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Subject:

Seminar announcement - Year 2000 Bug

From:

"Alison Hicks" <[log in to unmask]>

Reply-To:

Alison Hicks

Date:

Mon, 23 Nov 1998 17:47:13 +0000

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**Apologies if you receive more than one copy of this message**

INSTITUTE OF INFORMATION SCIENTISTS SEMINAR

ONE YEAR TO GO - WHAT ARE YOU DOING ABOUT THE YEAR 
2000 BUG?

22 January 1999, 1.30 - 4.30 p.m.
International Students House, 229 Great Portland Street, London, W1

A half day seminar on the issues surrounding the Year 2000 Bug and
solutions for the information profession.  

The Year 2000 problem can affect a wide range of technologies used by
information professionals, from personal computers through to
appliances containing embedded chips.  This half-day seminar aims to
guide the information professional through the issues surrounding the
problem and demonstrate some strategies to make the best use of the
time remaining.


PROGRAMME

Chair:  Jon Ivinson, Independent Consultant (to be confirmed)

1.30 - 1.45  Registration and coffee

1.45 - 2.30  The Year 2000 problem and the information profession
Anne Faulkner, Open University
This presentation will cover the nature and scale of the Year 2000 
problem from the point of view of the information professional.

2.15 - 3.30  Ready for Year 2000?
Alasdair Kemp, Institution of Electrical Engineers
This presentation will discuss in detail Year 2000 problems, 
discussing where and how they occur.  The focus of the presentation 
will be on the use of the time remaining to the best effect.

3.30 - 4.15  Managing the legal risks of Year 2000
Lyn Barkow, Withers
This presentation will include a discussion of the legal position 
between a software supplier and the user, between a service provider 
and its customers and the sharing of information as a way of 
minimising liabilities and disputes.

4.15 - 4.30  Questions and discussion


FEES
IIS members:  50 plus VAT = 58.75
Non-IIS members:  60 plus VAT = 70.50
The fee includes coffee/tea.

Registration will be confirmed upon receipt of the full fee.  The fee 
cannot be refunded for non-attendance or cancellations received after 
18th January 1999.

VENUE
International Students House is on Great Portland Street, directly 
opposite the Great Portland Street underground station.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION & BOOKINGS:
Institute of Information Scientists,
44-45 Museum Street,
London.  WC1A  1LY.
Tel:  0171 831 8003
Fax:  0171 430 1270
E-mail:  [log in to unmask]


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