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  6. <title>IWMW 2008: Speakers</title>
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  8. <description>Details of the speakers at the Institutional Web Management Workshop 2008</description>
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  10. <dc:date>2008-07-27</dc:date>
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  24. <title>Marieke Guy (2008)</title>
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  27. <description>Marieke 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.
  28. Marieke is a member of the IWMW 2008 organising commitee and facilitated workshop sessions on "Embracing Web 2.0 Technologies to Grease the Wheels of Team Cohesion"
  29. with Andy Ramsden and on "Approaches To Web Site Preservation" with Brian Kelly.</description>
  30. <geo:lat>51.378156076494754</geo:lat>
  31. <geo:long>-2.3296165466308594</geo:long>
  32. <dc:date>2008-07-22</dc:date>
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  36. <title>Brian Kelly (2008)</title>
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  39. <description>Brian is UK Web Focus - a post funded by the JISC and MLA which provides advice and support to the UK Higher and Further Education communities and the museums, libraries and archives sector on Web issues. Brian is based at UKOLN.
  40. Brian's interests include Web standards, Web accessibility, quality assurance for Web services and innovative Web developments, including collaborative Web tools.
  41. Brian is a member of the IWMW 2008 organising committee.</description>
  42. <geo:lat>51.378156076494754</geo:lat>
  43. <geo:long>-2.3296165466308594</geo:long>
  44. <dc:date>2008-07-24</dc:date>
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  48. <title>Mike McConnell (2008)</title>
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  51. <description>Mike is the manager of the University of Aberdeen's Web Team. The team comprises seven developers who are responsible for the majority of the University's web sites and web applications. The team also works for a range of commercial clients.
  52. Mike formerly worked at the Robert Gordon University as an Educational Development Officer, and as a researcher in Information Management. As a callow youth he worked at the sharp end of IT user support in the oil services industry.
  53. Mike has published on technology issues in education, Web usability and Web management.
  54. Mike gave the opening welcome speech to Aberdeen with Derrick McClure.</description>
  55. <geo:lat>57.168409</geo:lat>
  56. <geo:long>-2.094183</geo:long>
  57. <dc:date>2008-07-22</dc:date>
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  62. <title>Helen Aspell (2008)</title>
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  65. <description>Helen has worked at the University of Southampton for just over three years.
  66. Prior to working at the University, she worked at a national charity and before that for the National Union of Students.
  67. Helen was due to give a plenary talk on "Web 2.0 and Brand: Theory and Practice" and facilitate a workshop on
  68. "Using Web 2.0 Technologies to Support a Brand Focused Marketing Strategy" both with James Souttar. However due to illness she was unable to attend.</description>
  69. <geo:lat>50.941989</geo:lat>
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  71. <dc:date>2008-07-22</dc:date>
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  76. <title>Rob Bristow (2008)</title>
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  79. <description>Rob Bristow is a Programme Manager at the Joint Information Services Committee (JISC) where he has responsibility for e-Administration as part of the Organisational Support and User Technology team. Prior to moving to JISC last year he was Information Services Manager at the Graduate School of Education at Bristol University
  80. and before that he as Web Manager at Cass Business School.
  81. Rob give a plenary talk on "Institutional Responses to Emergent Technologies - What JISC is Doing". </description>
  82. <geo:lat>51.450035</geo:lat>
  83. <geo:long>-2.591679</geo:long>
  84. <dc:date>2008-07-23</dc:date>
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  88. <title>James Currall (2008)</title>
  89. <link></link>
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  91. <description>James Currall has been employed in the University of Glasgow for almost 20 years.
  92. His main job currently is as Head of Learning Technology where he has overall responsibility for the University VLE. Previously he was the Director of Strategy and Planning in IT Services, where he interacted with archivists, librarians, information technologists, academics and university managers. James is also a Senior Research Fellow in the Humanities Advanced Technology and Information Institute (HATII), where he is developing applied research into information issues drawing on his service and strategic experience and also more theoretical work on the nature of digital objects and the problems associated with their management, security and retention.
  93. James gave a plenary talk on "The Tangled Web is but a Fleeting Dream ...but then again...".</description>
  94. <geo:lat>55.872253</geo:lat>
  95. <geo:long>-4.291062</geo:long>
  96. <dc:date>2008-07-23</dc:date>
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  100. <title>David Hyett (2008)</title>
  101. <link></link>
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  103. <description>David Hyett is Head of Information &amp; Records Management at the British Antarctic Survey. When he's not pushing back the frontiers of science and exploring new lands in the Antarctic, he manages information projects both across BAS and its parent organisation NERC. He has direct responsibility in BAS for Web, archives, data management and library services.
