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08/29/2008 - Terabyte Tidbits

SLUG (Spokane Linux Users Group)
Wednesday, September 17, at 7:00 pm. Meetings are held the third Wednesday of each month, at 7:00 PM. They generally run 1½ to 2 hours long. “All are welcome to join us for festive Linux discussion.” Find SLUG this month at Davids Pizza 829 E. Boone Ave., the corner of Hamilton & Boone. For more information, visit

INMUG – Inland Northwest Multimedia Users Group
Thursday, September 18, 6:30 to 7:30 pm. In the University District, Sirti Board Room (Room 432 on the 4th Floor), 665 North Riverpoint Blvd. To learn about the night's presentation, visit

Northwest Medical Informatics Conference
Monday, September 8, INHS Customer Workshop; Tuesday – Wednesday, September 9 -10, Insights to Guide Your Planning. The Davenport Hotel, Spokane, Washington. The Northwest Medical Informatics Symposium will bring together urban and rural healthcare professionals to learn about the latest in health information technology.

The conference will focus on improving patient safety and outcomes through health care information technology advances and current legislative activities and how they apply to physicians, clinics and hospitals. Plenary presentations will feature national experts: John Tooker, MD, American College of Physicians; John Glaser, PhD, Partners Health Care; Micky Tripathi, PhD, Mass. eHealth Collaborative; and Mark Levine, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Denver Region, CMS.

Lee Woodruff, wife of ABC reporter Bob Woodruff injured in Iraq, will be a keynote speaker presenting “Life Changes in an Instant.” Woodruff recently joined ABC’s Good Morning America as a family and life contributor.

NMIS is presented by Inland Northwest Health Services in partnership with the National Center for Health Care Informatics (Montana) and the National Rural Health Resource Center (Minnesota). $225, Full conference registration; $100, One-day registration. For Information or to register contact: or call (888) 258-9632.

EWU Announces New Colloquium Series
Beginning Friday, October 3, Eastern Washington University computer science will host a new colloquium series. The purpose of the colloquium is to introduce current projects, research, and trends in computer science to an audience which includes EWU graduate students, EWU CS and other faculty, regional industry, and EWU CS seniors. There is a special focus on graduate students in the EWU MS in CS program and related programs to acquaint them and inspire them about current research and project opportunities. Participants will include researchers from many universities in the Spokane area, including EWU, GU, WSU and Whitworth. All talks will be at 1:00 Friday afternoons and are expected to take about 50 minutes. For more information, contact Carol Taylor, PhD at EWU_Colloq_Coordinator_Carol_Taylor .

Washington Technology Center Proposals for R&D Funding Due October 23
Washington businesses working on cutting-edge new technologies can apply for a grant from Washington Technology Center to move their R&D forward and help transition great ideas out of the laboratory and into the marketplace. The Washington Technology Center awarded Research and Technology Development funding totaling $512,269 to seven projects developed between companies and Washington researchers. Only one of those awards went to an Eastern Washington company.

The Washington Technology Center allocates around $1 million annually to the Research & Technology Development (RTD) grants program, which awards funding on a competitive basis to collaborative research teams working on innovative technology projects with near-term commercial viability. This funding can pay up to 80 percent of the cost of research projects -- allowing companies to channel their capital to other business growth needs. Project teams are eligible to receive up to $100,000 for initial proof-of-concept projects and up to $300,000 total for multi-phase projects.

RTD grants are applicable to a wide-range of technologies and both start-up ventures and established companies looking to trial and market a new technology are eligible for the awards. However, preference is given to smaller companies, those with 250 or fewer employees.

How to Apply: To be considered for the next round of grants, interested parties should complete a Notice of Intent form by September 18, 2008. Applications are due on October 23, 2008. Winners are notified in December and projects begin January 1, 2009. More information and applications materials are available online at .

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