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This event held in conjunction with the 3-day
Bootstrap Alliance Exchange,
an open meeting of the Bootstrap Alliance under the leadership of Dr. Douglas Engelbart
VIP Dinner with Turing Award Winner Dr. Douglas Engelbart and distinguished guests
|Co-sponsored by the Morino Institute|
|Retrospective: Working with a Visionary|
|- Jeff Rulifson, Corporate Director of Advanced Development, Sun Microsystems|
| Speech: Augmenting Collective Intelligence in the 21st Century:
How Do We Accelerate Progress?
|- Dr. Douglas C. Engelbart, Director, Bootstrap Institute|
|The future context in which our organizations and institutions will soon be operating is unprecedented in its scale and rate of change and complexity far exceeding the pervasive changes experienced in the industrial revolution and the printing revolution combined, and at a much faster pace.|
|How can we prepare and position for this future? Dr. Engelbart offers fresh insights, powerful strategies, and amusing anecdotes. A celebrated pioneer and visionary in personal and organizational computing, Dr. Engelbart has been featured in Business Week, Fortune, US News & World Report, Leader to Leader, and the NY Times. Recent honors include: 1998 induction into the National Inventors Hall of Fame; the 1997 A.M.Turing Award, ACM's most prestigious technical award for contributions of lasting and major technical importance to the computer field; and, 1997 recipient of the $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize for excellence in creativity, invention and innovation.|
|Dialogue: 21st Century Implications|
|- Marcelo Hoffmann, Business Intelligence Center, SRI Consulting|
- Larry Brandt, Digital Government Initiative, NSF
|Coffee and Dessert|
The Inn and Conference Center is minutes from major highways, including I-95, I-495, and Route 1 (Baltimore Boulevard). For a map see http://www.umuc.edu/ide/wit/confmap.html
The UMUC Inn and Conference Center will not be able to accommodate any overnight guests at this time. Conference rates have been arranged at two nearby hotels. (about 3 miles away) Holiday Inn College Park provides a shuttle service to the Inn. Conference rate is $79 plus tax. (301.345.6700). Greenbelt Marriott offers conference rates at $115 plus tax.(301.441.3700). SPACE WILL NOT BE HELD AFTER OCTOBER 19.
Driving time from Baltimore-Washington Airport is about 40 minutes, from Dulles about 45 minutes, and National about 30 minutes, in non rush-hour traffic. Shuttle services run about $35-45. Very reliable service that will meet your flight with an advance reservation and deliver you directly to your hotel is Corporate Wheels, 301.627.9297.
College Park is on the Washington Metro's Green line, but the College Park station is several miles from the campus and Inn. Shuttle busses are available to campus and a short 10 minute walk will take you to the Inn. A taxi is the quickest way to the Inn and fares run about $5.
From the 495 Beltway, take Exit 28B (New Hampshire Ave South toward Takoma Park). This exit is the first one after the intersection of Fwy 95 from Baltimore as you go West. Proceed to the 2nd stoplight and move into the left lane. Turn LEFT onto Adelphi Road. Continue 2.5 miles past the National Archives. At the large intersection with University Avenue, turn LEFT and then immediately RIGHT into the parking garage area of UMUC. Circle the garage to the right and enter on the lowest level. 301.985-7300. Parking is available in the garage adjacent to the Center at a rate of 50A2 per hour, $5 maximum.
For additional routes and a map, see http://www.umuc.edu/ide/wit/confmap.html
Register before October 26th to guarantee your seat(s)
NOTE: For those registered in the 3-day Bootstrap Alliance Exchange, the VIP Dinner is already included in their registration package.
LATE REGISTRATIONS after October 26th, if space is available, will be accepted at the door. Discounts still apply. Refunds must be requested in writing before October 26; a $10 cancellation fee applies. No refunds after October 26, 1998.