ANNOUNCE: Don Norman (Apple) LIVE! 15-May 5PM UK = noon EDT

Marc Eisenstadt (M.Eisenstadt@open.ac.uk)
Thu, 9 May 1996 17:21:58 +0100


SUMMARY: Virtual Stadium features Don Norman in live Netcast 15-May-96
Live access and on-demand replays of earlier events at
http://kmi.open.ac.uk/stadium/welcome.html

North American 'live mirror' to be set up. *ALAN KAY ON 12TH JUNE*

[PLEASE FORWARD TO INTERESTED COLLEAGUES]

DETAILS:

Don Norman, of Apple Computer Inc., will be speaking in a live and
interactive broadcast over the Internet, on 15th May 1996 at 5pm British
Summer Time (= 12 noon USA Eastern Daylight Time). Don't miss this unique
opportunity to speak with one of the most influential figures in the worlds
of cognitive science, computing, and human-computer interaction!

Professor Norman, widely known as the author of 'Things that Make us
Smart' and 'The Psychology of Everyday Things', is Apple Fellow and
VP in charge of Advanced Technologies at Apple Headquarters in Cupertion, CA.

This is the latest in a series of events hosted by the Knowledge Media
Institute (KMi) of The Open University, UK. Previous speakers were:

Henry Lieberman (MIT Media Lab)
Borre Ludvigsen (HIO Norway)
Richard Cogger (Cornell University)
Peter Cochrane (British Telecom)
Luc Steels (Free U. Brussels & Sony Japan)
Ben Shneiderman (U. of Maryland)
Ron Baecker (U. of Toronto)

Anyone is welcome to participate in the event, anywhere in the world. The
minimum hardware requirements are an Internet connection, sound and a modern
Web browser. It even works via a 14.4Kbps modem. The Stadium utilizes
RealAudio and (optionally) CU-SeeMe software, for which further details can
be obtained from the Stadium WWW Page. So drop by, listen, look and ask
Don a question!

To see replays of previous events and/or participate on the 15th of May,
visit KMi Stadium, free of charge at:

http://kmi.open.ac.uk/stadium/welcome.html

*NOTE THAT WE WILL SHORTLY HAVE A POINTER TO A NORTH AMERICAN LIVE MIRROR SITE
TO HELP SOLVE ANY TRANSATLANTIC 'CONGESTION' PROBLEMS*

If you would like more information about this event or KMi, please contact me:

* Prof M Eisenstadt (Director) M.Eisenstadt@open.ac.uk
* Knowledge Media Institute http://kmi.open.ac.uk/
* The Open University Tel +44 (0)1908 65 3149
* Milton Keynes MK7 6AA, UK Fax +44 (0)1908 65 3169