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Speaker: Marc Laporte

Event Track Day Room Start time Duration
TikiWiki CMS/Groupware - When just a Wiki is Not Enough Lightning Talks Sunday Ferrer 16:00 00:15

Marc Laporte

Marc Laporte is an expert on Wikis, Online collaboration, and Open Source software with over 10 years of Web experience. He has been project admin for TikiWiki CMS/Groupware since 2003. TikiWiki is the Wiki Way applied to software development where over 220 people have contributed to the core source code, making it one of the larger open source Web applications in the World. TikiWiki is used in tens of thousands of web sites/projects/communities/companies and has been picked by Firefox for their support site at The vast collaborative documentation effort is 960 printed pages, which is a testament to the scope of the project.

Marc is active in the local Open Source scene in Québec, Canada and has implemented over 100 Wiki projects since 2001. He was a CoConvener of the 2007 International Conference on Wikis in Montreal (aka RoCoCo) and is among the organizers of WikiSym 2008 and WikiSym 2009, the Internatonal Symposium on Wikis. He is also co-founder of