InSITE 2018: Informing Science + IT Education Conferences: La Verne California

Jun 23 - 28 2018, La Verne, California, United States 

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Saturday, June 23 – Full Day excursion

1. See how Hollywood Informs and Entertains.  We start the day with a trip to Warner Brothers Studio where we will explore their backlots and visit some of the soundstages where filming is in progress. The morning ends with an interactive soundstage experience that explores key phases of the entertainment production process.

2. Lunch at the famous Claim Jumper. We will walk to the near by Claim Jumper restaurant for lunch.

3. Visit the world-famous Getty Museum. We will have a guided tour of the unique architecture and gardens of the Getty Center and time to wander through some of the exhibits.


Sunday, June 24 – Half-day excursion  NEW slides from the Brian Hilton's talk (9Mb PDF)

At Claremont Graduate University, within walking distance from the DoubleTree Hotel, Professor Brian Hilton, from Claremont Graduate University’s Center for Information Systems and Technology (CISAT), will give a presentation about the current uses of graphic information systems (GIS) in a wide variety of fields, followed by a visit to the Drucker School of Management. 

We will have lunch together, after which you will be free to wander through Claremont Village with its collection of shops, galleries, and other interesting places to explore. Alternatively, you can walk to the nearby Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Gardens, which is the largest botanic garden dedicated to California native plants.

If you can’t walk, just let us know when you sign up and we will arrange transportation for you and any other who cannot walk the half-mile from the DoubleTree.

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