Tuesday, March 05, 2002

CALL FOR PANELS, PRESENTATIONS, AND DEMONSTRATIONS: "No Strings Attached" Conference on Wireless Tech

No Strings Attached: A National and Virtual Conference and Showcase on the Application of Wireless Technology and Personal Digital Assistants in Higher Education.

May 1-2, 2002
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) is one of the nation's leading independent research universities, with programs that are marked with distinction in health Sciences, law, management, engineering, social work, and arts and sciences. In early May, CWRU will be hosting the first annual conference, No Strings Attached dedicated to an exploration and the application of wireless technology and personal digital assistants (PDA) in higher education.

The conference will be organized around six tracks with the following
1. Health Science Education
2. Humanities, Arts, and Applied Social Sciences
3. Science and Computing
4. Business and Law
5. ERP and Administrative University Services
6. Libraries and Museums
Each track will consist of three sessions of an hour and a half in length. We are actively seeking presenters for each 90-minute session in any of these tracks. Presenters may be faculty, staff, or others associated with a college or university. If you would like to be considered for one (or more) of these sessions, please send a one page abstract describing your presentation, including name, institutional affiliation, and relevant contact information to:

Health Science Education
Dr. Thomas M. Nosek
Associate Dean for Biomedical Information Technologies

Humanities, Arts, and Applied Social Sciences
Dr. Sharon Scinicariello
Director, Curriculum Support Group

Science and Computing
Dr. James Alexander
Professor and Chair of Math

Business and Law
Keith J. Barton, Esq.
IT Director

Library and Museums
Tim Robson
Deputy Director of University Libraries

ERP and Administrative University Services
Robert Jefferis
Assistant Director of Database Architecture

For general inquiries regarding No Strings Attached, including corporate sponsorship opportunities please email: John Molnar, Conference Coordinator at jem6@cwru.edu

Proceedings, panels, and keynote addresses from No Strings Attached will be streamed over the Internet. See conference website at http://www.cwru.edu/nostringsattached

For Hotel Accommodation, please contact Glidden House (www.gliddenhouse.com) at 216.231.8900 ($139/night) or the InterContinental Hotel
(www.cleveland.interconti.com) at 216.707.4300 ($169/night). No Strings Attached will take place at the Thwing Center at Case Western Reserve University. Glidden House is located on the CWRU campus and is within walking distance of the conference site. The InterContinental Hotel is on the Cleveland Clinic Campus and is a short shuttle ride from the conference site.

Lev S. Gonick, PhD
Vice President for Information Services
Chief Information Officer
Case Western Reserve University
10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7019
Email: lev_gonick@cwru.edu
Phone: 216.368.1025
Fax: 216.368.4903

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