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<p class=MsoNormal><a name="OLE_LINK1"></a><a name="OLE_LINK2"></a><b><span
style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>Recent
Advances in Digital Techniques Seminar and Workshop</span></b><b><span
style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:black'>: </span></b><b><span
style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'><ns0:place><ns0:City><span
  style='color:black'>Cape Town</span></ns0:City><span style='color:black'>, </span><ns0:country-region><span
  style='color:black'>South Africa</span></ns0:country-region></ns0:place><span
style='color:black'> – 27-28 November 2007<o:p></o:p></span></span></b></p>

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color:black'><o:p> </o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:black'>PLEASE RSVP by 31 August 2007.<o:p></o:p></span></b></p>

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color:black'><o:p> </o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Registration is now open for the </span><b><span
style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:black'>Recent
Advances in Field Digital Techniques</span></b><span style='font-size:14.0pt;
font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:black'> seminar and workshop. 
The </span><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>seminar</span><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:black'> will be on 27</span><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:
"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'> </span><span style='font-size:14.0pt;
font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:black'>and the hands-on</span><span
style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>
workshop </span><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:black'>will be on</span><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'> </span><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:black'>28 November 2007</span><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:
"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>.</span><span style='font-size:14.0pt;
font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'><ns0:City><ns0:place></ns0:place></ns0:City><span
style='color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></span></p>

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color:black'><o:p> </o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:black'>There are still a couple of </span><span style='font-size:14.0pt;
font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>openings</span><span
style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:black'> for
presentations on both the seminar and hands-on workshop days, so we’d
like to get some feedback about programming.   If you’ve been developing
ways to integrate field and photo data digitally, but you’re not sure
you’re ready to share them with others, please e-mail me and we can see
if they’ll fit in with the programs.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:black'><o:p> </o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:black'>Also, we had not planned to have presentations on </span><span
style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>digital
photo matching</span><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:black'> because the matching programs are pretty specialized, but if
there’s interest, we may try to schedule some presentations.  Please
e-mail me if you’d like to see short presentations on the current state
of photo-ID matching and we’ll see if there’s enough interest and
time to fit them in.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'><o:p> </o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:black'>The cost for the seminar and workshop is ZAR 200 per person</span><span
style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'> per
day</span><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:black'> to cover the use of meeting room space, audiovisual equipment and
two tea/coffee sessions.  </span><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:
"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'><o:p> </o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:black'>Participants must RSVP to </span><a
href="mailto:sally.mizroch@noaa.gov"><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:
"Calibri","sans-serif";color:black'>sally.mizroch@noaa.gov</span></a><span
style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:black'> by <b>31
August 2007</b>, so that we can provide the</span><span style='font-size:14.0pt;
font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'> </span><span
style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:black'>conference
conveners with an accurate count of participants to ensure the proper room
size.  The registration fee of ZAR 200 will be collected at the door on
the day of the workshop.  <o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:black'> <o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:black'>If you are unsure at this point whether you will have sufficient
funding to attend the conference, but you are planning to attend, please RSVP
and note "subject to available funding".<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:black'><o:p> </o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><u><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:black'>Deadlines<o:p></o:p></span></u></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:black'>31 August 2007:</span></b><span style='font-size:14.0pt;
font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:black'> Required RSVP</span><span
style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'> <b>for
each day</b> </span><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:black'>to</span><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'> </span><a href="mailto:sally.mizroch@noaa.gov"><span
style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:black'>sally.mizroch@noaa.gov</span></a><span
style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:black'>Day of Seminar (27 November): </span></b><span style='font-size:
14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:black'>200 Rand registration
fee due <o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:black'>Day of Workshop (28 November): </span></b><span style='font-size:
14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:black'>200 Rand registration
fee due <o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:black'><o:p> </o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:black'>We look forward to your participation –<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:black'><o:p> </o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:black'>Sally Mizroch<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Sally A. Mizroch<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Alaska Fisheries Science Center<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>National Marine Mammal Laboratory<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>7600 Sand Point Way NE, Bldg 4<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Seattle, WA  98115, USA<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>voice: (206) 526-4030<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>fax:  (206) 526-6615<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>e-mail: <a href="mailto:Sally.Mizroch@noaa.gov">Sally.Mizroch@noaa.gov</a><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:#1F497D'><o:p> </o:p></span></p>

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