June 06, 2011
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FGDLA Announces Annual Awards Ceremony and Reception

Mark Your Calendars

Welcome New Members to FGDLA

FGDLA Sponsors the Learning Technologies in the Federal Government Track

Free Member Benefit

All the best from your board of directors:

President: Phil Westfall (Dept of the Air Force),

Government Sector Vice President: William Thimmesch, Progarma Manager, ATF Leadership Institute, U.S. Dept of Justice

Higher Education Sector Vice President: Jolly Holden (American Intercontinental University),

Treasurer: Randy Palubiak (Enliten Management Group),

Chair of the Board of Advisors: Mike Tippets (Hughes),

Chair of the Publications Committee: Catherine Upton (B2B Media)

  To Our Membership:

Welcome to FGDLA quarterly newsletter. This is our general communication to our membership. Your submissions are welcome; e-mail to fgdla@b2bmediaco.com

    FGDLA Announces Annual Awards Ceremony and Reception 
The FGDLA will present its annual awards at the 2011 Interactive Technologies Conference on Thursday, August 18, 5:00-6:30pm, Grand Ballroom D, at the Hyatt Regency Reston Hotel, Reston, VA. All FGDLA conference attendees and FGDLA members are welcomed to attend and network with your colleagues at the reception immediately following the awards ceremony. For more information on the FGDLA awards, please visit the FGDLA website at http://www.fgdla.us/awards.html, and the Conference website announcement at http://www.salt.org/dc/washingtonPF.asp?pn=fgdla.

    Mark Your Calendars
  Meeting Events

8/2- 8/4 iFest by ADL Orlando, FL (http://www.ndia.org/meetings/11D0/Pages/default.aspx)

8/17-19 Reston, VA FGDLA Conference at SALT

9/27/-9/29 Anaheim, VA Enterprise Learning! Conference & Expo www.elceshow.com


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Christopher Moore
Dept of Homeland Security Training

Beth Lawson
Dept of the Army TRADOC

Alfred Melcher
Dept of the Navy

Erick Emde
Dept of Health & Human Services

    FGDLA sponsors the Learning Technologies in the Federal Government track at the 2011 Interactive Technologies Conference
  The FGDLA is sponsoring an eight session track on Thursday, August 18, during the 2011 Interactive Technologies Conference being held August 17-19 at the Hyatt Regency Reston Hotel, Reston, VA. A sample of the FGDLA sessions:
  • Overview of the Air Technology Network (ATN). Dr. Philip Westfall, Director, Air Technology Network
  • Telepresence in the Federal Government. Russ Colbert, Federal Government Market Director, Polycom
  • Learning Styles: Do They Really Matter? Dr. Jolly Holden, Associate Professor, School of Education, American InterContinental University
  • Emerging Technologies and Communities of Practice (COPs) in the Federal Government. Reggie Smith. Manager, Advanced Distribute Learning, Booze Allen Hamilton
  • Community Building in Government: Leveraging Virtual Worlds as a Communication Infrastructure Collaborative Tool. Keysha Gamor, Ph.D., Education Innovation Coordinator, National Defense University, Information Resource Management College, and Dr. Paulette Robinson, Assistant Dean, Teaching and Learning, National Defense University iCollege
  • Defense Connect Online (DCO): How the Army Materiel Command is Reaching the Soldier. Ryan Averbeck, Chief, Research and Technology Protection, Army Materiel Command
For more information on the FGDLA Track, please visit the conference website at http://www.salt.org/dc/washingtonPT.asp?pn=sengine&theTrack=8&showAbs=Yes
  In addition to discount offers from our partners and sponsors, FGDLA members also have access to our Members Only content on the FGDLA website. Be sure to create your login to view: Web Seminar Series Archives, Partner Research Studies, Case Studies, and more. Start now by registering at: http://fgdla.us/members.html

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