The National Telecommunications and Information Administration
applications for funding under the Technology Opportunities Program.
This program supports funding demonstrations of new
and information technology applications for the provision of
educational, health care, or public information in the nation's
and nonprofit sectors. Approximately $12.9 million is available for
awards. Cost-sharing of up to 50 percent is required. Eligible are
nonprofit entities, public sector organizations and state, local and
tribal governments. Applications are due April 27, 2004.
MEETINGS OF THE NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE
We recently held hearings on the city's I-NET and on public safety
Spectrum. If you want information, contact Bruce Lai, Policy Analyst
Economic development and Broadband issues are the topic for a hearing
on Tuesday, April 6, from 6 PM to 8 PM, Queens Borough Hall, 120-55
Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens, NY 11424. At the end of April, at City
Hall, the Committee will hear testimony on several bills, and at the
end of May the Committee is scheduling a hearing at Brooklyn Borough
Hall with the World Wide Web conference participants (1,000 people;
last year's conference was held in Hungary). The CAT program at New
York University is helping us in the coordination.
National conferences: Lots coming up on technology and government.
Contact Bruce Lai for information.
Gale A. Brewer
h. 29 W. 95 St., NY NY 10025
Councilmember Gale A. Brewer
New York, NY 10007
563 Columbus Avenue at 87th Street
New York, NY 10024