Charlottetown, PEI Canada Prince Edward Island is one of Canada’s premiere travel destinations and is known for its sandy beaches, golfing, seafood and iconic red dirt roads. The Robertson Library at the University of Prince Edward Island is offering a 1-week (August 11-15, 2008) hands-on course, “Red Island Repository Institute”, which will be led by well-known Fedora “natives” Sandy Payette, Fedora Commons Executive Director; Richard Green, Manager, RIDIR, REMAP and RepoMMan Projects, e-SIG, Academic Services, University of Hull, and; Matt Zumwalt, MediaShelf.
The Institute is targeted at individuals from institutions planning or running a repository program and is intended for users with a wide range of experience, from managers to programmers. Attendees will be provided with all the information and tools needed to implement and maintain a flexible repository program using Fedora. The Institute fee is $1,800 and includes meals (except suppers), special events, a laptop for use during the course (if needed) and all materials. Red Island Repository Institute website and additional details (including the registration form) will be available March 15. In order to ensure a seat and facilitate planning we suggest you register as soon as possible as this one will fill up quickly. If you have questions about the Red Island Repository Institute, please contact Mark Leggott at firstname.lastname@example.org.