William Grosky, professor and chair of the Department of Computer and Information Science, coordinates IEEE conference on digital information management

November 2, 2009

DEARBORN / Nov. 2, 2009---The Fourth International Conference on Digital Information Management, sponsored by IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), will be held Nov. 2-4 at the Michigan League on the U-M Ann Arbor campus.    

William Grosky, professor and chair of the Department of Computer and Information Science at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, is coordinating the conference.   

“The aim of this conference is to bring together people in academia, research laboratories and industry and offer a collaborative platform to address the emerging issues and solutions in digital information science and technology,” Grosky said.     

The conference will feature two key-note speakers: Sethuraman Panchanathan, professor in the School of Computing and Informatics at Arizona State University and deputy vice president of Research and Economic Affairs in the Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Affairs, and Amit Sheth, director of the Kno.e.sis Center in the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Wright State University.  Attendees from 16 different countries will present 41 papers during the conference.   

Late registration for the conference is available at www.icdim.org.  For more information, contact Grosky at 313-583-6424.


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