Deadline for submitting proposals to EDCR2016 extended to 14 October 2016

The deadline for submitting proposals to the International Symposium on Evaluating Digital Cultural Resources (#EDCR2016) has been extended to Friday, 14 October 2016.

Please check the Call for Papers for details on how to submit your proposal.

And don’t forget to register on Eventbrite to attend both the EDCR Symposium on 12-13 Dec (Symposium Eventbrite Registration Page), as well as the Public Lecture and the Collections Open evening on the evening of the 12th Dec (Lecture and Collections Evenin Evente Registration Page), as they are filling up fast.

Mark the Day for our International Symposium on Evaluating Digital Cultural Resources (EDCR 2016): 12-13 Dec 2016, Glasgow

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Mark the Day for our International Symposium on Evaluating Digital Cultural Resources (EDCR 2016) on 12th and 13th Dec 2016 at the newly reopened and refurbished Kelvin Hall in Glasgow.

Aimed at both researchers and cultural heritage professionals, the event will provide an opportunity to bring together the main issues, questions and findings raised over the course of the network and its previous activities.

Check the details of the programme at the symposium page: https://scotdigich.wordpress.com/events/symposium/

Deadline for submitting proposals is Friday, 7 October 2016

Registration to the symposium will be free of charge but participants will need to register through Eventbrite.

The programme will include a public lecture on the afternoon of the 12th December by Dr Mark O’Neill, Director for Policy and Research at Glasgow Life.

The symposium will also include an open evening dedicated to exploring the digital collections at Kelvin Hall one of Glasgow’s iconic landmarks (pictured above).

 

 

Full programme now available

It’s just over a week until our next workshop ‘Moving from Impact to Value.’ The full programme for the day has now been finalised. See it here: Moving from Impact to Value programme_15June2016.

If you haven’t done so, head to Eventbrite to register and secure your spot for what will be a day full of lively discussion and open sharing of experience.

Join us for our next workshop!

Registration is now open for our next workshop. As with all of our workshops, attendance is free so head to Eventbrite to register now.

Here are the key details to get you started:

Moving from Impact to Value
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
10am-4pm
The Sir Allwyn Williams Building, University of Glasgow

More information about the workshop, including a list of speakers, can be found on the event page.

25 May, Edinburgh event: Cultural Heritage, Digital Engagement and Visitor Experience

This event in Edinburgh organised by the ARTIST ROOMS, National Galleries of Scotland, might be of interest to ScotDigiCH members. Jen Ross who spoke at our last workshop on the Artcasting project will also talk, with her colleagues, at this one.

25 May, Edinburgh event:  Cultural Heritage, Digital Engagement and Visitor Experience

Join us in Edinburgh on the 25th of May for a day of engaging talks and discussions that will challenge you to think differently about the use of digital interactions and methods in museum and gallery spaces. The day is hosted by ARTIST ROOMS, National Galleries of Scotland, and the University of Edinburgh, and speakers include:

  • Claire Bailey-Ross (Durham University) on radical trust and digital visitor engagement.
  • Silvia Filippini-Fantoni (Indianapolis Museum of Art – via live link) on her digital engagement and interpretation work.
  • Jeremy Knox, Jen Ross and Chris Speed (ARTIST ROOMS Research Partnership, University of Edinburgh) on their ARTIST ROOMS Artcasting project, and using mobile methods to reimagine the boundaries of an exhibition.

 

Lunch and refreshments will be provided, and attendance is free.

https://www.nationalgalleries.org/whatson/events-calendar/cultural-heritage-digital-engagement-and-visitor-experience/date/2016-04-11/interval/0/

Videos from Workshop 3 ‘Evaluating Use and Impact’ are now up

The videos from Workshop 3 ‘Evaluating Use and Impact’ of Digital Cultural Heritage Resources are now up on youtube. Please pass the link to anyone who might be interested.

With thanks to all speakers, participants (physical on the day, or remote), partners and support team for making this such a success.

Maria Economou

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