Are you responsible for running your University's web service? Do you find it time consuming? Do you find it difficult to keep up with the latest Web developments? Are you uncertain which tools to recommend for your information providers? If so, then read on ... UK Web Focus will be hosting a workshop on Running An Institutional Web Service which will address these issues.
The workshop will be held at Kings College London. The workshop will start at lunchtime on Wednesday 16th July and finish at lunchtime on Thursday 17th July.
The workshop is intended primarily for those involved in running an institutional web service. It will be most suitable for staff whose responsibilities include managing a web server, managing authoring tools and managing desktop clients. Computing Service webmasters, applications staff involved in supporting HTML authoring tools and web browsers will find this workshop of benefit.
Note that priority for bookings will be given to members of the UK Higher Education community.
The cost of the workshop is £70 (non-residential) or £105 including one night's en-suite accommodation. The workshop fee will cover attendance at the workshop and workshop materials, refreshments and lunch on arrival. Note that as the Hall of Residence is self-catering, no evening meal or breakfast is provided. However there are many cafes and restaurants available nearby.
The closing date for bookings is Monday, 30 June. Cancellations after this date will incur a cancellation fee of £35, though a substitute delegate is acceptable.
The workshop is being arranged by Brian Kelly, UK Web Focus. UK Web Focus is a national web coordination post, based at UKOLN (UK Office For Library and Information Networking), University of Bath. Responsibilities include technology watch, information dissemination and representing JISC on the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
The workshop will cover a variety of topics which will be of interest to those involved in running World Wide Web services. The programme is currently being finalised but topics will probably include:
The workshop will include a mixture of presentations on these topics and group discussions.