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1997 GLIN Conference: October 23-24, 1997 - Call for Presentations
- Subject: 1997 GLIN Conference: October 23-24, 1997 - Call for Presentations
- From: Carol Ratza <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 27 Jun 1997 09:35:43 -0400 (EDT)
1997 GLIN Conference: Making the Net Work for You
October 23-24, 1997
Call for Presentations and Registration Information
Join us for the 1997 GLIN Conference, October 23-24, 1997, in Chicago,
Illinois. All sessions will be held at the University of Chicago Gleacher
Center, located on the downtown campus of the Graduate School of Business.
Registration for the full conference is $75 (US); one-day registration is
$60 (US); registration fees will be waived for presenters.
Special sessions will serve the interests of the following Internet users
in the Great Lakes region:
1. Public agency webmasters
2. Economic development and manufacturing community
3. Natural resources and environmental community
4. Research community
If you are a member of one of these four communities and use the Internet
to enhance productivity, we invite you to submit a presentation abstract
on any of the topics listed below:
Topic 1. Case Studies: Innovative and Practical Solutions
How have innovative uses of the Internet affected your agency or
organization? Describe these innovations, consider their pros and cons and
magnitude of impact. What are the lessons learned? Technical and/or
content-based solutions welcomed.
Topic 2. Internet-based Building Blocks for Collaboration
Are you a member of a multi-agency or multi-organization regional
project or forum working toward a common goal and making use of the
Internet to work together more effectively? Do you use the Internet to
enhance public outreach and participation? Discuss these uses, the costs
and benefits, and plans for improving collaboration online.
Topic 3. New Directions
What are the future roles of Internet services as tools for
decision making and public access to information and knowledge? Examine
areas such as cost recovery and funding, content restrictions, the web as
a place of doing business, and public outreach.
Guidelines for Abstract Submission
Submit an abstract (approximately 100 words) for each presentation by July
31, 1997, to the
Great Lakes Commission
Argus II Building
400 Fourth St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48103-4816
Include contact information, topic number, and your presentation's title.
Invitations to speak will be announced August 29, 1997.
Low GLIN Conference registration fees are made possible thanks to funding
support provided by U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program Office,
Environment Canada, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Ameritech
For more information contact GLIN Director Carol Ratza, email@example.com,
313-665-9135, or visit the GLIN Conference Web site, linked from the GLIN