  104. David gave a plenary talk on "Web 2.0 - Whatever Happened to Web 1.0?".</description>
  105. <geo:lat>52.21236</geo:lat>
  106. <geo:long>0.08804</geo:long>
  107. <dc:date>2008-07-23</dc:date>
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  111. <title>Derrick McClure (2008)</title>
  112. <link></link>
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  114. <description>Derrick McClure is a Senior Lecturer in the English School of Language &amp; Literature at the University of Aberdeen. Derrick gave the opening address.</description>
  115. <geo:lat>57.168409</geo:lat>
  116. <geo:long>-2.094183</geo:long>
  117. <dc:date>2008-07-22</dc:date>
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  121. <title>Ewan McIntosh (2008)</title>
  122. <link></link>
  123. <guid></guid>
  124. <description>Ewan McIntosh is a teacher and social media specialist based in the Edinburgh area. He advises on how social media can be harnessed for public service and education management and used to improve learning. His shows how social software is not just a gimmick and can provide exciting opportunities for learning.
  125. Ewan gave a plenary talk on "Unleashing the Tribe".</description>
  126. <geo:lat>55.858984</geo:lat>
  127. <geo:long>-4.260635</geo:long>
  128. <dc:date>2008-07-24</dc:date>
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  132. <title>Cameron Neylon (2008)</title>
  133. <link></link>
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  135. <description>Cameron Neylon commenced a joint appointment as Senior Scientist in Biomolecular Sciences at the ISIS Pulsed Neutron and Muon Facility, STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in 2005. Since then, in collaboration with Jeremy Frey (University of Southampton) he has been involved in the development and optimisation of blog based electronic notebook systems for the biochemistry laboratories and the development of systems for monitoring and capturing data from the laboratory, the so-called 'Blogging Lab'. Through this work he has become a prominent member of the international community advocating the adoption of a more open approach to research practice. His group is currently moving to a fully Open Notebook approach where the research worker's laboratory notebook is made public as it being recorded. This process is being recorded and analysed in his Blog, Science in the Open.
  136. Cameron gave a plenary talk on "Science in the You Tube Age: How Web Based Tools are Enabling Open Research Practice".</description>
  137. <geo:lat>50.941989</geo:lat>
  138. <geo:long>-1.40213</geo:long>
  139. <dc:date>2008-07-22</dc:date>
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  143. <title>James Souttar (2008)</title>
  144. <link></link>
  145. <guid></guid>
  146. <description>James Souttar has been part of the Precedent team since its inception in 1989.
  147. Prior to working at Precedent, he worked for the corporate identity specialists Wolff Olins. His area of expertise is branding and communications within the education sector specialising in working for universities: Cambridge University, Universities of Sheffield, Southampton and Reading, Oxford Brookes, Middlesex and Hertfordshire.
  148. James extensive experience has led him to be invited to write and lecture extensively on both sides of the Atlantic. For two years he was consultant lecturer at Central
  149. Saint Martins (now part of the University of the Arts). He also taught at the Lincoln College of Art (now part of the University of Lincoln) and Epsom School of Art.
  150. In addition, both he and a colleague were invited to give a week long charrette to the School of Communication at Virginia Commonwealth University.
  151. James gave a plenary talk on "Web 2.0 and Brand: Theory and Practice" and facilitated a workshop on "Using Web 2.0 Technologies to Support a Brand Focused Marketing Strategy".</description>
  152. <dc:date>2008-07-22</dc:date>
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  156. <title>Stephanie Taylor (2008)</title>
  157. <link></link>
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  159. <description>Stephanie Taylor has over fourteen years experience as an information professional.
  160. She is currently working on the JISC-funded Repository Support Project (RSP) which aims to assist academic institutions to develop a deployed network of inter-operable repositories for academic papers, learning materials and research data across the UK.
  161. The RSP delivers practical advice to English and Welsh HEI's regarding development, implementation and management of these repositories.
  162. Stephanie gave a plenary talk on "Institutional Repositories: Asset or Obstacle?".</description>
  163. <geo:lat>51.378156076494754</geo:lat>
  164. <geo:long>-2.3296165466308594</geo:long>
  165. <dc:date>2008-07-23</dc:date>
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  169. <title>Alison Wildish (2008)</title>
  170. <link></link>
  171. <guid></guid>
  172. <description>Alison Wildish is an advocate of institutions embracing third party services to support their marketing/communications initiatives and has an active interest in the opportunities offered by personalisation and user owned technologies.
  173. Heading up the Web Services team at the University of Bath she manages the central Web team and is responsible for the strategic direction of University Web services.
  174. She formerly held the same position at Edge Hill University where she led projects which include the University portal project and the development of the Applicant Community Web site (winner of a UCISA best practice award). Alison blogs at "".
  175. Alison gave a plenary talk on "Look Who's Talking Now ...".</description>
  176. <geo:lat>51.378156076494754</geo:lat>
  177. <geo:long>-2.3296165466308594</geo:long>
  178. <dc:date>2008-07-23</dc:date>
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