftkowitz, Green City Blue Lake; REALNEO; George Nemeth, Meet The Bloggers, Brewed Fresh Daily; Matthew Bernius, Rochester Institute of Technology; Janko, I Shout Youngstown; Ken Warren, Lakewood Public Library and Jim O'Bryan, Lakewood Observer

- 20 Years of Social Network Analysis, Valdis Krebs,


  • 3:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.
  • Mashups, You Tube, & My Space: Writing Media and Social Identity

This presentation approaches the Mash-Up phenomenon from a literary, media making perspective. The session will examine cycles of consumption, mediation, and remediation and some thoughts about how this gives way to both new economic models of production and distribution, as well as how Mash Ups can be seen as ways of displaying identity and group knowledge.


  • 3:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.

- Second Life: Ohio Culture and Modern Civilization: Barbara Oney, RED {an orchestra}; James Levin, Ingenuity, the Cleveland Festival of Art and Technology; Karen Riggs, GRID, Ohio University; Katherine Milton, Director and Philip Mallory Jones, Guest Artist, Center for Aesthetic Technologies Lab, Ohio University; Mace Mentch Ph.D., Mngr. & Sue Schick, Learning Technologies, Department of Academic Computing and Instructional Technology, Case Western Reserve University; Dale Cook, Ph.D., Professor for Learning Technology and Director, Research Center for Education Technology College and Graduate School of Education, Kent State University participating


  • 4:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.

- Defrag Shorts: Mixed Media Exhibitions in Digital Communications

- Meet The Bloggers: Ongoing conversations with leaders in the creative digital media industry


  • 5:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. PLENARY: "Building Ohio's Creative Digital Media Industry: Collaborative Leadership, Social Networks & Strategic Doing", Ed Morrison, I-OPEN




Leave for dinner, Great Lakes Brewing Co. and other restaurants. Sign up at registration table.


Lorain County Community College
1005 N. Abbe Road
Elyria, OH
United States
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