FW: [Asis-l] Prof. Vladimir Slamecka passed away

Eugene Garfield eugene.garfield at THOMSON.COM
Thu Jun 22 16:08:41 EDT 2006

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Subject: [Asis-l] Prof. Vladimir Slamecka passed away

Vladimir Slamecka, 78, Professor Emeritus, founder and long time
Director of the School of information and computer science, Georgia
Institute of Technology, died on June 17 pm after a long illness.  The
memorial Mass is 10 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in
Atlanta Ga.
Vlad has played a prominent role in the development of our field
nationally and internationally. He was a true pioneer, a visionary and a
humanist. He combined the sharpest intellect with humility, empathy and
high sense of social responsibility.

Dr. Michel J. Menou
Consultant in ICT policies and Knowledge & Information Management
Adviser of Somos at Telecentros board http://www.tele-centros.org
Member of the founding steering committee of
Telecenters of the Americas Partnership http://www.tele-centers.net/
B.P. 15
49350 Les Rosiers sur Loire, France
Email: Michel.Menou at wanadoo.fr
Phone: +33 (0)2 41511043

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