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Handhelds in Museums: a web conference June 3, 2009

archimuse's picture

By info @ archimuse - Posted on 02 June 2009

"museum professionals interested in how the new wave of mobile devices
and services can benefit their organizations and their learners" should plan to spend part of tomorrow with the online Handheld Conference.

See for details. Here's a schedule...

June 3, 2009 - 11:00-11:55 am EDT
Handhelds! Getting It Done at Museums Large & Small
  • Chris Alexander, San Jose Museum of Art
    The Little Engine that Could - Mobile Tours on a Shoestring Budget
  • Silvia Filippini Fantoni, Sorbonne University and British Museum
    The Challenges of Developing a Multimedia Guide for Large Museums

June 3, 2009 - 1:00-1:55 pm EDT
The Future of Mobile Interpretation
  • Koven Smith, Metropolitan Museum of Art
    The Future of Mobile Interpretation
  • Nancy Proctor, Smithsonian American Art Museum
    Beyond the 2 Minute Stop: Soundtracks, Soundbites and Smartphones

June 3, 2009 - 3:00-3:55 pm EDT
No Time Like the Present: Rapid Deployment with Open Source Technologies - At What Cost?


jtrant's picture

if you missed the handheld online conference, the recording is still online. you can get access to the record at  there's still a fee, but it's 1/2 price ;)


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