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  6. <title>Institutional Web Management Workshop 2008: Facilitators</title>
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  8. <description>Details of the facilitators at the Institutional Web Management Workshop 2008</description>
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  10. <dc:date>2008-05-27</dc:date>
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  24. <title>Russell Allen (2008)</title>
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  27. <description>Russell Allen is the Project Manager for the University of Bradford's Portal and Web CMS projects.
  28. Russell has spent the last sixteen years as a project manager delivering non-succession funded IT innovation and development projects in both public and private sector organisations. Projects have included implementing the University of Sheffield's career management skills Web site, on-line remote training for under-employed graduates in recruitment agencies, setting up community IT resources
  29. via the government's UK Online programme and developing community engagement projects via the e-citizen and e-government programs. Funders have included HEFC, DFES, ESF, SRB and lottery funding. His current job at the University of Bradford is to deliver a Web CMS, amongst other things, as part of the University's e-strategy.
  30. Russell facilitated a workshop on "Web CMS and University Web Teams Part II - the Never Ending Story? with Claire Gibbons.</description>
  31. <geo:lat>53.796595</geo:lat>
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  33. <dc:date>2008-07-23</dc:date>
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  37. <title>Paul Boag (2008)</title>
  38. <link></link>
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  40. <description>Paul Boag describes himself as a user experience designer. He is a founding partner of Web design agency Headscape, runs the community for people who run Web sites, and is the author of many articles (for the likes of .net magazine and Think Vitamin). Paul is a charismatic and entertaining speaker (e.g. .net magazine podcast, Refresh06 and Web2Live).  Paul has worked extensively in the higher education sector for clients such as; City University, Brunel University,
  41. JISC and the Universities of Portsmouth, Brighton, Southampton and Lancaster.  
  42. Paul also has significant experience in running online communities and has done so as far back as 1995 when he was one of the original community leaders of geocities.
  43. He wrote his dissertation on virtual communities and the disabled back in 1994.  
  44. Paul facilitated a workshop on "Battling Bureaucracy".  </description>
  45. <dc:date>2008-07-23</dc:date>
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  49. <title>Keith Brooke (2008)</title>
  50. <link></link>
  51. <guid></guid>
  52. <description>Keith Brooke has worked for the University of Essex since 1998, first as Web Officer and since 2001 as Web Support Manager. He is currently responsible for a team of ten covering Web development, training, support and learning technology.
  53. As if that wasn't enough, he also teaches creative writing in the University's Literature department, using a mix of traditional classroom work, workshopping, e-mail, online resources and Facebook silliness.  
  54. Keith facilitated a workshop on "Hands Up if You Haven't done Yours Yet..." with Debbie Nicholson.</description>
  55. <geo:lat>51.889842</geo:lat>
  56. <geo:long>0.91753</geo:long>
  57. <dc:date>2008-07-23</dc:date>
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  61. <title>Mike Ellis (2008)</title>
  62. <link></link>
  63. <guid></guid>
  64. <description>Mike Ellis has just emerged from 7 years working as Head of Web for the National Museum of Science and Industry, UK, which comprises the Science Museum in London, Media Museum in Bradford and Railway Museum in York. Mike is now working for a Bath-based company called Eduserv who are a not for profit IT services group. Mike's interests are in user generated content, Web 2.0, ubiquitous computing and innovation and how to lever these for maximum benefit in cultural institutions.  
  65. Mike facilitated a workshop on "Mashups: More than Maps". </description>
  66. <geo:lat>51.383379</geo:lat>
  67. <geo:long>-2.357469</geo:long>
  68. <dc:date>2008-07-23</dc:date>
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  72. <title>Stephen Evans (2008)</title>
  73. <link></link>
  74. <guid></guid>
  75. <description>Prior to becoming the University of St Andrews Web Manager, Stephen Evans was an IT manager and research scientist at Cambridge University, where he developed intranet and Web database applications for a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) laboratory.
  76. During his research career he imaged the inside of a wide variety of objects including melons, strawberries and knees! While MRI was a fascinating technique, he gained more satisfaction from developing Web-based solutions to help others with their research.  Steve is now responsible for the management and development of the University of St Andrews Web site. This includes managing the University's content management system. In addition, his role includes supporting and assisting all service Units and Schools with any Web related matters.  His main interests are information architecture and developing solutions to enhance the ways the Web is used to organise and disseminate information.  
