"Connecting Society through Culture"
We are delighted to announce the programme for the Europeana General Plenary 2012. The 2012 plenary will take place from 14-15 June and is open to the entire Europeana community. An invite-only pre-conference session will be held on 13 June.
The 2012 plenary sessions will be lead by inspiring key note speakers and supported by a number of break-out sessions on themes including Collaboration, Open Culture and Innovative Technologies from 14 -15 June.
In addition, for 2012, we are delighted to be able to bring you two exciting new events:
- a competitive hackathon and editathon running from 13-15 June, and culminating in an award ceremony on 15 June.
- the ECloud, an unique visual experience, featuring personal stories of WW! collected across Europe as part of Europeana's 1914-18 family history roadshows.
Following the close of the Europeana Plenary all participants will have the opportunity to attend a ceremony honoring of Professor Mel Collier, Head of the Library of the University of Leuven, details will be announced at the plenary.