AMAZON.COM CEO JEFF BEZOS SPEAKS AT WRI CONFERENCE IN SEATTLE.
Amazon.com CEO Jeffrey Bezos addresses a group of 350 participants, including about 50 digital technology CEOs, during the World Resource Institute (WRI) Conference in Seattle, October 17, 2000. The conference is aimed at improving the world population's quality of life by making digital technology more accessible and available, especially in third world countries. Microsoft chairman Bill Gates will speak October 18 at the conference. REUTERS/Anthony P.