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Marc Laporte is an expert on Wikis, Online collaboration, and Open Source software.
He has been project admin for Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware since 2003. Tiki is software made the wiki way where over 200 people have contributed to the source code, making it one of the largest open source Web applications in the World. Tiki is used in tens of thousands of web sites/projects/communities/companies. The vast collaborative documentation effort is over 1000 pages, which is a testament to the scope of the project. Also, Tiki was awarded a 2010 Bossie award (Best of Open Source Software).
Marc has implemented over 100 Wiki projects since 2001 and is active in the local Open Source scene in Québec. He was a CoConvener of the recent International Conference on Wikis in (aka RecentChangesCamp) in 2007, 2010 and 2011. He was Symposium Committee member for WikiSym 2009 (cache) and 2010. Co-founder of wiki-translation.com, Marc was also invited to speak at a forum for IT specialists supporting multilingualism in international organizations and multinational bodies (JIAMCATT-2008 in Tunis, JIAMCATT-2009 in Ottawa) on the multilingual capabilities of Tiki as well.
Marc has been long involved in various social & political organizations, implementing a full range of online collaboration tools.
He lives in Montréal, Québec, Canada.