WikiSym, the 9th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration
OpenSym, the 2013 International Symposium on Open Collaboration
August 5-7, 2013 | Hong Kong, China
The conference program is led by three renowned keynote speakers: Phil Bourne, founding editor of PLOS, will talk about the era of open, Pockey Lam, of the Digital Freedom Foundation, will talk about open education, and Dario Taraborelli, of the Wikimedia Foundation, will talk about current and future Wikipedia research.
The keynotes are enhanced by a strong research track on the different aspects of open collaboration, namely wikis, Wikipedia, open source, and open access.
Open space, community events and socializing during coffee breaks and dedicated social events like the welcome reception and the conference dinner complement and enhance the WikiSym + OpenSym 2013 experience. An industry tutorial track ensures a healthy mixture of participants.
Come join us in Hong Kong, one of the most vibrant cities on this planet, and learn how and why open collaboration is shaping the future!
Learn more at the conference website.
About the Conference
The 2013 Joint International Symposium on Open Collaboration (WikiSym + OpenSym 2013) is the premier conference on open collaboration research, including wikis and social media, Wikipedia, free, libre, and open source software, open access, open data and open government research. WikiSym is in its 9th year and will be complemented by OpenSym, a new conference on open collaboration research and an adjunct to the successful WikiSym conference series.
WikiSym + OpenSym 2013 is the first conference to bring together the different strands of open collaboration research, seeking to create synergies and inspire new research between computer scientists, social scientists, legal scholars, and everyone interested in understanding open collaboration and how it is changing the world.
WikiSym + OpenSym 2013 will be held in Hong Kong, China, on August 5-7, 2013.