SIGNIDR V Preliminary Meeting Announcement

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               SIGNIDR V Preliminary Meeting Announcement
Special Interest Group on Networked Information, Discovery, and Retrieval
(Previously SIGWAIS, Special Interest Group on Wide Area Information Server)
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  The MITRE Corporation will sponsor the next meeting of the Special
Interest Group on Networked Information, Discovery, and Retrieval.  General
topics of interest for this group are WAIS, gopher, World Wide Web, and
other information retrieval and discovery technologies.  We are planning
for an interesting and exciting meeting.  We look forward to seeing you
there.

  This meeting will focus in on three areas: 1. security including firewall
issues, 2. electronic publishing and copyright issues, and 3. knowbots and
other information discovery technologies.  IF YOU WOULD BE INTERESTED IN
MAKING A PRESENTATION IN ANY OF THESE AREAS, PLEASE INDICATE THIS ON THE
REGISTRATION FORM BELOW AND SEND IT TO US AT "signidr@mitre.org";.

Date:   Thursday, August 4, 1994

Time:   9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Place:  The MITRE Corporation
        7525 Colshire Drive
        McLean, VA  22102

Registration:
        PLEASE REGISTER EARLY TO ASSURE YOUR ATTENDANCE.
        Space is limited to 300 attendees.

        Complete registration form below and return by e-mail or fax:
             e-mail: signidr@mitre.org
             fax:    703/883-1397        (c/o Lorrayne Schaefer)

Fee:    None

Demos Welcome:
        If you have a demo you would like to share with your colleagues
        in our demo area, there is space to indicate this on the registration
        form; please let us know.  Demo selection will be coordinated based on
        space availability and focus of presentation.

Vendors Welcome:
        We would like to include vendor information and demos at this meeting.
        If you are a vendor and would like to participate please indicate this
        in the space provided on the registration form.  Selection will be
        coordinated based on space availability and focus of presentation.

Access: Free, on-site, parking at MITRE Corporation.  Driving directions to
        MITRE will appear in a later announcement.  Nearest Metro is
        West Falls Church (orange line) with approximately an $8 taxi ride
        (~7 minute) from Metro to MITRE.  Bus #3B marked "Tyson's Corner"
        also runs from West Falls Church Metro to the vicinity of MITRE.
        The fare is $1 and takes about 15 min. plus a short walk from the
        bus stop.

Airport:
        MITRE is approximately equi-distant from Washington National Airport
        and Washington Dulles Airport.  Travel time from the airports to
        MITRE is about 25 minutes and taxi cost is approximately $30.00.

Nearby Hotels:
        Best Western Tyson's Westpark   2 miles to MITRE
        8401 Westpark Drive
        McLean, VA 22102
        703/734-2800

        McLean Hilton at Tyson's Corner 1.5 miles to MITRE
        7920 Jones Branch Drive
        McLean, VA  22102
        703/847-5000

        Ritz-Carlton, Tyson's Corner     .5 miles to MITRE
        1700 Tyson's Blvd
        McLean, VA  22102
        703/506-4300

        Tyson's Corner Ramada   1 mile to MITRE
        7801 Leesburg Pike
        Falls Church, VA  22043
        703/893-1340

        Tyson's Corner Marriott 1 mile to MITRE
        8028 Leesburg Pike
        Vienna, VA 22182
        800/228-9290


-------------------------Registration Form----------------------------


                          SIGNIDR V Registration
                         Thursday, August 4, 1994
                             MITRE CORPORATION
                                McLean, VA



Name:___________________________________________________________________


Title:____________________________________________________________________


Affiliation:_____________________________________________________________


Address:__________________________________________________________________


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E-mail:___________________________________________________________________


Phone:_________________________________FAX:______________________________


Which previous SIGNIDR/SIGWAIS have you attended?  (Check all that apply.)

SIGWAIS I (USGS, Reston, VA)                       _________

SIGWAIS II (Library of Congress, Wash., DC)        _________

SIGNIDR III (Nat. Library of Med., Bethesda, MD)   _________

SIGNIDR IV (Dept. of Commerce, Wash., DC)          _________


Participant Information:
If you wish to participate through a presentation, demonstration, or vendor
display please complete the appropriate information area(s) below.  For
demos you must supply all equipment you will need, including workstations
and other hardware, software, etc.  Connections to the Internet will be
available.

PRESENTATION Title:_______________________________________________________

Brief Description:_________________________________________________________

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DEMO Name:________________________________________________________________

Demo Description:_________________________________________________________

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VENDOR Name:______________________________________________________________

Description of how you would like to participate:__________________________

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