1998 Conference Central Now Open
1998 Conference Central is now open! The conference program is still being prepared and information will be added to the Conference Central as it becomes available. Visit this area to see updated information about the program and exhibiting vendors.
May SIG at Oracle Corporation
Oracle Corporation hosted the May SIG at their Redwood Shores facility. Rich Seidner, Director of Marketing K-12, flew in from Pennsylvania to address the group. He presented Oracle's vision for a future of education comprising Commerce, Community and Classroom participants. He described a future for education consisting of partnerships that connect students to their community and to the world of work.
Cameron O'Rouke, Principal Technologist for Oracle Corporation, presented an in-depth discussion about Oracle's Network Computing Architecture and solutions for data delivery. Slides of O'Rouke's presentation are available in PDF format at his web page at http://govt.oracle.com/corourke.
Cameron's presentation is also available here.
Fall Conference Keynote Speaker Announced
The Wednesday keynote speaker at CEDPA's Fall, 1998, conference, will be Kathryn Yates, Director of K-12 Programs for Microsoft. Ms. Yates has actively promoted K-12 educational activities within Microsoft such as The Great Computer Roundup and NetDay. Her white paper, "A Vision for Technology in Education: The Connected Learning Community" can be viewed online at Microsoft's website at http://www.microsoft.com/education/k12/articles/clcjan97.asp.
CEDPA's Fall, 1998, conference will be held on October 14-16 at the Palm Springs Marquis Hotel. Look for detailed information at this year's Conference Central which will launch on or about June 1.