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8:00 Registration and Breakfast Buffet
9:00 Welcome and Introduction
Nicholas Negroponte, Chairman, MIT Media Lab

Keynote Address
José María Figueres, Former President of Costa Rica

A growing list of Digital Nations Action Projects will be featured at this meeting. During the morning, brief summaries of the all projects will be presented, followed by breakout sessions that will go into greater depth on each project. These breakout sessions will be repeated on the morning of the second day, so participants will have an opportunity to attend two in-depth sessions of their choice.

10:00 Overview of Digital Nations Action Projects

Cambodia's New Schools: Michael Hawley, Sandy Choi

Computer Clubhouse: Mitch Resnick

Creating Community Connections: Randal Pinkett

Designing a National IT Strategy: Colin Maclay, Geoffery Kirkman, Magda Ismail

e-Government: Public Ends by Digital Means: Carlos Osorio

Health: Alex (Sandy) Pentland

Language: Deb Roy

Learning Hubs: Seymour Papert, David Cavallo, Glorianna Davenport

Learning Independence: Bakhtiar Mikhak

Little Intelligent Communities (Lincos): Eleonora Badilla-Saxe

Playful Invention and Exploration (PIE) Museum Network: Diane Willow

Silver Stringers and Junior Journal: Jack Driscoll

Sustainable Access in Rural India (SARI): Mike Best

ThinkCycle: Saul Griffith, Yael Maguire, Nitin Sawhney

Universal Knowledge: Kay Nishi


11:30 Breakouts for Action Projects (15 parallel sessions - see above)
12:30 Lunch
2:00 Media Lab Research Open House
Students will demonstrate their research projects throughout the building.
3:00 To see additional research at 1 Cambridge Center
4:30 Panel Discussion: Low-Cost Computing
5:30 Break
6:00 Buffet Dinner in the Media Lab Atrium (6:00 - 9:00)


9:00 eGrowth: Harvard Center for International Development
10:00 Panel Discussion: Social Entrepreneurship (Moderator: Mitch Resnick)


11:30 Breakouts for Action Projects (15 parallel sessions - repeat of previous day's sessions)
12:30 Lunch
2:00 Panel Discussion: Health (Moderator: Sandy Pentland)
3:00 Future Directions at the Media Lab
Walter Bender, Executive Director, MIT Media Lab
3:30 Questions and Answers about Digital Nations
4:30 Adjourn
MIT Media LabCID/HarvardMedia Lab AsiaMedia Lab Europe