Internet Week 2009
Beyond Facebook: How Will Today's Students Use the Web of Tomorrow?
As part of Internet Week New York 2009, findingDulcinea partned with Gotham Media Ventures in hosting and moderating a collaborative panel featuring several thought leaders in education and the Web from the New York-based Fourth Story Media, Qwidget and Unigo; the San Francisco-based GulliverGo; and the Palo Alto-based Inigral. Panelists examined the ways students will be using and influencing the Web over the next few years. Our panelists were:
- Ariel Aberg-Riger, Creative Development & Marketing Manager, Fourth Story Media
- Jordan Goldman, Founder and CEO, Unigo
- Kate Hillis, Co-Founder & Partner, NextNext Entertainment, Chat the Planet and Qwidget
- Mark Moran, Founder & CEO, findingDulcinea and SweetSearch, Moderator
- James Rohrbach, Founder & CEO, GulliverGo
- Michael Staton, Founder & CEO, Inigral
Among the questions addressed:
- How will students be getting the best information online?
- How will they use the Web to tailor their college experiences, including study abroad, coursework and jobs?
- How are students using the Web in innovative ways for research, travel and communication?
- How are new Web sites addressing students' needs?
- What can Web businesses do to serve the 16-22 age group?
Watch specific segments of the video via this YouTube stream:
Or watch the panel in full via Ustream: