What is Megaconference Jr.?

9:15 - 10:30 Wednesday, July 18 Room 104

Presenters: Linda Nitsche and Rob Klink

Imagine over 200 schools from countries around the world, communicating, collaborating,and contributing to each other’s learning in real time, using advanced multipoint video conferencing technology over a 12 hour period.

That's Megaconference Jr.!

Megaconference Jr. is the world’s first all virtual K12 videoconference event over Internet2 and highspeed networks around the world. Learn about how you can view the live web stream, be involved as an interactive participant, and even design and propose a videoconferencebased presentation and activity focused on academic and cultural issues to help build international cultural awareness for your students.

Click hereto view the archived streaming video of Megaconference Jr. 2007 which took place on February 22, 2007.

Participant Roles

Technical Requirements

  • H.323 Videoconference Equipment
  • MCU

Connecting to the Curriculum

Presentation Proposal


  • September - Planning Committees
  • October - Call for Proposals
  • December - Proposals Due
  • January - General and Interactive Registration
  • January - Technical Testing
  • February - Presenter Dress Rehersal
  • February 21, 2008 - Megaconference Jr. 2008

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