Greetings CHI-ANNOUNCEMENTS,

Enclosed is an invitation to the Universal Access Conversation.  The
participation of HCI experts in this "generalist" event would be most
appreciated.  The question of "what kind of universal Internet do we
want/will we have?" is something you might be able to shed important
light on.

Please forward this invitation to others who you think might be
interested.

Thanks,

Steven Clift
Markle Foundation's E-Mail for All


 Markle Foundation's E-Mail for All Outreach Campaign
- - - - - http://www.iaginteractive.com/emfa - - - - -


An invitation to the ...


     Universal Access Conversation:
     Building a Networked Nation on the Global Internet

     An Online Event
     Monday, May 4 - Friday, May 15, 1998
     URL: http://www.iaginteractive.com/emfa

     Four Themes:
     Universal E-mail, Universal Internet, Networking
     Communities, and Private and Public Markets Connect


The Markle Foundation, Zoe Baird, President, and the members
of their E-MAIL FOR ALL Board of Advisors invite you to the
Universal Access Conversation.

Charles Ardai    - President, Juno Online Services
W.Bowman Cutter  - Managing Director, E.M. Warburg, Pincus & Co.
Gene DeRose      - Chairman & CEO, Jupiter Communications
Esther Dyson     - Chairman, EDventure Holdings
David Ellington  - Co-Founder & CEO, Net Noir, Inc.
Jeff Greenfield  - Cable News Network
Reed Hundt       - Former Chairman, FCC
Julia Johnson    - Chairman, Florida Public Service Commission
Macdara MacColl  - Director of Business Development, iVillage
Daniel Okrent    - Editor of New Media, Time Inc.
Jonathan Peizer  - Chief Information Officer, Open Society
Shabbir Safdar   - Founder, Voters Telecommunications Watch
Christine Varney - Partner, Hogan and Hartson


This is a significant opportunity to share your knowledge
and experiences on topics related to universal access to e-mail
and the Internet with other eminent leaders and practitioners.



How to participate ...


     Visit the EMFA web site for event details and make
     your essay, article, online resource, and mailing
     lists submissions for the event theme web pages:

         http://www.iaginteractive.com/emfa


     Join the facilitated and moderated Universal Access
     Conversation e-mail list.  Subscribe now so you won't
     miss a message starting May 4.  Only 5 to 15 clearly
     identified messages each weekday for the two week event.

     Send an e-mail message to:

         [log in to unmask]

     In message body write:

         subscribe emfa-event

     To receive important EMFA announcements, join our one-way
     announcement list (join only one list), instead write:

         subscribe emfa-announce


E-MAIL FOR ALL is designed to stimulate a national dialogue
on universal access to e-mail and the Internet.  It is
is coordinated by the International Advisory Group for the
Markle Foundation. It is an integral part of the Markle
Foundation's work to encourage the use of new communications
technologies for socially beneficial purposes.

Send questions or comments via e-mail to: [log in to unmask]
Press inquiries via telephone to IAG at:  +1.212.268.1443

 Markle Foundation's E-Mail for All Outreach Campaign
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   Steven Clift - Public Strategies for the Online World
        3454 Fremont Ave S   T: +1.612.822.8667
        Mpls, MN 55408 USA   E: [log in to unmask]
  Consulting and Home Page - http://www.publicus.net
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  E-Mail for All - http://www.iaginteractive.com/emfa
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