The Millennium Bug

Its Impact on the Business Community

Sponsored by: The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce
The U. S. Small Business Administration
The Illinois Department of Commerce & Community Affairs

March 31, 1999
8:30am – 11:00am

Assembly Hall Auditorium
James R. Thompson Center
100 W. Randolph
Concourse level (lower level)


8:30am                    Registration & Refreshments

 9:00am                    Call to Order: James Bidwill, Chairman, Y2K Task Force

Opening Remarks: Lourdes Ortiz, Asst. Director, Il. Dept.  Commerc

Special Guest Speaker: Congressman Danny Davis, U. S. House of Rep

Keynote Address “The Importance of Addressing the Y2K Challenge

For The Continuing Success of Your Business"

Fred Hochberg, Deputy Administrator, U. S. Small Business Administration

Reports: Illinois Y2K Action Plan”, Mary Reynolds, Chief Technology Officer

Office of the Governor, State of Illinois

“The City of Chicago, Y2K Preparedness”, Barrett Murphy, Director

Mayor’s Office of Inquiry and Information

Presentations: The Scope and Magnitude of the Y2K Challenge

“The Greatest Wealth Transfer of The Twentieth Century”

Dennis Grabow, CEO The Millennium Investment Corporation

Year 2000 Infrastructure & Embedded Systems”

David Hall, Senior Consultant, ACS Technology Solutions

Closing Remarks Gerald J. Roper, President & CEO

Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce

 11:00am Adjournment: James Bidwill