James C. Fletcher, former head of NASA and past president of the University of Utah, will keynote the Utah Hospital Association's annual convention, Thursday, Nov. 8.

The convention, which will continue on Friday, Nov. 9, will be held in the Hilton Hotel.Fletcher will discuss "Space Exploration and Medical Technology - Twin Pioneers in the Next Century" from 9:10-10:15 a.m.

Seminars on Nov. 8 will be on "Priming for Manmade Disasters"; "Cultural Diversity in the Workplace"; "Materials Management Quality Standards"; and "Economics of Hospitals in Rural Communities."