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George Washington University and the Washington Post jointly sponsor a Y2K meeting each month. They are well worth attending. The questions asked of the presenters are as interesting as the presentations. The Post is getting worried because attendance is dwindling. Please attend if you are in the area. We need to reinforce the meesage that the public *is* concerned about Y2K!
"The Y2K Readiness Status of the Electric Utilities"
Tuesday, June 29, 1999
(This is a follow up to a program held in the fall of 1998.)
Sponsor: George Washington University Y2K Group
Host: The Washington Post Company
When: Tuesday, June 29, 1999 Reception 6 PM
Program 7:00 PM
Where: The Community Room, 9th Floor The Washington Post 1150 15th St NW (at 15th and L Sts. NW) Washington, DC
Panelists include national, regional, and local electric power industry representatives, including
~ Gerry Cauley, representing the North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC)(http://www.nerc.com/y2k/);
~ Thomas J. Kennedy, Manager, Information Systems Division, PJM Interconnection, LLC (PJM is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the largest centrally-dispatched electric system in North America. It serves five Mid-Atlantic states and the District of Columbia (http://pjm.com); and
~ Bill Mistr, Vice President, Dominion Resources, representing Virginia Power (http:/www.vapower.com/news/y2k/index.html)
Discussants will be
~ Dennis Grabow, Y2K analyst and speaker and President of the Millennium Investment Corporation (http://millenniuminvest.com) and
~ Paula Gordon, Visiting Research Professor and Director of Special Projects, Research Program for Social and Organizational Learning, Department of Management Science, George Washington University, and author
of a White Paper on Y2K (http://www.gwu.edu/~y2k/keypeople/gordon)
This event is free and open to all.
Please feel free to share this invitation with your associates.
-- Sally Strackbein (firstname.lastname@example.org), June 29, 1999
The Post is getting worried because attendance is dwindling?
The Washington Post actually cares about something besides hard-core leftist diatribe? Go figger...
-- Anonymous99 (Anonymous99@Anonymous99.xxx), June 29, 1999.
Yes - believe it or not, they do (Post cares). They sponsor this forum once a month. It has been televised on C-Span. They take questions from all parties and all you have to do is watch the face of the Post representative to see that at least one Post employee is a GI.
-- Sally Strackbein (email@example.com), June 29, 1999.