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Release No: 032-00
February 22, 2000

DoD Quality of Life Technology Symposium 2000

The Department of Defense's Quality of Life Technology Symposium 2000 will be held Feb. 23 - 25 in Seattle, Wash. Defense officials plan to explore ways today's information technology can improve quality of life for military personnel and their families.

This year's meeting is titled, "Delivering Services to People in the Digital Age." Three keynote speakers from private industry will provide their vision of technology's role in community development and in improving personal well being.

Bruce Tulgan is slated to speak Feb. 24. Tulgan is the author of "Managing Generation X" and founder of Rainmaker Thinking, Inc., a research, training and consulting firm focused on the working lives of those born after 1963.

Elliott Masie and Amy Jo Kim are slated to speak Feb. 25. Masie a pioneer in the fields of technology, learning and organizational development, hosted the Microsoft TV Series "Windows 95." Kim is a leading specialist in online design, with a diverse background in client-serving engineering, multimedia interface design and online gaming environments.

For more information or to register for the symposium go to http://www.calib.com/dodconference/ [site no longer available].

News representatives interested in covering the conference may call Dr. Naomi Verdugo or Dave Mitchell, who can be reached at the Westin Hotel at (206) 728-1000.

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