Open Content and Open Events: Professional Development in an Amplified World
Brian Kelly is the author of a paper on Open Content and Open Events: Professional Development in an Amplified World which was presented by Kirsty Pitkin at the Online Information 2011 conference. The conference was held on 29th November-1st December 2010 in the Olympia Grand Hall, London.
"Open Content and Open Events: Professional Development in an Amplified World", Kelly, B.
Online Information 2011 Conference Proceedings, London, UK. 29 November - 1 December 2011.
- Brian Kelly
- Job Title
- UK Web Focus
- UKOLN, University of Bath, UK
- Title of Talk
- Open Content and Open Events: Professional Development in an Amplified World
- Three key learning points
- How amplified events are currently being used to enhance discussions and maximise the impact of events.
- Examples of best practices in the provision of amplified events.
- The importance of amplified events in light of current funding challenges and environmental issues.
- Date And Time
- Thursday 1st December 2011 from 12.30-13.00 in the session running from 11.30-13.00.
Brian Kelly is UK Web Focus at UKOLN, a post funded by the JISC to advise the UK's higher and further education communities on best practices in use of the Web. Brian is an experienced speaker on a variety of topics related to use of Web 2.0 and the Socia Web. Brian is also a pro-active use of various Social Web services to support his professional activities. He has published over 750 posts on his UK Web Focus blog since its launch four years ago and also contributes to a number of other blogs. He was also an early adopter of Twitter which complements his mainstream blogging activities.
Brian has also published a variety of peer-reviewed papers including recent papers on "Empowering Users and Institutions: A Risks and Opportunities Framework for Exploiting the Social Web" and "Library 2.0: Balancing the Risks and Benefits to Maximise the Dividends". He has presented at various international conferences and has given invited keynote talks at conferences held in Sweden, Taiwan, Singapore and Australia.
Brian works at UKOLN, a national centre of expertise in digital information management, which is based at the University of Bath.