How WE Are Smarter Than ME: An In-Depth Look Into Wikinomics

Location: Eggspectation Restaurant, Silver Spring, MD (get directions and map)
Please register and pay by March 19. Download a PDF of the event description and reservation information.

Whether you have contributed to a definition on Wikipedia or placed a phone call to help select the next American Idol contest winner, you are a member of a distributed team of people—a team that most likely numbers in the thousands or even millions.

Mass collaboration is changing how we work and process information. It will play a major role in how we compete in the global marketplace and how we will determine the world’s next rising stars.

In this interactive discussion, Julia Loughran, a former technical writer, will highlight some of the key points from Don Tapscott’s book “Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything” and provide additional examples of how this phenomenon is cropping up in all varieties of domains.

Fees for Presentation and Dinner
STC WDC Member: $20.00
STC WDC Member (Full-time Student): $15.00
STC WDC Member (Volunteer): $15.00
STC Member (non-WDC): $20.00
STC Society Office: $15.00
Non-Member (Full-time Student): $15.00
Non-Member: $25.00
Non-Member (Volunteer): $20.00
Student Guest of Paying Attendee: FREE

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Carolyn Kelley Klinger

I'm a technical communication consultant working primarily in the bioinformatics field and also designing and delivering training classes on 508 compliance for electronic documents. I have been involved with the STC Washington, DC - Baltimore chapter since 1994 and am an STC Fellow.