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1999 ETD Workshop PROGRAM
May 16-18, 1999
Virginia Tech, Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center

All events are in DBHCC Rooms D and E unless otherwise noted.

SUNDAY, MAY 16, 1999

3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Registration: DBHCC Lobby

4 - 6 p.m.
CAVE Tours: 10x10x10' immersive virtual reality room
Car pool to Corporate Research Center every 30 minutes in groups of 10

6 - 7 p.m.
Reception: DBHCC Alumni Hall

MONDAY, May 17, 1999

7:30-8:30 a.m.

8:40 a.m.
Welcome to Virginia Tech: Dr. Len Peters, Vice Provost for Research/Dean of the Graduate School

8:50 a.m.
Overview of the 1999 ETD Workshop: Dr. John Eaton, Associate Provost for Graduate Studies

9 a.m.
Ad hoc summaries of ETD projects from workshop participants

10 a.m.
Break: DBHCC Ambulatory (outside Auditorium)

10:30 a.m.
PANEL: Graduate Schools: ETDs and Implementing the Process

PANEL: ETDs: Issues and Challenges for Academic Libraries

12 p.m.
Lunch: DBHCC Old Guard (just off the main dining room)

1:20 p.m.
ETD Submission: Overview of software available to NDLTD members

1:50 p.m.
PANEL: Archives and Publishing

2:45 p.m.
PANEL: Student Training: Issues and Experiences

3:15 p.m.
Break: DBHCC Ambulatory (outside Auditorium)

3:45 p.m. : Concurrent Sessions

5:15 p.m. : Technology Tours

TUESDAY, May 18, 1999

8:30 a.m.
PANEL: Encoding Initiatives (SGML, XML, HTML, ETD-ML, MARC, Metadata)

9:15 a.m.
PANEL: Beyond PDF: Publishing Standards for Preservation

10 a.m.
Break: DBHCC Ambulatory (outside Auditorium)

10:30 a.m.
Continuing Evolution of the NDLTD: Edward Fox, Virginia Tech
Topics to include: What have we achieved? Where are our greatest challenges? Do we have another workshop? When? Where?

12 p.m.   The End.

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