<<December 7, 2000>>
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Dr. Fernando Antonio Menezes <fernando_menezes@hotmail.com>

Tim McCann <t.mccann@dlp-plc.co.uk>

Yuki Goshi <gyuki@livedoor.com>

Dr. David A. Johnson <daj@utk.edu>

Dear Fernando:

(1) Many thanks for your msg (ATTACHMENT II) in response to my msg (ATTACHMENT I).

About New Campus Design:

(2) I am sorry to hear that you did not get favorable reply from the British Council.

However, since they encouraged that you should apply a grant to them
next year, I think you should do so.

(3) You may also apply to the Inter-American Development Bank and other funding sources.

(4) For this fund raising, you need to prepare a brief description in English.

The one you gave me during the ICDE conference in Sao Paulo was
written in Portuguese and not for fund raising.

Pls make your draft and send to me.

(5) Previously I sent you the CV of Mr. Ron Jones and the materials of Derek
Lovejoy Partnership (DLP).

Unfortunately, Mr. Jones passed away with a heart attack during his trip to Italy.

My niece, Yuki Goshi, who worked for DLP then kindly arranged his
follow-up person, Mr. Tim McCann (ATTACHMENT III).

Dear Mr. McCann:

Many thanks for your msg (ATTACHMENT III) with the CVs of Mr
Duncan Thomas and Mr. Gregory Havens -- I am forwarding them to
Fernando and David Johnson.

We will inform you of our workshop to get together for the initial
planning of this project at the University of Roraima as soon as
we secure the necessary funds.

We are certainly very happy to have your firm's continuing
interest in this project.

About Help for Your Distance Learning Program:

(6) It would be difficult to find an appropriate person in the US who can speak Portuguese.

I would suggest that you inquire following person;

Prof. Dr. Fredric Michael Litto
President, Brazilian Association of Distance Education
Professor and General Coordinator
Technologies as Applied to Education
Research Nucleus Investigating the New Communications
The School of the Future
University of Sao Paulo
Av. Prof. Lucio Martins Rodrigues, Travessa 4
No. 33 - Bloco 18 - Cidade Universitaria
CEP - 05508-900 - Sao Paulo, SP
+55-11-3818-4924 (secretary)
Tel/Fax: +55-11-3816-8168
Tel/Fax: +55-11-815-3083

You met him during our Manaus workshop last May.

(7) Pls let me know your conditions of the person so that I may try to
locate him/her anyway.

About Broadband Internet Connection:

(8) Pls let me know as soon as you get necessary equipment for your
broadband Internet connection.

As mentioned before, we may then figure out to have a workshop with
demonstrations of videoconferencing and telemedicine through this
broadband Internet.

Dear Yuki:

(9) Many thanks for your recent msg, and was glad to talk with your mom yesterday.

Congratulations to your engagement!! My and Hisae's love to you.

Keep in touch.

Best, Tak

Date: Sat, 02 Dec 2000 13:54:44 -0500
From: utsumi <utsumi@columbia.edu>
To: Fernando Antonio Menezes <fernando_menezes@hotmail.com>, utsumi@columbia.edu
Subject: Inquiry

Dear Fernando:

(1) I tried to talk with you over the phone three times in the past weeks, but in vain.

(2) Pls update me with your side progress of the new campus design
project at your earliest convenience -- especially about your approach to the British Council.

(3) BTW, have you gotten the broadband (45 Mbps) Internet connection with EMBRATEL?

Thanks in advance.

Best, Tak

From: "Fernando Menezes" <fernando_menezes@hotmail.com>
To: utsumi@columbia.edu
Subject: Greetings from the Federal University of Roraima
Date: Tue, 05 Dec 2000 16:13:21 -0400

Dear Dr Takeshi

(1) First, I apologize for the lack of communications. That's the year's end
rush in the university. The government always leave for the last moment the
liberation of funding, and we have up to the 15th of december to finish all
the projects. That's why I have spent most of my time in Brasilia and was
impossible to attend the Caracas meeting.

(2) British Council people were not very helpful. They recommend to try again
next year. Let's think about an alternative to have you plus our friends. As I
told you before, our greatest challenge is the lack of people to work on the
distance education project. Can you something about, we can provide full
accommodation for someone who wants to come to help.

(3) Finally we still don't have the RNP installed. The two pieces of equipment
are expected shortly.

I hope we can meet in the very near future.

Best wishes


From: Tim McCann <t.mccann@dlp-plc.co.uk>
To: utsumi@columbia.edu
Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2000 15:16:15 -0000

Dear Utsumi-san

May I first introduce myself, I am a Director in the Edinburgh office of
Derek Lovejoy Partnership and following the unfortunate death of Mr Ron
Jones have been in recent contact with Yuki Goshi. She kindly passed on
your details and explained a little about the Glosas project in Brazil.

I am not sure how much Yuki may have explained, but I worked with her and
Ron in the Manchester office of DLP for 3 years and more recently, prior to
her move to Northern Ireland, she worked for me in Edinburgh.

I met Yuki about 10 days ago, just before she returned to Japan, and I
promised to make contact with you to see if things could be progressed with
your exciting project. I believe that you had already received information
from Mr Jones regarding his experience and cv, sadly this information is no
longer relevant.

I had mentioned to Yuki that an obvious potential successor to Ron would be
Mr Duncan Thomas. Duncan is a fellow Director (past Chairman) in our
Leicester office and has very specific experience in relation to Further and
Higher Education establishments. Although Ron had extensive experience of
International projects, Duncan is possibly the most experienced
masterplanning/planning professional in the UK in relation to
University/College campus design and would appear to be well suited to this
type of project.

In combination with Duncan, the Edinburgh office would welcome the
opportunity of developing this fascinating and challenging project with you
and would be delighted to have the chance to continue the contact made
through Yuki.

I attach a couple of relevant CV's and would ask that you contact me
directly if you require any further information. I am not sure exactly what
information you may have received to date, however, if appropriate, I would
be happy to send you full details, project sheet experience and company
details/brouchures on the practice.

I look forward to hearing from you in the near future.

<<CV Greg.doc>>

Kindest regards

Tim McCann

Derek Lovejoy Partnership plc. is registered in England No. 3203220.
Registered Office 8-11, Denbigh Mews, London SW1V 2HQ.
Tel. 020 7 828 6392 Fax. 020 7 630 6958
email (mailto:t.mccann@dlp-plc.co.uk>
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Dr. Fernando Antonio Menezes
University of Roraima
Universidade Federal de Roraima
Campus do Paricarana/BR 174 S/N
Boa Vista, RORAIMA
Tel: +55-95-623-9067, 9065
Fax: +55-95-623-9063

Tim McCann
Edinburgh office
Derek Lovejoy Partnership
8-11, Denbigh Mews, London SW1V 2HQ.
Tel. 020 7 828 6392
Fax. 020 7 630 6958

Yuki Goshi, MA
9-14-8-301, Konandai
Konan-ku, Yokohama-shi 234-0054
Tel/Fax: +81-45-832-3520

Dr. David A. Johnson, AICP
Board member of GLOSAS/USA
Former President of Fulbright Association
Professor Emeritus, School of Planning
College of Arts and Sciences
University of Tennessee
108-I Hoskins Library
Knoxville, TN 37996-4015
Tel: +1-865-974 5227
Fax: +1-865-974 5229
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