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2004 Annual Conference

Digital Expectations: New Tools, New Rules

June 16-18, 2004, Portland, OR

Overview | Agenda | Board Members


Overview


The Northwest Academic Computing Consortium is pleased to announce a conference on Digital Expectations: New Tools, New Rules, to be held June 17-18, at the RiverPlace Hotel in Portland, Oregon. The meeting will address topics such as: technologies to meet the expectations of 21st-century students, copyright issues and P2P, digital asset management, E-portfolios, the future of opensource, and doing business digitally in the university environment.

Featured speakers include: Diana Oblinger, Vice President, EDUCAUSE; Bruce Block, Chief Technology Officer, RIAA; Scott Siddall, Director of Instructional Technology, Denison University; Tom Lewis, Director of Ed-Tech Development, Educational Partnerships and Learning Technologies, University of Washington; Barry Robinson, Chief Counsel, RIAA; Mitchell Baker, President, Mozilla Foundation; Tracy Futhey, CIO, Duke University; and Richard Katz, Vice President, EDUCAUSE.


Conference Highlights

(full program)

Thursday, June 17


8:00 - 9:00 am | Breakfast (Tom McCall Lobby)

9:15 - 9:30 am | Welcome and speaker introduction
Russell Poulin, Chair, NWACC Conference Committee

9:30 - 10:30 am | Keynote - The Next Generation Learner
Diana Oblinger, Vice President, EDUCAUSE

10:30 - 11:00 am | Break (Tom McCall Lobby)

11:00 - noon | Copyright Issues & P2P: Methods of reduction of unauthorized P2P traffic as illustrated by case studies such as that of Icarus at the University of Florida and elsewhere
Barry Robinson, Senior Counsel for Corporate Affairs, RIAA

Noon - 1:00 pm | Lunch (Lower Bar & Deck)

1:30 - 2:30 pm | Asset Management: Grounds for Collaboration
Scott Siddall, Director of Instructional Technology, Denison University

2:30 - 3:00 pm | Break (Tom McCall Lobby)

3:00 - 4:00 pm | E-Portfolios
Tom Lewis, Director of Ed-Tech Development, Educational Partnerships and Learning Technologies, University of Washington

4:15 - 5:15 pm | Birds of a Feather discussion (Tom McCall Room)

4:15 - 5:15 pm | CIO Round-Table (Eliot/Marquam Rooms)
The difficulties and resource demands associated with responding to DMCA notices and possible solutions.
Barry Robinson, Senior Counsel for Corporate Affairs, RIAA

5:45 - 6:45 pm | Reception (Tom McCall Room)

7:00 pm | Dinner on Your Own


Friday, June 18


7:30 - 8:30 am | Breakfast

8:30 - 9:30 am | The Future of Open Source
Mitchell Baker, President, Mozilla Foundation

9:30 - 9:45 am | Break (Tom McCall Lobby)

9:45 - 10:45 am | National LambdaRail... So Exactly How Many Networks Does My Campus Need?
Tracy Futhey, CIO, Duke University

10:45 - 11:00 am | Break (Tom McCall Lobby)

11:00 - 12 noon | Doing Business Digitally: The E-Volution of Higher Education
Richard Katz, Vice President, EDUCAUSE

Noon | Conference ends