March 31, 2011
- Cameron University hosts Computing and Technology Week Apr. 4-8
- Highlights speeches and robotics presentations
Lawton, Okla. -- Geek: an enthusiast or expert especially in a technological field or activity (i.e., computer geek)
--Merriam-Webster online dictionary
Cameron University in Lawton hosts Computing and Technology Week April 4-8 with a series of events that feature high-tech uses in business and military.
The week kicks off with a couple of cyber duals on Apr. 4. At 9 a.m., Cameron students compete in database. At 1 p.m., the next dual will feature MS Office.
On Tuesday, Apr. 5, the featured event is a series presentation by Ken Cranston, former senior foreign military analyst in spatial information and spatial technologies at the National Ground Intelligence Center. These presentations will be in the CETES Conference Center. Cranston speaks on, "Maps, Meaning & Reality: The Evolution of Spatial Technologies" at 10 a.m. His presentation on "War is God's Way of Teaching Americans Geography" will take place at 2 p.m.
Tuesday will include a competition in PC troubleshooting 9:30 a.m. to noon.
Cameron University will hold a robotics demonstration 10 a.m., Apr. 7 in room 107 of Howell Hall.
Ken Dewey, director of Rose State College's Cyber Security Program, will speak on the rapidly changing world of cyber security in his presentation, "Identity Theft," 11 a.m., Apr. 8, in the CETES Conference Center.
Friday's "hacking" competition 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. is the final event for the week.