Organization

OpenSym 2014 consists of multiple research tracks, the doctoral symposium, and one community track.

Organizing Committee

The overall organizing committee consists of the following people:

General Chair

  • Dirk Riehle, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg

Research Track Chairs

  • Ulrike Cress, University of Tübingen (Open Educational Resources Research track)
  • Anne Fitzgerald, Queensland University of Technology (Open Access track)
  • Jesus Gonzalez-Barahona, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Open Source track)
  • Brent Hecht, University of Minnesota (Wiki, Social Media, Open Collaboration track)
  • Nicolas Jullien, Telecom Bretagne (University) (Wikipedia track)
  • Kathrin Möslein, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg (Open Innovation track)
  • Gregorio Robles, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Open Source track)
  • Ina Schieferdecker, Fraunhofer FOKUS (Open Data track)
  • Astrid Wichmann, Ruhr-Universität Bochum (Open Educational Resources Research track)

Doctoral Symposium Chairs

  • Leonhard Dobusch, Freie Universität Berlin
  • Claudia Müller-Birn, Freie Universität Berlin

Community Track Chairs

  • Simon Dückert, Cogneon
  • Dirk Riehle, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg

Wikimedia Affiliation

  • Nicole Ebber, Wikimedia Deutschland
  • Sebastian Horndasch, Wikimedia Deutschland
  • Valentin Münscher, Wikimedia Deutschland

Honorable Members

  • Phoebe Ayers, University of California, Davis
  • Ward Cunningham, Independent
  • Cliff Lampe, University of Michigan

Research Track Committees

The members of the research track committees can be found on the respective call for papers:

Support Functions

Organizational Support

  • Ann Barcomb, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • Fariba Bensing, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • Mariette Scholl, Fraunhofer FOKUS

Technology Support

  • Max Capraro, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • Hannes Dohrn, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg

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