2019 has been a year of changes for the Europeana Network Association (ENA), which continues to work to promote digital cultural heritage as a powerful agent in an ever-changing world. In this post, Marco de Niet, Chair of the Europeana Network Association (ENA), tells us about the highlights and main achievements of the ENA in 2019 and outlines some of the priorities for 2020.
From 27-29 November, 269 cultural heritage and technology professionals from 37 countries met in Lisbon, Portugal, to connect the Europeana Network Association communities. Here are a few highlights and the links you need to revisit and relive the Europeana 2019: Connect Communities conference.
On 5 December, over 200 members of the Europeana Network Association gathered in Vienna on the occasion of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2018, dedicated to building communities and celebrating 10 years of Europeana. We would like to thank all of you who came and made this event such a success!
Imagine you’ve discovered a great object on Europeana Collections. You want to use it, but you’re not sure how to do it correctly. Would it be easier for you to understand and share if the copyright and reuse information was correct and available in your native language? We believed it would and our Copyright Community has made it happen.
On 5 and 6 July, the Network Association's Members Council came together in the National Library of The Netherlands, The Hague for their second meeting of 2018. Two days were filled with hard work, intense discussions and new initiatives that focused on transforming the new network communities.
On 6 March, the Network Association's Members Council gathered in the National Library of The Netherlands in The Hague for their first 2018 meeting. It was very fruitful, full of fresh ideas and breakthroughs, and resulting in positive structural changes that will pave the way for the Association’s work in 2018 and beyond.
On 6 December, 200 members of the Europeana Network Association gathered in Milan on the occasion of the AGM 2017, dedicated to the impact culture has on society. We would like to thank all of you who came and made this event a real success!
The second Members Council (MC) meeting of the year took place on 6 and 7 July in the beautiful building of National Gallery of Denmark in Copenhagen. The Council had the great pleasure to welcome Ms. Catherine Magnant as a representative of the European Commission’s DG Education and Culture, responsible for organisation of the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage.
The first 2017 meeting of the Members Council took place in The Hague on 21-22 February: the Europeana Office had the great pleasure of welcoming the representatives of the Members Council at the KB, the National Library of The Netherlands.
On 21-22 June, the Members Council - the 30 elected representatives of the Europeana Network Association - gathered in Vienna to discuss the Association’s role in the wider Europeana ecosystem, and its practical implementation: the 2017 Business Plan.
A springlike Copenhagen and the Statens Museum for Kunst played host to the first Europeana Members Council meeting in 2016. This meeting was particularly exciting for us as it was a chance to celebrate the Europeana Network Association’s first anniversary and get to know our newly elected colleagues.
Last week, the Europeana Network Association’s Members Council met at the Austrian National Library in Vienna. It was a chance to come together to discuss the year so far, as well as plan for the next six months ahead. Here, Max Kaiser, Chair of the Members Council, and Merete Sanderhoff, Vice Chair of the Members Council, fill us in on the day’s events.
Working Groups are set up to address ongoing activities and issues of continuing relevance within the Europeana Network. There is no limited timeframe for Working Groups; they can remain in existence whilst their purpose is required.