UKOLN Institutional Web Management Workshop 2004:
Workshop Committee Members

Programme Committee

Members of the Programme Committee are responsible for the content of the workshop. The committee members represent a cross-section of the Web management community. The committee members normally serve on a committee for a period of two years, which provides continuity, but also allows new committee members to be appointed, whiuch allows new ideas to be provided.

Contact details for the committee members are given below:

Feel free to contact any member of the Programme Committee if you wish to submit a proposal for the workshop.

Organising Committee

Members of the Organising Committee are responsible for the organisational and financial aspects of the workshop. Contact details for the committee members are given below:


Photo of Brian Kelly Brian Kelly is UK Web Focus - a post funded by the JISC and MLA which provides advice and support to the UK Higher and Further Education communities and the museums, libraries and archivessector on Web issues. Brian is based at UKOLN.

Brian has been chair of the programme committee for the Institutional Web Management Workshop series since he established the event in 1997.

Brian's interests include Web standards, technical architectures for Web services and innovative Web developments.

Brian is chair of the Programme Committee and a member of the Organising Committee.

Brian can be contacted at <B.Kelly AT>* or by phone on 01225 383943.

Ian Upton Ian Upton is a Web Applications Developer at the University of Birmingham. He is currently responsible for developing 'new generation' Web infrastructure for the corporate Web site and creating the mechanisms needed to support those who contribute to it.

Ian is a member of the Programme and Organising Committees.

Ian can be contacted at <I.P.Upton AT>* or by phone on 0121 414 6380.

Tracey Stanley Tracey Stanley is the Head of E-Strategy and Development at the Library, University of Leeds. She is responsible for the development of Library strategy for electronic services and electronic resources. She currently chairs the Steering Group for the Library's Hybrid Library Project. She has also spearheaded a number of Library initiatives in using virtual learning environments for the delivery of e-learning support activities. Tracey is Project Director for the PORTOLE project (funded under the JISC DiVLE programme) which is looking at the integration of resource discovery tools into a Virtual Learning Environment. Tracey has produced a series of articles for the Ariadne electronic journal, and has undertaken consultancy work for Netskills and for other UK universities.

Previous posts held by Tracey include Faculty Team Leader, Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences Team (December 1998 - December 2001) and Networked Information Officer (March 1995 - December 1998), both at Leeds University Library.

Tracey is a member of the Programme Committee.

Tracey can be contacted at <T.S.Stanley AT>*.

Catherine Ewart Catherine Ewart is Head of Corporate Affairs at the Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council. Her responsibilities include acting as Chief Web Editor for the PPARC Web site and co-ordinating the work of the research councils and AHRB web teams. In this capacity, she chairs the Joint Council Web Group and has been asked to define the requirements for a research councils' Web portal, in part driven by the Joint Electronic Submission (Je-S) project, an initiative to implement electronic grant submission across the research councils. She is also on the Project Board of a joint project to implement an electronic records management system for PPARC.
Prior to her current role, Catherine was PPARC's Head of Business Administration and Web Manager and before that, Corporate Communications Manager at the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. She has a PhD in Plant Sciences.

Catherine is a member of the Programme Committee.

Catherine can be contacted at <catherine.ewart AT>*.

Stephen Bulley is Head of MIS at the London School of Economics and Political Science. MIS is part of the Business Systems & Services Division, which also includes Web Services, Telecoms, Timetables, Conferences & Events and provides IT support to the School's administrative departments.
Stephen runs the front line and application support teams for BSS, as well as the Oracle and Unix/Linux systems team.
He has worked in IT since 1991 and as an MIS Manager since 1997 from a background as an Oracle DBA; first in FE at South East Essex College and then at the LSE. He has been involved from the start with the LSE for You student & staff portal and recently led an evaluation for a portal product to help take this project to the next stage.

Stephen is a member of the Programme Committee.

Stephen can be contacted at < s.bulley AT>* or by phone on 020 7955 6469.

Natasha Bishop is the Events and Marketing Manager at UKOLN with responsibility for all events undertaken by the organisation along with marketing the organisation to the wider community.
Natasha has over 5 years of experience at organising events and has been at UKOLN since October 2003.

Natasha is chair of the Organising Committee.

Natasha can be contacted at <n.bishop AT>*.

Sarah Smith is the Events and Marketing Assistant at UKOLN.
Sarah can be contacted at <s.smith AT>*.

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Last modified: 17th July 2004