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|Sunday, November 8|
Director of Web Technologies
Sun Microsystems Inc.
Tim Bray managed the Oxford English Dictionary project at the University of Waterloo in 1987-1989, co-founded Open Text Corporation (Nasdaq:OTEX) in 1989, launched one of the first public web search engines in 1995, co-invented XML 1.0 and co-edited "Namespaces in XML" between 1996 and 1999, served as a Tim Berners-Lee appointee on the W3C Technical Architecture Group in 2002-2004, and co-chaired the IETF AtomPub Working Group between 2004 and 2007. Currently, he serves as a Distinguished Engineer and Director of Web Technologies at Sun Microsystems and publishes a popular weblog.
Moderator: June Abbas, University of Oklahoma
|Wednesday, November 11|
Diversity in Digital Information Environments: Opportunity or Chaos?
Moderator: Grant Campbell, Associate Professor, University of Western Ontario
Andrew Dillon, Professor, Dean, School of Information, University of Texas
Allison Druin, Associate Professor, Director of the HCI Lab, CIS, University of Maryland
Gary Marchionini, Professor, SILS, University of North Carolina
Cathy Marshall, Senior Researcher, Microsoft Research
Candy Schwartz, Professor, Graduate School of LIS, Simmons College
Elaine Toms, Professor, Canada Research Chair in Management Informatics, Dalhousie University
Six speakers active in the areas of digital information design, interaction and organization will present their points of view on the impact of digital diversity on information access and use. Some of the questions speakers will address are: