Friday, March 18, 2005

BlogWiki2005 Workshop Announcement

Announcing BlogWiki2005 Workshop | May 19-20, 2005 | Coral Gables FL |

WHAT: BlogWiki2005 Workshop

WHEN: May 19-20, 2005

WHO: Gerry McKiernan, Science and Technology Librarian and
Bibliographer, Iowa State University Library; Sabrina I. Pacifici,
Founder, Editor, Publisher and Web Manager of LLRX.com and Author,
beSpacific.com; and Marcus P. Zillman, Executive Director of the Virtual Private Library and VPL Blogosphere.

WHERE: University of Miami, Wesley Foundation, Coral Gables, Florida.
Note: Coral Gables is located in the Miami, Florida area.

WHY: Blogs, Wikis, News Aggregators and RSS/Atom Feeds are emerging technologies that have and will continue to transform all fields of communication, scholarship, and library and other information services.

The goals of BlogWiki2005 are to provide an introduction to these technologies and practical examples of their applications that libraries and other organizations can easily implement to their advantage.

The BlogWiki2005 Workshop is a focused, comprehensive program presented by experienced specialists designed for the newbie as well as the seasoned veteran. Each workshop participant will receive a detailed manual containing copies of all workshop presentations as well as compilations of reliable and authoritative resources and references about blogs, bots, wikis, and RSS/Web feeds.

TIME:
May 19 2005 8:30am - 5:00pm
May 20 2005 8:30am - 12:00pm

WHERE:
University of Miami
Wesley Foundation
Coral Gables, Florida

COST:
$195.00 Per Registrant through April 15, 2005
$249.00 Per Registrant April 16 - May 18, 2005
$295.00 Per Registrant at the Door May 19, 2005.

The full program and schedule, as well as profiles of the presenters, are available at [ http://www.BlogWiki2005.com/ ]