Speaker: George Oates
April 9-12, 2008
Montréal, Québec, Canada

Speakers: Biography

George Oates

475 Sansome Street
10th Floor
San Francisco CA
94114 USA

George Oates is an award-winning, world-renowned web designer. A member of the founding team that built Flickr, she is fascinated by collaboration, organic information systems and virtual society. For the past four years, she was the Lead Designer of flickr.com, and has recently transitioned into the role of Senior Program Manager, the first product of which is The Commons on Flickr, an opportunity for Flickr members to participate in describing the world’s publicly held photography collections. Her goal now is to continue dialogue with interested institutions around the world and to grow the Commons program carefully.

Web: http://flickr.com/george

Blog: http://george08.blogspot.com

George will present The Commons on Flickr: A Primer. [Paper]