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Networked World: Information Technology and Globalization
Call for Participation

When: April 24 to 26, 2003
Where: Santa Clara University

Due date for applications: July 15, 2002

Santa Clara University's Center for Science, Technology, and Society (
http://sts.scu.edu/ ) is pleased to announce Networked World:
Information Technology and Globalization . This conference is unique in
format and spirit. It is designed to foster the exchange of cutting-edge
research and practice on the theme of information technology and
globalization, while also building intellectual community in a workshop
setting.  It is one of three major conferences that will be held as part
of a year-long Institute on Globalization at Santa Clara University.

The format for Networked World: Information Technology and Globalization
will include an evening session on Thursday, April 24, with a plenary
keynote presentation.  The morning of Friday, April 25, will be devoted
to presentations and panels by world-wide industry and academic leaders
dealing with globalization and the stability of complex systems;
globalization and culture; and globalization and social and economic
disparities.  Currently confirmed are:

    Walter Bender       Director of the MIT Media Lab
    Alfred Berkeley     Vice Chairman, The Nasdaq Stock Market
    William Davidow     Partner, Mohr, Davidow Ventures and author of
The Virtual Corporation
    Javier Elguea       Director of the Corporate Committee on Human
Resources for Mexico's Grupo CARSO
    Steve Jones Professor of Communication, University of Illinois at
Chicago and Senior Research Fellow, Pew Internet & American Life Project.
    Michel Laguerre,    Director of the Berkeley Center for
Globalization and Information Technology
    Pierre LÚvy Philosopher and author of Cyberculture
    Regis McKenna       Marketing guru and author of Total Access
    James Morgan        Chairman and CEO, Applied Materials
    Dale Spender        Chair of the Board of the Copyright Agency
Limited and co-author of the report on elearning at Australian
universities.

The reception, breakfast, and lunch will provide opportunities to
integrate the industry and academic participants.  Friday afternoon and
Saturday morning will be devoted to specialized academic tracks focused
on three themes:

* Law and Public Policy
* Transformation of Organizations and Work
* Culture, Community, and Family

All accepted applications will be published in an electronic
proceedings.  An edited volume of five chapters within each theme will
be published in 2004.

For full application details, please see http://sts.scu.edu/globalization/ .
Terri L. Griffith

Professor of Management
Leavey School of Business
Santa Clara University
St. Joseph's Hall #116
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA  95053

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