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October 7th, 2013

Dearborn SHOT Talk

SHOT Talk for Dearborn 2014: Presidential Roundtables and Plenaries Last year in Portland, we solicited your comments, feedback, and suggestions about the session topics and individual papers at the conference through online commenting – the first time SHOT had offered such an option tied to sessions and papers. Our goal was to stimulate a discussion…

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September 18th, 2013

Technical Support for Presenters

Technical Support for Presenters Audio-Visual Support At The Henry and the Fairlane Events Center, each session room will be equipped with a digital projector and screen. Speakers planning to use PowerPoint should make sure that they (or someone on their panel) will have a laptop that can connect to the digital projector. Be sure to…

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September 18th, 2013

Dearborn Beyond SHOT

Dearborn Beyond SHOT Dearborn, Michigan’s varied history invites exploration. Curious visitors can download a self-guided tour book from the Dearborn Historical Commission here. Below, the Local Arrangements Committee has provided a select list of things to see and do, both in Dearborn and the neighboring city of Detroit. The Arab American National Museum is the…

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September 18th, 2013

Special Events

Special Events   Executive Council Meeting The Executive Council will meet on Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 5) and Thursday morning (Nov. 6).  All members are welcome to sit in on all or part of this meeting. Opening Plenary and Reception Our annual meeting will kick off with a special plenary session on Thursday night at 6pm in The Henry Ford’s…

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September 18th, 2013

SHOT Tours and Activities

SHOT 2015 Tours and Activities The 2015 SHOT Meeting will feature tours of the following locations: NEW!! Albuquerque Biopark Trip Friday, 9 October • 8:30 AM–11:30 AM Albuquerque’s Biopark is a real must-see while you’re in the area – not only does it sit squarely at the heart of ye olde Route 66, where you can…

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July 29th, 2013

SIG Activities

SHOT 2014: SIG Events Albatrosses The Albatrosses, whose interests cover all things related to aviation and aerospace, will have an informal breakfast on Sunday morning November 9 at 8:00 am. followed at 9:00 am by its annual roundtable session highlighting the current research of grad students and young scholars. If you are interested in presenting…

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July 29th, 2013

Program Overview

Overview of the Program Once again this year, there is an extensive program of meetings, activities, and social events supplementing the nearly fifty academic sessions. There will be meetings to talk about the future of our organization and the discipline. Unless otherwise noted, all events will take place in the Holiday Inn by the Bay.…

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July 29th, 2013

Highlights of the Portland Meeting

SHOT 2013 Portland, Maine 10-13 October A visit to Portland for SHOT 2013 offers even more than usual. In addition to the usual roster of excellent papers and presentations, this year’s program provides a number of opportunities for self-reflection and to join discussions about intellectual directions and organizational activities. The process will be inaugurated by…

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May 30th, 2013

Old Ideas: Recomputing The History Of Information Technology, Sigcis Workshop, 13 October 2013, Portland, Maine

The Society for the History of Technology’s Special Interest Group for Computers, Information and Society (SIGCIS – http://www.sigcis.org) welcomes submissions for a one-day scholarly workshop to be held on Sunday, 13 October 2013 in Portland, Maine. As in previous years, SIGCIS’s annual workshop will occur immediately after the end of the regular SHOT annual meeting…

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May 13th, 2013

Brief History of Dearborn

A Brief History of Dearborn The official seal of the city of Dearborn proclaims that it is the hometown of Henry Ford, but there was life in Dearborn before Ford. What is now Dearborn remained a small farming community for decades after the first European settlers arrived in 1786.  A major change came in 1833…

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