LAST WEEK TO REGISTER for the 2009 Information Without Borders Student
Conference Series
I.M. Easy Tech: Information Technologies Transforming Professions

Donít take I.T. for granted! Find out whatís the new, relevant, and on the
cutting edge. Get your hands on nifty new technologies at this reasonably
priced conference thatís right at home in Halifax!

Take advantage of our new low rates for professionals!

High caliber keynote speakers and panelists from Ontario and Atlantic Canada!

Location: McInnis Room of the Dalhousie Student Union Building, 6136 University
Ave, Halifax
Date: Monday February 16th
Time: 9:00am-5:00pm with reception to follow
Onsite registration: 8:00am onward

Keynote Speakers:
Dr. B.T. Boadway, former Director of Health Policy at the Ontario Medical
Association. He will be speaking about the Illness Cost of Air Pollution (ICAP)
program. This open source program and software has been released by the
Canadian Medical Association because it is pertinence to the public,
businesses, and every level of government.

Mark Leggott, University Librarian at the University of Prince Edward Island.
Mark is a strong supporter of open technology, including open source, open
access, and open science and this is reflected in some of the new projects he
is spearheading at UPEI, including the Virtual Research Environment.

Morning Panel: Information Technologies and Professionals
Professionals from various sectors will be sharing about their experiences with
information technologies.

Afternoon Panel: Geographic Information Systems
This panel will include four speakers discussing library, coastal, health, and
environmental applications of GIS.

There is also going to be the opportunity for some hands on experimenting with
new technologies at our petting zoo as well as the chance to see what up and
coming professionals have been working on at our student poster session.

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