The 2006 Santa Barbara
Forum on Digital Transitions: Social Collaboration and Dynamic
Communities is the first in a
series of annual meetings exploring cutting-edge trends and long-term
social transformations resulting from people’s use of information
in our Forum wiki by sharing ideas before, during, or after
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for biographies of participants. Please
add or update your bio, and include any relevant
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opening keynote speaker at the Forum is Howard
author of many works including The Virtual Community, Virtual
Reality, and Smart Mobs. His address will
be Sunday evening.
Welcome to Santa Barbara. While we
understand most of your time will be committed to the Santa Barbara Forum we'd
provide you with ample information to
the rich variety of sites
and activities available to you in "America’s
Riviera. ®” Enjoy your stay.
We look forward
to a lively exchange of ideas about how technology is reshaping
collaboration and community. The
Santa Barbara Forum offers a place to meet, discuss,
and learn about
social dimensions of the digital communications revolution
in a workshop-style setting. The Forum brings together leading
thinkers from universities, industry, media, foundations,
and the not-for-profit
world to exchange ideas about the dynamic interplay among
information technology, social activity, and human psychological
Sponsored by the Center for Information Technology and Society (CITS), University of California, Santa Barbara © 2005-06
Supported by a generous gift from the David and Diane Toole Foundation.