Tag: ICT

ICT 2013 – Create, Connect, Grow

More than 5.000 visitors coming from more than 100 different countries attended ICT2103. “ICT 2013 – a place to get together and talk about what matters in the latest digital research and innovation” writes Neelie Kores, the Vice President of the European Commission in her blogspot after the event. Special thanks go to the Lithuanian EU Presidency for the great support and for the great social event. Continue reading


NODEM, NOrdic Digital Excellence in Museums conference

NODEM was established in 2003 by the research studio Visions for Museums at the Interactive Institute and supported by the Nordic Council of Ministers. Between 2010 and 2011, NODEM is developing to become a larger international conference networking platform called … Continue reading


Israel, Haifa: PATCH 2014 with the IUI Conference

VII International Workshop on Personalized Access to Cultural Heritage (PATCH 2014) will be this year co-located with the Intelligent User Interfaces Conference (IUI), taking place in Haifa, Israel, on the 24th of February 2014. PATCH workshop aims at building a research agenda for personalization in cultural heritage Continue reading


Japan’s CEDACH is on the job for digital preservation

The Great East Japan Earthquake on 11 March 2011 caused tremendous damage to various historical documents and cultural heritage. The Consortium for the Eathquake-Damaged Cultural Heritage (CEDACH) developed a social network of experts and self-motivated volunteers engaged in implementing a digital inventory of disaster-damaged cultural heritage. Continue reading


IST-Africa 2014 Conference

The IST-Africa 2014 Conference takes place in Mauritius during May 2014. Hosted by the Government of Mauritius through the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology and the National Computer Board, and Supported by the European Commission (EC) and African Union … Continue reading


LuBeC 2013: Lucca as metaphor of the Italy we would like

On the 19th of October 2013, with the closing initiative “Lucca open for LuBeC”, when Lucca offered itself to the participants with events and extra openings, LuBec successfully concluded its 9th edition. In Lucca’s Mayor Tambellini’s words, Lucca becomes metaphor of the Italy we would like. Continue reading


Internet Festival 2013 Edition

For the Internet Festival, closed on 13th October, Incubator was the keyword for 2013. The organizers have already published the first official data of the event: 60 countries directly or virtually represented; more than 23.000 devices connected (smartphones, pc, tablets); … Continue reading


CULTURE is the password for the future

The main aim of Lu.Be.C. 2013 was to join together best representatives from public institutions and private companies to discuss about valorization of cultural heritage and tourism, through focus groups, workshops, debates and seminars which were highlighted and identified new tools for unlocking the amazing potential for the development of Italy. Valuable guests and expertise enhanced the general theme: Culture is the password for the future. Continue reading


LuBeC Conference 2013 – “CULTURA: password for future”

The ninth edition of LuBeC will take place in October 17th and 18th 2013 in the traditional beautiful venue of Real Collegio in Lucca and will continue on the 19th with “Lucca open for LuBeC”, when the city will offer the LuBeC participants special openings … Continue reading


The DEN Foundation

The DEN Foundation is the Dutch knowledge center for digital heritage. DEN supports archives, libraries, museums and other heritage institutions to improve their digital strategies and services. The sharing of knowledge of and experiences with ICT is a core mission of DEN. Furthermore, DEN encourages the institutions to invest in open technology, to implement open ICT-standards and to make use of other tools that contribute to sustainable information services. Continue reading