MIT President Speaks at UT-Dallas: America's Research and Development

Joseph M Izen (joe@utdallas.edu)
Wed, 6 Sep 1995 19:08:30 -0500


MIT President Speaks at UT-Dallas: America's Research and Development
(talk to be carried live by Internet)

5 September, 1995 (UT-Dallas) Massachusetts Institute of Technology
President Charles Vest will speak at the University of Texas at Dallas on
the status of America's research and development on Monday, September 11 at
7:15 p.m. at the UT-Dallas Conference Center.

Dr. Vest will be addressing issues relating to the future directions of
research and development, research funding from the federal government, and the
nature of science and technology.

Dr. Vest is known as an articulate spokesperson on these issues. He
serves as a member of the President's Committee of Advisors on Science and
Technology, the Executive Committee of the Council on Competitiveness, the
National Research Council Board on Engineering Education, and the
Massachusetts Governor's Task Force on Economic Growth
and Technology.

The talk is free and open to the public. A live video feed will also be
distributed on the Internet using CU-SeeMe. The CU-SeeMe reflector for this
netcast will be 129.110.31.9 and the CU-SeeMe software for MAC and PC
computers may be downloaded from URL
ftp://cu-seeme.cornell.edu/pub/cu-seeme/.

For further information, please see

http://wwwpub.utdallas.edu/~joe/vest.html

or contact David Schulz, Director of News and Information at the Univ. of
Texas at Dallas. Phone: (214) 883-2293.