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Paltech Rolls Out Mobile Application for Conference

04/02/12

On April 16-20, 2012, the Office on Child Abuse and Neglect (OCAN) within the Children’s Bureau will host the 18th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect (NCCAN) in Washington, D.C. The Conference is the nation’s premier training and technical assistance event around child maltreatment.

18th NCCAN Conference Mobile AppIn conjunction with the conference, Kristin Zagar, Project Manager  from the Special Projects on Children Youth and Families contract worked closely with Eric Johnson, Technical Lead from Paltech’s Instructional Systems Division (ISD) to create a companion smartphone application. The 18th NCCAN Mobile App is available for use on an iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, as well as Android devices. This convenient app will enhance the participants’ learning experience by providing ready-at-hand and up-to-date conference program information including session logistics and handouts, evaluation forms for each session, speaker bios and information, exhibitor details, participant lists, and general information about the hotel such as a conference-specific floor plan.