Institutional Web Management:
Organising Chaos

25-27th June 2001 at the Queen’s University Belfast

About the Workshop

The Institutional Web Workshop: Organising Chaos is the fifth in the series of annual workshops aimed at institutional Web managers in the UK Higher and Further Education communities.  The workshop will consist of a mixture of presentations, discussion groups and hands-on sessions. 

The theme of this year’s workshop is “Organising Chaos”.  The workshop will address technical, managerial resourcing issues relevant to the management of the chaotic Web services and underlying business processes with which many organisations find themselves living.  Topics to be covered include e-business, e-learning, Content Management Systems, Web strategies, Web site re-engineering. resourcing, usability, evaluation, etc.

Who Should Attend?

The workshop is intended for those involved in the management of institutional Web services.  This can include members of institutional Web teams, policy makers, managers and support staff.

Although aimed primarily at the HE and FE communities, the workshop may also be of interest to related public sector organisations, such as libraries, museums and archives.

Where and When?

The workshop will take place on 25-27th June 2001 at Queen’s University Belfast.


The workshop will cost £250 for members of the Higher and Further Education communities.  This will include entrance to all sessions, meals, workshop materials and social events.

How Do I Book?

To book complete the booking form available at the workshop Web site at <>.  This Web site also contains details of the programme and further information.


The draft programme is given below.


Monday 25 June

Tuesday 26 June

Wednesday 27 June

A Strategic Approach To Web Service Provision

Parallel sessions including eLearning, Users of Our Web Services, Practical Web Strategies, CMS Case Studies, Intranets, Web Site Redevelopment, E-business and Update Your Web Skills

Regional Group Meetings

E-Learning at SHU: A Case Study

What Students Want

Report Back from Parallel Sessions and Conclusions


The View from Down Under


Will The Virtual University Kill The Physical University?

Parallel sessions including Legal Issues, The Cookie Monster and Other Ethical Issues, CMSs – Buy or Build?, XML and XSLT, News Feeds and Multi-media: How To Do It


Advertising On Web Sites

Webcasting In An Institutional Context

To be confirmed


Parallel sessions including Advertising and AUPs, Providing Info to Third Parties, Web Site Promotion, Zope From Absolute Zero and Personalisation

Welcome Reception

Evening Bus Tour

The workshop will consist of a mixture of talks and discussion group sessions.

The second day provides a number of parallel sessions in which topics can be discussed in depth.  On the third day morning there will be an opportunity for delegates to take part in informal regional group meetings.  This will be followed by a report back on the parallel sessions.  The workshop will conclude with plans for future events.

Further Information

For further information please contact Brian Kelly (phone 01225 323943 or email or Joy Fraser (phone 01225 826256 or email