Outreach

OSC Technology Policy Group Named Think Tank

ECLIPSColumbus, Ohio -- November 19, 1998 -- World history books are filled with the names and ideas of great thinkers -- Aristotle, Benjamin Franklin, Sigmund Freud, Peter Drucker, and now...ECLIPS?! According to Policy.com, an online resource, the Ohio Supercomputer Center's (OSC) Technology Policy Group is officially a national think tank where issues like electronic commerce, policy, and law are concerned.

Local InfraGard Meeting Examines Network Security

The Information Age has made a permanent mark on our lives. Even if you don't own a computer, you are still affected by them every time you shop, drive your car or even visit the doctor's office. But, did you know that this world of technology also affects your security?

Columbus, Ohio -- November 23, 1999 -- Employers, businesses, hospitals and the government are moving toward computerized systems.

Ohio Bioinformatics Conference Set for June 28

New Conference to Connect Ohio’s Biosciences Research Leaders

The Inaugural Ohio Collaborative Conference on Bioinformatics (OCCBIO) is set for June 28-30, 2006, at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. The conference provides an interdisciplinary forum for discussing research findings and experiences in computational approaches to biology-related problems. An important conference goal is to foster long-term collaborative relationships among informatics and life sciences researchers from academia, government and industry--spanning interests across Ohio.

State Legislators Get "Wired" at Ohio's E-Commerce Day

Columbus, Ohio (March 22, 2001) - As part of "E-Commerce Day in Ohio," more than 100 state legislators were presented with "Wired" awards in honor of their adoption of technology. The event was held on March 6 at the Riffe Center in celebration of a joint resolution honoring the efforts of ECom-Ohio by Senator Ron Amstutz (R- Wooster) and Representative Kevin DeWine (R-Fairborn).

Timothy J. Muris, FTC Chairman, Featured at Privacy2001 Conference

Columbus, Ohio -- August 3, 2001 -- Newly appointed Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairman Timothy J. Muris will provide the keynote speech on Thursday morning October 4, at Privacy2001. The conference, one of the top privacy events in the country, will be held at the Renaissance Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio October 2-4, and will be attended by more than 250 leaders and policy makers from government, industry and consumer organizations. Information about the conference is available at www.privacy2000.org.

OSC Announces First Ever Ohio Business Privacy Forum

Columbus, Ohio -- June 10, 1999 -- The explosion of the Internet changed the way the world does business. It has affected the way we hire employees, transfer medical records and make sales transactions.

In addition, advances in technology outpace current practice, law and regulation. For firms, this endangers valuable proprietary data. Meanwhile, consumers may have private information exposed without their knowledge.

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