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Workshop: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Internet Inclusion and Health
Join a distinguished group of national experts who will be in Cleveland to share their efforts to use Digital Inclusion strategies to improve health. This face-to-face and virtual workshop will provide researchers and practitioners with an opportunity to learn about the work being done in the field of digital health literacy with the goal of extending the impact of everyone’s work.  
The workshop will include: 
  • a participant education piece, in which each person talks a little bit about what they’d like the group to know about their field’s perspective on digital health literacy;
  • a discussion of measures being used and strategic planning to use and share common measures across research in various fields; and 
  • description of successful models for community partnerships.
Participants will learn about work going on in digital inclusion and health across multiple disciplines and share their own work in an ongoing effort to expand impact in the field of digital health literacy.

April 17, 2017
12:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Speaker, Kathy Harris
Director, Learner Web; Literacy, Language & Technology Research Group, Portland State University 
 
For more information, please contact Amy Sheon, Executive Director, Urban Health Initiative, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, one of the Workshop organizers. 
 
The workshop is a precursor to the Net Inclusion 2018 Conference, which welcomes digital inclusion community practitioners, advocates, academics, Internet service providers, and policymakers to discuss local, state and federal policies and policy innovations impacting digital equity, sources of financial and programmatic support of digital inclusion programs, plus digital inclusion best practices from across the country.

Net Inclusion 2018 will begin Tuesday, April 17th  with pre-conference events in the morning and Digital Inclusion Site Tours, included in the cost of registration, in the afternoon. Wednesday, April 18th will be a full day of interactive sessions, and we will conclude on Thursday, April 19th at 3:00PM.

Net Inclusion 2018 includes sessions on a spectrum of topics, such as curriculum sharing, recent research, coalition building, health and banking partnerships, and local government resources. The National Digital Inclusion Alliance is the host of this event. 

Click for more information about the Net Inclusion Conference 
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