the 12th annual Southwest Computer Conference.
According to Conference Director Elmer Zen (E.Z.) Million,
seminars will be presented by the Association of Records Managers
and Administrators, the Data Processing Management Association and
the American Society for Training and Development.
The three-day conference will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
beginning Tuesday in the Myriad Convention Center. Complimentary
tickets to the conference will be available from participating
venders. Seminar attendance is extra.
The American Society for Training and Development will host two
days of seminars beginning Tuesday. Registration fee is $50 per
half-day or $95 per full-day, with society members given a 50 percent
Presentors of the semnars will be Garland McWatters, director of
business services for MetroTech, and Jim Peterson, director of human
resources for Scrivner Inc. The seminars include:
- "Building Effective Listening Skills," 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
- "Asking the Right Questions," 1-4:30 p.m. Tuesday.
- "Building Teamwork," 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.
The Association of Records Managers and Administrators Inc. will
host three seminars Wednesday. Seminar fee is $35 for non-members,
with $10 of that as credit toward association membership, or $25 for
Registration will be at 8 a.m., followed by welcoming comments
and an introduction to the association by President Ingrid Robins,
records manager with the City of Oklahoma City Department of Housing
and Community Services.
- "Document Technology and Computer Assisted Retrieval" by
John D. Meyer, manager of the microfilm department at R.K. Black
Inc., 9 a.m.
- "Total Records Control - FROLIC" (file room on-line
information control) by Joan Burgess, associate product manager with
Wright-Line Co., 10:30 a.m.
- "Why Doesn't My Computer Manage My Records and What Can I Do
About It?" by Charles Coombs, systems consultant with Wang Labs,
The Data Processing Management Association will present an
educational symposium with more than 45 seminars.
Individual seminars are $20 advanced registration, $25 at the
door. Single-day attendance, covering all seminars that day, is
$65 advance, $75 at the door. Attendance for all three days of
seminars is $165 advance, $185 at the door.
Association member and group discounts are available.
Registrations are transferrable.
As listed by presentation time, Tuesday seminars include:
- "Legal Obligations and Cases" by Oklahoma County District
Attorney Robert H. Macy, 9 a.m.
- "Computer Manufacturing: the Automated Storeroom" by Dr.
Mustapha Pulat, senior engineer for materials management with
American Telephone and Telegraph, 9 a.m.
- "Expert Systems" by Cynthia J. Davis, systems analysts with
the Fleming Companies, 9 a.m.
- "DOS to OS" by Jack Groves, senior systems engineer with
Computer Associates Inc., 9 a.m.
- "Manging the User" by William A. Ridings, materials manager,
Demco Inc., 10:30 a.m.
- "Vision '90: Computer as a Tool for the World Class
Manufacturer" by Lawrence F. McAtee Jr., materials manager with
Kimray Inc., 10:30 a.m.
- "Barcoding: a Primary Data Collection Tool" by Paul L.
McGinnis, branch manager with Intermec Inc., 10:30 a.m.
- "Non-IBM to IBM" by Jack Groves at 10:30 a.m.
- "Office Automation" by William R. Roselius, president of
Roselius Computer Corp., 1:30 p.m.
- "Networks" by Kevin Nichols, systems engineer with AOS Inc.,
- A repeat of "Barcoding: a Primary Data Collection Tool" by
Paul L. McGinnis, 1:30 p.m.
- "ESA: the New Systems Architecture" by Jack Groves, 1:30