Internet Futures Tour With Dr. Metcalfe Visits Dallas

WHAT: Dr. Metcalfe will unveil the destiny of the Internet and World Wide Web, the next Internet Killer App, the future of networking, and more on his worldwide Internet Futures Tour, sponsored by IDG and MIT. The tour will visit Dallas on March 30.

WHO: Dr. Robert Metcalfe, vice president technology for International Data Group (www.idg.com), technology pundit, is known around the world as inventor of Ethernet, founder of 3Com Corporation, and president of the MIT Alumni/ae Association. His column, "From the Ether," is read by technology professionals worldwide in IDG’s InfoWorld newsweekly.

WHEN: Dr. Metcalfe will unveil the future of the Internet on Monday, March 30, 1998 at INFOMART, 1250 Stemmons Freeway, Dallas. A reception will be held at 6:00 p.m. directly followed by the "Internet Futures" presentation at 7:00 p.m.

HOW: For a free press pass and to pre-schedule a live or taped interview with Dr. Metcalfe, contact Heidi Hynes at 617-534-1237 or email heidi_hynes@idg.com

About IDG

Headquartered in Boston, International Data Group (IDG) informs more people worldwide about information technology than any other company in the world. With annual revenues of $2.05 billion, IDG is the leading global provider of IT media, research, conferences and expositions. IDG publishes more than 285 computer newspapers and magazines and 500 book titles in 75 countries, led by the Channel World, Computerworld/InfoWorld, Macworld, Network World, PC World and …For Dummies global product lines. IDG offers online users the largest network of technology specific sites around the world through IDG.net (http://www.idg.net), which comprises more than 200 targeted Web sites in 52 countries. IDG is also a leading producer of 110 computer-related expositions in 35 countries and research arm International Data Corporation (IDC) provides computer industry research and analysis through 49 offices in 41 countries worldwide. Company information is available at http://www.idg.com.