Using networked technologies to support conferences


Kelly, B., Tonkin, E. and Shabajee, P., 2005. Using networked technologies to support conferences. In: EUNIS 2005 Conference Proceedings, 2005-06-01.

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        The increasing availability of WiFi networks in conference venues is an opportunity to provide additional services for conference delegates and to enhance and enrich the learning experience. This paper reviews experiences of use of networked applications in a conference environment and outlines a number of potentially useful technologies. The paper addresses potential concerns over use of networked technologies including dangers of disruption and distraction, legal and copyright issues as well as the danger of being over-fixated on the technologies themselves, rather than the uses they can provide. The paper concludes by summarising the issues which need to be addressed when considering the provision of networked services in a conference setting.


        Item Type Conference or Workshop Items (Paper)
        CreatorsKelly, B., Tonkin, E. and Shabajee, P.
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        Uncontrolled Keywordswifi,collaborative software
        Research CentresUKOLN
        ID Code439
        Additional InformationThis paper on Using Networked Technologies To Support Conferences was presented at the EUNIS 2005 Conference.


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