Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Computer Conference Has Extensive List of Seminars

Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Computer Conference Has Extensive List of Seminars

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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 discount.

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. Tuesday.

- "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 association members.

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.

Seminars include:

- "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, 1:30 p.m.

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., 1:30 p.m.

- 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 p.m. …

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