Panelists for March 15 and April 12 GW Panel Programs : LUSENET : TB2K spinoff uncensored : One Thread

There have been a few changes in the list of participants for the March 15 panel program at GW University. A revised list of participants is provided in the announcement below. A tentative list of participants for the April panel program is also provided. Please send any suggestions concerning specific individuals you would think should be invited to be on a panel directly to me at my e-mail address below. If you have contact information, please include it in your e-mail. There are no funds to provide any of the panelists a stipend or reimburse their expenses. The GW University Y2K Group operates on an extremely small budget and currently has no foundation funding. GW University is a private university and is not operated by the District Government or the Federal Government.

3/14/2000 Revision



WHEN: Wednesday, March 15 and April 12, 2000 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

WHERE: The George Washington University 103 Funger Hall, 22nd and G Streets NW Washington, D.C.

(Foggy Bottom/GWU Metro, blue and orange lines)

COST: Free and open to the public

March 15, 2000 Panel Program

List of Panelists

Michael P. Harden, Ph.D., President and CEO of Century Technology Services, Inc. and author of the book published in 1998: "Failure is Not An Option: Declaring War on the Year 2000 Problem, A Winning Strategy for Business Managers and Executives

Frank Ojeda, Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program, The National Institute for Standards and Technology ( )

Mark Frautschi, Ph.D., Senior Analyst, Center for Y2K and Society, author of an overview paper on embedded systems ( )

Paula Gordon, Director of Special Projects, RPSOL and Visiting Research Professor, GW, author of a White Paper on Y2K and Embedded Systems begun in 1998 ( )

Media Questioner:

David Franke, World Net Daily


April 12, 2000 Panel (Tentative as of May 14, 2000)

Olivia Bosch, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Department of Energy

Aileen Bohn, Energy Information Administration, Department of Energy (Invited)

Roseanne Hynes, Department of Defense (Invited)

Stuart H. Rodman, Director of Communications, Ecological Life Systems Institute ( )

Douglas Kinney, State Department

Stuart Umpleby, Professor of Management Science and Director, Research Program for Social and Organizational Learning (RPSOL), The George Washington University, author of numerous articles on Y2K ( )

Media Questioners:

Michael Zukerman, USA Today

TBA, Associated Press (Invited)

NOTE: Additional programs will likely be planned for May and September.

-- Paula Gordon (, March 14, 2000


Yea, You should have ME be there, I'm a REAL expert on embedded chips and systems.

Now if someone would just pay my way....

-- Cherri (, March 14, 2000.

Will an event nexus be presented as part of this forum? Doe an archive exist which is entering possible events into a data base? Please continue to advise us of the status of your undertaking.

-- charlie (, March 14, 2000.

Proof that in the great United States of America, even an utter MORON can get a Doctorate in SOMETHING.

(Get a life, Paula. It's over. You were wrong. Take your lumps and move on to the Next Crisis.)

Cherri, don't waste your time. Paula has stacked her panels with Doomsters from the beginning. If she had an ounce of common sense, she'd see that this is one reason why she has been so horribly wrong about Y2K, but don't hold your breath.

I ain't holding mine.

-- Proof (proof@proof.pu), March 15, 2000.

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