Pete Forsyth introduces a panel of media experts at the Newseum in Washington DC, July 2012. Photo by Lvova Anastasiya, licensed CC BY 3.0.

Pete Forsyth presents, leads interactive workshops, and is available for media interviews. Topics include decision-making in online peer production communities, practical instruction on writing for Wikipedia, and outreach training. Below are links to video, slide decks, or blog coverage of specific sessions.

(see also Pete Forsyth’s bio)







ACM DL Author-ize serviceCOLT: a proposed center for open teaching and learning

Pete Forsyth & Robert E. Cummings, WikiSym ’11 Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration, 2011. (download stats)


Before 2010

  • Innotech conference: Election 2008 and the Internet: How today’s Web technology is impacting Mass Communication (Portland, Ore., 2009)
  • The Wikipedia Signpost (2009): WikiProject Report: WikiProject Oregon
  • Oregon Public Broadcasting’s Think Out Loud: Encyclopedic Ambitions (Portland, Ore., 2009)
  • Wikipedia for Journalists: Presented on a panel about Wikipedia’s relevance to journalists. (Portland, Ore., 2009) (recap)
  • Editorial Board of the Oregon Encyclopedia: Presented on Wikipedia’s editorial and outreach models to editors of newly-launched online encyclopedia. (Portland, Ore., 2008)
  • Quoted in Local Tech Community Mulls Wikipedia Editorial Change, broadcast and published online by Oregon Public Broadcasting.
  • Politicorps: Presented on using online tools to run a local campaign; Wikipedia’s relevance to political leadership (Portland, Ore., 2007, 2008)