Crowd-sourcing Ideas for IWMW 2009

In a trip report on the Institutional Web Managers Workshop¬†2008 Andy Stewart was full of praise for the event: “it was absolutely fantastic“. Andy went on to say that although “The plenaries, parallel sessions, discussion groups and social events...

Usage Statistics for the IWMW 2008 Live Video Stream

The first live streaming of talks at a IWMW event took place at IWMW 2006, when we experimented with an in-house streaming service and use of the Access Grid.  The following year live streaming of the plenary talks was provided by staff at the University of York, and...

IWMW 2008 Bar Camps

The main change to the IWMW 2008 timetable this year was the introduction of a barcamp session.  As described on the IWMW 2008 Web site: Wikipedia defines BarCamp as an international network of user generated conferences, open, participatory workshop events, whose...

The ‘Chat’ Infrastructure At IWMW 2008

The First Use Of Realtime Chat An IWMW Event The IWMW 2005 event held at the University of Manchester on 6-8th July 2005 was the first time that a WiFi network was used at UKOLN’s IWMW annual event. I had attended the EUNIS 2005 conference a few week’s...

Popular IWMW 2008 Presentations

We encouraged presenters and workshop facilitators at IWMW 2008 to make their slides available on Slideshare using the IWMW2008 tag. And I’m pleased to say that not only have a number of the slides have been uploaded, but that they getting large numbers of...

Use of Twitter to Support IWMW Events

Twitter has been used at a number of events recently, often as a discussion channel for participants and, on occasions when a live video stream is available, as a channel to facilitate discussions and questions with remote participants. However there are potential...