WikiSym is a short hand for International Symposium on Wikis, or the Wiki Symposium, a conference dedicated to wiki research and practice. Its proceedings are published in the ACM Digital Library.

WikiSym 2008 (Porto, Portugal)

WikiSym 2008 was held in Porto, Portugal, in 8-10 September, 2008, at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto and supported ("in-cooperation agreement") by the ACM. Keynotes were given by George P. Landow, Professor of Art and English at Brown University and Stewart Nickolas, IBM Emerging Technologies while Dan Ingalls, Sun Microsystems Laboratories gave an invited talk. The Conference Chair was Ademar Aguiar and Program Chair was Mark Bernstein. More information can be found on the WikiSym website

WikiSym 2007 (Montreal, Canada)

WikiSym 2007 was co-located with OOPSLA 2007, an ACM conference, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on October 21-23, 2007. Invited speakers were Jonathan Grudin and Ward Cunningham. Speakers Peter Turchi as well as Jim Purbrick and Mark Lentczner were shared with OOPSLA. Conference chair was Alain Désilets and program chair was Robert Biddle. More information can be found on the WikiSym 2007 website

WikiSym 2006 (Odense, Denmark)

WikiSym 2006 was co-located with ACM Hypertext 2006 from August 21-23, 2006 in Odense, Denmark. Invited speakers included Angela Beesley ("How and Why Wikipedia Works"), Doug Engelbart and Eugene Eric Kim ("The Augmented Wiki"), Mark Bernstein ("Intimate Information: organic hypertext structure and incremental formalization for everyone's everyday tasks"), and Ward Cunningham ("Design Principles of Wiki: How can so little do so much?"). Conference chair was Dirk Riehle and program chair was James Noble. More information can be found on the WikiSym 2006 website

WikiSym 2005 (San Diego, CA, U.S.A.)

WikiSym 2005 was co-located with ACM OOPSLA 2005, held in San Diego, California, USA, October 14–16, 2005. Speakers included Ward Cunningham and Jimmy Wales. Sponsors of the event included Google. Conference chair was Dirk Riehle. More information can be found on the WikiSym 2005 website


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