Re: BioMOO meeting?

peter Murray-rust (
Thu, 11 Jan 1996 17:27:47 +0000 (GMT)

On Thu, 11 Jan 1996, Jacky Turner wrote:

> Dear Consultants, It is wonderful to have your participation in the
> PPS'96 Course! John, David and I were thinking it would be a good idea
> to have a consultants' meeting in the BioMOO some time convenient in the
> next couple of weeks. If any of you would like to do this, could you
> let me know and suggest a good time for you locally - maybe reply to me
> personally ( and I will think of a couple of
> suitable times and mail the list again. Best wishes,
> Jacky Turner
I will be delighted to come along. IMO this is the sort of thing that
BioMOO is best for - arranging what people are going to do and making
friends. I don't think that (at present) it's sufficiently easy to
create objects for actual teaching.

It's also very useful to have an agenda, and a chairperson even if it's
informal, beacuse otherwise the whole session can consist of
' are we all here'
'I'm not late am I ?"
'have we started yet'
'sorry my line has just gone down'

and so on.

Don't overestimate how much business can be got through. It often works
best when one person is putting something forward and the others are


Peter Murray-Rust, Glaxo Research & Dev. (; (BioMOO: PeterMR)
Birkbeck College,, CBMT/Daresbury,