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Blueprinting the Information Valet Economy

Building a collaborative, shared-user network
December 3-5, 2008 / Reynolds Journalism Institute / Columbia, Missouri



Here are links to a series of resources which might inform the discussion at "Blueprinting the Information Valet Economy," Dec. 3-5 at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute. You may also find additional resources on our LINKS PAGE.

Live video stream planned Dec. 4-5

  • USTREAM.TV/VIDEO STREAM -- For remote participants, live video streaming of the "Blueprint" discussions will be available via on the InfoValet channel. Tentatively we'll begin stream at 9:30 a.m. EASTERN on Thurs., Dec. 4 and again at 9:30 a.m. on Friday.

  • ADOBE CONNECT/CHAT -- A live, monitored text chat service will be located at: (requires Adobe Flash)
Enter your email address, then wait for the reply screen and click the "join the room" button

  • COVERITLIVE -- We may also experiment with a live backchannel "chat" channel for participants during some parts of "Blueprint." With a service called, several designated narrators will be posting briefing comments about the discussions Dec. 4 and 5. You can follow these comments -- and offer comments and suggestions of your own to the narrator. To launch the window and participate Click Here.

Audio teleconference

Remote participants may also join by audio teleconference, with moderated questions permitted at several points. To join the teleconference, call at 9:30 a.m. -- 1-641-715-3200 access code: 132888#

Also, we will be monitoring the email address: during the proceedings for email submissions. That address will also post (moderated) to a GoogleGroup:

Blogging from the "Blueprint" summit

Bookmark the #infovalet Twitter stream

  • "InfoValet" is the name of the Twitter stream where we'll be commenting live on activities at "Blueprint" -- . If you are posting about "Blueprint" to your own Twitter feed, please included the tag "#infovalet" in each post. In that way, your tweets, and those of other participants and remote viewers, will be picked up and viewable on THIS PAGE.

Backchannels for following and contributing to the discussion


Tag your photos "ivpblueprint"

If you use Flickr or another photo-sharing service, are taking photos at "IVP-Blueprint" please tag your photos with the tag "ivpblueprint." Here are the tagged photos on Flickr so far:

RJI facilities -- At 900 South 9th St. near Elm

The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute occupies new and renovated facilities immediately south of the Missouri School of Journalism at approximately 900 South 9th Street, Columbia, MO 65211 (for mapping). That's south of Elm Street and on the northeast corner of the University of Missouri campus.

Pre- and post-summit discussions

"Blueprint" participants who arrive early on Wednesday or can remain into the afternoon on Friday may wish to join either of two "RJI-Lunchstorm" events. On Wednesday at noon, in RJI Room 2003, Tom Stites will discuss his Banyan Project. And on Friday, at noon, Bonnie Obremski will discuss the RepJ project at Northfield, Minn., also in RJI Room 2003. Both briefings are informal, Q&A sessions; you're encouraged to bring a bag lunch.