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Welcome to San Antonio for the 2016 National eXtension Conference.
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Tuesday, March 22 • 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Conference Opening Event and Welcome Reception

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  • Innovation Grant: Building Personalized Learning Experiences for Adult Learners through Adaptive Learning Techniques, Michigan State University, Gwyn Shelle and Ellen Darnell

  • Innovation Grant: nEXT Talks: Igniting Innovation in Extending Knowledge, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension,Holly Whitaker

  • Innovation Grant: Lighting the Education Fire with Virtual Environments and Oculus Rift Technology, University of Idaho, Joey Peutz, Brian Cleveley and Lori Wahl

  • Innovation Grant: Extending Reality: Instant Access to Extension Resources Using Augmented Reality Innovations, University of Tennessee, Heather Wallace and Emily Tipton

  • Innovation Grant: Elevating of the Role of Spatial Reasoning in Communication and Decision Making in the Cooperative Extension System, University of New Hampshire, Shane Bradt

  • Innovation Grant: Virtual Communication Camp, North Dakota State University, Becky Koch and Bob Bertsch

  • LN: Educational Technology Learning Network (#EdTechLN), Jamie Seger, Paul Hill

  • LN: Network Literacy, Robert Bertsch, Jennifer Chilek, Stephen Judd, Terrence Wolfork


  • Innovation Grant: Spark Lab Innovation Center, Ohio State University, Mark Light
  • eXtension Fellow: Makers, Paul Hill
  • eXtension Fellow: Internet of Things, Jeff Hino
  • eXtension Fellow: Citizen Science, Katie Stofer
  • LN: Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in Agriculture Learning Network, Victor Villegas, Susan Buffler, Dennis Hinkamp
  • LN: Wearable Technology Learning Network (WTLN), Aaron Yoder, Linda Fetzer


  • Innovation Grant: eXtension Geo-Citizens Design Forest Farms, Virginia Tech, John Munsell

  • Innovation Grant: Track that Crop: A Mobile App to Aggregate Crop Variety Data in Alaska and Beyond and to Increase Citizen Engagement with Cooperative Extension Service, University of Alaska, Heidi Radern

  • CoP: eXtension Australian Communities, Gavin Beever, Julie White, Kellyanne.Harris, Kyle Thoms, Johanna Couchman

  • LN: Climate Learning Network, William Hubbard, Dan Geller, Mark Risse

  • LN: Military Families Learning Network, Sarah Baughman

  • CoP: Internationalizing Extension, Renee Pardello

  • CoP: Farm and Ranch eXtension in Safety and Health (FReSH) CoP - Aaron Yoder, Linda Fetzer

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Sarah Baughman

Virginia Tech
Military Families Learning Network
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Bob Bertsch

I am seeking and sharing insights on weaving collaborative networks. | | After more than 20 years in communications, education and web technology, I have found a passion for building human networks, especially those focused on collective action. | | I'm currently a web technology specialist with North Dakota State University Agriculture Communication and engagement coordinator for the eXtension Network Literacy community of practice... Read More →
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Shane Bradt

Extension Specialist, Geospatial Technologies, UNH Cooperative Extension
Shane Bradt is a University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension State Specialist with the Natural Resources Program and an Extension Professor with the UNH Department of Biological Sciences. Shane's outreach GIS outreach efforts in NH are largely focused through the UNH Geospatial Technologies Training Center, through which he develops and offers workshops on GIS and GPS basics, mobile mapping, online mapping, free/open GIS software and... Read More →
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Christine Geith

CEO, eXtension Foundation
CEO, eXtension Foundation
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Paul Hill

Extension Professor, Utah State University
Paul Hill is an Extension Professor for Utah State University. He directs the 4-H STEM and economic development programs in Washington County. He is a current eXtension Fellow--building the Maker Community--and a digital media leader for eXtension’s national Educational Technology Learning Network (EdTechLN). He was the 2015 recipient of the Utah Governor’s Medal for Science Technology and Faculty Innovator Award from USU Extension. He... Read More →
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Jeff Hino

Learning Technology Leader, Oregon State University
I'm lucky to have the most fun job in Extension at OSU. I get to work with great people, great ideas, and fascinating technology. Talk to me about hybrid (blended) teaching, the Internet of Things, digital content strategy, interactive multimedia publications, video production, learning analytics, social media, or blues slide guitar.
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Mark Light

4-H Youth Development Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University
To work with youth and help them develop into adults by helping them to spark their inner creativitiy. Interest in STEM including Maker movement, robotics, arduino, coding, 3-D printing, drones, and animation. Founder of the Spark Lab Innovation Center.
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Gwyn Shelle

Michigan State University
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Katie Stofer

Research Assistant Professor, STEM Education and Outreach, University of Florida
I am the 2015-16 eXtension Innovation Fellow in Citizen Science. I'm also a researcher and extension specialist in Ag-STEM Education and public engagement with agriscience. I'm working to re-connect agriculture and STEM disciplines within and outside of school settings, including connecting people with research.

Tuesday March 22, 2016 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Regency Ballroom East

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