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Marriott Hotel

Institute for Advanced Learning and Research
150 Slayton Avenue, Danville, Virginia 24540

Transportation by Car:

The Institute Conference Center is located within the facilities of The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) at the crossroads of Virginia state highways 58 (east-west) and 29 (north-south). These connect to interstates I-95, I-81, I-85 and I-40.

From the North: 29S Bypass to 58E exit. First right on River Point. Left on Slayton Avenue into Cyber Park. The Institute Conference Center will be on the right at the top of the hill.


From the South: Take 29 North Bypass. Exit right onto Highway 58 East towards South Boston. Turn right onto River Point Road. Turn left on Slayton Avenue into Cyber Park. The Institute Conference Center will be on the right at the top of the hill.

From the East or West: On 58, east of 29S bypass, take River Point south, then left on Slayton Avenue into Cyber Park. The Institute Conference Center will be on the right at the top of the hill.

Holiday Inn Hotel

Transportation by Train:

Danville Train Station, 677 Craighead Street (15 min)

The Amtrak Crescent (1-800-USA-RAIL) provides direct service from Danville's historic 1899 train station northbound to Washington D.C./New York and south-bound to Atlanta/New Orleans, with intermediate stops.

Transportation by Air:

RDU - Raleigh-Durham International Airport (1 hr 20 min) serving Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill Research Triangle

GSO - Piedmont Triad International Airport (1 hr) serving Greensboro, High Point and Winston-Salem

LYH - Lynchburg Regional Airport (1 hr 20 min) serving Southside Virginia

DAN - Danville Regional Airport (10 min) providing general aviation

Welcome from Conference Chairman

Registrants for the
Danville Conference Include..

Deputy Director, Telecommunications Equality Project - New York, NY

Telecommunications Engineer - University at Buffalo, NY

Economic Development Manager - Sandy, OR

Commissioner - Rockingham County, NC

State Broadband Initiative Manager - Univ. of NH

Executive Director - South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association, Hazelcrest, IL

Director, Information Systems - Town of Jupiter/Municipality, Jupiter, Florida

Program Officer - Reidsville Area Foundation, NC

Director of Technology - City of Hagerstown, MD

Sr. Associate, Infrastructure Program - National League of Cities, Washington, DC

Regional Development Institute - Northern Illinois University, Naperville, IL

Project Administrator - Region II Planning & Development Council, WV

Town Manager - Town of Halifax, VA

Mayor - City of Danville

Director, Dept. of Housing and Communitity Development - Richmond

Deputy Administrator, RUS - Washington, DC

Exec. Director, New Hampshire FastRoads - Keene, NC

Grants Program Director - Richmond

Corporate VP, CTO, Noblis - Falls Church, VA

Director, BTOP Infrastructure Projects, NTIA - Washington, DC

Founder and Executive Director, MAIN - Ashville, NC

County Commissioner - Stuart, FL

Director of Information Technology - Rocky Mount, WV

Acting Director of IT - Roanoke County, VA

Director of IT - Pittsylvania County, Chatham, VA

Program Manager - Dept of Housing and Community Dev., Richmond, VA

Asst. Town Manager - Town of Abingdon, VA

Economic Development Chairman - Chamber of Commerce, Alta Vista, VA

Assistant County Administrator - Pittsylvania County, Chatham, VA

Director of IT - PATHS, Danville, VA

County Attorney - Powhatan County, VA

Regional Planner - Commonwealth Regional Council, VA

Director, Information Technology - City of Lynchburg, VA

Senior Program Officer - Danville Regional Foundation, VA

IT Systems Specialist - County of Greensville, VA

Director, NC Broadband - NC Department of Commerce

SEATOA President - Alexandria, VA

Project Manager - eCorridors Accelerate Virginia, Virginia Tech

President - Alta Vista Area Chamber of Commerce, Alta Vista, VA

Director of Public Safety & Technology - Tazewell County, VA

Director, The Wired Road Authority - Galax, VA

Executive Director - Southern Virginia Regional Alliance

Director of Information Technology - Abingdon, VA

Executive Director - PANGAEA Internet, NC

Director of Technology - Town of Blacksburg

Tech Services Supervisor - City of Danville

Board of Supervisors - County of Washington, VA

Director of Information Services - Roanoke Valley Alleghany Regional Commission

Network Analyst - City of Danville

Director - Schools, Health and Libraries Broadband Coalition

President - The View Forward - Go Forward

Executive Director - Rockingham County Business & Technology Center, VA

Rockingham County Manager - Rockingham County Government, NC

Economic Development Manager - City of Roanoke, VA, Dept. of Economic Development

IT Director - City of Danville

City Manager - City of Danville, Virginia

President & CEO - FML & Goochland County EDA, Goochland, VA

Program Manager - Oklahoma Community Anchor Network, Oklahoma City

Chief, ITG - SEDA-Council of Governments, Lewisburg, PA

Director of IT/CIO - County of Frederick, VA

Director of IT - Pulaski County, VA

Manager-PMO - Chesterfield County, VA

Program Manager - Raleigh, NC

Communications Manager, eCorridors - Virginia Tech, Blacksburg

Senior Network Engineer - City of Roanake, VA

Manager, Appalachian Regional Commission - Washington, DC

Research Faculty - Virginia Tech, Blacksburg

General Counsel - Virginia Municipal League, Richmond

Regional Planner, Commonwealth Regional Council - Farmville, VA

Dir. Mtg. and Tech Services - Danville Community College

President - Golden LEAF Foundation, Rocky Mount, NC

Economic Development Director - Person County, Roxboro, NC

Broadband Network Manager - Danville Utilities

Graduate Assistant - Virginia-Tech -- Office of the Sr. Fellow for Resource, Blacksburg

Information Technology Director - Person County Government, Roxboro, NC

Director and Research Scientist - Virginia Tech Center for Geospatial Information, Blacksburg

Assistant County Administrator - Appomattox County, VA

Program Assistant - Center for Innovative Technology, VA

Broadband Program Manager - Center for Innovative Technology, VA

Policy Manager - VA Dept. of Housing and Community Development, Richmond, VA

State GIS Coordinator - Virginia Information Technologies Agency, Chester, VA

Economic Development Advisor - City of Danville

Danville Accolades

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