Workshops

[WS-5.1] International Thesaurus Working Group Meeting

Date: Saturday,29 September & Sunday,30 September
Time: 10:00 : 17:30
Duration: Full day
Place: Cultural Conference Centre of Heraklion (CCCH)
Registration : Members only
[WS-5.2] The use of software tools in documentation

Date: Saturday,29 September & Sunday,30 September
Time: 10:00 : 13:00
Duration: Half day
Place: Cultural Conference Centre of Heraklion (CCCH)
Registration : send email to  Jonathan Whitson Cloud (jwhitsoncloud[at]gmail[dot]com) or  Rupert Shepherd (rupert[at]rupertshepherd[dot]info)

The Documentation Standards Working Group invites as many collections management system vendors as possible to a round-table discussion of the past, present and – most important – the future of software tools for museum documentation. Digital collections management systems are proliferating –...

[WS-5.3] Collections management from basics to international implementation

Date: Sunday,30 September
Time: 10:00 : 16:00
Duration: Full day
Place: Cultural Conference Centre of Heraklion (CCCH)
Registration : fill form

Collection management standards are best created from the practice of the people working in the sector. This has been the experience of Collections Trust, formerly the Museum Documentation Association (MDA) in the United Kingdom. Since its publication in 1994 Spectrum has undergone changes which...

[WS-5.7] CIDOC CRM in Action

Date: Sunday,30 September
Time: 10:00 : 17:00
Duration: Full day
Place: Cultural Conference Centre of Heraklion (CCCH)
Registration : fill form

This workshop will offer a hands-on introduction to the process of data integration from heterogeneous cultural heritage (CH) data sources.

Increasingly CH professionals working in the museum sector are faced with the challenge of bringing together a holistic view of the information...

[WS-5.1] International Thesaurus Working Group Meeting

Date: Saturday,29 September & Sunday,30 September
Time: 10:00 : 17:30
Duration: Full day
Place: Cultural Conference Centre of Heraklion (CCCH)
Registration : Members only
[WS-5.2] The use of software tools in documentation

Date: Saturday,29 September & Sunday,30 September
Time: 10:00 : 13:00
Duration: Half day
Place: Cultural Conference Centre of Heraklion (CCCH)
Registration : send email to  Jonathan Whitson Cloud (jwhitsoncloud[at]gmail[dot]com) or  Rupert Shepherd (rupert[at]rupertshepherd[dot]info)

The Documentation Standards Working Group invites as many collections management system vendors as possible to a round-table discussion of the past, present and – most important – the future of software tools for museum documentation. Digital collections management systems are proliferating –...

[WS-5.4] Automating the Application of CRM-dig to the Provenance Metadata for Computational Photography Based Imaging

Date: Sunday,30 September
Time: 10:00 : 13:00
Duration: Half day
Place: Cultural Conference Centre of Heraklion (CCCH)
Registration : fill form

This tutorial provides lectures, demonstrations, discussion, and hands-on practice with software tools for creating and validating context and process metadata for photographic image sequences. The initial software is designed for...

[WS-5.6] Ancient DNA Analysis

Date: Sunday,30 September
Time: 10:00 : 13:00
Duration: Half day
Place: Cultural Conference Centre of Heraklion (CCCH)
Registration : fill form

Analysis of ancient DNA (aDNA) is new powerful means to study biological excavation specimens and answer paleontological and archaeological science questions.

Comprehensive genome sequencing of genetic material, salvaged into ancient biological specimens (bones and teeth of human and...

[WS-5.9] Make your museum more visible with Wikimedia projects

Date: Sunday,30 September
Time: 10:00 : 17:30
Duration: Full day
Place: Cultural Conference Centre of Heraklion (CCCH)
Registration : fill form

This workshop will provide a basic introduction on how museums can be present, visible and connected via the free and non-profit Wikimedia projects, including Wikipedia., Wikidata, and Wikimedia Commons.

Goal of the workshop:

• To present an overview of the Wikimedia projects, with...

[WS-5.5] Multimodal interaction in the Virtual Museum

Date: Sunday,30 September
Time: 14:00 : 17:30
Duration: Half day
Place: Cultural Conference Centre of Heraklion (CCCH)
Registration : fill form

Today, the term Virtual Museum is mainly used to describe initiatives such as 2D and 3D digital collections available on the web, virtual tours to existing physical museums or (in its advanced form) a systematic use of web technology and tools, as well as multimedia content, to communicate...

[WS-5.8] Exhibition Object Data Exchange Mechanism (EODEM)

Date: Sunday,30 September
Time: 14:00 : 17:30
Duration: Half day
Place: Cultural Conference Centre of Heraklion (CCCH)
Registration : fill form

The Documentation Standards Working Group proposes to work with museums and museum collection management system software creators (vendors) to devise and implement a mechanism, grounded in existing data standards, that facilitates ‘at the touch of a button’ the exchange of object and object...

[WS-5.12] What is a comprehensive Digital Strategy?

Date: Sunday,30 September
Time: 14:00 : 17:30
Duration: Half day
Place: Cultural Conference Centre of Heraklion (CCCH)
Registration : fill form

Arguably all museums use digital tools to fulfill their tasks. Museums take digital photos of exhibits and use data bases as the central knowledge systems of their object documentation. They make online collections available to their visitors and social media teams use object information for...

[WS-5.10] Lasers in CH analysis, diagnosis and cleaning

Date: Tuesday,2 October
Time: 18:15 : 19:15
Duration: Half day
Place: FORTH- amphitheater
Registration : fill form

In recent years complex diagnostic and restoration problems have been efficiently approached by means of laser techniques. In fact a number of laser material processing and spectroscopic methods has been specifically adapted with exceptional success to the requirements of a wide range of...

[WS-5.11] Ambient Intelligence Research Facility demo

Date: Tuesday,2 October
Time: 18:15 : 19:15
Duration: One session
Place: FORTH - AMI amphitheater
Registration : fill form

The ICS-FORTH Ambient Intelligence (AmI) Programme is a long-term horizontal interdisciplinary RTD Programme aiming to develop and apply pioneering human-centric AmI technologies and Smart Environments.

In the context of the AmI Programme, more than 130 integrated systems have been...