2017 RECongress Technology Center
Religious Education Congress
Friday, February 24 through
Sunday, February 26, 2017
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 Tech Center is available to exhibitors and selected companies; its purpose is to highlight educational software, online services and Internet resources 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, microphone system and an additional large format plasma screen off to the side.
Sunday at the Tech Center:
ePostcards On Sunday of Congress, you can stop by for your FREE ePostcard souvenir of Congress 2017. We had over 200 photos taken last year by those who dropped in at the Tech Center for their personalized souvenirs.
CONGRESS 2017 TECH CENTER
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FRIDAY FEBRUARY 24, 2017 10:15 - 11:00 am Archbishop Gomez Online The Archbishop conducts an online video chat from Congress with Los Angeles archdiocesan students from St. Francis of Assisi School in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles. 11:00 - 11:30 am Gradelink Lesson Plans and Gradebooks: An online marriage made in heaven. Stop by to watch a demo of the school management solutions from Gradelink. 11:30 - 12:00 pm Online Learning (OLALA) Stop by for a sneak peek at some of the interactive online courses that serve our students, staff and volunteers across the Archdiocese. 12:00 - 12:30 pm JS Paluch / OneParish Come learn more about the OneParish mobile app, free for use by all Catholics and available as a free download on the App Store or Google Play for iPhone or Android. 12:30 - 1:00 pm Online Learning (OLALA) See how our Virtual Learning Community on Yammer can help you connect with people across the Archdiocese, giving you a platform to collaborate or share your challenges and successes with others in similar positions. 1:00 - 1:30 pm ADLA Fingerprinting How the Volunteer Information Personnel Network (VPIN) works in Fingerprinting and Safeguard the Children for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. 1:30 - 2:00 pm Gradelink Boost school enrollment sky high! Move your registration process to the cloud. Stop by to watch a demo of the school management solutions from Gradelink. 2:00 - 2:30 pm ADLA Fingerprinting How the Volunteer Information Personnel Network (VPIN) works in Fingerprinting and Safeguard the Children for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. 2:30 - 3:00 pm RECongress updates SATURDAY FEBRUARY 25, 2017 9:00 - 9:30 am 9:30 - 10:00 am Gradelink Now hear this: Amazing new ways to communicate to your school. Stop by to watch a demo of school management solutions from Gradelink. 10:00 - 10:30 am ADLA Fingerprinting How the Volunteer Information Personnel Network (VPIN) works in Fingerprinting and Safeguard the Children for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. 10:30 - 11:00 am CRS Lent is near and it's time to think outside the bowl with the CRS Rice Bowl app! ‘Traigan la Cuaresma a sus manos con la aplicaciσn de CRS Plato de Arroz! 11:00 - 11:30 am St. Camillus Center Fr. Chris Ponnet will focus on the Peace and Justice curriculums of Consistent Life Ethics, the Death Penalty, Health Care and Pax Christi 11:30 - 12:00 pm Gradelink How can we help? Learn about the user friendly SIS backed by real people. Stop by to watch a demo of their Student Information & School Management System. 12:00 - 12:30 pm JS Paluch / OneParish Come learn more about the OneParish mobile app, free for use by all Catholics and available as a free download on the App Store or Google Play for iPhone or Android. 12:30 - 1:00 pm Friendship Ministries TOGETHER is an innovative, online approach to Bible study that supports learners of all abilities as they grow in relationship with God and each other. 1:00 - 1:30 pm 1:30 - 2:30 pm KDC Technologies Overview of features and benefits of Google Apps for education and Chrome books. Planning and deploying Google Apps and Chromebooks. OPEX and CAPEX cost comparison vs. laptops/iPads. 2:00 - 2:30 pm CRS Lent is near and it's time to think outside the bowl with the CRS Rice Bowl app! ‘Traigan la Cuaresma a sus manos con la aplicaciσn de CRS Plato de Arroz! 2:30 - 3:00 pm SUNDAY FEBRUARY 26, 2017 9:00 - 2:30 pm FREE ePostcard Get your FREE RECongress souvenir ePostcard!
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THROWBACK TECH CENTER
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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.