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Thursday 6 August 2009

08:00 Registration

08:30 Welcome: Liam Wyatt, GLAM-WIKI Convenor and Vice-President, Wikimedia Australia

08:50 Keynote: Jennifer Riggs, Chief Program Officer at the Wikimedia Foundation

"Everything you wanted to know about Wikipedia but were too afraid to ask"

9:30 The Community: Q&A Panel with Wikimedians. Questions arising and introductions.

10:00 Morning tea

10:30 Themes - Best practices
Objective - Successful case studes of working with free-culture in GLAM organisations

  • Education: Paula Bray, Manager, Visual & Digitisation Services, Powerhouse Museum
"Access: unlocking our content - Flickr Commons + beyond"
  • Business: Mathias Schindler, Project Manager Wikimedia Deutschland
"The anatomy of a 100,000 image cooperation: German Federal Archives, Wikipedia and the greater picture"
Video presentations from international GLAM sector directors (it's a surprise...)

11:30 Theme - Law: Jessica Coates, Project Manager, Creative Commons Clinic at the CCi

"Key terms and issues when GLAM meets WIKI: copyright & expiration, access right, contracts, commercial use and re-use."

Parallel session: Demo guided tour of Wikipedia (repeated later) Getting started demonstration, introduction to mechanics of navigation and editing.

12:00 Theme - Law (con't) (Parallel sessions)
Objective - Presentation and moderated discussion to establish mutual understanding of issues and develop draft recommendations

  • Delia Browne, National Copyright Director at the Ministerial Council for Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs
"Copyright and the rise of open content licensing" (session for those with more limited exposure to copyright law). Courtyard Gallery
Facilitator: Graeme Bartlett
  • Graham Greenleaf, Unlocking IP Project @ CLPC & Co-Director AustLII
"The Public Rights in Copyright" (session for copyright/access practitioners). Main Theatre
Facilitator: Daniel Bryant

13:00 Lunch including message from CustomWare.

14:00 Theme - Technical
Objective - Establish mutual understanding of issues and develop draft recommendations
"Managing collaborations in practice". Looking at the ICT including data formats and open standards, persistent URLs and metadata.

Rose Holley, Manager of the Australian Newspapers Digitisation Program, National Library of Australia
Tim Starling, MediaWiki Software Developer
Facilitator: Brianna Laugher, President, Wikimedia Australia

Parallel session: Demo guided tour of Wikipedia (repeat of previous) getting started demonstration, introduction to mechanics of navigation and editing.

15:15 Afternoon tea

15:30 Themes (Parallel sessions)
Objective - Establish mutual understanding of issues and develop draft recommendations

  • Education Main Theatre

"Enhancing outreach activities of both communities." Cultivating an online community and the value for students. Discussing specific collaboration projects that the communities can organise together.

Angelina Russo, Chief Investigator, Engaging with Social Media in Museums, ARC project
Pru Mitchell, Senior Education Officer
John Quiggin, Professor of Economics and Australian Financial Review columnist (via video link)
Facilitator: Andrew Owens
  • Business Courtyard Gallery

"Discussing models of core business that meet sector commercial needs and Wikimedia free-culture needs". Including those based on physical visitation, relevance, digital usage, information dissemination and content sales.

Seb Chan, Head of Digital, Social and Emerging Technologies, Powerhouse Museum
Facilitator: Angela Beesley Starling, Chair, Wikimedia Advisory Board

16:50 Wrap up Day 1

17:00 Close

18:00 Dinner + Drinks
@ Debacle
30 Lonsdale St, Braddon 2612 map

Friday 7 August

08:00 Arrival

08:30 Keynote: Senator Kate Lundy, Senator for the ACT

"Government 2.0 and public access to information"

09:10 Policy and Politics Q&A Panel
Objective - Identify the policy issues that affect the GLAM sector and the free culture movement and where government can be involved.

  • Senator Kate Lundy, ACT Labor, Member of the Communications and the Arts Senate Committee
  • Senator Scott Ludlum, WA Greens, spokesperson for Broadband, Communications & the Digital Economy
  • TBC, Liberal Party
  • Seb Chan, Powerhouse Museum and Gov2.0 Taskforce member
  • Paul Reynolds, National Library of NZ and NZ National Digital Forum
  • Kylie Johnson, New Media Adviser, Department Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts

10:00 Morning tea

10:30 Beyond Wikipedia (parallel sessions)

  • Brianna Laugher, President Wikimedia Australia
"Wikimedia Commons: The media repository behind Wikipedia" Main Theatre
  • Mathias Schindler, Project Officer, Wikimedia Deutschland
"The metadata ecosystem: moving records between Wikipedia and the German National Library" Courtyard Gallery

11:00 Recommendations
Objective - Discuss recommendations from each theme
Summary of discussion by theme moderators and presentation of each theme's recommendations.

11:50 Breakout session: "Birds of a feather".
Special interest discussion groups, topics arising from the recommendations.

12:30 Next Steps: Liam Wyatt, GLAM-WIKI Convenor and Vice-President, Wikimedia Australia
Objectives - Identify who can achieve what by when and set a course for future followups
"Where to from here?"

13:00 Close

Afternoon meetings and workshops on request

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