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Early Registration Deadline June 19! WikiSym 2006 CfP

Dirk Riehle-2
Hello all,

appended, please find the WikiSym 2006 CfP.
Please note the focus and support of Wikipedia and WMF projects.

We'd appreciate if you are interested that you
register for the Wiki Symposium before the early
registration deadline has passed (June 19). This
will save you cost and help us with final planning significantly.

Turns out, you can register but don't have to pay
right away. So even if you are waiting for travel
permission from your boss, you can already
register and pay later (or cancel with no hassles).

Dirk

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CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

WIKISYM 2006: THE 2006 INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON WIKIS

August 21-23, 2006, Odense, Denmark

CO-LOCATED WITH ACM HYPERTEXT 2006

See http://www.wikisym.org/ws2006

Archival - Peer Reviewed - ACM Sponsored



GENERAL INFORMATION

This year's Wiki Symposium brings together wiki
researchers and practitioners in the historic and
beautiful city of Odense, Denmark, on August
21-23, 2006. Participants will present, discuss,
and move forward the latest advances in wiki
contents, sociology, and technology. The
symposium program offers invited talks by Angela
Beesley ("How and Why Wikipedia Works"), Doug
Engelbart and Eugene E. Kim ("The Augmented
Wiki"), Mark Bernstein ("Intimate Information")
and Ward Cunningham ("Design Principles of
Wikis"). The research paper track presents and
discusses breaking wiki research, the panels let
you listen to and contribute to topics like
"Wikis in Education" and "The Future of Wikis",
and the workshops let you get active and
contribute to on-going research and practitioner
work with your peers. (Many workshops accept
walk-ins, so it is not too late!) What's more,
for the first time, we will have an on-going
openspace track (to replace BOFs) so you can get
active and involved in an organized fashion on
any wiki topic you like. We believe this is how
to get the most out of your experience at WikiSym 2006!

And, of course, if you can't wait, please join
our conversation on wiki research and practice on
the symposium wiki at http://ws2006.wikisym.org



PROGRAM OVERVIEW

See http://www.wikisym.org/ws2006/program.html

Keynotes and invited talks:

* Angela Beesley: How and Why Wikipedia Works
* Doug Engelbart and Eugene E. Kim: The Augmented Wiki
* Mark Bernstein: Intimate Information
* Ward Cunningham: Design Principles of Wiki

Panels on:

* Wikis in Education
* The Future of Wikis

Research papers and practitioner reports on:

* wiki technology
* wiki sociology and philosophy
* wiki uses, for example, in software, education, and politics

and many more, see http://www.wikisym.org/ws2006/program.html#Papers

Workshops on:

* wikis in education
* wikipedia research
* wiki markup standards
* wikis and the semantic web

And, of course: Demos! We have pre-set demos, but
please feel free to bring your own notebook! We
will provide space for you to demo on-the-spot in
our Monday night demo session, a favorite from WikiSym 2005.



SYMPOSIUM LOGISTICS

Handled through the Hypertext 2006 website:

* Conference registration:
http://hypertext.expositus.com/information.asp?Page=76&menu=13
* Conference hotel:
http://hypertext.expositus.com/information.asp?Page=93&menu=13
* Travel information:
http://hypertext.expositus.com/information.asp?Page=91&menu=13



SYMPOSIUM COMMITTEE

Dirk Riehle, Bayave Software GmbH, Germany (Symposium Chair)
Ward Cunningham, Eclipse Foundation, U.S.A.
Kouichirou Eto, AIST, Japan (Publicity Co-Chair)
Richard P. Gabriel, Sun Microsystems, U.S.A.
Beat Doebeli Honegger, UAS Northwestern Switzerland (Workshop Chair)
Matthias L. Jugel, Fraunhofer FIRST, Germany (Panel Chair)
Samuel J. Klein, Harvard University, U.S.A.
Helmut Leitner, HLS Software, Austria (Publicity Co-Chair)
James Noble, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand (Program Chair)
Sebastien Paquet, Socialtext, U.S.A. (Demonstrations Chair)
Sunir Shah, University of Toronto, Canada (Publicity Co-Chair)



PROGRAM COMMITTEE

James Noble, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand (Program Chair)
Ademar Aguiar, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Robert Biddle, Carleton University, Canada
Amy Bruckman, Georgia Institute of Technology, U.S.A.
Alain D├ęsilet, NRC, CNRC, Canada
Ann Majchrzak, University of Southern California, U.S.A.
Frank Fuchs-Kittowski, Fraunhofer ISST, Germany
Mark Guzdial, Georgia Institute of Technology, U.S.A.
Samuel J. Klein, Harvard University, U.S.A.
Dirk Riehle, Bayave Software GmbH, Germany
Robert Tolksdorf, Freie Universit├Ąt Berlin, Germany

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