The Wellesley Club of Naples Invites You to Our Spring Luncheon and Annual Meeting Saturday, March 28, 2020, 11:30 A.M. at Stonebridge Country Club (2100 Winding Oaks Way, Naples, FL 34109), featuring Takis Metaxas, Wellesley College Professor and Department Chair of Computer Science and Faculty Director of Albright Institute.  His topic is:  The History of Online Electoral Misinformation, Part 1:  2004-2016!

 

mataxast-squareProfessor Takis Metaxas has a two-fold major focus:
(a) the study of online social media primarily related to the propagation of information and misinformation and
(b) the development of tools that help users evaluate the trustworthiness of information.  

 

Prof. Metaxas has authored and co-authored numerous publications with titles that include "Technology, Propaganda, and the Limits of Human Intellect," "Web Spam, Propaganda and Trust," and "Of Course It Is True: I Saw It on the Internet: Critical Thinking in the Internet Era."

 

Dr. Metaxas studied mathematics at the University of Athens (Greece) and Brown University.  He received his M.Sc. and Ph.D in computer science from Dartmouth.  He has served as a visiting scientist at MIT, Harvard, and the University of Sydney in Australia; he has membership in a number of professional associations. His research is supported by the National Science Foundation Brachman-Hoffman Fellowships, and Wellesley College.


RSVP by March 23, 2020.  Guests are welcome.  The cost is $24 for Wellesley Club members and $34 for guests.  When registering, please indicate your choice of Stuffed Chicken, Seared Salmon, Supergreens Salad with Quinoa.

  • Register now on line by March 23 by clicking on the blue box - select the ticket that includes your luncheon menu choice.

             

Click here to buy tickets!!!

 

  • Or print and fill out the form below.  Mail it with a check made out to Wellesley Club of Naples to:

Sally Sammis  4451 Gulf Shore Blvd N, #504, Naples FL 34103

Deadline for checks to be received:  March 23

 

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REGISTRATION FOR ANNUAL MEETING LUNCHEON  March 28, 2020

I am a member: Name________________________Mailing address____________________________________

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PLEASE SELECT YOUR MENU CHOICE.  If you are registering guests, please put the number of each entree your party will order.

_____ Stuffed Chicken Breat

_____ Pan-Seared Salmon

_____ Super Greens Salad with Quinoa (Vegetarian)