As an "unconference," you won't find a traditional agenda. But here are some of our planned speakers:
Registration/Breakfast begins at 8.00 am
Followed at 9.00 am by
Boris Mann, Entrepreneur & Digital Strategist
Boris Mann has been blogging and using web tools for over 10 years. What began as an exploration of digital tools became a career building startups and web solutions.
Boris co-founded Bryght, the first commercial company focused on the Drupal open source content management system in 2004, and helped grow the Drupal community to a worldwide ecosystem of businesses and developers.
Boris has a passion for engaging communities, from distributed open source teams to the local innovators in Vancouver. He is one of the founding organizers of Northern Voice, the first Canadian blogging conference. He also is active in many developer communities, helping put on BarCamps, DemoCamps, and the Open Source CMS Summit on multiple continents. Boris is a Permanent Member of the Drupal Association. He holds a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Victoria, where he went after a coin flip made him choose between university and becoming a professional chef.
Umar Qasim (Dalhousie University)
Using Recommendation System to Reduce Information Overload in Institutional Repositories
Mark Roy (University of Saskatchewan)
Introducing the Content Model Editor
Developing the Drupal/Fedora Module
Jen Whitney (University of New Brunswick)
UNB and Drupal/Fedora
Nasa Earth Sciences Data
The Apiary Project
Islandora Roadmap: Brainstorming and reports
Martin Boucher (Université de Montréal)
Synergies National Platform with Fedora and Drupal