PROGRAMME

Time: 1. April 2014, 9.30-17.00
Place: DR-byen, The Foyer Stage in the DR Concert Hall,
Emil Holms Kanal 20, Copenhagen
Organizers: The Association of Danish Museums, Statens Museum for Kunst, Meaning Making Experience and The Danish Broadcasting Corporation

• Please use the Twitter hashtag: #sharecare14
• Wi-fi: You get a sticker with your individual login at the entrance

Sharing is Caring 2014 is supported by Augustinus Fonden.

9.30: Coffee

10.00: Welcome by Merete Sanderhoff, SMK

10.15: Keynote #1 Kathryn Eccles: “Using crowdsourcing to understand public engagement with cultural heritage”
Kathryn holds the position of Research Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford. Her main interests lie within the field of Digital Humanities, focusing on the impact of new technologies on cultural heritage, and on scholarly behaviour and research. Her current research looks at the role of crowdsourcing in the arts, in particular the potential of new information and communication technologies to promote public engagement with and awareness of museum collections and to elicit new information about users and usage. This AHRC-funded research focused on the project Your Paintings as the key case study.

Kathryn will talk about experiences with crowdsourcing efforts in the cultural heritage sector. More specifically, Kathryn will talk about how the national art-tagging project Your Paintings enhances search-ability and visibility of small and large English collections and the public ownership of shared heritage.

10.50: Keynote #2 Mia Ridge (video and skype): “Enriching cultural heritage collections through participatory Commons platforms”
Mia is researching a PhD in digital humanities, focusing on historians and scholarly crowdsourcing. Mia has published and presented widely on her key areas of interest including: user experience design, human-computer interaction, open cultural data, audience engagement and crowdsourcing in the cultural heritage sector. Mia was formerly Lead Web Developer at the Science Museum Group, and has worked internationally as a business analyst, digital consultant and web programmer in the cultural heritage and commercial sectors. She is editor of the forthcoming volume ‘Crowdsourcing our Cultural Heritage’ (Ashgate, forthcoming 2014).

11.25: Keynotes in conversation: Kathryn Eccles and Mia Ridge with Charlotte S. H. Jensen

Moderator: Charlotte S. H. Jensen, development consultant, The National Museum of Denmark
Charlotte has many years of experience working with development of web, social media, and user engagement in the Danish cultural heritage sector, among other places at the State Archives and The National Museum of Denmark. Her main focal points include dissemination to the wider public, digital culture and visibility, social media and cultural heritage, crowdsourcing and sharing culture.

12.00: Lunch

13.00: Ignite session I (5×5 minutes)

13.30: Keynote #3 Nick Poole: “Why people fall in love with museums”
Nick is CEO of the Collections Trust in London, where he is responsible for the strategic direction and management of the organisation. Nick is also the Chair of ICOM UK and of the Europeana Council of Content Providers and Aggregators. Nick advises Governments and agencies in the UK and internationally on issues relating to Culture, and he represents the UK on the European Commission’s Member States Expert Group. He has published and lectured in the UK and worldwide on subjects relating to Collections Management and the legal, economic and ethical issues relating to delivering collections-based services.

In his talk, Nick will explore why people fall in love with museums, what happens when they do, and how we can build museum services in future that bring even more people into a lasting relationship with the work that we do.

14.05: Keynote #4: Simon Tanner: “When we share, do they care? Using Impact Assessment to understand how our digital presence changes lives.”
Simon Tanner is Deputy Head of the Department of Digital Humanities and Director of Digital Consulting at King’s College London. He works with cultural institutions big or small across the world to assist them to transform their collections and online presence. His research on reproduction charging models and rights policy for digital images in art museums has heavily influenced the trend towards opening up cultural heritage collections. He authored Digital Futures: Strategies for the Information Age with Marilyn Deegan and in 2011 wrote Inspiring Research, Inspiring Scholarship: the value and benefits of digitised resources for learning, teaching and enjoyment. In 2012, Simon published Balanced Value Impact Model.

Simon will concentrate his presentation on the Balanced Value Impact Model, and how focusing on the ways we change the lives or life opportunities of our communities should affect our investment of digitization, digital presence, and user engagement.

14.40: Keynotes in conversation: Simon Tanner & Nick Poole with Harry Verwayen

Moderator: Harry Verwayen, Deputy Director, Europeana
Harry is responsible for the strategy, business- and product development of Europeana, Europe’s Library, Museum and Archive. His main passion is the design and implementation of new business models that will support Europe in its aim to make our complete Heritage openly accessible for work, learning and pleasure. Prior to this Harry worked at the Amsterdam based thinktank Knowledgeland where he was responsible for business model innovation in the cultural heritage sector. Harry holds a MA in History from Leiden University and has worked over ten years in the Scientific Publishing Industry.

15.15: Coffee and cake

15.45: Ignite Session II (5×5 minutes)

16.15: Wrap up of the day – concluding remarks by Merete Sanderhoff, SMK

16.30: End of seminar  – snacks, beer and networking

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