About InfoFair 2007

InfoFair is an annual event at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center with the goal of providing up-to-date information on computer applications, resources and services as well as a glimpse into the future of computers and computing in the health sciences.

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Sessions and Lectures

Morning Session

Distance Education Up Close -- Panel Discussion

Panelists will discuss the state of online courses at the University of Utah. Presenters have expertise in instructional design and distance education technologies. Topics to be covered include content delivery, course management systems (WebCT), copyright, and video for the Web. The panel wants to familiarize University faculty with the issues, opportunities, challenges, techno-logies and assistance that is available to them on campus.

Panel moderator is Suzanne Stensaas, Ph.D. (School of Medicine); panelists include Erik D. Hjorten (Continuing Education), Scott Narus (Bioinformatics), Lynda Oderda (College of Pharmacy), Marge Pett (College of Nursing) and Alison Regan (TACC).

The Clifford C. Snyder, M.D. and Mary Snyder Lectureship

Dr. Clifford C. Snyder, Professor of Surgery, founded the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Utah School of Medicine in 1967 and served as chair of that division until 1985 when he was appointed Professor Emeritus of Surgery and Associate Dean of the School of Medicine. Throughout his career, Dr. Snyder has been an ardent supporter of the library. Dr. Snyder's endowment of The Clifford C. Snyder, M.D. and Mary Snyder Lectureship provides funding for the featured presentation at InfoFair.

Sarah C. Michalak, Associate Provost for Libraries and University Librarian, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is this year's the keynote speaker. The title of Sarah's talk is The Value of Values: How Libraries Can Flourish in the 21st Century.

Afternoon Sessions

Session I: Compare and Contrast: Acrobat Connect Professional and Marratech; presenter Hang Wong

Session II: Telemedicine in Acute Burn Care; presenters Jeff Shuckra and Lou Theurer

Session III: Open House: Becoming Familiar with Distance Education Technology in HSEB; facilitators Hang Wong and Systems Staff.

Eccles Library Posters on Display

To be added!