March 10-12, 1983, Great Falls, Montana. The Second Annual Rocky Mountain Computer Conference, conducted by the Montana Council of Teachers of Mathematics (MCTM) and the Montana Office of Public Instruction. Seventy sections and workshops will be available in all areas of interest. Also available: mini-courses with three or four sessions in a single area of interest, and many workshops providing hands-on experience. Areas to be presented in workshops include reading, special education, music, vocational education, computer networks, English, and many others. Registration for members of Math, Reading and Science Councils is $15; registration for non-members is $43. For more information, contact Dan Dolan, Math and Computer Education Specialist, Office of Public Instruction, Helena, MT 59620. 1-800-332-3402. For pre-registration information, contact Gary Bauer, Conference Chairman, 125 Rieverview 2E, Great Falls, MT 59404.
April 26-28, New York; June 14-16, Washington; July 5-7, London; July 11-15, Los Angeles. Technology Opportunity Conferences, focusing on the convergence of optical storage, videodisk, and computer technology. Conference series (five more scheduled for 1983) launched by Edward S. Rothchild, publisher of Optical Memory Newsletter Including Interactive Vidcodisks, San Francisco, California, and Roy R. Goodman, Managing Director of Office of the Future Limited, of Richmond, England. One of several aims of the conferences is to provide an ongoing dialogue between executives in both vendor and end user organizations to plan future products, applications, and markets. In the U.S., contact Ed Rothchild, (415)626-1133; in the U.K., Roy Goodman 01-948-2203.
April 28-30, Washington, DC. Ed·Com/Spring '83, a national computer conference and exposition for educators of all levels. More than 300 session hours featuring demonstrations, seminars, hands-on sessions, panels, and MicroCourses. For further information, contact Carol Houts, Judco Computer Expos, Inc., 2629 North Scottsdale Road, Suite 201, Scottsdale, AZ 85257, toll free outside Arizona (800)528-2355; in Arizona (602)990-1715.
May 21, University of Oklahoma, Norman. The sixth annual spring microcomputer Show & Tell Conference to permit sharing of hardware, software, and state-of-the-art ideas. Two major 45-minute talks are planned, as well as 30 five-minute talks. Each set of six five-minute talks will be followed by a 30-minute question/answer/demonstration period. An on-the-spot programming contest (with prizes) will also be held. Computer buffs not actually attending the conference may participate by submitting original programs for possible publication in Conference Proceedings and for a prize competition. Additional information, application forms, or directions for submitting programs may be obtained by sending an SASE to: Show & Tell, Dr. Richard V. Andree, 601 Elm, Room 423, Norman, OK 73019.
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