Speaker: Peter Eklund
April 13-17, 2010
Denver, Colorado, USA

Speakers: Biography

Peter Eklund

The University of Wollongong
School of Information Systems and Technology
NorthFields Ave
Wollongong NSW
2522 Australia

Prof. Eklund is Head of Postgraduate Studies at the University of Wollongong in the School of Information Systems and Technology. Peter's interests are in the application of formal concept analysis to practical computing problems: document browsing, access control and data analysis. His substantive paid position is as a Teaching and Research Professor at the University of Wollongong where he teaches foundation subjects in C#, Databases and Systems Analysis. He also teaches advanced courses in the Information Science: Information Design, Content Management and the Semantic Web. As a hobby interest, Peter teaches MBA classes in Information Systems for Managers.

Peter is an ARC OzReader and Canadian NSERC reviewer. He regularly serves the Australian Computer Society (ACS) on degree accreditation panels and was elected a Fellow the ACS in 2008. From Jan 2009 Peter is on the Advisory Board of Safety, Security Management company, Thorsol Pty Ltd and in 2009 he established the Centre for Digital Ecosystems at the University of Wollongong.

Peter will demonstrate The CollectionWeb Digital Ecosystems: A Semantic Web and Web 2.0 Framework for generating Museum Web sites. [Demonstration]