INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TECHNOLOGY AND EDUCATION

ThinkQuest announces the ThinkQuest Reception at ICTE Santa Fe 1998

On Sunday evening, March 8, ThinkQuest will sponsor the ThinkQuest reception for attendees at ICTE Santa Fe 1998

ThinkQuest is a significant private sector program to improve K-12 education and enhance learning experiences for students around the world through Internet technology. Dr. Robert Steen, Vice President, Advanced Network & Services, will host the ThinkQuestŪ reception on Sunday evening, March 8, immediately following the opening session. Dr. Steen will briefly introduce delegates to ThinkQuest, its goals and objectives, and how students can participate in the various ThinkQuest programs.

ThinkQuest is open to students worldwide from the ages of 12 through 19. ThinkQuest sponsors student competitions and makes awards to student winners in the form of scholarships, in addition to awards to their coaches and schools. (For more information, see http://www.advanced.org/thinkquest )

Currently Vice President primarily responsible for the ThinkQuest program at Advanced Network & Services, Dr. Steen will also be available during the Conference to visit with delegates who have an interest in involving students in their regions in the annual ThinkQuest programs.

Dr. Steen received his PhD in Telecommunications Engineering and holds a number of patents and has authored refereed papers. Prior to his current position he was an executive at IBM with responsibilities in worldwide research and development.



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