Event Lists

Wednesday 16 Jun 2021
01:00 pm - 01:10 pm

Welcome to the Tech Fest 2021 Virtual Conference!

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01:10 pm - 01:25 pm

Opening Remarks

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01:25 pm - 01:30 pm

Introduction of Speakers

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01:30 pm - 02:00 pm

Coping with Education During the Pandemic

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With the arrival of the Coronavirus pandemic in 2020, the school system has undergone massive changes to better accommodate our students. From the introduction of online and hard copy models of instruction, to the transition of Face-to-Face while following COVID-19 protocols and providing more online access for our students, Lazarra discusses the benefits and difficulties GDOE has faced with the rise of pandemic, especially through the growing usage of technology in our schools. Moderator: John Wiglesworth

02:05 pm - 02:35 pm

Implications of the Pandemic: The Accelerated Implementation of EdTech in Guam’s Public Schools

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In an instant, schools around the world were shut down because of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Teachers and students were suddenly forced to depend on technology to bring the classroom environment into the home. In an instant, educators had to conduct meetings and classes via web conferences. Students had to log on to the Internet to work on their digital assignments. And, in an instant, educational technology finally fulfilled what experts have for decades hoped—technology integration. Robotics teacher, Juvy Cariño, relates her experiences with the accelerated implementation of educational technology in Guam’s public schools. Moderator: John Wiglesworth

02:35 pm - 02:40 pm

Giveaways & Break

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Get a chance to win some UOG & OIT swag bags!

02:45 pm - 03:15 pm

Transitioning into the Online Classroom

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In the last moments of Tavion's middle school year, the pandemic arose in Guam and students had to switch gears from face-to-face learning to an online platform. He shares his challenges and journey of how it was like for students like him to transition into the online classroom and complete a school year at a new school as a high school student. Moderator: John Wiglesworth

03:20 pm - 03:50 pm

Guam On Demand

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Around the globe, the coronavirus pandemic has accelerated significant growth in the on -demand economy. In Guam, it has been no different. With only a few online marketplaces offering delivery, a group of local businessmen saw an opportunity to launch a marketplace with a much larger vision. This discussion will provide insight into the vision behind UNO-Go and its competitive edge in a post-pandemic Guam. Moderator: John Wiglesworth

04:00 pm - 04:10 pm

Closing Remarks

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Tune in on ALL our Tech Series and get the chance to win our Grand Prize: an Apple iPad Air! Winner will be announced on Friday!

07:00 pm - 08:00 pm

Triton Esports: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament

https://www.twitch.tv/uogtritonesports

We teamed up with UOG Triton Esports this year to hold 1v1 tournaments for League of Legends, Valorant, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate! For a shot at winning some sweet Razer gear register now at https://esports.uog.edu/techfest

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