Steve Wozniak Keynote Event

Interested in hearing the co-founder of Apple but can't attend the full conference? The public is welcome to attend the special Monday evening keynote event at the 2011 ACU Connected Summit. The format includes:

  • Live conversation with Steve Wozniak,
    co-founder of Apple, Inc. and chief scientist of
    Fusion IO
  • Live music by Austin-based indie rock band
    The Rocketboys
  • 2 CPE credits for Texas K-12 educators

Conference attendance not required for this special event. Tickets available online and at the door. 

General admission $10
Educational/military admission $5
(Requires valid ISD, college or military ID)

7:30-9:00pm, Monday, February 28, 2011
Moody Coliseum at Abilene Christian University

For more information, call 325.674.2023 or email michelle.davenport@acu.edu
For press information, contact Grant Rampy at 325.660.8690
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About Steve Wozniak 

In 1976, Steve "the Woz" Wozniak and Steve Jobs founded Apple Computer Inc. with the debut of Wozniak's Apple I personal computer. The following year, Woz introduced the Apple II personal computer, an integral step in launching the personal computer industry. Since leaving Apple in 1985, Wozniak has been involved in various business and philanthropic ventures, focusing primarily on computer capabilities in schools and stressing hands-on learning and encouraging creativity for students. Wozniak currently serves as chief scientist for Fusion IO and is a published author with the release of his New York Times Best Selling autobiography, iWoz: From Computer Geek to Cult Icon. Learn more about Woz at www.woz.org.  
 

About The Rocketboys 

Formerly known as Homer Hiccolm and the Rocketboys, this indie rock band formed in 2005 while its five members were students at Abilene Christian University. Now based in Austin, Texas, The Rocketboys have played at venues including Austin City Limits, Next Big Nashville, CMJ and South by Southwest. Songs from their album 20,000 Ghosts have been featured on television shows Keeping Up with the Kardashians, The Buried Life, The Real World and One Tree Hill. Learn more about the band at facebook.com/therocketboys.
 

About the Connected Summit

Hosted by the leaders behind Abilene Christian University's acclaimed mobile-learning initiative, the 2011 ACU Connected Summit gathers experts from 47 schools and organizations in eight countries to explore the future of education and mobile technology. 77 sessions from leaders in education, technology and public policy in eight countries provide insight into best practices and ongoing innovation in mobile learning. Held February 28-March 1, 2011 at Abilene Christian University, this conference will feature a specific focus on the emerging role of digital books in education. Learn more about the full conference at acu.edu/connectedsummit.

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