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An invitation to attend Leadership in an Information-Rich Society Conference
The Students of Dalhousie University's School of Information Management invite
you to attend a one-day conference examining the challenges facing leaders in
an information-rich world.
Speakers will discuss access to information, privacy, information enterprise,
knowledge-building, and leadership in general.
Dr. Amir Attaran (associate professor at the University of Ottawa's Faculty of
Law and Canadian Research Chair for the Institute of Population Health) will
deliver the opening keynote address "Prometheus Shrugged: The Technology and
Information Enterprise and the Persistence of Global Poverty."
Panelists Dr. Gudrun Curri, Darce Fardy, David Fraser, Mark Leggott, and Linda
McKarney will discuss "Privacy and Access: Necessary Leadership on Both Sides of
the Issue" and "Growing a Knowledge Society: Leadership in Government, Education
and the Private Sector."
Dr. Elizabeth Kelley from Dalhousie University's School of Business
Administration will deliver the closing keynote address. Dr. Kelley's address
will be the inaugural Dalhousie-Horrocks Leadership Lecture, in honour of Dr.
Date: Saturday, March 3, 2007 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Location: Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building
6100 University Avenue, Main floor
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Registration: The registration fee of $75 (students $30) covers breaks, lunch,
and the closing reception sponsored by the School of Information Management
(fee does not include alcoholic beverages).
For more information and to register online, go to
Early registrants are eligible to win a free night's stay at our host hotel,
the Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites.
Pamela Maher, Conference Co-Executive
Email: [log in to unmask]
Information Without Borders
c/o School of Information Management
4th Floor- 6100 University Avenue
Halifax, NS B3H 3J5