The 11th annual West Virginia University Computing andTechnology Fair will be April 23-24 on the second floor of the Mountainlair. The fair, sponsored by the Office of Information Technology, will be 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, April 24.

This years fair will feature a full program of presentations on computing, instructional and networking technologies in the Monongahela, Laurel and Rhododendron rooms. National vendors will display the latest in computing technology and services in the Ballroom, while WVU faculty and staff will exhibit technological innovations on campus in the Ballroom and Mountaineer Room.

Gordon Wishon, chief information officer for the University of Notre Dame, will give the keynote speech at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Rhododendron Room. Wishon will speak on the challenges facing higher education information officers and security issues relating to academia.

The grand door prizea Gateway Pentium 4, 1.6 gigahertz computer donated by Computer Companion Inc.will be awarded Wednesday. Many other prizes will be available by visiting individual vendor booths.

The WVU Computing and Technology Fair is made possible in part by donations from Computer Companion, Xerox Document Solutions, Skaff Engineering, Literati, Centre Business Products and The Dominion Post.

For more information, call 293-2900 or visit the fairs web