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Wednesday, 20 January 1999
Topic: "Web Design:<<Site Under Construction>>"
About the Event
Designing a web site is more than slick graphics and cryptic HTML code. With proper planning and focus, the Internet can be your storefront to the world, enabling you to create your own pot-of-gold at the end of a cyber-rainbow, or with a "build it, and they will come" attitude, a virtual cyber money-pit. There are "new" or "improved" tools and wizards wherever you turn, and almost everyday a new web technology becomes available. You'd think with all the potential and technology the WEB would "look" and "feel" a little better than it does.
The biggest mistakes in web design happen somewhere between the initial utterance of "What do we need to do to get on the WEB," and the time the first .html or .asp file is published. There is a difference between a "Work in Progress" and a "Site Under Construction". Mr. Baron will discuss some of the most common techniques and theories for creating a successful web presence.
Don't forget your business cards for networking!
About the Speaker
Miles-Kevin Baron is a technology consultant, with more than 21 years experience in computer technology (including 14 years in the U.S. Navy) spanning project management, Computer Based Training, programming, hardware and software design, communications, and security. Miles is also a musician, audio consultant and sound engineer at his own studio in Frederick, MD. Currently Mr. Baron's primary position is Program Manager at Automated Information Management, Inc. in Lanham, MD, deploying database information over the WEB for the U.S. Army. As a consultant, Miles is often called upon to combine his creative talents and technical expertise to help prepare and help map the cyber-future of companies large and small, as they embark on their journey down the Information Superhighway.
6:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Registration
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Dinner
8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Program
Choice of Prime Rib, Light Cut (9 oz), London Broil (thinly sliced sirloin served over sherry mushroom sauce), Grilled Marinated Chicken Breast, or Vegetarian Plate. All entrees are served with tossed salad, chef's choice of potato or vegetable of the day, fresh baked bread, cake, and coffee or tea.
$22 with advance reservations
$25 at the door
JR's Stockyards Inn
8130 Watson Street
McLean, VA 22102
Map and directions to JR's Stockyards restaurant in McLean, VA.