Internet workshops: 1: for systems libns and programmers; 2: state of the art review

Jane Beaumont jbeaumon at
Wed May 14 20:40:23 EDT 1997

Canadian Library Association '97 OTTAWA: Pre-conference events
Sponsored by the Emerging Technologies Interest Group
Registration is limited (see below) so register early.  Last year's
workshop in Halifax was sold out.  This year we are offering two
pre-conference workshops.


Dates and times:

Workshop 1: Tuesday, June 17, 1997, 8:30am-5:00pm
Location: Novotel Hotel, 33 Nicholas Street, Ottawa - Albion Room
Registration limited 45 persons.

7:45-8:30am - Registration and continental breakfast
8:30-8:45 - Introductions and review of the program for the day
8:45-10:15 - Tools and Standards For The Creation Of Digital
Libraries -- William Oldfield, University Of Waterloo and Steve
Sloan, University Of New Brunswick.
10:15-10:45 - Refreshment break
10:45-noon - Internet Security (Part I): ATTACKS  -- Slavko
Manojlovich, Memorial University Of Newfoundland
noon-1:00pm - Lunch (Sandwich buffet included in registration)
1:00-1:45 - Internet Security (Part II): COUNTERMEASURES: -- William
Oldfield, University of Waterloo and Art Rhyno, University of Windsor
1:45-3:00 - Site And Subject Specific Web Robots: How to Set Up and
Configure Harvest -- Brian Hancock, Wichita State University
3:00-3:30 - Refreshment break
3:30-4:30 - Configuring Z39.50 Clients and Servers For The
Information Highway -- Slavko Manojlovich
4:30-5:00 - Wrap up and more opportunities for questions and
This workshop is recommended for systems librarians and applications
programmers involved in the development and management of internet-based
clients and servers.

Workshop 2: Wednesday June 18, 1998, 8:30-4:30 pm.
Location: Novotel Hotel Ottawa, 33 Nicholas Street, Ottawa - Albion
Rooms A & B
Registration limited to 100.

Presentations will include:
7:45-8:30am - Registration and continental breakfast
8:30-8:45 - Introductions and review of the program for the day
8:45-9:30 -  Internet Access Via Cable: Speaker to be arranged.
9:30-10:30 - Netscape Navigator vs. Internet Explorer: A Technical
Evaluation, Su Cleyle, Memorial University Of Newfoundland
10:30-11:00 - Refreshment break
11:00-noon - HTML Design Guidelines, Marjorie Melick
noon-1:00pm - Lunch (Finger sandwich buffet included in registration)
1:00-2:15pm - JAVA and ACTIVE X: Implications For Libraries, Art
Rhyno, University Of Windsor
2:15-2:45 Refreshment break
2:45-4:00 - Real-Time Internet Audio Update, Alan Darnell, University of
4:00-4:30 - Wrap up and more time for questions and demonstrations 

As in previous years, this full day workshop will provide attendees
with a state-of-the-art review of the communication networks,
information resources, client software, server software and
underlying protocols which together constitute the world of the
Internet. The workshop will include live demonstrations of the latest
Internet navigation tools, resources and services, and is guaranteed to be
fully buzzword compliant.  It will also serve as an excellent primer for
the "Digital Library" session scheduled for later in the conference.
Librarians and information professionals from all sectors and backgrounds
are invited to attend.

Cost for one workshop: $100.00, ($85.00 ETIG members) - lunch and
refreshments included.
Special combined rate for both workshops: $180.00 ($160.00 for ETIG
members) - lunch and refreshments included.
In order to register please mail registration request cheque or money order
payable to "CLA Emerging Technologies Interest Group", or fax or email with
credit card information, to:
Canadian Library Association
Suite 602 - 200 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K2P 1L5
Attention: Brenda Shields, Membership Services
Email: ai075 at
Phone: (613) 232-9625 x318  Fax: (613) 563-9895
Registration by fax, email or telephone:  Credit card information
(Visa or Mastercard number with expiry date) must be included in
order to process registration.  If you have mailed a registration
request, please do not fax it as well.  This can cause duplication.
For additional information, please contact:
Slavko Manojlovich --Phone: (709) 737-7470; Internet:
slavko at ;
Jane Beaumont -- Phone: (613) 233-4739/(902) 422-8817; Internet:
jbeaumon at 

Jane Beaumont, Beaumont and Associates Inc.
Unit 2, 6770 Jubilee Road, Halifax, NS B3H 2H8     Tel: (902) 422-8817  
Fax: (902) 422-0474                   Internet: jbeaumon at

Suite 602, 200 Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON K2P 1L5    Tel: (613) 233-4739

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