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News Release

February 6, 2008


Martha Russell, associate director, Media X: (650) 723-1616,

Media X visiting scholars give seminars during winter quarter

Media X distinguished visiting scholars are presenting seminars during winter quarter. The seminars, which are free and open to the public, are held in Wallenberg Hall.

Media X is a community of academic researchers and industry partners studying interactive communications and technology.

Following is a schedule of the remaining speakers and seminars:

Neil Jacobstein, Feb. 19, 4 to 5 p.m.: "Catalytic Processes for Prioritizing/Acting." Jacobstein is president, chief operating officer and a director of Teknowledge Corp. He serves on the Technology Advisory Board of the U.S. Army's Simulation, Training and Instrumentation Command.

Neerja Raman, Feb. 25, 11 a.m. to noon: "Creativity 2.0: Contrasts Between Multimedia and Language." Raman is the former director of strategic planning for imaging and printing at HP Labs. She was inducted into the Women in Technology International Hall of Fame in 2005.

Douglass Carmichael, March 10, 11 a.m. to noon: "Virtual Teams and Organization Design: The Larger Picture." Carmichael has a background in physics and psychoanalysis, and has combined an interest in technology, the humanities and social issues. He works as psychotherapist, teacher, executive coach and consultant on strategic organization, scenarios and the implications of informatics for organizational strategy and structure.

Ted M. Kahn, TBD. Kahn is the co-founder, president and chief executive officer of DesignWorlds for Learning Inc. and chief learning officer for DesignWorlds for College and Careers.

For more information call the Media X office at 725-0700.


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