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Pamela Agar, Imperial College London

Pamela Agar is the Head of Digital Media for the Communications & Development Division at Imperial College London. In her current role, Pamela manages Imperial’s institutional web presence and video production capabilities, experimenting with new styles and approaches to tell College research and education stories in a compelling way. (@pamelaagar)

Steve Boneham,  JISCnetskills

Netskills is a training and staff development service based at Newcastle University. It was set up in 1995 and provides training across the UK. One of the key aims of Netskills is to help organisations to make effective use of technology and to share expertise, practice and skills.
Steve has been a consultant trainer with Netskills for 10 years. He is interested in how the web is changing education for learners, staff and institutions. He enjoys the challenge of explaining new technologies to people and strives to make innovation as simple and painless as possible!
Steve's interests include social media, podcasting, WordPress, digital video and animation, remote training, presentation design & mobile technologies.

Katie Christie

Head of Digital, University of the Arts London.

Martin Hamilton

Martin Hamilton is Head of Internet Services at Loughborough University, and led the project to migrate Loughborough to Google Apps for Education. Martin's current projects include the development of Loughborough's institutional guidelines on Web 2.0 and Social Media, an online advertising pilot, and "my.Lboro" - a Web 2.0 student portal.

Brian Kelly, UKOLN

Brian Kelly helped to set up probably the first institutional Web service at the University of Leeds in 1993 when he was the Information Officer in the Computing Service. He has previously worked in IT Service departments in the Universities of Loughborough, Liverpool and Leeds. In 1997 he started work at UKOLN, University of Bath where he is a national adviser on innovative uses of the Web.

Mike Kelly, University of the Arts London

Mike Kelly is a Learning Technologies Developer at the Centre for Learning and Teaching in Art and Design (CLTAD) at University of the Arts London. He works with teaching staff, giving them support with learning technologies, and developing software or adapting existing software packages to fulfil learning and teaching requirements. His current focus is on the development and implementation of e-portfolio and blogging services for UAL.
He is particularly interested in the art and design learning context, and has written and presented about artistic identity and e-portfolios.

Rob Needham, University of Sheffield

Rob Needham is the Head of Customer Service & Communication and also the Service Manager for Communication & Collaboration services within Corporate Information & Computing Services (CiCS) at the University of Sheffield. (@robertneedham)

Dr Joe Nicholls, Cardiff University

Dr Joe Nicholls is Principal Innovation Consultant for Learning, Teaching and Web Technologies in the Directorate of Information Services at Cardiff University. He contributes to futures, strategic and engagement related initiatives. He is particularly interested in understanding and working to bridge the knowledge gap that exists between learners, teachers, researchers and service providers.

Mike Nolan, Edge Hill University

Mike Nolan is Head of Web Services at Edge Hill University where he manages the team responsible for design and development of their website, portal and other web systems. Michael has a background in web applications development but now mostly attends meetings! Michael blogs about HE web topics at

Mandy Phillips, Liverpool John Moores University

Mandy Phillips is the Head of Business and Information Systems within Library and Student Support at Liverpool John Moores University. (@m8nd1)

Event Information
Event: Using social media to communicate
Date: 18 January 2012
Venue: Austin Court, Birmingham
Book by:  23 December 2011
Status: Closed

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