The Fourth Annual Meeting of the Canada-US Human Rights Information and Documentation Network
Washington, DC
May 1 - 3, 1998

AAAS Science and Human Rights Program
1200 New York Avenue
Washington, DC 20005
Tel: (202) 326-6787
Fax: (202) 289-4950
E-Mail: CUSHRID@aaas.org
Web site: http://shr.aaas.org/cushrid.htm
Contact: Gretchen Richter

See Conference registration information below

We are pleased to announce the Fourth CUSHRID Net Meeting and Conference. The theme of the Conference will be "Sharing the Tools: Technologies for Human Rights." It will be held from May 1 - 3, 1998, at the new AAAS headquarters in Washington, DC.

Preliminary Conference Program

Friday, 1 May

Pre-conference Training Sessions

Opening Plenary

Keynote speakers: Leo Valladares Lanza, National Human Rights Commissioner of Honduras and Dr. Herbert F. Spirer, Professor Emeritus, The University of Connecticut.


Saturday, 2 May

Workshop Sessions

Round Table Discussions Lunch


Round Table Discussion Demo Fair

Meet your colleagues for informational discussions, demonstrate your website, visit information tables and join in discussion sessions, and preview new products and information sources for human rights documentation.


Sunday, 3 May

CUSHRID Net Annual General Meeting

Discussion Groups

Closing Plenary

Conference Registration Information


American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
1200 New York Ave, NW
Washington, DC, USA


Training sessions begin at 9:30 AM, Friday, 1 May. The opening plenary session will be at 5:00 PM that day. Workshops will be scheduled throughout the day, Saturday, 2 May. The Demo Fair will be held that afternoon. The Conference will close on Sunday 3 May at 4:00 PM.


Pre-Conference training session are $50 for non-members, free for members. Registration (includes Fri. and Sat. receptions, and Sat. lunch). CUSHRID Net Members: $70, non-members: $150.

Hotel Information:

There are many hotels near the AAAS building and along the easy-to-use Metro system. For more information on hotel accommodations, contact AAAS at the address above, or check the CUSHRID Net WWW site for hotels, locations, and any discounted rates.

The URL for this page is: http://www.friends-partners.org/~ccsi/announce/cushrid.htm
Last updated: January 13, 1998

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