Information Technology and Globalization LO28304 -Conf April 2003

From: Terri L. Griffith (
Date: 04/24/02

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Networked World: Information Technology and Globalization
Call for Participation

When: April 24 to 26, 2003
Where: Santa Clara University

Due date for applications: July 15, 2002

Santa Clara University’s Center for Science, Technology, and Society
( is pleased to announce Networked World: Information
Technology and Globalization. This conference is unique in format and
spirit. It is designed to foster the exchange of cutting-edge research and
practice on the theme of information technology and globalization, while
also building intellectual community in a workshop setting. It is one of
three major conferences that will be held as part of a year-long Institute
on Globalization at Santa Clara University.

The format for Networked World: Information Technology and Globalization
will include an evening session on Thursday, April 24, with a plenary
keynote presentation. The morning of Friday, April 25, will be devoted to
presentations and panels by world-wide industry and academic leaders
dealing with globalization and the stability of complex systems;
globalization and culture; and globalization and social and economic
disparities. Currently confirmed are:

     Walter Bender Director of the MIT Media Lab
     Alfred Berkeley Vice Chairman, The Nasdaq Stock Market
     William Davidow Partner, Mohr, Davidow Ventures and author of The
Virtual Corporation
     Javier Elguea Director of the Corporate Committee on Human
Resources for Mexico’s Grupo CARSO
     Steve Jones Professor of Communication, University of Illinois at
Chicago and Senior Research Fellow, Pew Internet & American Life Project.
     Michel Laguerre, Director of the Berkeley Center for Globalization
and Information Technology
     Pierre Lévy Philosopher and author of Cyberculture
     Regis McKenna Marketing guru and author of Total Access
     James Morgan Chairman and CEO, Applied Materials
     Dale Spender Chair of the Board of the Copyright Agency Limited
and co-author of the report on elearning at Australian universities.

The reception, breakfast, and lunch will provide opportunities to
integrate the industry and academic participants. Friday afternoon and
Saturday morning will be devoted to specialized academic tracks focused on
three themes:

* Law and Public Policy
* Transformation of Organizations and Work
* Culture, Community, and Family

All accepted applications will be published in an electronic proceedings.
An edited volume of five chapters within each theme will be published in

For full application details, please see

Terri L. Griffith

Professor of Management
Leavey School of Business
Santa Clara University
St. Joseph's Hall #116
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053



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