Museums and the Web

An annual conference exploring the social, cultural, design, technological, economic, and organizational issues of culture, science and heritage on-line.

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Perils and Opportunity: Going Virtual, Mobile, and Toying with Reality.

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mobile
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technology
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Augmented Reality (AR)
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organizational change
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collaboration
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Creating strategies and opportunities for storytelling and sharing in an increasingly networked, mobile, and interactive social and built environment, is a complex challenge facing museums of all sizes.

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Demonstration - show your project
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Mini-workshop:Drop-In Clinic for Building Better Mobile Projects, From Processes toOutcomes

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mobile
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technology
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project management
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content
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organisational change
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discussion
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The leaders of this workshop have worked across museums of every kind in theUS and the UK, helping client museums develop frameworks for technology,experience design, and content in mobile projects. This mini-workshop will runas a drop-in clinic; bring your mobile “aches and pains,” whether you’re part ofa mobile project team, or looking for insights into the process.

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Mini-Workshop - teaches something or explores approaches

Social Memory Technology

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social
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technology
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memory
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life stories
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Every human being, whether anonymous or famous, has the right to immortalize his or her story and integrate it into social memory. That idea gave rise to the Museum of the Person – a virtual museum that connects people and groups through their stories.

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Demonstration - show your project
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Opening Plenary

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Session
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plenary
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Apr 7 2011 - 9:00am
Location: 
Commonwealth A/B/C/D

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Archives & Museum Informatics EIN: 77-0708617; GST / BN 887978914

Description

We'll kick off MW2011 together with a plenary speaker highlighting current questions.

We're delighted to welcome Kristin Purcell of the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project.