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Open Repositories 2006
Provisional conference program
The conference program outlined here is provisional and may be subject to change.  APSR reserves the right to alter the program as planning progresses.

All events will be held at the Veterinary Science Conference Centre of the University of Sydney with the exception of the EPrints User Group Meeting and the Fedora User Group Meeting, which will be held in the Fisher Library of the University of Sydney.

Tuesday January 31 2006
DSpace User Group Meeting: Building Communities with DSpace
8:30 to 14:00 Registration
9:15 - 9:30 Alex Byrne, University of Technology, Sydney. Welcome
9:30 - 10:00 Rob Tansley, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories. Opening Keynote
10:00 - 10:30 Edna Nyika, Institute of Marine Sciences, University of Dar es Salaam.  ODINPubAfrica
10:30 - 11:00 Morning tea
11:00 - 11:30 Madaiah Krishnamurthy, Indian Statistical Institute.  Building a Digital Library using DSpace: An Initiative
11:30 - noon Paul Kobulnicky, Youngstown State University.  Critical Implementation Factors for an Institutional Repository
noon - 12:30 Lisa Saywell, University of Wisconsin Digital Collections Center.  Building IR Communities Through Collaborative Strategies: MINDS@UW
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:00 MacKenzie Smith, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries.  DSpace development from MIT's Digital Library Research Program
14:00 - 14:30 Scott Phillips, Texas A&M University Libraries.  De-facing DSpace with Manakin
14:30 - 15:00 Afternoon tea
15:00 - 15:30 Rob Tansley, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories.  China Digital Museum Demo
15:30 - 16:30 Scott Phillips, Texas A&M University Libraries.   Manakin Workshop (optional)
18:30 to late DSpace Dinner at the WaterFront Restaurant

Wednesday February 1
DSpace User Group Meeting: Building Communities with DSpace
8:30 to 14:00 Registration
9:15 - 10:00 Ian Barnes and Scott Yeadon, The Australian National University.  One click DSpace ingestion with the Digital Scholar's Workbench
10:00 - 10:30 Kunie Horikoshi and Takao Namiki, Hokkaido University. Integration of Disciplinary Repository, Institutional Repository and National Portal
10:30 - 11:00 Morning tea
11:00 - 11:30 Katie Cavanagh, Flinders University.  Implementing DSpace at Flinders + Using LOCKSS for replication
11:30 - noon Miriam Kakai, Makerere University, Kampala.  DSpace Development at Makerere University: An Overview of the USDL Project
noon - 12:30 Rob Tansley, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories.  DSpace Technical Architecture Progress
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:00 M G Sreekumar, Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode.  Enabling interopable institutional repositories at India's top research and academic institutions
14:00 - 14:30 Sten Christensen, University of Sydney.  The Repository and Sydney eScholarship
14:30 - 15:00 Afternoon tea
15:00 - 16:00 "Birds of a Feather" Group Discussion Sessions
16:00 - 16:30 MacKenzie Smith, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries.  Closing Keynote: DSpace development from MIT's Digital Library Research Program

Wednesday February 1
EPrints User Group Meeting
13:30 Registration
This meeting will be held in the MacDonald Room, Rare Books Library on Level 2 of the Fisher Library of the University of Sydney. There will be a registration desk available at this venue for those who have not yet registered elsewhere for Open Repositories 2006.
14:00 - 16:45
The EPrints User Group will take the form of a technology briefing & demonstrations of important repository functions:
A: EPrints for RQF - EPrints-based tools for gathering evidence portfolios to support research assessment. Plus, EPrints tools for helping managers aggregate and assess a group's portfolio.
B: EPrints Web Services - a key facility for closer integration with institutional systems & a way to develop new interfaces, bespoke deposit procedures or tailored reporting facilities on your choice of development platform.
C: Data Repositories - how to create and maintain EPrint archives of research data for e-research.
D: Multimedia repositories - how to create & maintain EPrint archives of multimedia material.
E: Promoting Individual & Group Research - how to create & maintain up-to-date bibliographies your researchers to feature on their home pages. How to create RSS feeds of the latest research from your schools, departments or research groups.
F: One for All or All for One? - how to provide separate identities in one institutional repository vs how to manage a collection of repositories.

