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Munir Mandviwalla <[log in to unmask]>
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Munir Mandviwalla <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 26 Mar 1998 20:30:37 -0500
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The ISWorld Net Virtual Meeting Center (VMC) is pleased to announce our
inaugural discussion series. The first discussion series will focus on
collaborative work. A special guest will focus on a particular aspect of
collaborative work and systems during a real time session. The sessions
are scheduled to run on every Monday starting on April 6 at
21:00 UTC (5pm EDT, 2pm PDT). You are invited to participate and
interact with the leaders in the field! All you need to participate
is a web browser. The current list of guests and topics include
(dates and times may change):

"What conditions are necessary for group support applications to be widely
used in an organization?"
April 6, 21:00 UTC (5pm EDT, 2pm PDT)
Jonathan Grudin, University of California at Irvine
Site: VMC @ Temple Univ.

"Is Information Systems Research on Collaborative Systems Relevant?"
April 13, 21:00 UTC (5pm EDT, 2pm PDT)
Paul Gray, Claremont Graduate University
Site: VMC @ Temple Univ.

"National culture and collaborative work"
April 20, 21:00 UTC (5pm EDT, 2pm PDT)
Rick Watson, University of Georgia
Site: VMC @ Temple Univ.

"Organizational Memory Systems -- Are they "real"?
April 27, 21:00 UTC (5pm EDT, 2pm PDT)
Lorne Olfman, Claremont Graduate University
Site: VMC @ Temple Univ.

"Collaboration in Teaching and Research"
May 4, 21:00 UTC (5pm EDT, 2pm PDT)
Blake Ives, Louisiana State University
Site: VMC @ Lousiana State Univ.

Each guest moderator will prepare a set of slides to focus the discussion.
The slides will be available
through the ISWorld Net VMC site at along with
updated schedule and
topic information and biographical sketch of each guest moderator.

You are invited to register for a session by visiting the VMC web site.
Each session is limited to
20 participants so spaces will fill up fast and only registered
participants will be able to
access the real-time session.

Please feel to contact me if you have any questions (please use the email
address provided below).

Munir Mandviwalla

Munir Mandviwalla, PhD.
Temple University, Computer & Information Sciences
Rm 303, Wachman Hall (038-24)                  Work: 215-204-8172
1805 N. Broad St.  Philadelphia, PA, 19122    Fax: 215-204-5082
Email: [log in to unmask]
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