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UIS graduate student to address statewide conference

August 28, 2007

Contact: Ted Mims, 217/206-7326, tmims1@uis.edu

SPRINGFIELD -- Ken Davis, a graduate student in Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Springfield, will be among the presenters at the 23rd Annual Telecommunications and Public Safety Conference, to be held October 21 through 24 in Springfield.

Davis is a systems and security analyst with the Sangamon County Emergency Telephone System Department. In 2006 he was named Technician of the Year by the Illinois Chapter of the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials.

Davis' presentation will focus on computer networking and security for non-technical managers and is designed to help 9-1-1 center managers throughout the state become familiar with networking and security concepts so that they can make better-educated technical decisions.

Davis also earned his bachelor's degree in Computer Science at UIS.

The Computer Science curriculum at UIS is designed to provide students with a strong foundation in computer science and related disciplines and provides students with experience in mastering problem-solving skills relevant to business, scientific, and public issues.

For more information about Computer Science at UIS, contact the department office at 206-6770 or go to http://csc.uis.edu/. For more information about the Illinois Chapter of the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials, go to www.ilapco.org/. †††††

 

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