First up, we’ll talk to Robert Jedicke from the Institute for Astronomy about the latest Honolulu Science Cafe event coming up on Dec 20th featuring Monique Chyba a her talk on Pandemic Modeling Gone Viral. RSVP here.
Then, we are joined by Laura Arcibal, the new Federal Program Officer for the NTIA and Kaala Souza, digital equity consultant, to talk about the federal programs that are instrumental in building out broadband access, digital equity and Internet for All.
Before we get started I want to let you know about a webinar about broadband and digital equity organized by the University of Hawaii. It is a chance to learn about the federal programs that are rolling out to the states. The webinar takes place tomorrow Thursday at 1:30pm on zoom. Go to https://www.hawaii.edu/broadband/events/ for more info.
Then we are joined by Susan Kreifels manager of the East-West Center’s journalism exchange programs, Glenn van Zutphen who is a career international journalist and the founder of VanMedia Group, and Derek Ferrar news content and press outreach for the East-West Center. We talk about the current state of journalism and the upcoming conference: Connecting in a Zero-Trust World.
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First up, the next installment of the Manoa Heritage Center’s Virtual Kahaukani Conversations features guest speaker is Dr. Sam â€˜Ohu Gon III who will be discussing the similarities and differences between Hawaiian and Western knowledge systems, and the future of collaborative knowledge and sharing to benefit us all. It’s free and takes place on Thursday, August 27, time: 5:00 pm. It’s free, register here.