I’m keen on the idea of starting groups in Aus to follow the Science Online conference. I was lucky enough to attend in 2009 (or was it 2010?) in North Carolina and met some fantastic people, a few of whom helped motivate me to go back to uni to study marine biology!
So this is a brilliant idea to gather likeminded Aussies together to discuss the concepts and outcomes of the NC conference
As described on their website,
ScienceOnline is a non-profit organization that facilitates conversations, community and collaborations at the intersection of Science and the Web.
We do this through online networks, face-to-face events (both global and grassroots), and projects such as ScienceSeeker and The Open Laboratory science writing anthology.
Every January since 2007, the Research Triangle area of North Carolina has hosted scientists, students, educators, physicians, journalists, librarians, bloggers, programmers and others interested in the way the World Wide Web is changing the way science is communicated, taught and done.
Earlier in 2012, I happened across a live webcast of a ScienceOnlineVancouver meeting, and having a few spare minutes I logged on to the live-chat option shown…
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