  77. Stephen facilitated a workshop on "Mind Mapping for Effective Content Management" with Gareth Saunders.</description>
  78. <geo:lat>56.340521</geo:lat>
  79. <geo:long>-2.803059</geo:long>
  80. <dc:date>2008-07-22</dc:date>
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  83. <item>
  84. <title>Stephen Emmott (2008)</title>
  85. <link></link>
  86. <guid></guid>
  87. <description>Stephen Emmott is the Head of Web Services at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He previously worked as the Editor of the King's Information Service at King's College London (1997 to 2000).  
  88. Stephen facilitated a workshop on "Tactics to Strategy, and Back Again". </description>
  89. <geo:lat>51.536513</geo:lat>
  90. <geo:long>-0.126343</geo:long>
  91. <dc:date>2008-07-23</dc:date>
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  95. <title>Claire Gibbons (2008)</title>
  96. <link></link>
  97. <guid></guid>
  98. <description>Claire Gibbons is now the Web Manager for the University of Bradford (previously the Web Officer since September 2000), working within the department of Marketing and Communications, and responsible for the management of the University's new Web Team. Claire is responsible for the University's 'corporate Web' and works closely with departments and Schools to ensure consistency of University brand and message as well as compliance with standards and legislation, such as SENDA and the University's own Code of Practice for Web Based Materials. Claire is nearing the end of the Chartered Management Institute Diploma in Management - which has sparked her recent (and slightly obsessive) interest in organisational culture, 'people' and 'behaviours'. Claire has been a member of the Web CMS Project core team since October 2005.  
  99. Claire facilitated a workshop on "Web CMS and University Web Teams Part II - the Never Ending Story?" with Russell Allen. </description>
  100. <geo:lat>53.796595</geo:lat>
  101. <geo:long>-1.762061</geo:long>
  102. <dc:date>2008-07-23</dc:date>
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  106. <title>Marieke Guy (2008)</title>
  107. <link></link>
  108. <guid></guid>
  109. <description>Marieke Guy is currently a member of the Interoperability Focus team at UKOLN. Interoperability Focus is a national activity, jointly funded by JISC of the Further and Higher Education Funding Councils and the MLA. Marieke is based at UKOLN.
  111. Marieke's previous roles at UKOLN have included Project Manager for the Subject Portals Project and ePrints UK Projects, NOF-digitise Advisor and editor of Cultivate Interactive, Exploit Interactive and Ariadne Web Magazines.
  113. Marieke has attended and presented at a number of the Institutional Web Management Workshops and was chair of the 2006 workshop, organised the IWMW 2007 workshop and then went off on maternity leave! She has recently become a remote worker and is enjoying tackling the challenges it presents!
  115. Marieke is a member of the IWMW 2008 organising commitee and co-facilitated a workshop on "Embracing Web 2.0 Technologies to Grease the Wheels of Team Cohesion" with Andy Ramsden and a workshop on "Approaches To Web Resource Preservation" with Brian Kelly. She also chaired the first afternoon session on Thursday 22nd July on "A Vision For The Future".
  117. Marieke can be contacted at [email protected]</description>
  118. <geo:lat>51.366074</geo:lat>
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  120. <dc:date>2008-07-22</dc:date>
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  124. <title>Tony Hirst (2008)</title>
  125. <link></link>
  126. <guid></guid>
  127. <description>Tony Hirst is an itinerant academic in the Department of Communication
  128. and Systems, and member of the Socialearn core project team. He blogs regularly
  129. about educational Web technologies and RSS feed powered mashups at
  130. (although most of his readers would being admit to being confused by most of the posts,
  131. most of the time).  
  132. Tony will be facilitating a workshop on "Introducing Socialearn".  </description>
  133. <geo:lat>52.044041</geo:lat>
  134. <geo:long>-0.69957</geo:long>
  135. <dc:date>2008-07-22</dc:date>
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  139. <title>Dan Jackson (2008)</title>
  140. <link></link>
  141. <guid></guid>
  142. <description>Dan Jackson is the Web Team Leader at City University London. He is part of a small team responsible for the maintenance and development of the University Web site, CMS and related systems and applications. During his time at the University Dan has overseen a site redesign and an accessibility audit. He has over 7 years experience in Web development, and his interests include Web standards, usability, accessibility, client-side coding and PHP.  
