Forthcoming event highlights
Here’s the must-know information for some of the forthcoming Europeana partner key events. Interested? Follow the links to find out more or to register.
First classical music hackathon, 1-2 February, Vienna
The Eliette and Herbert von Karajan Institute and the mdw-University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna present the first Hack Day for Classical Music. Developers, musicians and creative minds will gather to develop new applications for digital classical music reception. Live performances of our young musicians will allow developers to produce new content and data – a long weekend full of innovative possibilities in the field of music technology.
More information: classicalmusichackday.org/
Europeana Creative kick-off meeting, 21-22 February, Vienna
Europeana Creative will support and promote the re-use of cultural resources available via Europeana by realising a set of concrete objectives including: establishing Europeana Open Labs Network of online and physical environments for experimentation and engagement; extending and supporting content re-use and innovation; and pilot applications in thematic areas such as history education and tourism.
If you’re involved but haven’t registered yet, do so here: europeanacreativekickoff.eventbrite.com/#
Europeana 1914-1918 Family History Roadshows
Bring your First World War objects and stories to roadshows on the following dates:
25 February – Ljubljana, Slovenia
16 March – Trento, Italy
21 March – Dublin, Ireland
18 May - Valli del Pasubio, Italy
More information: europeana1914-1918.eu
Europeana Cloud kick-off meeting, 4-5 March, The Hague, the Netherlands
The two-day meeting will give the chance for partners to gain a fuller understanding of the aims Europeana Cloud, of their overall role within the project, and of the legal and financial procedures that need to be followed - as well as, of course, meeting and socialising with all the other members of the project.
If you're involved but haven't registered yet, do so here: ecloud.eventbrite.com/#
EAGLE - Europeana network of Ancient Greek and Latin Epigraphy Kick-Off Meeting, 2-3 April, Italy
The EAGLE Kick-off Meeting will be held at the Accademia dei Lincei, Via della Lungara, 10, 00165 Rome, on 2 April 2013. There will be a technical meeting on 3 April, 2013, held at the Ex Vetrerie Sciarra at Sapienza University of Rome, Via dei Volsci 122, 00185, Rome.
If you’re involved but haven’t registered yet, do so here: eaglekom.eventbrite.com/#
ECLAP 2013, 8-10 April, Portugal
Conference on Information Technologies for Performing Arts, Media Access and Entertainment. The information technology age has facilitated many significant changes in the field of cultural heritage and continues to be a dynamic and exciting forum for the emergence of new possibilities. This wave of change has had particularly significant consequences in the field of the performing arts, where the vast potential for digital content and new information technology exploitation continues to reveal itself, opening the doors to new and as-yet-unexplored synergies. Many technological developments concerning digital libraries, media entertainment, and education are now fully developed and ready to be exported, applied, utilized, and cultivated by the public.
ECLAP is a best practice network that aims to create a network of experts and media access service for performing arts institutions in Europe, along with an e-library for the performing arts.
More information: eclap.eu/eclap2013
International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) Congress, 21-27 April, Barcelona
The 69th Congress of the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) is hosted by the Filmoteca de Catalunya. The Congress serves as a meeting point to debate the role of film archives at a decisive moment both in respect of recent advances in technology and the challenges faced by the arts and culture in the context of the current worldwide economic crisis.
More information: fiafnet.org/pdf/uk/Barcelona%202013_Newsletter%201.pdf
The International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL) 2013, 22-26 September, Malta
TPDL 2013, under the general theme ‘Sharing meaningful information’, invites submissions for the proliferation of scientific and research osmosis in the following categories: Full Papers, Short Papers, Posters and Demonstrations, Workshops and Tutorials, Panels and Doctoral Consortium.
More information:The call for contributions, important dates and submission guidelines can be found at tpdl2013.info
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