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The Idea (1994)
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07/31/2007 - Terabyte Tidbits

Home-Based Business Connection
Tuesday, August 7, 7:30 am - 9:00 am, 801 W. Riverside, Suite 100. Home-based businesses are welcome to attend the Home-Based Business Connection. There will be a presentation on prospecting, customer retention, and follow-ups, followed by a roundtable discussion on the topic as well. The Home-Based Business Connection is open and free to both members and non-members of Greater Spokane Incorporated and asks only that you are a valid home-based business. To register, please call 459-4118.

Spokane.NET Users Group (SNUG)
Wednesday, August 08, 2007 at 6:00 pm. What is Microsoft planning for Visual Studio Team System? Are you curious about what Visual Studio Team System will build next? The team has an incredibly long and exciting list of new features they'd love to build into Team System. Come listen to this talk about where Team System is going in the next 3 years and give feedback about the areas you think are most important. Presented by Stephanie Saad. Stephanie Saad is the senior product planner for the VSTS product line and is currently working on the VSTS Rosario release. She was the first hire on the Team System Data product and wrote the original product plan for that product. She has worked at Microsoft in Visual Studio and Operations Manager for 6 years; before that she worked at Acquantive, the advertising company acquired by MS this year. She graduated from Brown University in 1998. Meetings are held at the Itron campus at 2111 N Molter Road in Liberty Lake. sug.dotnetprogramming.com.

Spokane Linux Userís Group (SLUG)
Wednesday, August 15 at 7:00 pm. The Spokane Linux Userís Group has been meeting for over 10 years, discussing technology, Linux troubles, and sharing advice. All, from the grizzled Unix long-beard to the timid newbie, are welcome to join a festive Linux discussion over pizza and beer. There are no dues or registration, just drop by. Meetings generally run 1-2 hours. Find SLUG at Davidís Pizza, near Gonzaga, on the corner of Hamilton & Boone: 829 E Boone Ave. spokanelinux.org

INMUG -- Inland Northwest Multimedia Users Group
Thursday August 16, 2007, 6:30 pm. Scorpio. We will be discussing and demonstrating some of the features using the beta release of the next version of ColdFusion that can be found on Adobe Labs. The meeting will be held in the Sirti Board Room, Room 432, 4th Floor, 665 North Riverpoint Blvd. Free www.inmug.org/index_trad.cfm

Bonding Basics
Thursday, August 16, 7:30 am - 8:45 am, 801 W. Riverside, Suite 240. What are contract bonds? What do bond underwriters look for? What should you look for in a bonding agent? Join us for this free workshop for the answers to these and many more questions about the basics of bonding. Presented by your Eastern Washington PTAC with guest presenter Judy Rapp from Wolf-Majeskey-Rapp. To register call 459-4120.

Networking Workshop
Tuesday, August 21, 7:30 am - 9:00 am, 801 W. Riverside, Suite 100. Join a popular Networking Workshop hosted by Barbara Olson with BNI. This workshop teaches you the important techniques of networking effectively. To register call 459-4118.

Research & Technology Development (RTD) Grant Program
The Washington Technology Center (WTC) competitively awards $1 million annually to applied research projects that show strong potential for generating long-term economic impact in Washington State. Funding through this grant program helps move innovative ideas out of the laboratory and into the commercial marketplace.

Each project team is comprised of a Washington company partner and a researcher from a university or research nonprofit in the state. The company defines the research challenge and provides access to the commercial market. The university or nonprofit researcher executes the research with funding from both the Washington Technology Center and the company partner.

Each project team can apply for up to $300,000 in funding through a three-phase grant program. Phase I winners receive up to $100,000 in funding. Successful completion and presentation of Phase I results are required at the time of application for Phase II funding.

Time Table: Fall 2007 Awards
Proposal Period Opens: July 2, 2007
Notice of Intent Due: September 13, 2007
Proposal Deadline: October 18, 2007
Project Begins: January 1, 2008

RTD Grant Information Sessions
Tuesday, August 28, 2007, 10:30 am - 11:30 am. If you are interested in learning more about WTC's Research & Technology Development Awards program, we invite you to attend a free orientation session on this grants program. These informational sessions provide the perfect opportunity to ask questions about the grant process and hear from companies and researchers who have been successful in winning RTD awards and leveraging the value of this early-stage R&D funding into recognition, business growth, profitable relationships, and additional investment. At Sirti, 665 N. Riverpoint Blvd, Room 432.

Hospitals Recognized as Nation's 100 Most Wired
Connecting physicians and patients through wired and wireless networks earned ten regional hospitals the distinction of being among the most technologically advanced hospitals in the country, according to Hospital and Health Networks, the journal of the American Hospital Association.

Deaconess Medical Center, Holy Family Hospital, Sacred Heart Medical Center, St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute, and Valley Hospital and Medical Center in Spokane, WA and Kootenai Medical Center in Coeur díAlene, ID were distinguished as being among the most technologically superior health care institutions in the nation. Hospital and Health Networks surveyed more than 1,200 hospitals to name the "100 Most Wired" hospitals in the 2007 Most Wired Survey and Benchmarking Study. These ďmost-wired and wirelessĒ hospitals are connected by Inland Northwest Health Services (INHS) as part of a 38-hospital health information technology network, which allows physicians streamlined access to patient information utilizing wired and wireless technology.



 
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