Conference Corner

EduCause 2001 Annual Conference: An EDU Odyssey

Oct. 28-31, Indianapolis Convention Center and RCA Dome in Indiana.



Education professionals can expect to find a wealth of information about technology in higher education at this year's EduCause Annual Conference. The four-day conference features several respected speakers and thought-provoking topics. The general conference session this year features several key speakers, including Sally Ride, astronaut and the first American woman in space; Neil Gershenfeld, director of The Physics and Media Group at MIT's Media Lab; and John Seely Brown, chief scientist of Xerox Corp. and chief innovation officer of 12 Entrepreneuring. This year's program is based on seven tracks: Library, Support and Training, IT Management, Teaching and Learning, Information Systems and E-Business, Emerging Technologies, and Infrastructure/ Networking/Security. In addition, the 2001 EduCause Awards will be presented on October 30.

EduCause is a nonprofit organization that seeks to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology. Membership is open to institutions of higher education, corporations serving the higher education information technology market and other related groups.



October 2001

21-23, Palm Springs, CA. Superintendent' Technology Summit, Westin Mission Hills Resort. Contact: (800) 394-0115 ext. 108,

22-24, Arlington, VA. Online Universities, Key Bridge Marriott. Contact: (888) 670-8200,

23-24, Seattle, WA. Connected Classroom Conference 2001, DoubleTree Hotel, Seattle Airport. Contact: (800) 638-1639,

29-30, Las Vegas, NV. Connected Classroom Conference 2001, Alexis Park Resort. Contact: (800) 638-1639,

29-30, Adelphi, MD. Distance Learning: The Future of Education, Inn and Conference Center, University of Maryland. Contact: (202) 842-4989,


November 2001

1-3, Washington, DC. National Middle School Association's 28th Annual Conference and Exhibit, Washington Convention Center. Contact: (614) 895-4730,

5-6, Chicago, IL. Grants and Funding for School Technology Conference, Hotel Inter-Continental. Contact: (800) 394-0115 ext. 108,

6-8, Houston, TX. Connected Classroom Conference 2001, Hyatt Regency. Contact: (800) 638-1639,

8-10, Atlanta, GA. NSBA Technology + Learning Conference 2001, Georgia World Congress Center. Contact: (800) 950-6722,

17-20, Minneapolis, MN. TIES 2001 Education Technology Conference, Minneapolis Hyatt Regency Hotel. Contact: (651) 999-6523,


December 2001

4-6, Atlanta, GA. GTE Southwest, Georgia International Convention Center. Contact: (919) 928-9780,

5-6, Baltimore, MD. Maryland Technology Showcase, Baltimore Convention Center. Contact: (301) 493-5500,

This article originally appeared in the 10/01/2001 issue of THE Journal.