2012 RECongress Tech Center

Religious Education Congress
March 23-25, 2012

 
The Technology Center at the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress is adjacent to the Office of Religious Education booth, located in the center of Exhibit Hall A, The RECongress Tech Center is available to both exhibitors and selected companies. Its purpose is to highlight educational software, online services and Internet resources – be it web site or computer-based software – that is of interest to our Congress attendees.

Our Tech Center is in a stage/audience format with two PC-based multimedia computers (with Internet access), a large rear-projection screen behind the presenter on stage, an additional large format plasma screen off to the side. The Tech Center also offers free Internet access to Congress-goes.

Special Offers at the Tech Center:

k'ya Street Fare at the Hotel Mιnage is offering Buy 2 Get 1 Menu Item Free cards (to the first 10 attendees each day of Congress.)

ePostcards — Only on Sunday of Congress can you drop by for your free ePostcard souvenir of Congress. We had over 200 photos taken last year by those who dropped by the Tech Center for their personalized souvenirs.
 

   

CONGRESS 2012 TECH SCHEDULE
(Check booth for schedule updates)

FRIDAY – MARCH 19, 2012
10:15 – 11:15 am Archbishop Gomez Online – The Archbishop conducts a private, online chat with students from St. Dorothy Elementary School in Glendora, Calif.
11:30 – 12:00 pm Chris Gonzalez – Creating a mobile app (application), where the inspiration and need for one came about, and how it can be implemented into your ministry or business.
12:00 – 12:30 pm Sr. Caroline Cerveny - Digital Discipleship: What is it? How do I engage catechists to use technology in their teaching of the faith?
12:30 – 1:00 pm  
1:00 – 1:30 pm Catholic Communication and Collaboration (C3) – In partnership with Clearwire Corp., fostering new technologies for ministry and education in parishes, schools, and homes in the Archdiocese.
1:30 – 2:00 pm

Gradelink – See the #1 online grading and SIS system in action, hear first-hand experiences from other school principals ... plus, enter to win an iPad!

2:00 – 2:30 pm Outside da Box – Play the interactive DVD CateQUIZ’em!, a video curriculum for middle and high school catechesis.
2:30 – 3:00 pm

SadlierReligion – Amazing online resources help you reach your students – and their families – where they are – online – with eBooks, interactive activities, prayer, and professional resources.  English and Spanish.

3:00 – 3:30 pm Check your email & RECongress.org web updates
   
SATURDAY – MARCH 20, 2012
9:00 – 9:30 am  
9:30 – 10:00 am School Systems Group of Pearson – Introduction of mobile devices for PowerSchool student information system. Parent App., Student App., and iPad App., for teacher grades.
10:00 – 10:30 am Outside da Box – Play the interactive DVD CateQUIZ’em!, a video curriculum for middle and high school catechesis.
10:30 – 11:00 am

Gradelink – See the #1 online grading and SIS system in action, hear first-hand experiences from other school principals ... plus, enter to win an iPad!

11:00 – 11:30 am

Ailνs Travers & Elaine Mahon of Veritas, publishers of the Credo Series for the new high school curriculum framework, invite you to a showcase of their innovative technological products.

11:30 – 12:00 pm

Sr. Meg Funk will demonstrate several of Dennis Skelton’s one minute meditations played on tenor recorder. These tunes are perfect for setting the climate of stillness and silence before teaching or praying into our faith.

12:00 – 12:30 pm

Institute of Pastoral Studies The art/y/fact.Xn app (pronounced "Artifact, Christian") is a new tool for the interpretation of Christian art for museum-goers, church-goers, travelers, and study groups via their iPhone, iPad, and Android devices. Loyola University Chicago,

12:30 – 1:00 pm

Lisa M. Hendey demonstrates the Google+ hangout for small faith sharing groups; also a walkthrough of a few parish web sites, and some highlights of CatholicMom.com.

1:00 – 1:30 pm Catholic Communication and Collaboration (C3) –  In partnership with Clearwire Corp., fostering new technologies for ministry and education in parishes, schools, and homes across the Archdiocese.
1:30 – 2:00 pm

Gradelink – See the #1 online grading and SIS system in action, hear first-hand experiences from other school principals ... plus, enter to win an iPad!

2:00 – 2:30 pm  
2:30 – 3:00 pm Check your email & RECongress.org web updates 
   
SUNDAY – MARCH 21, 2012
 


SUNDAY ONLY!! Send an E-Postcard! Drop in at the Tech Center and have a photo taken of yourself sent to your home ... or to your friends!
See last year's ePostcards!


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FROM THE TECH CENTER

RECONGRESS TECH CENTER
A/V Technology in the Liturgy

"Audiovisual Technology in the Liturgy: What Are the Benefits, Barriers and Lessons Learned?"
Presented by Daniel Houze (RandomHouze Productions) and Robin Rokisky (Seaton Delta Consulting), this 20-minute video is a discussion on the various uses of A/V technology in the liturgy and how it was done for the first time at the 2010 Religious Education Congress.


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