A reminder from CNI  of an upcoming forum:




Space is still available for the ARL/CNI Forum on E-Research and Cyberinfrastructure to be held in Washington, D.C. on October 15, 2004. Forum details and registration form are available at

The fee is $150 per person for those affiliated with an ARL or CNI member institution; $250 per person for all others.


E-Research and Supporting Cyberinfrastructure

Preliminary Schedule


8:00 a.m - 8:30 a.m.

Registration, continental breakfast


8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Setting the Stage

Sarah Thomas, University Librarian, Cornell University

Clifford Lynch, CNI Executive Director


9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

A Conversation with Dan Atkins

Professor of Information and Computer Science, University of Michigan, and

Chair, NSF Blue Ribbon Panel on Cyberinfrastructure


10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. E-Research and the National Virtual Observatory

George Djorgovski, Professor of Astronomy, Caltech


11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

A Conversation with Paul Courant

Provost, University of Michigan, and Member, ACLS Commission on Cyberinfrastructure


12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.



1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Cyberinfrastructure: Enabling Science and Engineering Research

Sangtae "Sang" Kim,

Divisional Director - Shared Cyberinfrastructure,

National Science Foundation


2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Reaction Panel & Discussion with Audience

Marjory Blumenthal, Associate Provost, Academic, Georgetown University


Carol Mandel, Dean of Libraries, New York University


Brad Wheeler, Associate Vice President for Research & Academic Computing and Dean of Information Technology, Indiana University, Bloomington


3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Closing Plenary Discussion: How Should We Address These Issues Within Our Institutions?

Brian E. C. Schottlaender, University Librarian, University of California, San Diego


 4:00 p.m.




Diane Goldenberg-Hart

Communications Coordinator

Coalition for Networked Information

21 Dupont Circle, Suite 800

Washington, DC 20036


202-872-0884 (Fax)

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