By walter | June 24, 2011
Hello - for those who were not able to attend IASSIST 2011 and for those asking to have access to video presentations, the two videos of the Plenaries from IASSIST 2011 are now available for viewing:
Research Data Infrastructure: Are the Social Sciences on Main Street or a Side Road?
Chuck Humphrey is passionate about data and has been examining research data infrastructure with a global perspective. His talk will locate the social sciences in the broader E-science picture and give us a glimpse of the future.
Date: Thursday, June 02
Open Data in Vancouver: The Inspiration and the Vision
Andrea Reimer is a Councillor for the city of Vancouver and is a passionate advocate for democracy and civic engagement. The City of Vancouver has led the way with the adoption of a resolution in May  that endorsed open and accessible data, open standards, and open source software. Ms Reimer has been heavily involved in this initiative and will share her passion with IASSIST.
Date: Friday, June 03
The QuickTime .mov files are available in a variety of viewing formats: via desktops, iPhone, iPod, iPad, smartphones.
We have had various and mixed reports on streaming successes. These are large Video files (each over an Hour in length), so patience is required.