Connection Information for Creativity Cafe's
Earth Day 2005 "KidCast For Peace"

This year we will open a Portal for Peace April 22, 2005 (all day 24 hour window for anyone and everyone to connect). On April 22, you will require a password sent to all who register HERE on or BEFORE APRIL 21st! Thereafter, you will only be able to participate in our GENERAL PUBLIC Video Conference (on April 22nd) via iVisit software. Schools and K12 Children are requested to go HERE TO PARTICIPATE on our Creativity Cafe's Educational Server. You can still participate via live text (and Audio) chat even if you don't have a video camera. You can also visit our Nicenet Virtual KidCast for Peace Classroom .

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Our KidCast For Peace broadcast/multicast "Happening" will require software from iVisit found at http://www.ivisit.info/ (or similar software like NetMeeting) and FREE WINDOWS AND MAC Video Conferencing software. If you do not have a video input to your computer, DON'T WORRY!. You can still use the iVisit software to participate in CHAT and AUDIO interactivities. The shareware will work just as well if not better in some cases! There are also cameras that work with your seriel port.

Full participation in Creativity Cafe's 15th "KidCast For Peace; Solutions For a Better World," is recommended. We will connect using both the iVisit Multipoint Conference Server,and Talking Communities Audio and Web conferencing tools. Here is basic information on Time Zones and Time Translation,

The World Clock Meeting Planner: Results

The table below shows actual time in the cities chosen, as well as the corresponding UTC-time. To see the corresponding time all over the world at a given UTC-time, use the links below UTC-time.

UTC-timeHonoluluLos AngelesJerusalemHanoi
Thursday, April 21, 2005 at 17:00:00Thu 7:00 AMThu 10:00 AM *Thu 8:00 PM *Fri Midnight
Thursday, April 21, 2005 at 18:00:00Thu 8:00 AMThu 11:00 AM *Thu 9:00 PM *Fri 1:00 AM
Thursday, April 21, 2005 at 19:00:00Thu 9:00 AMThu Noon *Thu 10:00 PM *Fri 2:00 AM
Thursday, April 21, 2005 at 20:00:00Thu 10:00 AMThu 1:00 PM *Thu 11:00 PM *Fri 3:00 AM
Thursday, April 21, 2005 at 21:00:00Thu 11:00 AMThu 2:00 PM *Fri Midnight *Fri 4:00 AM
Thursday, April 21, 2005 at 22:00:00Thu NoonThu 3:00 PM *Fri 1:00 AM *Fri 5:00 AM
Thursday, April 21, 2005 at 23:00:00Thu 1:00 PMThu 4:00 PM *Fri 2:00 AM *Fri 6:00 AM
Friday, April 22, 2005 at 00:00:00Thu 2:00 PMThu 5:00 PM *Fri 3:00 AM *Fri 7:00 AM
Friday, April 22, 2005 at 01:00:00Thu 3:00 PMThu 6:00 PM *Fri 4:00 AM *Fri 8:00 AM
Friday, April 22, 2005 at 02:00:00Thu 4:00 PMThu 7:00 PM *Fri 5:00 AM *Fri 9:00 AM
Friday, April 22, 2005 at 03:00:00Thu 5:00 PMThu 8:00 PM *Fri 6:00 AM *Fri 10:00 AM
Friday, April 22, 2005 at 04:00:00Thu 6:00 PMThu 9:00 PM *Fri 7:00 AM *Fri 11:00 AM
Friday, April 22, 2005 at 05:00:00Thu 7:00 PMThu 10:00 PM *Fri 8:00 AM *Fri Noon
Friday, April 22, 2005 at 06:00:00Thu 8:00 PMThu 11:00 PM *Fri 9:00 AM *Fri 1:00 PM
Friday, April 22, 2005 at 07:00:00Thu 9:00 PMFri Midnight *Fri 10:00 AM *Fri 2:00 PM
Friday, April 22, 2005 at 08:00:00Thu 10:00 PMFri 1:00 AM *Fri 11:00 AM *Fri 3:00 PM
Friday, April 22, 2005 at 09:00:00Thu 11:00 PMFri 2:00 AM *Fri Noon *Fri 4:00 PM
Friday, April 22, 2005 at 10:00:00Fri MidnightFri 3:00 AM *Fri 1:00 PM *Fri 5:00 PM
Friday, April 22, 2005 at 11:00:00Fri 1:00 AMFri 4:00 AM *Fri 2:00 PM *Fri 6:00 PM
Friday, April 22, 2005 at 12:00:00Fri 2:00 AMFri 5:00 AM *Fri 3:00 PM *Fri 7:00 PM
Friday, April 22, 2005 at 13:00:00Fri 3:00 AMFri 6:00 AM *Fri 4:00 PM *Fri 8:00 PM
Friday, April 22, 2005 at 14:00:00Fri 4:00 AMFri 7:00 AM *Fri 5:00 PM *Fri 9:00 PM
Friday, April 22, 2005 at 15:00:00Fri 5:00 AMFri 8:00 AM *Fri 6:00 PM *Fri 10:00 PM
Friday, April 22, 2005 at 16:00:00Fri 6:00 AMFri 9:00 AM *Fri 7:00 PM *Fri 11:00 PM
Friday, April 22, 2005 at 17:00:00Fri 7:00 AMFri 10:00 AM *Fri 8:00 PM *Sat Midnight
Friday, April 22, 2005 at 18:00:00Fri 8:00 AMFri 11:00 AM *Fri 9:00 PM *Sat 1:00 AM
Friday, April 22, 2005 at 19:00:00Fri 9:00 AMFri Noon *Fri 10:00 PM *Sat 2:00 AM
Friday, April 22, 2005 at 20:00:00Fri 10:00 AMFri 1:00 PM *Fri 11:00 PM *Sat 3:00 AM
Friday, April 22, 2005 at 21:00:00Fri 11:00 AMFri 2:00 PM *Sat Midnight *Sat 4:00 AM
Friday, April 22, 2005 at 22:00:00Fri NoonFri 3:00 PM *Sat 1:00 AM *Sat 5:00 AM
Friday, April 22, 2005 at 23:00:00Fri 1:00 PMFri 4:00 PM *Sat 2:00 AM *Sat 6:00 AM
Saturday, April 23, 2005 at 00:00:00Fri 2:00 PMFri 5:00 PM *Sat 3:00 AM *Sat 7:00 AM
Saturday, April 23, 2005 at 01:00:00Fri 3:00 PMFri 6:00 PM *Sat 4:00 AM *Sat 8:00 AM
Saturday, April 23, 2005 at 02:00:00Fri 4:00 PMFri 7:00 PM *Sat 5:00 AM *Sat 9:00 AM
Saturday, April 23, 2005 at 03:00:00Fri 5:00 PMFri 8:00 PM *Sat 6:00 AM *Sat 10:00 AM
Saturday, April 23, 2005 at 04:00:00Fri 6:00 PMFri 9:00 PM *Sat 7:00 AM *Sat 11:00 AM
Saturday, April 23, 2005 at 05:00:00Fri 7:00 PMFri 10:00 PM *Sat 8:00 AM *Sat Noon
Saturday, April 23, 2005 at 06:00:00Fri 8:00 PMFri 11:00 PM *Sat 9:00 AM *Sat 1:00 PM
Saturday, April 23, 2005 at 07:00:00Fri 9:00 PMSat Midnight *Sat 10:00 AM *Sat 2:00 PM
Saturday, April 23, 2005 at 08:00:00Fri 10:00 PMSat 1:00 AM *Sat 11:00 AM *Sat 3:00 PM
Saturday, April 23, 2005 at 09:00:00Fri 11:00 PMSat 2:00 AM *Sat Noon *Sat 4:00 PM
go HERE so you can hook up at the announced times below.

