Association of Computer Professionals in Education
2004 Conference - Reality IT: Beyond Survival
Alan November is recognized internationally as a leader in education technology. He has guided schools, government organizations and industry leaders as they plan to improve quality with technology. Well known for applying his humor and wit to inspire us to think about applying technology to improve learning, Alanis areas of expertise include information and communication technology, planning across the curriculum, staff development, long range planning, building learning communities and leadership development. Thursday keynote and sessions presenter.
Dr. Richard Farson
Dr. Richard Farson, psychologist, author, lecturer, and educator, is president of the Western Behavioral Sciences Institute (WBSI), an independent, nonprofit organization he helped found in La Jolla, California, devoted to research, education and advanced study in human affairs. He is the author of the critically-acclaimed bestseller, "Management of the Absurd: Paradoxes in Leadership," now in eleven languages, and the newly published work on success and failure, with co-author Ralph Keyes, "Whoever Makes the Most Mistakes Wins: The Paradox of Innovation" (Free Press/Simon and Schuster, 2002). An article based on this book won the McKinsey award for the best Harvard Business Review article published in 2002, the one "most likely to have a major influence on managers worldwide." His articles have appeared in publications around the world, including the AASA School Administrator, and is often cited as a favorite author and thinker.