Europeana Photography at NALIS Forum 2015

The founders of the National Academic Library and Information System Foundation (NALIS Foundation): the Central Library of BAS (CL-BAS), the Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” (SU) and the American University in Bulgaria (AUBG).

The founders of the National Academic Library and Information System Foundation (NALIS Foundation): the Central Library of BAS (CL-BAS), the Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” (SU) and the American University in Bulgaria (AUBG).

On 12 May 2015, in Sofia, at the Ball Room of Radisson Blu Grand Hotel, the 4th international conference organised by the NALIS Foundation was held, under the title ”The Challenge to Collaborate in the Digital Age”. The event was realised with the support of the America for Bulgaria Foundation.

Special guests were: delegates of the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Culture; members of the Parliament and other official guests; representatives of the NALIS Foundation, its founders and associates; representatives from libraries and universities; museums; NGOs (non-governmental organisations) and other cultural organisations.

Among them Antonella Fresa from Promoter SRL, participating as invited speaker with a talk on digitisation, creative re-use of cultural content and citizen participation. In order to validate the sociological impact of digital cultural heritage and technologies, Fresa presented some of the successful projects Promoter and NALIS were involved in (in particular EuropeanaPhotography, giving life to the Photoconsortium Association) and added some words about the ongoing EU projects E-Space, Civic Epistemologies and RICHES, whereof Promoter is taking care with the role of Technical Coordinator/Communication & Dissemination Manager. [download Fresa's presentation]


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