B3: The Economical way to Amplify Your Event: Why and What?

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Parallel session B3: The Economical way to Amplify Your Event facilitated by Marieke Guy and Brian Kelly, UKOLN. Workshop given at Institutional Web Management Workshop 2011, University of Reading …

Parallel session B3: The Economical way to Amplify Your Event facilitated by Marieke Guy and Brian Kelly, UKOLN. Workshop given at Institutional Web Management Workshop 2011, University of Reading from Tuesday 26th to Wednesday 27th July 2011.

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  • 1. UKOLN is supported by: www.bath.ac.uk This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 licence This excludes images B3: The Economical way to Amplify Your Event: Introduction Hash tags:#iwmw11 #b3 Institutional Web Management Workshop 2011 Wednesday 26th July 2011 Marieke Guy and Brian Kelly
  • 2. You are free to: copy, share, adapt or re-mix; photograph, film or broadcast; blog, live-blog or post video of this presentation provided that: You attribute the work to its author and respect the rights and licences associated with its components. Idea from Cameron Neylon Slide Concept by Cameron Neylon, who has waived all copyright and related or neighbouring rights. This slide only CCZero . Social Media Icons adapted with permission from originals by Christopher Ross. Original images are available under GPL at: http://www.thisismyurl.com/free-downloads/15-free-speech-bubble-icons-for-popular-websites To be confirmed at end of session
  • 3. About the Facilitators
    • Both based at UKOLN , a national centre of expertise in
    • digital information management and located at the
    • University of Bath
    • Marieke Guy
      • Research officer, home worker and interested in environmental issues
    • Brian Kelly:
      • National Web adviser to UK HE sector
    • Both have been amplifying events for many years…
  • 4.
    • Please tell us:
    • What are your interest in amplified events?
    • Why you have chosen this session?
    • What you hope to gain from the session?
    About You
  • 5.
    • 'Amplified events' can enhance face-to-face events by
    • exploiting networked technologies to widen participation
    • to remote participants and 'time-shifting' events.
    • This session will consider the why, what and how of amplifying events – using recent case-studies
    • It will also explore the reasons for such approaches, address possible concerns and outline various business models, policies and emerging technologies which can be used to maximise the benefits of amplified events.
    • All slides and handouts at: http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/iwmw2011/sessions/guy/
    Today’s Workshop
  • 6.
    • Talk about why you would want to amplify and ways in which you can amplify
    • Take a look at the tools that are out there and how they are being used
    • Share our experiences, offer tips
    • Ask you to share your tools, experiences and tips
    • Ask you to have a think about issues, challenges and opportunities
    • Explore the reasons for certain approaches, address possible concerns and outline various business models, policies and emerging technologies which can be used to maximise the benefits of amplified events.
    • All slides and handouts at: http://iwmw.ukoln.ac.uk/iwmw2011/sessions/guy/
    Today’s Session…
  • 7. Draft Timetable Title Content Facilitator Introduction About the session MG Amplified Events: Why and What? Understanding the concepts MG Sharing Experiences Group discussion All Amplified Events: How and When? How to provide or participate in an amplified event MG Opportunities and Concerns Group discussion All Amplified Events: The Issues Dealing with concerns and institutional approaches BK
  • 8.
    • Project funded by JISC Greening ICT Programme http://greeningevents.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/
    • First stage produced Green Event Guidelines document and the Rethinking Events report – rethinking why, where, how, what, when and who
    • Second stage work carried out by ILRT, University of Bristol, and UKOLN
    • One area for consideration is the Changing Shape of Events
    • UKOLN creating a toolkit for event organisers – a best practice guide for event organisers.
    • This will consider the questions you will need the answers for to enable you to amplify an event
    Greening Events II #jiscge2
  • 9.
    • Term coined by Lorcan Dempsey, OCLC (and former UKOLN director) in a blog post on 25 July 2007
    What is an Amplified Event? 'Amplified events' can enhance face-to-face events by exploiting networked technologies to widen participation to remote participants and 'time-shifting' events.
  • 10.
    • Online events, hybrid events and amplification of events is only going to get bigger
    • Can share your outputs with a much wider group of people – time shifting
    • Can reuse outputs
    • Better impact, better value
    • Good to get experience and knowledge of technologies
    • Skills in this area helps you avoid paying commercial costs
    Why Amplify?
  • 11. Constraints of Space & Time
    • Amplified events can be regarded as a way of avoiding the constraints of space and time!
  • 12. How can we improve our understanding & recollection of events?
  • 13.
    • Any questions?
    Questions?
  • 14.
    • Share your experiences of event amplification in your institutional
    • What was successful, what wasn’t?
    • What would have helped you?
      • What questions did you need the answers to?
      • What tools did you need?
      • What services did you require?
    Group Discussion 1