2018 RECongress Technology Center

Religious Education Congress
Friday, March 16 through
Sunday, March 18
, 2018

 
The Technology Center at the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress is ocated in the center of Exhibit Hall A and adjacent to the Office of Religious Education booth. 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 a PC-based multimedia computer (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 2018. We had over 200 photos taken last year by those who dropped in at the Tech Center for their personalized souvenirs.

CONGRESS 2018 TECH CENTER
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FRIDAY – MARCH 16, 2018
10:15 - 11:00 am Congress Chat –  Bishop David O'Connell of the San Gabriel Pastoral Region conducts an online video chat from Congress with Los Angeles archdiocesan students from All Souls Elementary School in Alhambra.
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 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.
12:00 - 12:30 pm Credible Catholic – The first time they saw it, 26 bishops signed up to have the 7 Essential Modules installed in their dioceses. See it - Believe it.
12:30 - 1:00 pm Sr. Rose Pacatte – The Daughter of St. Paul is founding Director of the Pauline Center for Media Studies in Culver City, Calif., and will talk about the benefits of teaching and demonstrate how to download and insert video into electronic presentations
1:00 - 1:30 pm BeMediaMindful.org – Sr. Nancy Usselmann, National Director of the Pauline Center for Media Studies, will present all the resources available regarding Media Mindfulness and Theology of Popular Culture, specifically online courses. .
1:30 - 2:00 pm JohnRinaldo.com – Despite all the hype about social media tools, your ministry website and email marketing are still the best tools for you to use in your ministry. Find out why.
2:00 - 2:30 pm Credible Catholic – The first time they saw it, 26 bishops signed up to have the 7 Essential Modules installed in their dioceses. See it - Believe it.
2:30 - 3:00 pm CatholicMom.com – Lisa Hendey, founder of CatholicMom.com, will explain the site's offering of tools and resources to support catechists, teachers, ministry leaders and families in sharing the faith and nurturing their own prayer lives.
   
SATURDAY – MARCH 17, 2018
9:00 - 9:30 am Credible Catholic – The first time they saw it, 26 bishops signed up to have the 7 Essential Modules installed in their dioceses. See it - Believe it.
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 TBA
10:30 - 11:00 am OREMUS – What is OREMUS? Learn how catechists, Parish Catechetical Leaders (e.g., DREs, CREs, Youth Ministry Coordinators) can use this NEW program for event registration and to track basic catechist certification, and more!
11:00 - 11:30 am OREMUS – What is OREMUS? Learn how catechists, Parish Catechetical Leaders (e.g., DREs, CREs, Youth Ministry Coordinators) can use this NEW program for event registration and to track basic catechist certification, and more!
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 Credible Catholic – The first time they saw it, 26 bishops signed up to have the 7 Essential Modules installed in their dioceses. See it - Believe it.
12:30 - 1:00 pm Catechetical Institute – Franciscan University sponsored online workshops, videos, audio, personal mentorship, and a wealth of resources produced by for those in catechesis.
1:00 - 1:30 pm 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
1:30 - 2:30 pm Word on Fire
2:00 - 2:30 pm Credible Catholic – The first time they saw it, 26 bishops signed up to have the 7 Essential Modules installed in their dioceses. See it - Believe it.
2:30 - 3:00 pm Web updates
   
SUNDAY – MARCH 18, 2018
9:00 - 2:30 pm FREE ePostcard  –  Get your FREE RECongress souvenir ePostcard!
 


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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THROWBACK 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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