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Emil Volcheck <[log in to unmask]>
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Emil Volcheck <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 24 May 2010 00:43:50 -0400
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Dear colleagues,

The Baltimore ACM Chapter invites you to join us for an evening of
Flash Talks on Computing, in conjunction with the Annual General
Meeting of the Chapter.  The program will consist of twelve,
five-minute flash talks on various topics related to computing.

When: Wednesday, June 9th, 8:00 PM

Where: The Engineering Society of Baltimore
11 W. Mount Vernon Place
Baltimore, MD 21201

This meeting is free and open to the public.

Talks include

* The Baltimore Node -- Mr. Jon Lesser

* Voting Technology and Policy -- Dr. William Edelstein

* Certification Organizations for Computing and Information Technology
Around the World -- Dr. Joyce C. Little

* Encapsulation -- Dr. David Isherwood

* Bmorefiber: Baltimore's Effort to Win Google Fiber -- Mr. Gary Davison

Do you have something to say about a topic related to computing?
Please submit a brief proposal (no more than 300 words) to Mr. John
Fitzpatrick at [log in to unmask] .  Slots are going fast!

Because seating is limited at this event, we would appreciate if you
would let us know if you will attend. Please either leave a comment
on this page, or email David Isherwood at [log in to unmask] .
We will include you on further announcements and updates.


We will offer a buffet dinner at the Engineering Society at 6:30 PM.
The offering is the ESB Garden Salad, choice of Grilled Chicken Caesar
or Salmon Cake, Dessert, and Tea or Coffee.  A vegetarian option is
available on request (please inquire). To join us for dinner, please
send a check for $30 made out to "BACM" to

   Baltimore ACM
   10 W. 24th St., Suite 310
   Baltimore, MD 21218

Or please remit $30 by PayPal with this link:

Please email our Treasurer Jason Pyeron at [log in to unmask] to
indicate if you will attend and make your payment by Sunday, June 6.
Please give your name and the names of any guests you are bringing
in your email or the PayPal comment field.


Light Rail:

From the light rail stop at Howard and Centre, walk a block north,
turn right on Monument, then go four blocks east to Mt. Vernon Place.
The light rail schedule is on the web at:

Driving Directions:

From the south:

Either take 95 to Exit 53 and follow the signs to Inner Harbor, or
take 295, continuing as the freeway ends and becomes Russell St.
Turn Right on Pratt Street. Turn Left on Charles Street (one-way
North). Follow Charles Street north one mile to Baltimore's
Washington Monument. At the monument, turn left on Monument Street
(also known as Mt. Vernon Place). Follow one block to Cathedral Street
and turn left. Go one short block across the square. The Engineering
Society will be on your left. The Peabody Court Hotel is immediately
on your right, facing the Washington Monument.

From the north:

Take 83 south and exit on Guilford Ave. Turn right on to Madison St.
and take it west, crossing Charles St. and then left to Cathedral St.
Then directions are as above.

Additional directions, details, and a Google Maps link are here: .


Valet parking is available for $10 (with ESB validation) at the
Peabody Court Hotel across Cathedral St. or in the Walters Art
Museum lot for $8 at Cathedral and Centre St.

Thank you for your attention,

The BACM Executive Committee

Emil Volcheck, Chair
J.C. Smart, Vice Chair
Craig Holcomb, Secretary
Jason Pyeron, Treasurer
David Isherwood, Member at Large
John Fitzpatrick, Member at Large