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archives; from 1989 to 1991 at the Perugia University,
engaged in doctoral research in `Urban and rural
history'; and from 1991 to 1994 again in the Soprin-
tendenza archivistica per il Lazio. After 1994 he
worked in the Archivio di Stato di Roma, where
he was responsible for the photograph service and
several working groups on informatics application in
archival documentation. From 1997 until the present
time he has planned and directed the Imago II
project in the Archivio di Stato di Roma; see:
http://www.asrm.archivi.beniculturali.it
Lorna Campbell, Centre for Educational
Technology Interoperability Standards (CETIS),
UK
Lorna M. Campbell is an Assistant Director of the
UK Centre for Educational Technology Interopera-
bility Standards (CETIS) http://www.cetis.ac. uk/.
She has been involved in developing and supporting
the use of learning technologies to facilitate teaching
and education since 1997. She has also played an
active role in a variety of projects facilitating the
reuse of interoperable educational resources.These
include the Scottish electronic Staff Development
Library, the DNER and Learning Objects project
and the CEN/ISSS WSLT Taxonomies and Voca-
bularies Project. She is also a member of the IMS
Global Learning Consortium and regularly
participates in the IMS Digital Libraries and Metadata
Special Interest Groups. Associated areas of research
include the implementation of learning technology
interoperability specifications and learning object
metadata, the identification of common practice
frameworks and development of application profiles,
and the use of educational classification systems and
controlled vocabularies. Recently Lorna has contri-
buted to the development of the UK Common
Metadata Framework, an application profile of the
IEEE LOM developed for use across UK educational
sectors, http://www.cetis.ac.uk/profiles/ukcmf/.
E-mail: lmc@strath.ac.uk
Fabrizio Cardinali, CEO, Giunti Interactive Labs,
Italy
Fabrizio Cardinali is CEO of Giunti Interactive
Labs (http://www.giuntilabs.com), Europe's leading
company in e-learning R&D and standardisation
activities with more than 25 active R&D projects in
the field of e-learning future (e.g. eLearning Content
Brokerage,Web Services, Mobile Learning, Interactive
TV, Learning Content Management Solutions),
more than 100 bespoke projects for leading Euro-
pean corporations, universities and public bodies,
and developer of learn eXact
(http://www.
learnexact.com), Europe's first eLearning Content
Management (LCMS) technology fully based on
XML, Learning Objects and the full set of IMS
and SCORM specifications.
Today Fabrizio Cardinali, one of Europe's main e-
learning standards experts and author of numerous
papers in international journals and conference
proceedings, is co-chair of the IMS technical board,
invited NATO's ADL SCORM reviewer, member
of IEEE, CEN ISSS, ISO SC36 and EliG Elearning
Industry Group e-learning work programmes and
signatory of the Prometeus MoU fostering world-
wide exploitation of Europe's achievements in
e-learning.
Mike Collett, Chairman CEN/ISSS WS LT, UK
For several years Mike Collett has been involved in
promoting open technical standards to support
learning in UK, European and international groups.
Mr Collett is Chair of the CEN/ISSS Learning
Technology Workshop, a European group that deals
with international standards from a European per-
spective. He is also Chair of the British Standards
Institution's IST/43, the committee responsible for
learning technology standards in the UK. In this
position he represents the UK at the international
ISO/IEC learning technology subcommittee, SC36,
and is convenor of the participant information
working group.
As an active participant in the IEEE Learning Tech-
nologies Standards Committee, LTSC, Mr Collettt
was an influential member of the group that success-
fully developed the Learning Object Metadata (LOM)
standard and directly influenced some of the com-
ponents that have enabled it to be adopted worldwide.
Current projects include helping to steer the tech-
nical standards and specifications for Curriculum
Online and working with C2k to develop technical
specifications to be used in a learning platform for
380,000 users in schools in Northern Ireland. Mr
Collett is working with The Stationery Office to
investigate the use of digital object identifiers and
metadata and is advising the Office of the e-Envoy
and the e-learning strategy unit.
E-mail: mike@collett.demon.co.uk
Adam Cooper, FD Learning, UK
Dr Adam Cooper is a Software Architect at FD
Learning where he has specialised in the design
and implementation of interoperability standards
and European R&D. His work on the European
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