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FACS Journalism Conference on Reporting the Y2K Story
Reporters and editors are inundated with claims about the millennium
bug. What is really going to happen to governments, to financial
institutions, the power supply, gas and cash stations after January
Hear from some of the nation's Y2K experts.
The Foundation for American Communications (FACS) will conduct
its second one-day seminar on the topic, May 3, 1999 at The Tech
Museum of Innovation in San Jose.
Faculty and speakers for the conference include:
- Dr. Robert Alloway, Director of the National Leadership Task
Force on Y2K and president of Alloway, Incorporated. On his recommendation,
"Y2K Report Cards" for federal agencies were created.
- Rick Cowles, president of CyberServices America. He is a
founding member of the Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility
Y2K Working Group.
- Dennis G. Grabow, founder and chief executive office of The
Millennium Investment Corporation Chicago, Is a leading authority
on the global financial implications and the investment opportunities
offered by Y2K.
- Jonathan Krim, assistant managing editor of the San Jose
Mercury News has supervised two Pulitzer prize winning projects.
He supervises all local, suburban and state news operations,
the investigative team and the research library
- Victor Porlier, Center for Civic Renewal in Manhattan, is
considered a leading authority on state-local government Y2K
preparedness. He is author of Y2K: An Action Plan.
- Mr. William Ulrich, president of Tactical Strategy Group,
Soquel, CA. He is co-author of The Year 2000 Software Crisis:
Challenge of the Century and The Year 2000 Software Crisis: The
Continuing Challenge and is cofounder of two major Year 2000
REGISTRATION: There is a $75 registration fee. You must be
pre-registered to attend. You may register online through FACSNET
Select "FACS Conferences" from the top page and then
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You may also telephone FACS at 626-584-0010 to initiate the
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