Seminar suggestions for the JA-SIG Spring 2008 Conference
barbara.glover at utoronto.ca
Fri Jan 11 15:10:05 UTC 2008
Thanks for sending this reminder out.
Is there a time slot already for the UCamp? I think we typically
have a 1/2 day UCamp but might want to look at making it a full day
with some collaboration with developers.
On 10-Jan-08, at 5:56 PM, Paul Zablosky wrote:
> Following up on my posting about the upcoming JA-SIG Spring 2008
> Conference, I'm soliciting suggestions for half-day seminars and
> tutorials to take place at the beginning and end of the event..
> The conference will take place April 27-30 at the Crowne Plaza
> Hotel, St. Paul, MN. There will be participation from several
> higher education community source projects, including uPortal,
> Fedora, Internet2, Kuali, Sakai, and -- of course -- Fluid.
> We're hoping to have at least one Fluid-specific seminar, or one
> that relates closely to Fluid goals, principles, technologies, or
> If you'd like to see the sorts of topics that have been addressed
> in the past, take a look at the 2007 Sunday and Wednesday seminars
> at the JA-SIG 2007 Conference in Denver -- or any of the previous
> JA-SIG conferences. Topics can be deeply technical or of broad
> general interest, but the approach is usually tutorial. They can
> be aimed at any group within the participating communities, but
> there's a huge benefit when they cross community boundaries.
> Topics that require a full day for presentation can be spread
> across two half-day sessions (morning and afternoon on Sunday,
> There is an extra fee charged to seminar attendees, but the
> presenter is rewarded with free registration to the conference.
> If you have an idea for a topic or a presenter you'd like to see,
> please let me know right away. (The planning committee is in the
> process of finalizing the schedule. I apologize for the short
> notice.) If possible, please include the following information:
> Title - a phrase or one sentence summary
> Description - approximately 4 - 5 sentences describing what an
> attendee would expect to hear about; (graphics can also be included)
> Length - whether you expect the session to be a half-day or full-
> day seminar
> Pre or Post - whether you would rather see the seminar on Sunday
> (pre-conference) or on Wednesday (post-conference)
> Proposed presenter
> There are so many interesting threads of interest, ideas,
> techniques, and disciplines in the Fluid project, that I'm
> confident there are some really great seminars just waiting to be
> given. Please post your suggestions to this list, or send them to
> me directly.
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> fluid-work at fluidproject.org
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