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Presentation of new videoconferencing center at City of Palmdale.

WHAT:           Presentation of new videoconferencing center at City of Palmdale.

WHEN:           TODAY – Tuesday, July 26 at 2:30 pm

WHERE:  Palmdale City Hall, Development Services Conference Room, 38250 Sierra Highway, Palmdale.

WHO:            Palmdale Mayor Jim Ledford; Palmdale City Councilmembers Mike Dispenza and Steve Hofbauer; SCAG’s Executive Director Hasan Ikhrata (via videoconferencing from Los Angeles); and Palmdale Transportation/GIS Manager Mike Behen.

WHY:                    Provide more opportunities for local participation in Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) meetings, and potentially other regional meetings.  Will provide significant savings in travel time and costs.

BACKGROUND:     The City of Palmdale was selected to be the site of new video teleconferencing center that allows local agencies to participate in meetings at locations in the Los Angeles area without having to make the 4 hour round trip.

Funded by Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), the Palmdale center is located in the City’s Development Services conference room. The equipment features two 60-inch LCD televisions and videoconferencing hardware and software that allows for real time audio and video interaction.

INFORMATION:    For more information, call Mike Behen at 661/267-5300.

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July 26, 2011 - Posted by | City of Palmdale, palmdale chamber events, palmdale meeting place | , ,

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