Bienvenue à la Nouvelle Orléans!
The LSU AgCenter welcomes you to the 27th annual National
Extension Technology Conference. We hope you have a wonderful time in New
Orleans, on the banks of the Mississippi River, and that you leave rejuvenated
and inspired. As you may know, NETC is an annual gathering of IT professionals
from land-grant universities and colleges across the country.
This is a great opportunity to learn from colleagues at
other universities and to share successes and challenges in a variety of
technology areas including web development, programming, networking, digital
audio and video, distance education, social media and more. We hope you find great opportunities to learn about new
approaches and technologies and share your own experiences and knowledge, as
The NETC 2012 App—Get it Now!
For NETC 2012, we have developed a mobile app that provides
all the information contained in this program and on the NETC 2012 website.
To enhance your experience at the conference, the web-based app offers the following
out last minute schedule changes, room assignments,
and entertainment news
- Conference schedule
personal schedule, with the ability to make changes in your selections and evaluate
sessions you have attended
featuring local attractions, restaurants, night life, and shopping
Chant": Find out what folks are saying about the conference or just keep up
Get more information on tours, the hospitality suite and things to do and see
in New Orleans
404 Awards Banquet – Dinner Cruise Aboard the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen
Named for the infamous 404 Error, the NETC 404 Awards are
a hallowed and time-honored tradition. Individuals in the NETC community come
together in the spirit of fun to celebrate and exchange stories about their
most interesting, challenging and entertaining technology-related experiences
over the past year.
Although the categories may vary from year to year as
determined by the hosts, the person with the most compelling story in each
category receives a coveted 404 Award. Participants present their stories to
their peers in attendance, and winners are determined by audience response.
This year, the 404 Awards will be held on board the
Paddlewheeler Creole Queen, where we will cruise the mighty Mississippi
River while enjoying a lavish Creole buffet in elegantly appointed dining