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MICHAEL: Perspectives on cultural sector resource discovery


Royal Institute of British Architects, London
Friday 23 May 2008

Outline programme

10.00 Registration and coffee
  The MICHAEL Project

Welcome: David Dawson
Christophe Dessaux, Ministère de la Culture et Communication, France: MICHAEL in Europe
Presentation: [Powerpoint]
Kate Fernie, MLA: MICHAEL in the UK and the English context.
Presentation: [Powerpoint]
Jane Robinson, Museums Galleries Scotland, Chris Delaney, Welsh Museums Federation, Chris Bailey, Northern Ireland
Museum Council: MICHAEL in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
Presentation: [Powerpoint]

  Building Europeana together – the European Digital Library
11.30 Introduction: David Dawson
Jill Cousins, The European Library: Building Europeana
Presentation: [Powerpoint]
Rossella Caffo, Ministero per i beni e le attività culturali: Athena: Access to cultural heritage networks across Europe
Presentation: [Powerpoint]
Rob Davies. EDLocal project: Local digital content, building a critical mass
Presentation: [Powerpoint]
  International perspectives
1.30 Introduction:
Joyce Ray, IMLS: Can we talk?
Presentation: [Powerpoint]
Gabrielle Blais, Canadian Heritage Information Network: Resource Discovery in Canada
Presentation: [Powerpoint]
  Creative Culture : personalising learning
2.15 Introduction:
David Hassell, BECTA: ‘Demand’ from education
Anra Kennedy, Culture24: Digital learning and cultural collections: what do teachers and learners need?
Presentation: [Powerpoint]
Roger Blamire, European Schoolnet: title to be confirmed
3.15 Tea
3.45 Panel discussion: UK contribution to the European digital library
Nick Poole, The Collections Trust
Jane Finnis, Culture24
Alastair Dunning JISC
Maria Sliwinska, Nicholas Copernicus University, Poland
4.30 Close

Audio recordings of morning and afternoon sessions [mp3 format]