April 13-17, 2010
Denver, Colorado, USA

Sessions: Abstract

Common Ground: A community-curated meetup case study   go to paper

Paula Bray, Powerhouse Museum, Australia
Ryan Donahue, George Eastman House, USA

Why do institutions and on-line communities want to participate in face-to-face meetups such as Common Ground: a community curated meetup? Does this type of experience provide a deeper engagement with audiences and give institutions an opportunity to learn from these experiences? What are we finding in the process?

Session: Social Media: Reconstructing the Elephant [plenary - social media]

Keywords: participation, community, engagement, meetup, curation, collections, Flickr, Commons