2006 Program Schedule

Morning Session
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Introductions and Welcoming Remarks
  • Dr. Sue Rosser, Dean, Ivan Allen College, Georgia Tech

  • Senator Sam Nunn, Distinguished Professor, The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs

9:00 - 9:50 a.m.
Keynote Address: Two Visions of the Future: Global ICT's Potential and Potential Costs
  • Charles Kenny, Senior Economist, the World Bank

Respondent:

  • Dr. Ernest J. Wilson, Professor, University of Maryland

9:50 - 10:10 a.m.

Break - Refreshments, Second Floor Breakout Area
Displays, First Floor Lobby Area

10:10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion: Economic Growth and Equity
  • Dr. Michael L. Best, Assistant Professor, The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Tech

  • Dr. Silas Lwakabamba, Rector, Kigali University of Science and Technology

  • Dr. Karen Mossberger, Associate Professor, University of Illinois, Chicago

  • Chetan Sharma, Founder and CEO, Datamation

12:15 - 2:00 p.m.

Lunch with Keynote Speaker - Biltmore Hotel (Complimentary to attendees)

America's Economic Future in an Age of Global ICT Networks

Ambassador David A. Gross, U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy, U.S. Department of State

Displays, First Floor Lobby Area

Afternoon Session
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion: Social Divides and Bridges: The Role of ICTs
  • Dr. Bart Cohen, Assistant Director, Southeast Region, Atlanta Regional Office, Anti-Defamation League

  • Dr. Nancy J. Hafkin, Director, Knowledge Working

  • Dr. Sylvia Maier, Assistant Professor, The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Tech

  • Dr. Karen Mossberger, Associate Professor, University of Illinois, Chicago

  • Dr. Joseph A. Reid, Associate Director for Science, Information Resources Management, Center for Disease Control

3:30 - 4:15 p.m.
Freedom to Search: The OpenNet Initiative

Mr. Colin M. Maclay, Managing Director, Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Harvard Law School

4:15 - 4:30 p.m.
Program Wrap-up: Senator Sam Nunn