Where in the World Are 2008 Fedora User Group Meetings?

Ithaca, NY, December 12, 2007 — As another year ticks by, Fedora Commons communities are planning to meet all over the world. Look for additional news and information about 2008 Fedora Commons User Group meetings and events in Sweden, Canada and the United States as it becomes available.

Melbourne, Australia, February 8, 2008
Beginning in February, The ARROW (Australian Research Repositories Online to the World) Project will host a one day Australian Users Meeting on Friday, February 8, 2008, at the Monash Conference Centre, Collins Street, Melbourne Austrailia.

Program:
9 - 10:30am Thornton Staples, Director of Community Strategy and Outreach for Fedora Commons, will discuss the latest version of Fedora and plans for Fedora Commons going forward, as well as offer a Q&A session.
10:30am - 11am Morning Tea

Reports from Australian Fedora Projects:
11am - 11:30am Christiaan Kortekaas (UQ)
11:30am - 12pm Chi Nguyen (RAMP Project)
12pm - 12:30pm Martyn George (UniSA)
12:30pm - 1pm Stewart Wallace (Dictionary of Sydney)

All are welcome and attendance is free, please RSVP to angela.lang@lib.monash.edu.au to plan for catering by January 15, 2008.

Southampton, England, April 3-4, 2008
The UK and Ireland Users Group will help organize the Fedora User Group Meeting to be held in conjunction with the 2008 Open Repositories Conference in Southampton on April 3-4, 2008. A call for proposals for the Fedora Users Group portion of the meeting will be available soon.

Belfast, Northern Ireland, July 2008
The next UK and Ireland Users Group meeting is tentatively scheduled to coincide with the Seventh International JISC/CNI Conference scheduled for July 2008 in Belfast.

Posted by Carissa Smith 2007-12-17

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