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Internet Summit

October 21, 2010 11:16 ET

'Computers for Kids' Campaign Launched by the Kramden Institute and the Internet Summit

RALEIGH, NC--(Marketwire - October 21, 2010) -  Today, the Kramden Institute and the Internet Summit announce a partnership on a 'Computers for Kids' campaign aimed at providing hardworking, less-advantaged students with home computers to advance their achievement and strengthen their contribution to the community.

The month-long campaign will culminate in a computer drive on November 22, just after Internet Summit 2010 scheduled for November 17-18th at the Raleigh Convention Center. In addition, the Internet Summit has agreed to donate a portion of the proceeds from the 2010 conference to the Kramden Institute in support of the 'Computers for Kids' campaign.

The Kramden Institute, Inc., collects, refurbishes and donates PCs to less-advantaged students in North Carolina. Kramden is specifically looking for laptops (1GHz or faster with power supply), desktop computers (Pentium 4 or equivalent Celeron), LCD displays, laptop and desktop hard drives > = 20 GB, RAM > = 256MB and USB thumb/flash drives.

The Internet Summit is a leading web-centric conference that is held annually in Raleigh, NC aimed at promoting forward thinking and thought leadership on topics related to web technologies.

For more information on 'Computers for Kids' visit

About Kramden Institute
Kramden Institute, Inc. is a non-profit charitable institution based in Durham, NC that is dedicated to empowering hardworking economically disadvantaged students to bridge the digital divide and advance their academic and personal achievements by awarding them home PC computers. This is achieved by collecting donated computers, refurbishing, and reusing computers thereby extending their useful lives and reducing e-waste. To learn more about Kramden's program and efforts to serve students in need, please visit

About Internet Summit

The third annual Internet Summit is presented by TechMedia, a leading technology media and events firm and Southern Capitol Ventures, a leading venture capital firm focused on digital media, software and e-commerce. The conference, one of the largest of its kind in the country, features over 100 internet thought leader speakers, hands on preconference intensive learning sessions, multi-track actionable "micro topic" discussions, hours of networking opportunities between attendees, speakers and sponsors and a demo showcase highlighting future Internet paradigm changing companies. Internet Summit 2010 takes place November 17-18, 2010 in Forbes most wired city, Raleigh, North Carolina.