Kevin Lowey |
Here is a summary of some of the functions I have been asked to speak at.
1996 - present
I have done a number of web-related seminars at the U of S. Notes for
these can be found at http://www.usask.ca/dcs/courses/cai/.
This talk is for the Saskatoon Freenet Computer Fair. I discuss some of
the issues related to privacy on the internet. Exactly what can people
find out, and how can you protect yourself.
This talk discusses how businesses can implement a successful WWW system
on the Internet. It was given at the Canadian Information Processing
Society supper meeting.
A general introduction to the Internet for Engineers attending the
Saskatchewan Engineering Society conference in Saskatoon.
This 1/2 hour talk discusses some of the issues envolved in setting up a
community web site.
This talk for the Saskatoon Engineering
Society discusses how to create a web presence on the Internet. It
talks about getting access to the internet, having someone develop web
pages for you, how you can develop the pages yourself, and some tools to
This two hour talk discusses using the Internet for educational purposes.
It's a general introduction to the Internet for teachers attending a
This one-hour talk discusses the use of multimedia using the World Wide
Web, and other applications. It shows the past (download it then play
it), the present (play it as it downloads) and the future (3D VRML,
Netscape enhancements, etc.)
This one-hour talk will discuss how Engineers can use the World Wide Web
to promote their companies, and find Engineering resources on the WWW.
I gave a talk on the use of the Internet for educational use.
This is a convention for people who book acts into campus bars, movies
into campus theaters, organize campus activities, etc. Topics discussed
in this one hour talk include:
- Computer Aided Instruction using the Internet
- Examples of SchoolNet
- Distance Education using Internet
I gav a talk entitled
WWW - The Wild and Wacky Internet.
- Record companies on the Internet.
- Movie promotion on the Internet.
- How you can promote your activities using the Internet.
June 27, 1995 - Western Association of Registrars in
University and Colleges of Canada (WARUCC)
This conference is in Saskatoon Saskatchewan. I gave a 1 1/4
hour presentation entitled
"Jazzing Up Client Relations: Distributing Information using the
Internet". The talk explained how HTML and the
World Wide Web can be used by Registrars to share information with their
This conference is in Ottawa Ontario at Carleton University. I was asked
to present a
paper with Suzanne Cornforth on
behalf of the U of S CWIS Steering Committee. The talk outlines issues
related to using the World Wide Web to present a "professional" face for
our University to the Internet community. It discusses some of the
pitfalls we fell into when developing our pages, policy problems which
must be addressed, technical problems, etc.
April 29, 1995 - Toastmasters Regional Conference
This conference was in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. I presented two 1/2 hour
talks on the Internet, demonstrating its capabilities and the resources
available on the network.
I presented a 3-hour introductory talk on how the medical profession is
using the Internet for research and other uses.
November 17, 1994 - Sask. Agriculture Convention
This converence was located in Saskatoon. I provided a 1/2 hour talk on
the Internet, and how it can be used by Agriculture. The target audience
was mainly farmers and agriculture representatives. I provided a quick
survey of the Internet, and some on-line demonstrations and searches.
June 20-23 1994 - Networking '94 Conference
This conference was in Saskatoon Saskatchewan, June 20-23 1994. I
presented two three-hour hands-on sessions introducing people to the
Internet and its capabilities.
May 13, 1994 - Distance Education and Non-Traditional Delivery
This conference, located in Swift Current Saskatchewan, was for teachers,
University extension departments, and other people envolved in distance
education. I provided a one-hour demonstration of the Internet,
explaining how it works, what resources are available, etc.
Dept. of Computing Services, University of Saskatchewan