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"The Future of Human Centered Computing"

An open attendance Symposium, 1:30-5:30 p.m., Friday, April 30th in the
 Auditorium of the Main Building at Drexel University, 32nd & Chestnut,
 Philadelphia, PA

Symposium Speakers:

    "Getting it Together: People and Machines."  Austin Henderson,
currently of Rivendel Consulting and formerly at Xerox PARC

    "Collective IQ and Tomorrow's Universities."  Douglas Engelbart,
Director, Bootstrap Institute

    "Natural Communication with Machines."  Jim Flanagan, Vice President
for Research & Director of CAIP Center, Rutgers University


Symposium Panel Session: "The Future of Human Centered Computing"

 Panel Chair: Gary Strong, The National Science Foundation

 Panelists:

 Wayne Gray, Associate Professor of Psychology & Head of the Human Factors
    and Applied Cognition Program, George Mason University
 Wendy Kellogg, Manager, Social Computing, IBM Watson Research Laboratory
 Jennifer Preece, Professor and Chair Information Science Department,
    University of Maryland, Baltimore County
 Jared Spool, Founding Principal, User Interface Engineering, Boston
 Marilyn Tremaine, Professor, College of Information Science and
Technology,
    Drexel

 The Symposium will be followed by a reception with light refreshments to
be
 held in the Great Court of Drexel's main building.

 For more information please contact the Drexel University Honors Program
at
 215.895.1267 or [log in to unmask] (if you intend to attend an email
 message to  [log in to unmask] will help us better plan for the size
 of the audience.)  There is also a web site for the symposium at:
 http://www.mcs.drexel.edu/~jpopyack/Engelbart/

 This event is co-sponsored by the Drexel University Vice President for
 Research, the Drexel University Honors Program in conjunction with
Andersen
 Consulting, and by the Franklin Institute.  It is co-organized by Drexel
 University's Departments of Psychology/Sociology/Anthropology, Mathematics
 and Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, the Drexel
 College of Information Science and Technology and the Drexel Office of
 Alumni Relations.

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