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March 23: Microsoft, Carnegie Mellon To Make Announcement at Symposium on Computational Thinking

Contact:

Byron Spice
412-268-9068
bspice@cs.cmu.edu


Media Advisory: Microsoft, Carnegie Mellon To Make
Announcement at Symposium on Computational Thinking

EVENT: Rick Rashid, senior vice president for Microsoft Research, and Jeannette Wing, head of the Computer Science Department at Carnegie Mellon University, will make an announcement during the opening session of the daylong Symposium on Computational Thinking, hosted by Microsoft and the university. A media roundtable to discuss the announcement in further detail with Microsoft and university officials will immediately follow the opening session.     

Media representatives are welcome to attend the Symposium on Computational Thinking, which will feature speakers from both Microsoft and Carnegie Mellon. See the attached program for details or visit www.cs.cmu.edu/compthinkingsymp/.

WHEN: 9:15 a.m., Monday, March 26. The media roundtable will begin at approximately 10 a.m., immediately after the opening session.

WHERE:
Newell-Simon Hall, Carnegie Mellon University. The symposium will be in room 3305. The media roundtable will be in room 3001, located next to the Roboceptionist at the main entrance of Newell-Simon Hall.

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