Using Networked Technologies To Support Conferences

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The increasing availability of WiFi networks in conference venues is an opportunity to provide additional services for conference delegates and to enhance and enrich the learning experience. This paper reviews experiences of use of networked applications in a conference environment and outlines a number of potentially useful technologies. The paper addresses potential concerns over use of networked technologies including the dangers of disruption and distraction, legal and copyright issues as well as the danger of being over-fixated on the technologies themselves, rather than the uses they can provide. The paper concludes by summarising the issues which need to be addressed when considering the provision of networked services in a conference setting.
Translated title of the contributionUsing Networked Technologies To Support Conferences
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2005
EventEUNIS 2005 - Manchester, United Kingdom
Duration: 21 May 200424 May 2004


ConferenceEUNIS 2005
CountryUnited Kingdom

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