2003 Annual Conference

Online Content: Policy, Strategy, and Support
June 4-6, 2003, Embassy Suites, PDX, Portland, OR

Overview

The Northwest Academic Computing Consortium is pleased to announce a 2-day conference: "Online Content: Policy, Strategy and Support," to be held June 5-6, 2003, at the Embassy Suites Hotel at Portland (OR) International Airport. The meeting will address topics such as Network Security & Privacy, Course & Content Management, The Open Knowledge Initiative, Copyright laws in Hyperspace, Bandwidth Management, Winning the War Against Spam, and Strategies for Online Content.

Featured speakers include: Dan Updegrove, Vice President for Information Technology at The University of Texas at Austin; David Lassner, Chief Information Officer at the University of Hawaii;Vijay Kumar, Asst. Provost & Director of Academic Computing at M.I.T.; Georgia Harper, Manager, Intellectual Property Section, The University of Texas System; and Gregory R. Nyhus, Assistant U.S. Attorney and Computer and Telecommunications Crimes Coordinator for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Oregon.

Conference Highlights

Thursday, June 5


7:30 - 8:30 am | Breakfast

9:00 - 9:15 am | Welcome and speaker introduction
Dan Terrio, Chair, NWACC Retreat Committee

9:15 - 10:15 am | Delivering on the Promise of Public Service
Dan Updegrove, The University of Texas at Austin

10:15 - 10:30 am | Break

10:30 - 11:45 am | Parallel Sessions

  1. Panel Discussion: Network Security & Privacy Issues
  2. Course & Content Management: Options and Issues
    Bruce Landon, Douglas College, B.C., Canada

Noon - 1:30 pm | Lunch

1:30 - 2:45 pm | The Open Knowledge Initiative
Vijay Kumar, MIT

2:45 - 3:15 pm | Break

3:15 - 4:30 pm | Copyright Law in Cyberspace
Georgia Harper, University of Texas System, Office of General Counsel

5:00 pm | Reception

6:00 pm | Dinner


Friday, June 6


7:30 - 8:30 am | Breakfast

8:30 - 9:30 am | Bandwidth Management: Policies and Practices
David Todd, University of San Diego

9:30 - 9:45 am | Break

9:45 - 10:45 am | Winning the War Against Spam
Joe St. Sauver, University of Oregon

10:45 - 11:00 am | Break

11:00 - 12 noon | Strategies for Online Content: Balancing Quality, Access & Cost Considerations
David Lassner, Chief Information Officer, University of Hawaii

Noon | Conference ends