KTE 2.0: What’s the Point of 2.0?

On Monday, October 5, 2009, KTECOP held a half-day workshop to explore the impact of social media (wikis, blogs, twitter, RSS, etc.) on knowledge transfer and exchange.

Monday, October 5, 2009
1:00-5:30 pm
Gerstein Science Information Centre
9 King’s College Circle, University of Toronto [map]


1:00 – Welcome and Overview of the Day

1:15 – Journey through Social Media
A hands-on session with Alan Lepofsky, Director of Marketing at SocialText, followed by a Q and A

2:15 – O3 Collaboration
A hands-on introduction to social networking platform O3 Collaboration, with Gary Hilson, Projects + Alliances Consultant at Ontario Research and Innovation Optical Network (ORION)

3:15 – Break (snacks)

3:30 – Case Study
Brent MacKinnon, Social Media Tools

4:00 – Discussion: How does social media fit with KTE theory?
Melanie Barwick, Hospital for Sick Children
David Phipps, Director of the Office of Research Services, York University
Facilitator: Jane Gibson, Director of KTE, Institute for Work and Health

4:45 – Using the KTECOP Website
Scott Mitchell, Director of Knowledge Transfer, CMHA Ontario

5:30 – Closing Remarks
Dee Kramer, Associate Director, Networks & KTE, CRE-MSD, University of Waterloo

Then retiring to a local pub to continue the dialogue…

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