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  • WikiSym 2008 WikiSym 2008 The “All You Want To Know About Wiki” Conference
  • WikiSym 2008
  • WikiSym 2008 The conference was held in Porto, Portugal — one of Europe’s most ancient cities, “home of port wine”
  • WikiSym 2008 There are many different bridges in Porto, this particular one was designed by Gustave Eiffel himself.
  • WikiSym 2008 FEUP (Engineering Faculty of University of Porto) hosted all official WikiSym events and sections
  • WikiSym 2008 More than 130 people from 21 different countries were talking on different topics
  • WikiSym 2008 Wikipedia was the largest topic to talk, of course.
  • WikiSym 2008 There were many discussions on intranet wiki: how it is implemented, adopted and used, what benefits brings in * Confuence was one, but not the only implementation to speak of =)
  • WikiSym 2008 And a plenty of wiki-engine developers: TikiWiki, XWiki, TWiki, WikkaWiki, WackoWiki, ShyWiki etc.
  • WikiSym 2008 WikiHouse Party was great, thank you guys!
  • WikiSym 2008 There were keynote sections— Very Very Wise People sharing their thoughts to (almost) silent audience
  • WikiSym 2008 Paper Sections, Workshops & Doctoral Space were conducted as quick-paced sequence of several speakers
  • WikiSym 2008 More informal formats were fulfilled with discussion
  • WikiSym 2008 OpenSpace format was successfully used to spawn great number of interesting topics
  • WikiSym 2008 Anyone with a topic in mind could write it down, announce and place it in one of remaining timetable slots
  • WikiSym 2008 We have found our most interesting and important discussions in OpenSpace sessions
  • WikiSym 2008 English seems to be WikiSym’s lingua franca, though it was a foreign language for most of people talked
  • WikiSym 2008 There were only 2-4 persons talked in a typical (spontaneous) OpenSpace session
  • WikiSym 2008 Deeper discussion requires some organization. How did OpenSpace organizers provide it?
  • WikiSym 2008 Participants can work on their starting thoughts individually — on Post-Its
  • WikiSym 2008 Groupwork is a integrational tool: for example, clustering Post-Its on whiteboard during discussions
  • WikiSym 2008 Meeting report is conducted in wiki and presented to participants thru projector
  • WikiSym 2008 As a concluding result, WikiSym conference was useful & entertaining!
  • WikiSym 2008 Workshop Research Papers • Wikis For Software Engineering • Innovative Wikis: Doctoral Space • Location-Based Wiki, • Affordances Of Wiki In Intranet, • Spatial Wikis, • P2P Wikipedia Hosting • Social Awareness In Wiki, • ThinkSpace, OpenSpace • Motivating And Enabling • Wiki In Project Management Organizational Memory, • Wiki For Kids • Visualizing Wiki Supported • How To Measure Contribution In Knowledge Building, Corporate Wikis • Wiki Based Collaboration • Small Group Wiki Practices Learning • Wiki-gaming There are some spots from program we especially enjoyed and contributed some ways.
  • WikiSym 2008 Thanks for the photos • Konstantin Kolomeetz • Régis Barondeau • Clara Vale • Ricardo Vidal • Helena & Cristina • Martin Siebert • more photos from Flickr More on WikiSym • WikiSym 2008 Wiki • More reports from us