from Maui's Earth Day Celebration at the venue in Lahaina, Maui HI. We want to connect with those in festivals and fairs also happening on that day (SUNDAY).

On Tuesday, April 22, 2003, we will again begin testing with our KidCast Network nodes and will begin the actual program of events at 8am connecting schools around the world. The interactions will continue until 10am Hawaii time, or until the event naturally ends. Please consult the time zone link above to see when you can join us from your location and let us know you will be participating.

We are using the iVisit server.

>Instructions:
>------------------
>0. Download your free software and load your computer with it
>1. Start your iVisit or CU-SeeMe software.
>2. Connect to the "Video Conference Server" listed below 
            WITHIN THE iVisit DIRECTORY:

>3   OPEN THE DIRECTORY in the iVisit Software in the WINDOWS menu....
           AND NAVIGATE TO THE FOLLOWING CONFERENCE ROOM:

 EDUCATION > DISTANCE LEARNING > MORE ROOMS > KIDCAST4PEACE

CLICK ON THE button with the ARROW AND TWO STICK 
          FIGURES AND PUT IN THIS PASSWORD:

kcfp12  for video testing purposes. It will be changed on April 21st to the non public PASSWORD TO PROTECT THE CHILDREN FROM INAPPROPRIATE public input (nudity). Go to the coordinators site and register HERE.

>4. If all was successful you should receive our welcome message and
           be able to connect successfully.

If you have less than 128KB bandwidth, we suggest you monitor only
          and do not try to transmit video (CHAT IS OK!).  

>
>CU-SeeMe Help Desk
>cu-help@globalschoolhouse.com
>http://gsh.lightspan.com/cu/
We are BROADCASTING from Maui (-10 GMT) BEGINNING WITH TESTING THE NETWORK at 7:30am MAUI TIME on April 22.

The nodes so far are as follows:
Maui Individualized Learning Center - Wailuku
Moderator: Marsha Lash - Jana Van Loon


IAO School - Wailuku
    Moderator: Leiohu Ryder


Art School @ Kapaalua Monica At 665-0007
Moderator: Zariah and Manon

Clearview Christian Girls School

Vickie


If you have never used CU-SeeMe or would like a refresher course...try this CU-SeeMe FAQ. ALSO: I just found this link about optimizing the video settings: http://www.webmec.com/cuseeme/setup.html.
Event Details:
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INFORMATION URL for local FUNDRAISING: http://creativity.net/KidCast/

"KidCast For Peace; Solutions For a Better World" is produced by Peter H. Rosen on behalf of Visionary Artists Resources Including Other Unique ServicesBR> as a public service and labor of love. Can you please offer your economic or other support to this project? Send your tax deductable donations to:

V.A.R.I.O.U.S. Media
140 Uwapo Rd.,#49-204
Kihei HI 96753
808 875-4747


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