Skoodat to Demonstrate at Largest Capitol Hill Tech Policy Exhibition

11 Jan 2010

By Ken McElrath

Washington DC — Chattanooga-based Skoodat, Inc., is pleased to announce it will demonstrate its Foundation Edition education suite at the 13th Annual Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee Kickoff Technology Policy Exhibition, on January 26, 2010. The Tech Policy Exhibition, now the largest and longest running event on Capitol Hill, will highlight some of the key pointed issues that will continue to impact policy-making in the 111th Congress. Hands-on demonstrations of the latest technologies in energy efficiency, authentication and verification, digital content, education, parental controls, disaster response, consumer electronics and more, will help illuminate these debates and possible solutions.

Skoodat will demonstrate how its cloud-based applications and platform can help education organizations and government agencies dramatically cut costs while improving learning performance through effective, practical use of longitudinal and real-time data. Skoodat solutions are fully integrated through an innovative, open cloud development platform and SAS70-certified cloud infrastructure that has been proven for over 10 years by more than 60,000 customers. Skoodat delivers education change that’s real, substantive, sustainable and scalable.

Internet Caucus Co-Chair Senator Patrick Leahy will preview the technology issues that will be drivers for Internet innovation and policymaking decisions. The goal of this annual tech exhibition is to bring cutting-edge technology demonstrations to Capitol Hill that illustrate the power and flexibility of the Internet as medium for communications, commerce, and democracy. This event will be widely attended by Internet industry and non-profit representatives, leading academics, and government policy staff.

“We are thrilled and honored to be included in this elite group of game-changing Internet companies,” stated Ken McElrath, Skoodat CEO. “Skoodat’s goal is to improve learning for everyone throughout our country. By using the most scalable, sustainable and secure technologies available, we aim to further democratize the learning process at every level, and presenting on Capitol Hill should help us move that agenda forward.”

The Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee is a diverse group of public interest, non-profit, and industry groups working to educate Congress and the public about important Internet-related policy issues. The event will be held on Tuesday, January 26, 2010, from 5–7 p.m. at the Hart Senate Office Building, Room 902, Washington, D.C. Kindly RSVP by email to or by phone to 202-638-4370.

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