The Phoenix meeting marks the conclusion of CNI’s first decade, as well as the end of a decade of breathtaking developments in information technology, networking, and transition to digital content and communication. To recognize and celebrate these events, we will open the meeting with a special plenary panel made up of leaders in networked information and key participants in CNI’s first decade. This session will review accomplishments and discuss priorities and challenges for the start of the next millennium. The panelists include:
Clifford A. Lynch
Coalition for Networked Information
California State University, Chancellor’s Office
Council on Library and Information Resources
Mount Holyoke College
The closing plenary keynote address will be given by Professor Alice Agogino of the University of California, Berkeley. Alice holds the Roscoe and Elizabeth Hughes Chair of Mechanical Engineering, and serves as the Faculty Assistant to Berkeley’s Executive Vice Chancellor for Educational Development and Technology. She is also the Director of the NSF-sponsored Synthesis Coalition and National Engineering Education Delivery System’s Digital Library of Courseware. Alice has been a pioneer in the development of digital content and digital libraries to support teaching and will address opportunities and challenges involved in using these technologies in an instructional context. Alice is a dynamic and thoughtful speaker and has important insights to offer us about how networked information can enhance and transform teaching.
You can find more information on Alice and her work at <http://best.me.berkeley.edu/>.