  143. Dan facilitated a workshop on "Coping with Forms: Implementing a Web Form Management Application".</description>
  144. <geo:lat>51.515793</geo:lat>
  145. <geo:long>-0.121536</geo:long>
  146. <dc:date>2008-07-22</dc:date>
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  150. <title>Kwansuree Jiamton (2008)</title>
  151. <link></link>
  152. <guid></guid>
  153. <description>Kwansuree Jiamton is the ICT Manager at the Health Sciences and Practice Subject Centre; part of the HE Academy. Working at King's College London since 2000, she has an active role in Web site development and interoperability, e-learning projects and strategic planning.  
  154. Kwansuree facilitated a workshop on "The Real Information Environment" with Martin Poulter.</description>
  155. <geo:lat>51.51793</geo:lat>
  156. <geo:long>-0.118446</geo:long>
  157. <dc:date>2008-07-23</dc:date>
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  161. <title>Tom Natt (2008)</title>
  162. <link></link>
  163. <guid></guid>
  164. <description>Tom Natt is a Web Developer working at the University of Bath.
  165. He has worked on a selection of institutional projects including wiki and instant messaging software and is currently looking at institutional repositories. In his free time
  166. he working on a selection of Web related open source projects.  
  167. Tom facilitated a workshop on "What's the Point of having Developers in a Web 2.0 World?" with Phil Wilson. </description>
  168. <geo:lat>51.378156076494754</geo:lat>
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  170. <dc:date>2008-07-23</dc:date>
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  174. <title>Debbie Nicholson (2008)</title>
  175. <link></link>
  176. <guid></guid>
  177. <description>Debbie Nicholson has worked in the Web Support Unit (WSU) at the University of Essex for 6 years. As well as working as part of the Web Design Team, responsible for the maintenance and development of the University corporate pages, Web site design and Web related support and training for staff, Debbie is currently working as a project manager for the Unit. Debbie has just project managed the rebuild of the new University Web site, and is busy planning phase 2 which will look at delivery of web information from departments and sections and the introduction of new Faculties.  
  178. Debbie facilitated a workshop on "Hands Up if You Haven't done Yours Yet..." with Keith Brooke.  </description>
  179. <geo:lat>51.889842</geo:lat>
  180. <geo:long>0.91753</geo:long>
  181. <dc:date>2008-07-23</dc:date>
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  185. <title>Mike Nolan (2008)</title>
  186. <link></link>
  187. <guid></guid>
  188. <description>Mike Nolan is is Web Applications Project Manager at Edge Hill University where he leads the development team. Recent projects include a revamped corporate Web site and the university portal. Michael regularly posts about HE Web development topics on the Edge Hill Web Services blog.  
  189. Mike facilitated a workshop on "Stuff what We're doing at Edge Hill University".  </description>
  190. <geo:lat>53.561597</geo:lat>
  191. <geo:long>-2.872624</geo:long>
  192. <dc:date>2008-07-22</dc:date>
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  196. <title>Martin Poulter (2008)</title>
  197. <link></link>
  198. <guid></guid>
  199. <description>Martin Poulter is the ICT Manager of the Economics Network, a Subject Centre of the HE Academy. Based at the University of Bristol, Martin runs Web sites aimed at Economics teaching staff, students and prospective students. He also runs the Ancient Geeks community blog . His academic interests are Philosophy and Psychology.  
  200. Martin facilitated a workshop on "The Real Information Environment" with Kwansuree Jiamton.  </description>
  201. <geo:lat>51.45866</geo:lat>
  202. <geo:long>-2.603545</geo:long>
  203. <dc:date>2008-07-23</dc:date>
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  207. <title>Andy Ramsden (2008)</title>
  208. <link></link>
  209. <guid></guid>
  210. <description>Andy Ramsden has recently started as the Head of e-Learning at the University of Bath. In this capacity he is charged with contributing to both the strategic and operational aspects of elearning development at the Institution.  
  211. In terms of his own research, his interests are in the effective uses of emergent technologies for teaching and learning. In particular, the use of Web 2.0 and mobile technologies on the learning and teaching landscape. He regularly presents and facilitates workshops on this and other topics with the UK.
  212. He also sits on the Steering Group of the nationally funded Podcasting for Pedagogical Purposes SIG.  Many of his findings and reflections on the use of emergent technologies within Higher Education can be found on his mobile-learning blog.  
