[Asis-l] Symposium on BEYOND PRODUCTIVITY in New York City

Alan Inouye AInouye at nas.edu
Fri Apr 25 16:17:07 EDT 2003

** Symposium Announcement **

A New Report from the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board,
National Research Council.

The findings from this new study will be presented at:

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution,
2 East 91st Street, New York City, on Thursday, May 15, 10:00 a.m.

Leading the discussion will be Professor William J. Mitchell, Dean
of the School of Architecture and Planning (which includes the Media
Lab) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Chairman of
the study committee that produced _Beyond Productivity_.  He will
be accompanied by several members of the study committee.

A continental breakfast will be available beginning at 9:30 a.m. and
the discussion will begin at 10:00 a.m.  Each attendee will receive a
complimentary copy of _Beyond Productivity_ and is also invited to
explore the Cooper-Hewitt after the conclusion of the discussion.

A limited amount of seating is available and admission to this
event requires pre-registration, with a priority response date
of May 2.  Responses received after May 2nd will be
accommodated as space permits.  To register for this
symposium and/or to receive further information, please
contact Ms. Margaret Marsh Huynh at mhuynh at nas.edu
or (202) 334-2051.

========== About BEYOND PRODUCTIVITY ==========

_Beyond Productivity_ examines the dynamic intersection of
information technology with the world of the arts and design.  This
intersection has already yielded results of significant cultural and
economic value, including innovative architectural and product
designs, computer animated films, computer music, computer
games, interactive art installations, cross-cultural experimentation,
and Web-based texts.  However, many opportunities for new
collaborative ventures remain to be explored.

Further information about the study may be found at

The study that produced _Beyond Productivity_ and this
symposium are sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation.

Alan S. Inouye, Ph.D.
Study Director and Senior Program Officer
National Research Council/The National Academies
Computer Science and Telecommunications Board
500 Fifth Street, N.W., Room 958
Washington, DC  20001
(202) 334-2605 (general office line)
(202) 334-2849 (direct line)
(202) 334-2318 (fax)
ainouye at nas.edu

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