Cascadia IT Conference early-bird registration has been extended to the 23rd to give more people a chance to save money.
However, if you’re coming from out of town please book your room at the Deca today. We’re only promised that they’ll hold space for reservations through tomorrow (the 17th).
Hotel information: http://www.casitconf.org/casitconf11/Venue_Travel.html
The discounted registration and full-conference specials will end on the 16th. Now is an excellent time to register for the conference for best prices.
||February 10th, 2011
||EE1 Building (Electrical Engineering)
University of Washington Campus
||Technology Fads vs. Fundamental Shifts
||Dr Terry Gray
Is social networking a fad? What about cloud computing or Google Wave? What is the “pet rock” of IT? In this session, Terry Gray will lead a discussion of IT evolution and revolution, exploring fads, recurring cycles, and exponential changes that are fundamental to understanding the information technology landscape. Audience members will be encouraged to share their own favorite examples!
Dr. Gray is Associate Vice President for Technology Strategy and Chief Technology Architect of UW Information Technology (UW-IT). He is also an Affiliate Professor in UW’s Computer Science & Engineering department.
As always, there will be dinner sponsored by Silicon Mechanics. Check them out at http://www.siliconmechanics.com/
There will also be several CACert assurers present.
The meeting will be at the Electrical Engineering building on the
University of Washington Campus, aka EE1. Directions are linked to the
EE Department’s web site above. Parking is $5 after 5pm.