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"The Y2K (Year 2000) Computer Problem"

March 3, 1998
Room 101
Sargent College (635 Commonwealth Avenue)
on the Boston University campus
7:30 - 9:30 PM


The first in a series of public panel discussions on Y2K-related issues to take place between now and the year 2000, offered by the Center for Millennial Studies at Boston University.

A panel of four specialists will discuss how serious the year 2000 computer problem (Y2K) could be for society, from both technical and social perspectives. The evening will be co-moderated by Christopher Lydon, host of “The Connection” on WBUR, and Simson Garfinkel, weekly computer columnist for the Boston Globe.

The event is free and open to the public and is wheelchair accessible.

The Center for Millennial Studies at Boston Universityis a non-profit organization studying and archiving the many issues surrounding the approach and passage of millennial dates, including the year 2000.

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