The program each evening will consist of two
1) Background Presentations
2) Interaction with the E3 Team at Mt. Everest Base Camp
The background portion consists of a presentation developed
by Olympus America and Dowling College. This presentation
will be given by Dan Biondi and Dr. Nick Craig. This presentation
was developed as an educational overview for high schools
students on the scientific and medical aspects of the
expedition as well as some geographical and cultural aspects
of Nepal and Mount Everest.
Dr. Peter Angood from Yale University will present the
clinical aspects of Telemedicine and Brett Harnett from
the NASA program will speak on the technology enabling
this link with Mt. Everest and the various participating
There will be a short break and then the link goes live
to Mt. Everest. Expedition Leader Scott Hamilton along
with physicians and technicians will discuss high altitude
acclimatization, physiology and technical issues. Jim
Bruton will provide the participants with a scenic overview
of Base Camp and then open it up for questions and answers.
The folks at Olympus America will facilitate the Q&A session
allotting a certain number of minutes or questions to
each location. Selected questions submitted by students
connected via Internet2 will also be addressed.