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Steve Dotto to deliver keynote at Learning and the Brain Conference

The man behind a long running computer and technology show will be the keynote speaker at the Richmond School District’s next Learning and the Brain Conference.

Steve Dotto will speak at the 15th annual conference set to take place Saturday, Jan 25, 2014 at A.R. MacNeill Secondary School. The theme for next month’s event is “understanding and connecting with our children and youth.”

Dotto’s educational keynote will delve into the world of technology, social media and how it’s changing our community. He’ll discuss the new rules and responsibilities thrust on parents due to this major change. Dotto will put social networking in perspective and demonstrate how this new phenomenon benefits and challenges educators and parents.

The day-long event also includes a variety of workshops. Admission is free and all Richmond parents, caregivers and educators are welcome. Some workshops will be presented in both English and Chinese.

For more information and to register, visit or call 604-668-6000, ext. 2943.

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