File 28 - IBM Education Executive Conference.

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IBM Education Executive Conference.

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  • [January 22, 1982?]-August 1986 (Creation)

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1 photograph : col. ; 18 x 24 cm (sight) in mat 27 x 34 cm

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Donald D. Cowan is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus (1999) and Adjunct Professor in the School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario. He received a BASc in Engineering Physics from the University of Toronto in 1960 and an MSc and PhD from the University of Waterloo in Applied Mathematics in 1961 and 1965 respectively. He joined the Faculty of the University of Waterloo in 1961 and was the first chair of the Dept. of Applied Analysis and Computer Science, now the School of Computer Science (1967 to 1972) and also served as Associate Dean of Graduate Studies in the Faculty of Mathematics (1974 to 1978). Donald D. Cowan is Director of the Computer Systems Group, a computer science research group at the University of Waterloo in which he has been involved since the early 1960's.

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Material related to Donald Cowan's participation in the IBM Education Executive Conference held in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida between April 5-7, 1982. Includes correspondence, airplane tickets, hotel receipts, conference program, list of travel expenses, memoranda, a settlement claim, and a short abstract of Donald Cowan's presentation. Also includes one group portrait likely of the attendees of the IBM Asia/Pacific Education Executive Conference held in Tokyo, Japan in August 1986.

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Donated by Dr. Donald D. Cowan in 2004.


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  • English

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Inscribed in ink on photograph, recto, bottom centre: IBM Asia/Pacific Education Executive Conference Tokyo, August 1986

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Described by CW and edited by JB 2005.
Revised by NM 2023.

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  • English

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