  213. Andy facilitated a workshop on "Embracing Web 2.0 Technologies to Grease the Wheels of Team Cohesion" with Marieke Guy.  </description>
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  216. <dc:date>2008-07-22</dc:date>
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  220. <title>Gareth Saunders (2008)</title>
  221. <link></link>
  222. <guid></guid>
  223. <description>The Revd Gareth Saunders interests lie primarily in information architecture, XHTML, CSS, accessibility, usability and helping to make sure that people can find the information they are looking for.  Gareth studied Divinity (Practical Theology and Christian Ethics) at St Mary's College, University of St Andrews; he then had jobs in a Borders textile mill and with homeless young people in
  224. London before returning to Scotland to complete a Masters at New College, University of Edinburgh and work as a Scottish Episcopalian priest in Inverness and Edinburgh.
  225. In 2006 Gareth made the seamless transition from full-time parish ministry to focus on the Web and Information Architecture: having pastoral care for Web users, if you like.
  226. He is a member of the Information Architecture Institute and is a regular blogger.  
  227. Gareth facilitated a workshop on "Mind Mapping for Effective Content Management" with Stephen Evans.  </description>
  228. <geo:lat>56.340521</geo:lat>
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  230. <dc:date>2008-07-22</dc:date>
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  234. <title>David Sloan (2008)</title>
  235. <link></link>
  236. <guid></guid>
  237. <description>David Sloan is Project lead of the University of Dundee's Digital Media Access Group, a research and consultancy unit specialising in accessibility of ICT to disabled and older people. He also runs the University's Web Accessibility Support Service, and has carried out several accessibility reviews of web authoring tools, including a content management system, VLE and e-assessment software.  
  238. David facilitated a workshop on "The 'other' Accessibility Guidelines - the Importance of Authoring Tool Accessibility Evaluation in a Web 2.0 World".  </description>
  239. <geo:lat>56.458175</geo:lat>
  240. <geo:long>-2.978582</geo:long>
  241. <dc:date>2008-07-22</dc:date>
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  245. <title>Jeremy Speller (2008)</title>
  246. <link></link>
  247. <guid></guid>
  248. <description>Jeremy Speller has been involved with the UCL Web presence since 1995.
  249. Having headed UCL Web Services for a number of years, Jeremy is now Head of Media Services which, along with the Web, covers AV, illustration, multimedia and photography.
  250. He is currently working integrating the new department to provide rich media services for UCL customers. Jeremy is at present directing a major project to deliver podcasting production and delivery at the institutional level. Prior to becoming a full-time Web "operative", Jeremy's background was in planning and statistics at UCL and previously at the University of Birmingham. Way back when he ran the Overseas Research Students Awards Scheme at what was then CVCP.  
  251. Jeremy facilitated a workshop on "Top-down Bottom-up Podcasting: Institutional Approaches to Scaleable Service" with Nicholas Watson.  </description>
  252. <geo:lat>51.530319</geo:lat>
  253. <geo:long>-0.126343</geo:long>
  254. <dc:date>2008-07-23</dc:date>
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  258. <title>Nicholas Watson (2008)</title>
  259. <link></link>
  260. <guid></guid>
  261. <description>Nicholas Watson is the media account manager for Corporate Projects for Learning and Teaching Solutions (LTS) - the media production arm of the Open University (OU). He is responsible for production of Open Educational Resources such as OpenLearn, iTunes U and YouTube.
  263. Nicholas facilitated a workshop on "Podcasting and iTunes U: Institutional Approaches to Scaleable Service" with Jeremy Speller.
  265. Nicholas can be contacted at [email protected]</description>
  266. <geo:lat>51.530319</geo:lat>
  267. <geo:long>-0.126343</geo:long>
  268. <dc:date>2008-07-23</dc:date>
  269. </item>
  271. <item>
  272. <title>Phil Wilson (2008)</title>
  273. <link></link>
  274. <guid></guid>
  275. <description>Phil Wilson is a Web Developer working at the University of Bath. He has been writing enterprise Java applications for the past five years and has previously delivered talks on Microformats, Wikis and extreme programming. In his free time he writes code for distributed syndication tools and exploring and sharing the social graph. His blog is a geek commodity.  
  276. Phil facilitated a workshop on "What's the Point of having Developers in a Web 2.0 World?" with Tom Natt. </description>
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  279. <dc:date>2008-07-23</dc:date>
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