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Posted on Wednesday August 10, 2016

Updated on Monday November 6, 2023

EuropeanaTech 2011

EuropeanaTech is the final conference of the EU project EuropeanaConnect
Josefsplatz 1, 1010 Wien, Österreich

Dates: 4-5 Oct 2011
Location: Austrian National Library, Vienna
Organised by: EuropeanaConnect and Europeana Foundation
Participation: free and open to all, places are limited, registration requested

EuropeanaTech is the final conference of the EU project EuropeanaConnect and is organised in collaboration with the Europeana Foundation. It will explore technical challenges of making digital cultural and scientific information attractive and easily accessible for the public. An important goal of this conference is to build the community of technical and scientific experts in the field. At the core of the conference are interaction, demonstration and the exchange of experiences.

The main strands of the conference will be:

  • Open Source
  • Open Data
  • Aggregation and (Meta-) Data Quality
  • Explore and Discover
  • Distributed Community Empowerment
  • Hackathon

A hackathon will complete this conference generating prototypes and code contributions to Europeana services. The results will be demonstrated and awarded at the conference. Developers are invited to participate in the hackathon, please check the respective box in the registration form.

The EuropeanaTech conference is open to all information professionals, application developers, technology researchers and decision makers in the cultural domain. It will showcase services and activities that are best examples of an open Digital Culture and will bring together the software development community with cultural domain professionals, to strengthen networks and establish future collaboration.

Conference Programme (Videos and Slides)

Speakers List


Programme Commitee

Runar Bergheim, (Asplan Viak Internet Norway)
Erik Duval, (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Stefan Gradmann, (Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany)
David Haskiya, (Europeana Foundation, Netherlands)
Antoine Isaac, (Vrije University Amsterdam, Europeana Foundation, Netherlands)
Joachim Jung, (Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria)
Jan Molendijk, (Europeana Foundation, Netherlands)
Jeanna Nikolov-Ramírez Gaviria, (Austrian National Library, Austria)
Johan Oomen, (Sound and Vision, Netherlands)
Vivien Petras, (Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany)
Veronika Prändl-Zika, (Austrian National Library, Austria)
Vanessa Proudman, (Europeana Foundation, Netherlands)
Monika Segbert-Elbert, (EREMO, Italy)
Sjoerd Siebinga, (Delving, Netherlands)
Guus Schreiber, (Vrije University Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Vassilis Tzouvaras, (National Technical University of Athens, Greece)
Maarten Zeinstra, (Kennisland, Netherlands)