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Marc PALLOT is member of the Board of Directors and responsible for Collaborative Work and Infrastructure within the European Society of Concurrent Enterprising (ESoCE-Net), a non profit making organisation operating as a community of professionals and community of practice/knowledge dedicated to CE. He is also research scientist at the Centre for Concurrent Enterprise at the Nottingham University and teaching Collaborative Innovation at ISTIA Innovation, University of Angers, within several masters' degree classes dedicated to innovation. He has an extensive multi-disciplinary experience in the fields of Collaboration Engineering (CSCW, wiki, community and group blogging, shared workspace) and Living Labs, Business Process Improvement, Collaborative Innovation, Project Management, e-Business & e-Work, Concurrent Engineering (CE), System Engineering (SE) and CAD/CAM/PDM/PLM. He has designed, with two colleagues (Rudolf Ruland and Stanislav Traykov), the Collaborative Web Environment (CWE) of the AMI@Work Communities constituted of shared workspace (BSCW), wiki (MediaWiki) and blogging (Drupal) technologies. He is co-chair of the Collaboration@Work community of the AMI@Work initiative. His current research interests include Collaborative Web Environments (Web 3.0) with a specific emphasis on Collaborative Distance and Interoperable Collaboration Services, ICT for Living Labs, People-Concepts Networking (PCN), concept-mapping, topic maps, knowledge connection, on-line social networking and on-line communities. He is regularly involved in European research projects and has published numbers of papers and is co-author of several books. He is also regularly acting as evaluator of project proposals and project reviewer within the European Commission research framework programmes. He has 17 years industrial experience within R&D and product marketing & engineering. He was formerly Vice-President for Product Marketing & Engineering at Win Technology, a software house specialised in Workflow and Product Data Management. He is co-founder and co-organiser of the annual ICE international conference since 1994 and member of other conference committees. He is member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and member of the Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) and guest editor for the CWE special issues of the International Journal on eCollaboration (IJeC). He is also member of standardisation technical committees at OASIS: Advancing open standard for the information society.