Wednesday February 1
Fedora User Group Meeting
13:30 Registration
This meeting will be held in the Conference Room on Level 3 of the Fisher Library of the University of Sydney. There will be a registration desk available at this venue for those who have not yet registered elsewhere for Open Repositories 2006.
14:00 - 16:45 The Fedora Meeting will bring together the community of Fedora users and developers to share experiences, report progress, and discuss possibilities for the Fedora platform and community of adopters. Groups from around the region will report on the progress of significant Fedora development projects, such as Fez, DART, and ARROW

Thursday February 2
Forum: The Well-Integrated Repository
8:30 to 14:00 Registration
9:00 - 9:30 Neil McLean, National Technical Standards Advisor to the Department of Education Science and Training (DEST).  The Joined-up World of e-Research
9:30 - 10:00 Andrew Treloar, ARROW Project. Integrating Repositories into a New Model of Scholarly Communication
10:00 - 10:30 MacKenzie Smith, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries.  Integration: Knowing the Limits of a Repository
10:30 - 11:00 Morning tea
11:00 - 11:30 James Dalziel, MAMS.  Integrating Identity Management - aspirations and issues
11:30 - noon Markus Buchhorn, APAC.  Integrating Repositories into Grid Infrastructure
noon - 12:30 Ian Barnes, The Australian National University.  Integrating the Repository with Academic Workflow
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:00 John Townsend, HarvestRoad.  The Alt-i Labs Interoperability Demonstrator - HarvestRoad Case Study
14:00 - 14:30 Kerry Blinco, Independent Consultant.  The JISC -DEST eFramework - integrating everything
14:30 - 15:00 Sandy Payette, Cornell University Information Science.  Planning for Flexible Integration - SOA. Sound recording available as mp3 (34MB)
15:00 - 15:30 Afternoon tea
15:30 - 16:00 Chris Blackall, Australian National University and Kevin Bradley, National Library of Australia.  'The Transparent Repository': data exchange formats and standards
16:00 - 17:00 Discussion Forum - Sandy Payette, Cornell University Information Science, MacKenzie Smith, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Rob Tansley, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, John Townsend, HarvestRoad and Les Carr and Tim Miles-Board, University of Southampton
17:30 Drinks at the Darlington Centre

Friday February 3
Symposium: Managing Openness in Digital Repositories
8:30 to 14:00 Registration
9:00 - 9:30 James Dalziel, MAMS.  Open Source Options for Higher Education
9:30 - 10:00 Sandy Payette, Cornell University Information Science.  Open Source Development Dynamics - experience from Fedora. Sound recording available as mp3 (26 MB)
10:00 - 10:30 MacKenzie Smith, Massachusettes Institute of Technology Libraries.  Transition to a Broader Participation - experience from DSpace
10:30 - 11:00 Morning tea
11:00 - 11:30 Leslie Carr, University of Southampton.  Community Involvement - experience from EPrints
11:30 - noon Rob Tansley, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories.  A Commercial Perspective on Open Source
noon - 12:30 Sharon Bradshaw, ProQuest and Phil Finnimore and Des Stewart, Southern Cross University.  Out in the Open - Outsourced Solutions for Open Access: A collaborative case study in conjunction with Southern Cross University
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:00 Brian Fitzgerald, Queensland University of Technology.  Protocols for Managing Openness
14:00 - 14:30 Roger Clarke, Xamax Consultancy Pty Ltd.  Managing PrePrints
14:30 - 15:00 Katie Blake.  Reasons to Restrict Open Access
15:00 - 15:30 Afternoon tea
15:30 - 16:00 Erik Vullings, Macquarie University's E-Learning Centre of Excellence.  Implementing Authorised Access
16:00 - 16:30 Renato Ianella, National ICT Australia (NICTA) Queensland Laboratory.  Digital License Management in the Open Environment
16:30 - 17:00 Closing

For further information regarding Open Repositories 2006, email contact@apsr.edu.au.

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