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Hope College
20th Annual Critical Issues Symposium 2000


Gold Rush & Ghost Towns: Living on the Internet

Critical Issues Symposium

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3

6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Wind Symphony Concert
Dimnent Memorial Chapel
8:00 - 9:00 p.m. Keynote Address
Dimnent Memorial Chapel
"Internet Dreams: What's new: what's not and what's next"
Marshall Van Alstyne, Assistant Professor School of Information, The University of Michigan
9:30 p.m. Music Concert (Advanced Tickets Required)
Knickerbocker Theatre
"A Musical Presence in the World Wide Web" Domestic Problems (Triple Rock Recording Artists)

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4

9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Panel Discussion
"Music and the Internet: Napster and All That"
Dimnent Memorial Chapel
Dorothy M. Bollinger, Moderator, Attorney Fox, Rothschild, O'Brien & Frankel LLP Philadelphia, PA
Sean Fochtman, Hope Residential Life Staff Member
Andy Holtgreive, Lead Singer, Domestic Problems, Grand Rapids, MI
Joel Leach, Chair, Music Studies and Percussion, California State University Northridge, CA
10:30 a.m.- 11:00 a.m. Issues Preview
"What to Look for . . . . "
Dimnent Memorial Chapel
Linda Bernardi, President Bernardi and Company, Mercer Island, WA
Dorothy M. Bollinger
Joel Leach
11:30 a.m.- 12:45 p.m. Brown bag lunch and Discussion Panel
"Christians and the Internet: Opportunities and Concerns"
Maas Auditorium
Robert Fortner, Professor of Mass Communications, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI
James A. Herrick, Professor of Communication and Chair of the Department, Hope College
1:00 p.m.- 1:50 p.m. Concurrent Focus Sessions
  1. The Future of Music on the Internet
    Nykerk Hall, Wichers Auditorium
    Joel Leach
  2. Internet Business and How Firms Make $ with Free Information
    Maas Auditorium
    Marshall Van Alstyne
  3. "Impact of Technology on Different Segments of the Population"
    DePree Art Center, Cook Auditorium
    Linda Bernardi
2:00 p.m.- 2:50 p.m. Concurrent Focus Sessions
  1. "The Law of Cyberspace: Gold Rush Entrepreneurial Justice and Vigilante Law and Order"
    DeWitt Cultural Center, Herrick Room
    Dorothy M. Bollinger
  2. "Staking Your Claim In the Internet"
    Vander Werf Hall Room 102
    Robert Malda, Creator/Editor Slashdot.org, Holland, MI
    Nathan Oostendorp, Creator, Everything2.com, Walnut Creek, CA
    Peter Beckman, Creator/Editor, Purplecow.com and Adcritic.com, Washington, DC
  3. "Drugs, Sex and MP3s: Where is the Internet Taking Us?
    Maas Conference Room
    Dean Whittaker
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Final Keynote Address
"Where Do We Go From Here: Understanding the Power of Technology in our Lives"
DeWitt Theatre
Linda Bernardi