From: Robin Taylor <robin.taylor@ed...> - 2008-05-27 09:24:28
Apologies for cross-posting...
From: Theo Andrew [mailto:tandrew@...]
Sent: 27 May 2008 10:07
To: robin.taylor@...; claire.knowles@...
Subject: Repository workshop at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Do you have some new project results to share, some unsolved issues to
discuss, or some problems to solve? Come and contribute to the Repository
Fringe (www.repositoryfringe.org) at the start of the Edinburgh Festival.
The Repository Fringe is a unique venue for discussion, dissemination and
networking, being run on the Edinburgh Festival Fringe model - anyone is
allowed to come along and put on a show! In our case "a show" is likely to
be a discussion about an emerging issue, or a group attempt to come to some
concensus about solving a problem, or a co-ordinated demonstration of some
The Fringe workshop will facilitate and support participation by offering a
structured format of themed sessions which you can pick and choose to take
part in. The hour-long themed sessions will include:
Poster bazaar - design a poster and set up a stall at the poster bazaar.
Carboot-sale presentation - bring along a talk and educate us about your
Birds of a Feather sessions - flock together to form your own discussion
Plenary - invited speakers will stimulate us with a provocative viewpoint.
The programme will be negotiated online with participants at
PLEASE contact us AS SOON AS POSSIBLE at the email on the website
(www.repositoryfringe.org) to allocate your space and register the AV
requirements needed for your 'performance'.
Les Carr & Theo Andrew
RepositoryFringe is supported by JISC and seeks involvement from repository
platforms, partners and environments.
The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland,
with registration number SC005336.