Friday, August 22, 2008

Online LDSTech Talk Invitation

Renee's Note: I was excited to find the following information posted on the LDSTech Website. Please note that the Tech Talk focuses on all technology in the Church and not just how it relates to genealogy. I have been wanting to participate in an LDSTech Talk and finally I have a chance to, and so do you!

Register for Online Tech Talk Now

Written by Cassie Telford
Thursday, 21 August 2008

You are invited to participate in the inaugural streamed broadcast and interactive tech talk hosted by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on August 28th at 7:00 p.m. mountain daylight time (MDT).

During the stream, you have the opportunity to interact in a webinar.
In order to participate while watching the online tech talk, you must also register.

Here are a few aspects of the tech talk you can look forward to:

Ask a Question

Have a question about Church technology you’ve been wanting to ask? Now is the time. At the first global tech talk, Joel Dehlin, Chief Information Officer for the Church, will speak in more detail about the purpose of tech talks and his vision for them. He will answer your questions on technology at the Church in real time. You may also submit your questions and comments before the event by e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or posting in the forum.

The 2008 LDS Tech Awards

The nomination period for the LDS Tech Awards is over. To find out who won, join us in this exciting first online tech talk. The winner will be announced and honored at that time. This information will also be posted on the site shortly after the event. Thank you for all of the great nominations!

Shape and Discuss the Future of Online Tech Talks

We are open to everything from branding and marketing concepts (including names and logos), to format and frequency options, to future discussion topics and ideas. Please visit the forum to provide input and feedback.

*Note: the stream will be in windows media format. You may need to install a plugin to view the event.

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