Web Wise 2004 Sharing Digital Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are the dates for Web-Wise 2004?
Beginning Wednesday morning March 3, through Friday, March 5, 2004.

What is the location for Web-Wise 2004?
InterContinental Chicago
505 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago Illinois 60611
Phone: (312) 944-4100
Guest Fax: (312) 944-1320

When and where will the conference reception be held?
The conference will begin with a Keynote Address and reception at the Field Museum beginning at 5:30 pm. Bus transportation will be provided to and from the Field Museum. We will board the buses at 5:00 pm in front of the InterContinental Hotel. Name badges will be distributed at the Field Museum.

What is the theme for Web-Wise 2004?
The theme of this year's conference is "Sharing Digital Resources".

How do I register for the Pre-Conference?
This year two special Pre-Conferences will be offered on Wednesday, March 3.

8:30am - 12:00pm
Pre-Conference on the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting
Faculty: Tim Cole and Sarah Shreeves, both from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Pre-Conference on Digital Perservation: Planning, Problems, Progress
Faculty: Priscilla Caplan, Florida Center for Library Automation, University of Florida and Robin Dale, RLG

There is no fee for the Pre-Conference. To register, click on the "Registration" link at the top left of this page.

How do I register for the conference?
There is no fee for the conference. However, you must register in advance by clicking the "Registration" link located at the top left side of this page.

What meals will be provided during the conference?
Continental breakfasts will be provided March 4 and 5, and lunch will be provided on March 4.

For the pre-conferences, breakfast and lunch will be provided for all participants in the full pre-conference day, March 3; breakfast will be provided for those participating only in the morning session and lunch will be provided to those participating only in the afternoon session.

Who do I contact for more information?
Please contact Matt Burdetsky at Capital Meeting Planning, Inc.
Phone: (703)536-4993; e-mail: matt@cmpinc.net.


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