Wattis Room, 111, Littlefield Center
Stanford University

 

Friday, August 20  
8:30 Coffee/Continental Breakfast
   
9:00 – 9:15

Welcome

    Karen Nagy, Stanford University

   
9:15 – 9:30

Setting the Conference's Agenda and Goals

    Jim Coleman, Harvard University

   
9:30 – 10:00

Keynote

    Peter Lyman, University of California, Berkeley

   
10:15 – 12:00

Web Interactivity/Collaboration: Technologies That Work
Sloan Projects - http://sloan.stanford.edu/SloanConference/SloanProjects.htm
Highlighting Technologies Employed
Demonstration of Projects (with Web channels/distribution)

   
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch
   
1:30 – 3:30

Panel I: Digital Archives/Libraries – Preconditions, Impediments, and Funding Implications

  • Suzanne Calpestri, UC Berkeley
  • Abby Smith, Counsel on Library and Information Resources
  • Jim Coleman, Harvard University
  • Tim Lenoir, Stanford University
  • Stewart Brand, The Long Now Foundation
   
3:30 – 4:00 Break/coffee
   
4:00 - 6:00

Panel II: Web as Information Medium for Scholarly Interchange – Implications for Societies/Historians

  • Dr. Steve Smith, American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • Dr. Spencer Weart, American Institute of Physics
  • Dr. Thomas F. Edgar, University of Texas
  • Dr. John W. Roberts, Senior Archivist/Historian IBM Archives Project
  • Dr. Leo B. Slater, Director, Historical Services, Chemical Heritage Foundation
   
6:15 - 7:30 Digital Poster Session and Reception - Green Library West
   
   

 

Saturday, August 21

 
   
8:30 Coffee/Continental Breakfast
   
9:00 – 10:45

Panel III: "Collecting History" – Technology Interactions with and Services for User Communities

   
11:00 – 12:45

Panel IV: Practicalities and Economics of Using the Web for Research

  • Clifford Lynch, Coalition for Networked Information
  • Jim Coleman, Harvard University
  • Douglas Engelbart, Bootstrap Institute
   
12:45 – 2:00 Lunch
   
2:00 – 3:30 Summary Roundtable/Issues
 
 
    • Viewpoint on Economics
    • Viewpoint on Technology/Technology Training
    • Viewpoint on Service to User Communities
    • Viewpoint on Digital Libraries/Archives
  • Karen Nagy, Facilitator
   
3:30 – 4:00 Break/Coffee
   
4:00 - 4:30

Action Plan for Collaboration and Partnerships for Institutions Using the Web as a Platform for Collaborative Research

  • David Kirsch, Facilitator
   
4:30 – 5:00 Closing Statement (Jesse Ausubel)

See also comments by two observers, Lisa Bud and Mary Keeler.

For a list of participants - go to the website at http://sloan.stanford.edu/SloanConference/participants.html