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Videocast today - NIH Wiki Fair

From: Skinner, Karen \(NIH/NIDA\) [E] <kskinner@nida.nih.gov>
Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2007 02:54:28 -0500
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I apologize for the late notice, but was just asked to share this
information with this group, since this topic may be of special interest
to many of you:



Dear colleagues,


Please join for the videocast of the NIH Wiki Fair on Wednesday February
28, 2007, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Note: although registration for
in-person attendance is closed, we welcome videocast participation.)


The purpose of the NIH Wiki Fair is to educate the NIH community on the
capabilities and limitations of Wiki technology; to provide case studies
and demonstrations of Wikis in use at NIH and elsewhere in the private
and publics sectors.


Highlights include

1.	Keynote speakers: 

	a.	Dr. Calvin Andrus, Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer,
Center for Mission Innovation, CIA 
	b.	Dr. Larry Sanger, Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief of the
Citizendium Project, and co-founder of Wikipedia 
	c.	Dr. Barend Mons, Wiki for Professionals project lead,
Associate Professor at Leiden University Medical Center, and at Erasmus
Medical Center 

2.	Case study presentations of wikis at NIH, The National
Geographic Society, caGrid and General Services Administration. 
3.	Demonstrations of wikis on various wiki engines. 
4.	Panel discussion: "Wikis: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly". 


Visit our website for detailed agenda, and additional event details



NIH Wiki Fair Organizing Committee



Karen Skinner, Ph.D. 
Deputy Director for Science and Technology Development 
Division of Basic Neuroscience and Behavior Research 
National Institute on Drug Abuse 
Room 4243

6001 Executive Boulevard 
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-9651 


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