EuropeanaTech 2018 – Gorgeous Data, Glorious Technology: In review
On May 15-16 nearly 300 innovators and thought leaders from across the world met on the SS Rotterdam for two action-packed days of EuropeanaTech 2018. Those in attendance watched and contributed to 37 presentations, seven panel sessions and a very entertaining and thought-provoking debate.
Taking place on the SS Rotterdam (no ordinary place for a conference) there was an energy and purpose combined with a sense of community and collaboration that flowed through all of the sessions. Some of the key themes covered included:
- How to combine centralisation and decentralisation to achieve the best possible results.
- Putting the user at the centre of all we do – especially when thinking about Linked Open Data
- What the future of collaboration looks like for a bunch of talented people working in digital cultural heritage.
Harry Verwayen, Executive Director Europeana Foundation, said: "What a thrill to meet all these forward thinking people from all over the world in one – quite spectacular – place. It was one of those occasions where I left with more questions than answers but left fully satisfied."
If you weren’t able to make it, or want to relive the event, you can:
Watch the EuropeanaTech 2018 video.
Watch the keynote speeches on our youtube channel.
Download the presentations.
Read the story of EuropeanaTech through tweets.
See the event photos.
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