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Senior Digital Literacy Day

October 30, 2012, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
FCC Commission Meeting Room (TW-C305), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC 20554


Due to inclement weather, the Senior Digital Literacy Day scheduled for October 30 has been canceled. We hope to reschedule this event for a later date. Please check fcc.gov for updates.

Seniors, and those who work with or care for them, are invited to attend and learn about how high speed Internet service can benefit older Americans. Speakers will emphasize the safe and secure on-line practices. There will be interactive demonstrations of mobile phones, tablets, iPads, desktops and e-readers, as well as user-friendly computer programs that can benefit seniors. Representatives from the FCC, communications companies, and non-profit organizations will make presentations and answer questions.

Click here for a full agenda: http://transition.fcc.gov/cgb/events/Digital-Literacy-Day-Agenda.pdf

The event is open to the public; however, admittance is limited to 140 attendees. Pre-registration is highly recommended. To pre-register for the event, please contact Susan Fisenne at Susan.Fisenne@fcc.gov or by phone at 202-418-2502.

Location: FCC Commission Meeting Room (TW-C305), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC 20554.

The closest Metro stops are the Smithsonian and the L'Enfant Plaza stops. There is also a public parking garage adjacent to the main entrance of the FCC on 12th Street. Attendees should arrive at least 30 minutes ahead of time to go through security. Government-issued identification is required to go through security and be admitted to the building.

Audio/video coverage of the seminar will be broadcast live with open captioning over the Internet on the FCC's web page at www.fcc.gov/live. The webcast is free and does not require pre-registration.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request. Please include a description of the accommodation you will need. Individuals making such requests must include their contact information for FCC staff members who may need to contact them for more information. Requests should be made as early as possible. Please send an e-mail to fcc504@fcc.gov or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau: 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (TTY).

For more event information, contact Anthony Butler at Anthony.Butler@fcc.gov or 202-418-2372.

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