Internet Reality Check
5:30pm Drinks, 6pm talk, on Monday, 3 November 1997
Bar & Boardroom (behind the front desk), National Press Club, Canberra
Special Guest: Guest: Steven L. Clift, Director, Democracies Online, Minneapolis USA
- Tom Worthington (left) not presenting Steven Clift with an ACS mug, after his talk.
- Steven Clift meeting Ian Barndt and Karin Geiselhart at OGIT (next day).
- Steven Clift and Senator Kate Lundy swapping web pages at her office (next day).
Steven L. Clift, Director, Democracies Online, Minneapolis USA is in Australia for a series of conferences and talks on " Democracies Online: Building Civic Life on the New Frontier".Steven is Democracies Online Project Director, G7 Government Online and Democracy White Paper, Co-Editor and Minnesota E-Democracy, Board Chair. The Canberra event will be an opportunity to informally to share stories and experiences in on-line democracy.
IRCs are free (but you have to buy your own drinks) and open to anyone interested: just turn up, no need to book. Internet Reality Check (not to be confused with Internet Relay Chat) is designed so that members of the 'net community can meet and exchange the small amount of very important information which is not suitable for digital transmission. ;-)
By Tom Worthington, President of the Australian Computer Society.