The Friends of Historic Kingston has organized a summer lecture program called “Kingston IBM Conversations” to complement the IBM Gallery Exhibit. The eight 30 minute informal talks will feature former IBM employees and other community members who participated in the oral history interviews that were conducted as part of the exhibit. The series will start on Friday July 11 at noon at the Friends of Historic Kingston Gallery and will continue every Friday through August.
The first “conversation” will feature Phil Sinagra who will speak about his IBM Career opportunities. Other talks will include topics such as The Effect of IBM on Kingston Schools with Jack Finch and Women in IBM with Kathy Dittus.
The full schedule is as follows:
Fridays at Noon
July 11 IBM Career Opportunities Phil Sinagra
July 18 Kingston Schools Jack Finch
July 25 Woman at IBM Kathy Dittus
Aug. 1 Effect on Local Businesses Len Cane
Aug. 8 Family Experiences Bob Winrow
Aug. 15 IBM Club/Rec Center Gay Tavares
Aug. 22 The Sage Project Jerry Washington
Aug. 29 Life after IBM Don Moyer