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Reading List Software Hacking

A two day event investigating the interoperability between reading list software and other systems

The Møller Centre
Management Training and Conference Centre
Storey's Way

Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd July 2010


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Day 1

1030 - 1130
Registration and Coffee
1130 - 1230
  • Introduction to the event
  • Overview of JISCmail discussion
  • Bounties announced
  • 60 second pitch on what you want from the event (e.g. issues you need addressed, your aims etc)
  • Teams formation (should include non-developer)
1230 - 1400
Lunch, Networking (team formation) and Check-in to rooms
1400 - 1445

List8D, how to hack it and what we want from the event
Ben Charlton

1445 - 1530

Telstar, how to hack it and what we want from the event
Owen Stephens

1530 - 1545
Coffee Break
1545 - 1615 How can we use collective intelligence in resource list solutions for academic engagement, intelligent stock management and enhanced student experience?
Talis Education - Chris Clarke (Software Developer)
1615 - 1630

Mendely's Open API: An introduction
Overview, current and future work and demonstrations of what information can be obtained from the API
Ian Mulvanny

1630 - 1700 Opportunity of other short talks e.g. other Reading List Solutions, working with APIs, data and / or systems and depending on how many takers we have and when we finish, we can move on straight on to hacking in teams (possibly Emerald, Dawson might contribute here)
1700 - 1830 Hack / Ideas teams working together
1830 - 1930
Break (back to hotel room etc)
1930 - 2100
Dinner and networking
2100 till late Hack / Ideas teams working together (last person locks up!)


Day 2

0830 - 0930
0930 - 1000 60 second summary of ideas/hacks teams are working on
1000 - 1230 Hack / Ideas teams working together
1230 - 1330
Working lunch
1330 - 1500 Hack / Ideas teams working together and finishing off (depending on progress we may try and do presentations in this slot to finish earlier)
1500 - 1515
1515 - 1630 5 minute presentations of what teams have worked on and conclusion to event (including prizes)