Location and Parking

Champlain College 
South Willard Street
Burlington, VT 05401
 

Map of Champlain College and Parking

Click on the Map for Conference and Parking Lot Locations

Parking:

There is no on-campus parking except for handicapped access. Please use the commuter parking lot at 175 Lakeside Ave. in Burlington, and ride the FREE shuttle to and from campus. Shuttle hours: 7 a.m. to 10 a.m., then 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 15 minute intervals.


Registration

Online by Monday, May 7: $40
Day of the Conference: $50
Students: $15

*Includes conference sessions, refreshments, lunch and post-conference reception.

Please scroll down this page for more details about how to register.

Options for online registration
: Pay by credit card online, or choose "Pay by Check" option (checks must be received before May 8). Day of conference either check or cash only. We cannot accept credit cards at the door.

We can't refund online payments if you do not attend the conference.

Register Now!

Contact

Joanna Cummings
Conference Coordinator
joanna@snellingcenter.org
802-859-3090

Options for Lodging Near Champlain College

Visiting from out of town? Check the links below for local accommodations.


e-Vermont Partners

e-Vermont Community Broadband Project

 

 


Sponsors

 

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Conference Host

Snelling Center for Government

The Snelling Center for Government, whose mission is to foster responsible and ethical civic leadership, encourage public service by private citizens, and promote informed citizen participation in shaping public policy in Vermont.

Vermont

The e-Vermont Community Broadband Project is calling on digital leaders and Vermonters statewide to set the path for Internet technology use that will create jobs, enliven our communities, reinvent schools and increase citizen participation.

e-Vermont Broadband Project state mapFor the past two years the e-Vermont Project has successfully provided digital tools, resources and training in 24 rural towns. Libraries, schools, municipalities, small businesses and individuals are now more connected to 21st century technology, without compromising their community's core values. 

The Vermont's Digital Future ConferPeople working with laptops and iPadsence will convene individuals and groups, to create priorities and action steps that keep the momentum going. These strategies will lead to the expansion of opportunities in all sectors of our state.

Governor Peter Shumlin will kick off the event with a welcome address that highlights state broadband projects, and how his administration supports expanded access to technology, training and resources.

All Vermonters have a stake in ensuring their communities embrace broadband as it expands across our state.

Your participation is critical to creating a
Connected
Vermont!

How to Register

Online by Monday, May 7: $40
Day of the conference: $50
Students: $15

*Includes conference sessions, refreshments, lunch and post-conference reception.
 


Options for online registration
: Pay by credit card online, or choose "Pay by Check" option (checks must be received before May 8). Day of conference either check or cash only. We cannot accept credit cards at the door.

We can't refund online payments if you do not attend the conference. 

The conference is organized by tracks. Please sign up for ONLY ONE track, which includes one leadership panel and a choice of two break out groups.

  Tracks
  • Creating Economic Opportunties through Connectivity
  • Connecting Communities
  • Building Digital Literacy
  • Education Innovation

Download the agenda (with panel and break out group descriptions) and the Champlain College campus map:

Register Now!

 


Keynote Speaker

VermontWe are pleased to announce our keynote speaker, Nicco Mele. In 2003 he was named by Esquire Magazine as one of America‘s “best and brightest, and the Spring 2009 Visiting Edward R. Murrow Distinguished Lecturer at the Harvard Shorenstein Center for the Study of Press, Politics and Public Policy. Nicco is a leading expert in the integration of social media and Web 2.0 with politics, business and communications.

As the webmaster for Governor Howard Dean’s 2004 presidential race, Nicco and the campaign team pioneered the use of technology and social media that revolutionized political fundraising and American politics. Later that year, Nicco founded EchoDitto, a leading internet strategy consulting company.

  • Watch a YouTube video of Nicco's social media and business presentation.

Nicco has broad experience working with NGOs and nonprofits, including as webmaster at Common Cause and at the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative.

Nicco's keynote address will look toward the next steps to a creative revitalization of community and business life in Vermont.