(All events held at Broker Inn unless noted)
Saturday, September 20
Afternoon: Registration, Board Meeting
Evening: Welcome reception at National Center for Atmospheric Research
Sunday, September 21
Welcome and remarks
Session 1: Electronic Journals (solicitation of mss., review, production, design and graphics, dissemination, marketing, archiving, etc.)
Field trip (sack lunch provided)
Reception and banquet
Monday, September 22
Session 2: Creating and Maintaining a Presence (determining audience; design with customer in mind; creating your image and communicating it to the public, to scientists, and to policy-makers; other ways to reach the public besides printed publications)
Session 3: Earth Science and Education (museums, schools and teachers, public information and newsletters, status of geology sites and publishing on WWW)
Luncheon and Annual Business Meeting
Session 4: Electronic Publishing (publishing databases on CD or WWW, archiving electronic publications, 3-D formats for electronic publishing, print on demand)
Session 5: Copyright (electronic and otherwise); Indexing (electronic and otherwise); and Update on Standards for Map and Stratigraphic-section Symbology
Tuesday, September 23
Session 6: Outsourcing (writing specs, RFPs, and contracts)
Session 7: Concurrent sessions.
A. Earth Science Editors (earth science editor certification; what makes a good earth science editor?) and Who Are We and How Do We Interact with Others (author-editor and editor-supervisor relationships from the point of view of the Myers-Briggs Personality Type Indicator)
To take this test: http://sunsite.unc.edu/personality/keirsey.html
B. WWW Workshop (1/2-day, hands-on workshop, extra cost). Beginning and Advanced HTML; Graphics, Photoshop, Multimedia, etc. for the WWW. If interested in workshop, see related article on page 5 and contact Marla Adkins-Heljeson for more information.
Although speakers and session moderators have been arranged, if you are interested in speaking on one of these topics and have not been contacted, please get in touch with Marla Adkins-Heljeson at 913-864-3965 or at firstname.lastname@example.org by May 1, 1997.