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Assyrian Community Networking Conference V

Posted: Wednesday, May 31, 2000 at 07:55 PM CT

Saturday, May 29, 1999
10:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Double Tree Hotel
Modesto, California
United States of America

Click here to Register Online!

The goal of the conference is to invite community activists to discuss Assyrian community networking ideas as well as Assyrian issues in general, in the context of the information superhighway.  Particular emphasis is placed on how to establish a networking infrastructure among Assyrian communities across the country and how the information superhighway might be utilized as an education tool, as well as for cultural and political activities.

Objectives of the Conference

To provide information and case studies on the types of Assyrian Networks that have proven viable and to study future projects.

To understand the emerging context and the social, economic, technical, political, and sustainability issues which characterize the challenges and potential for Assyrian Community Networking.

To help individuals representing Assyrian clubs, churches, nonprofits, foundations, businesses and media realize how to use the information superhighway to help advance the goals and needs of our community.

To discuss the possibility of establishing a committee who will act (or react) in timely fashion to issues of Assyrian concern as they may arise; also a discussion of the procedures by which such a committee would operate.

To assess the financial needs for the networking projects under discussion, and to consider their source of funding.

Community activists, regardless of their professional background, and including students, are invited to discuss community networking issues in context of the information superhighway and Assyrian issues in general.  The Conference seeks emphasis on how to establish a networking infrastructure among the Assyrian communities across the country, and on how the information superhighway can be utilized as a means for education, cultural and political activities.

Call for Papers and Presentations

Individuals interested in making a presentation or offering a demonstration related to conference objectives are welcome.  Submissions can be made electronically of through the registration site given below.

Submissions by potential presenters must be received no later than April 15, 1999.  Please provide full name, address, email, telephone, and fax number, if available.  Notification of acceptance or rejection will be sent by May 5, 1999.

Please send all correspondence to:

Albert Gabriel
FAX:  (805) 565-0628
eMail:  fsarguis [ a t ]

Pre-Registration For All Attendees

The conference is open to any individual, but advance registration is required to enable proper planning and arrangements by the organizers.

ACNC 1999 Registration Form
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