<<September 16, 1999>>

Rafael Bozeman Rodriguez, Ph.D. <rbrsat@pworld.net.ph>

Ben I. Haraguchi <haragucb@arentfox.com>

Steve McCarty <steve@kagawa-jc.ac.jp>

Motilai Sharma <msharma@mail.asiandevbank.org>

Peter T. Knight <ptknight@ibm.net>

Norman H. Okamura, Ph.D. <norman@elele.peacesat.hawaii.edu>

(1) Many thanks for your msgs.

ATTACHMENT I from Rafael Bozeman Rodriguez

ATTACHMENT II from Steve McCarty

ATTACHMENT III from Steve McCarty

ATTACHMENT IV from Peter T. Knight

(2) Dear Ralph, Steve, Moti:

Ben told me over the phone a few days ago that he is now up to his neck
with the financial matters of his newly acquired building. In addition
to that, he seems learning a lot about the international politics and
diplomacy thanks to the prime location of his building just across a
street from the main building of the United Nations in Manhattan.

On October 25th, he will hold an open house of the building and expect
to have many diplomats to the United Nations from various countries,
including the Secretary General of the U.N., too. On October 26th, he
will also have a similar open house for Japanese politicians and
delegates from Japan (almost 100 of them).

During our Tampere event, Ben told us that he would take me and Norman
Okamura to Tokyo and Manila for our further discussions on the
Asia/Pacific operation. It seems that this deal has been postponed.

(3) Dear Ben:

Pls let me know your new schedule for the trip ASAP, since many people
are waiting for us in Japan and Manila and also since our time for your
Tokyo workshop next April (or May) is getting very short.

Best, Tak

Date: Fri, 10 Sep 1999 19:40:02 -0400 (EDT)
From: Ralph Rodriguez <ralphrod@nsclub.net>
To: utsumi@www.friends-partners.org
Subject: RE: Activities of Asia/Pacific Group

Dear Tak -

You really had a very successful Tampere conference and all vthe hard work
and inspiration of the past 20 years are beraring much fruit. May it
prosper always. When are you coming to Manila so I can reserve the dates
and meet with you? I am getting interested in your work and am starting to
seriously read up on it. More power, Tak. With best wishes and regards,

Date: Thu, 16 Sep 1999 16:27:52 +0000
From: Steve McCarty <steve@kagawa-jc.ac.jp>
Organization: Kagawa Junior College, Japan
To: msharma@mail.AsianDevBank.org
Cc: utsumi@columbia.edu
Subject: Re: A Web Page of Your Writings

Esteemed Sir,

Thank you kindly for your immediate reply. I'm glad to hear that the Web
page meets with your approval. Dr. Utsumi wishes to visit Tokyo and
Manila as soon as possible, but to do so he needs the assistance of the
Foundation for the Support of the United Nations (FSUN), whose Chairman
plans to bring Dr. Utsumi to the FSUN Tokyo and (new) Manila offices.
The Chairman has been tied up with unavoidable business in New York
City, so we are waiting to find out when they will visit. Perhaps the
FSUN Manila office can liaise with you and WIF in Manila when needed,
although you have mentioned a Columbo, Sri Lanka office as well. Allow
me to relay your concern to Dr. Utsumi. I'm sure that our ideals are in
agreement and that much more can be done as we communicate more closely
from now on. By all means let me know if there is anything further we
should know, or if I may otherwise be of any help.

Respectfully yours,
Steve McCarty

Date: Thu, 16 Sep 1999 16:54:50 +0000
From: Steve McCarty <steve@kagawa-jc.ac.jp>
Organization: Kagawa Junior College, Japan
To: ptknight@ibm.net
Cc: utsumi@columbia.edu
Subject: Finland conference

Peter, the last time we talked was around when I concluded that
voluntarism needs a worthy cause. Yet despite becoming more selective,
on top of taking care of the World Association for Online Education, I
am almost unworthy of assisting Dr. Takeshi Utsumi's Global University
System. From here in Japan I studied the information surrounding the
University of Tampere EGEDL Conference, without benefit of the hands-on
workshop experience. Actually I am located on a rural outer island far
from Tokyo. Some years from now when that kind of tele-learning and
tele-medicine technology arrives here, thanks to the conference
information I'll be able to hit the ground running, and I believe many
people around the world will experience something similar following the
blueprints set out so clearly by Dr. Utsumi with his background in

