Y2K forum at MIT

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I am Associate Coordinator of the Technology and Culture Forum at MIT (http://web.mit.edu/tac/www/) and we are hosting a program next Monday evening on "Y2K: Are We at Risk?" here at MIT. I have two questions and the first one's rather urgent. We still don't have a moderator for the program and I was wondering if you know anyone in the Boston metro area who may be interested and/or available? The speakers are:

Rocklyn Clarke, Y2K Team Leader, MIT
Juan Enriques, Former CEO, Urban Development Corp, Mexico City
Jay Sport, VP, Corporate Technology Office, Citicorps

We're also trying to get someone from the utilities or public transportation sector here in Boston.

Also, do you have a Boston/New England e-mail list to which you could forward this program information? Our programs are free and open to the public; seating is first come, first serve. Folks can check out our web site for more information. I would appreciate any help in getting the word out.

Thanks for your time and attention to this matter.

Patricia-Maria Weinmann, Associate Coordinator
The Technology and Culture Forum at MIT

-- Patricia-Maria Weinmann (weinmann@MIT.EDU), April 20, 1999



Be sure to read the GAO "High Risk Series" at


Good luck!

-Wayne Schumacher Southern Oregon University

-- Wayne Schumacher (Schumacher@sou.edu), April 21, 1999.


Whoops, URL changed. Here is how to get to the 1999 High Risk Series:

Go to http://www.gao.gov/pas.htm

Scroll down to the bottom where you will find: High Risk Series: An Update HR-99-1

Click there.

Here is the first sentence on under the Executive Summary section on "Addressing Urgent Year 2000 Computing Challenge"

"Resolving the Year 2000 computing problem is the most pervasive, time-critical risk facing the federal government today..." Read on!

-Wayne Schumacher Southern Oregon University

-- Wayne Schumacher (Schumacher@sou.edu), April 21, 1999.

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