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Institute for the Future @ AACC Spring Sessions

Feb. 2, 2012

      Business leaders, community residents and students of all ages are invited to join the spring Anne Arundel Community College Institute for the Future (IF@AACC) Brown Bag Lunch Presentations that will focus on the future of business.

      IF@AACC has annually delivered six Brown-Bag presentations covering a variety of subjects over the past seven years. In the spirit of giving back to the business community, this year, AACC faculty will lead these 1 p.m. lunchtime presentations during which participants are welcome to bring a bagged lunch and dine while listening. The free sessions take place on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. Dates and topics are:

  • Feb. 13 – “Business and Technology: Your Probable Tomorrows” presented by John Sagi, Ph.D., professor of business management and computer information systems. Find out how an 18th Century French loom and 19th Century train wrecks contributed to current computer technology, explore our future with advances in hydrogen fuel cells, humanoids, thought power, intelligent cars and solar satellites among many others. Meet in the Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219.
  • March 13—“The Future of Accounting Including the Transition to International Accounting Standards” presented by Lawrie Gardner, C.P.A., associate professor and department chair of business administration. Meet in the Center for Applied Learning and Technology Room 100.
  • April 23 – “The Future of Supply Chain Management” and “The Future of Entrepreneurship in America” presented by Kipp Snow, instructional specialist for the AACC Transportation, Logistics and Cargo Security Program, with Steve Berry, instructional specialist, engaged learning, business management and the Entrepreneurial Studies Institute. Meet in the Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219.

      If@AACC was established in 2003 as a local information and training resource and is part of the AACC Sarbanes Center for Public and Community Service. The institute offers instruction, community-based projects for students, research and consulting to clients in the region. For information on these events, contact the institute at 410-777-2708 or