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March 31, 2003 :: Media Advisory: OneNet Hosting Telecommunications Day at Capitol

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Who:
OneNet, Oklahoma’s telecommunications and information network for government and education

What:
Telecommunications Day at the Capitol

When:
Wednesday, April 2
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:
State Capitol, 4th floor rotunda

Why:
To demonstrate how state government is maximizing efficiency while increasing reach through increased utilization of OneNet, Oklahoma’s official telecommunications and information network

There will be demonstrations throughout the day in areas consisting of distance learning, video conferencing, electronic curriculum, high-definition television, telemedicine, industry training and Internet 2.

Exhibitors scheduled to appear at the event and provide demonstrations include officials from the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Department of Career and Technology Education, Oklahoma State Department of Health, Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, Integris Telehealth Network, Oklahoma Education Television Authority, OneNet, Frontier Public School, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Tinker Education Partnership, Vanoss Public Schools and the Virtual Internet School in Oklahoma Network (VISION).

The demonstrations will begin at 9 a.m. Lt. Governor Mary Fallin and Sen. Ben Robinson (D-Muskogee) will welcome participants and provide opening remarks at 10 a.m. Demonstrations will continue at 10:45 a.m. and conclude at 3 p.m.