Steve McCarty
Professor, Kagawa Junior College, Japan
President, World Association for Online Education: http://waoe.org/
WAOE Organizational Page in Japan:
Global University System Asia-Pacific Framework
Home Page: http://www.kagawa-jc.ac.jp/~steve_mc/presence.html
Bilingualism and Japanology Intersection (online library):
(an Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library 4-star site).
E-mail: steve@kagawa-jc.ac.jp

Date: Thu, 16 Sep 1999 05:48:11 -0400
From: "Peter T. Knight" <ptknight@ibm.net>
Organization: Knight-Moore: Telematics for Education and Development/CDI
To: steve@kagawa-jc.ac.jp
CC: utsumi@columbia.edu
Subject: Re: Finland conference

Thank you, Steve. I look forward to getting more comments from other
participants. Good to hear from you, and good luck in your work. We
are all anticipating this exciting future.


Peter T. Knight
Knight, Moore - Telematics for Education and Development
Communications Development Incorporated (CDI)
1825 Eye Street, NW, Suite 1075
Washington, DC 20006, USA

Tel: 1-202-775-2132 (secretary),1- 202-721-0348 (direct, voicemail)
Fax: 1-202-775-2135 (office), 1-202362-8482 (home)
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Rafael Bozeman Rodriguez, Ph.D.
#7 Visayas Avenue, VASRA
1128 Quezon City, Philippines
Cedllphone: 0918-880-2799
Pager: 1481-792171
Powerpage: 633-3333

Ben I. Haraguchi
Foundation for the Support of the United Nations (FSUN)
809 United Nations Plaza, Suite 1200
New York, NY 10017
Fax: 212-986-8131

Steve McCarty
Kagawa Junior College
President, World Association for Online Education (WAOE)
3717-33 Nii
Kokubunji, Kagawa 769-0101
+81-877-49-8041 (office, direct line)
Fax: +81-877-49-5252
mccarty@pop06.odn.ne.jp -- his wife's.
http://www.waoe.org -- for WAOE
English language home page and online publications page:
http://www.kagawa-jc.ac.jp/~steve_mc/ -- for Japanese language home page
http://www.kagawa-jc.ac.jp/~steve_mc/jpublist.html -- for online publications
(an Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library 4-star site)
("Fundamental Projects of Dr. Takeshi Utsumi")
(Global University System Asia-Pacific Framework)

Motilai Sharma
Senior Education Specialist
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue
Mandaluyong City
0401 Metro Manila
P. O. Box 789
0980 Manila
+632-632-4444 (main)
Fax: +632-636-2310
+632-636-2444 (main)

Peter T. Knight
Knight, Moore - Telematics for Education and Development
Communications Development Incorporated (CDI)
Strategy, Policy, Design, Implementation, Evaluation
1825 Eye Street, NW, Suite 1075
Washington, DC 20006, USA
Tel: 1-202-775-2132 (secretary), 1-202-721-0348 (direct)
Fax: 1-202-775-2135 (office), 1-202-362-8482 (home)
Email: ptknight@ibm.net
webmail: ptknight@netscape.net
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Norman H. Okamura, Ph.D.
Associate Specialist
Social Science Research Institute
University of Hawaii
Porteus Hall 704
2424 Maile Way
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
(808) 956-2909; (808) 956-8848
fax: (808) 956-8019; (808) 956-2512
pager: 680-5215; cell: 227-9339
* Takeshi Utsumi, Ph.D., P.E., Chairman, GLOSAS/USA *
* (GLObal Systems Analysis and Simulation Association in the U.S.A.) *
* Laureate of Lord Perry Award for Excellence in Distance Education *
* Founder of CAADE *
* (Consortium for Affordable and Accessible Distance Education) *
* President Emeritus and V.P. for Technology and Coordination of *
* Global University System (GUS) *
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