Online99 Conference program
Mon, 16 Nov 1998 12:59:42 +1100
Forgive the blatant advert, but as link luminaries will be giving papers
and/or being Celebrity Surfers, you may wish to check out the program.
For information - the Online99 Program is up at
Early bird registrations close November 20.
Highlights from the press release below:
Information management for the future
Anyone faced with the challenge of creating and managing information should
plan to attend Information Online and On Disc 99, The Ninth Australasian
Conference and Exhibition, from 19-21 January, 1999 at the Sydney
Convention and Exhibition Centre. Organised by the Information Science
Section of the Australian Library and Information Association, the
conference and exhibition has broad appeal for information professionals
from industry, education, government, law, health and the corporate sector.
The program features more than 50 Australian and international speakers
including keynote speakers from the United Kingdom and the United States of
America. Topics covered in conference streams include:
… globalisation and electronic communities
… search engines
… strategic alliances
… knowledge management
… document delivery
… gateway interfaces
… disk technology
… competitive intelligence
… social and cultural impacts
… academic libraries
… future trends.
A new conference stream on Globalisation and Electronic Communities will
include speakers from the Office of Information Technology NSW, Macquarie
University Library and the Department of Urban Services, ACT Government.
An Internet Lounge will be open from 8.00am to 6.00pm each day, featuring
Celebrity Surfers (Tony Barry, Kerry Webb, Richard Chirgwin, Sandra Davey,
et al ) at midday and Hints & Tips sessions including: RTF to HTML; Cookies
and Shopping Carts; Finding People; Managing Bookmarks; Graphics and
More than 100 companies are participating in the exhibition, the largest of
its kind in the southern hemisphere, which runs concurrently with the
Information Online & On Disc is sponsored by: Charles Sturt University;
Corinthian Internet Services; Harker's Information Services; National
Library of Australia; St George Bank; State Library of NSW.
For further information contact: Wael Foda, ACMS on 02-9332 4622 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Web page at:
Media information: Janelle Schreiber, Schreiber PR on 03-9593 3555 or email
Linda Rouse Internet Convenor Executiove Committee
Information Online & On Disc Conference Jan 19-21 1999
Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre Darling Harbour