Hot Topics in Digital Heritage 2007

We have referred to some of the hot topics and issues regarding the use of new media in museums and galleries. To add to that, here is a list of themes that three of the largest conferences in the subject have for their 2007 meetings:

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Museum Computer Network

Building Content, Building Community:40 Years of Museum Information and Technology
November 7-10, 2007
Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza
Chicago, Illinois

– Opportunities for New Professionals
– Leadership, Sustainability, Accountability
– Building Content, Building Communities (Online Museums as Social Spaces)
– Superior Content, Superior Delivery
– Digital Readiness, Digital Accomplishments, Digital Accountability (DAMS, Best Practices, Preservation, Access)
– Museum Information Standards
– Digital Convergence: Archives, Libraries, and Museums
– Copyright Issues in the New Millennium

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International Cultural Heritage Informatics Meetings (ICHIM)
October 24-26, 2007 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Heritage Information & Society
* Policy
* Law
* Economics and Funding
* Convergence of Institutions

Technologically Mediated Heritage
* Resources
* Public Programs
* Services
* Collaborations

Cultural Knowledge
* Acquisition
* Retrieval
* Preservation

Digital Heritage
* Digital Art
* Representations
* Delivery methods
* Evaluation

Organizational Policy
* Best Practices
* Impacts
* Innovations

Cultural Heritage Information Systems
* Research
* Prototypes and Models
* Innovative Design
* Applications
* Architectures
* Networks

Education and Infrastructures
* Cultural & Linguistic Diversity
* Educating Cultural Heritage Informatics Professionals

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Museums and the Web 2007
April 11-14, 2007
San Fransisco, California

– Enhanced Galleries
– Web 2.0
– Users
– User Contributed Content
– Art Education
– Alternate Realities
– Tagging & Terms
– Redesign
– Open Architecture & Systems
– Cell Phone Tours
– Bookmarking
– Evaluation
– Content Management
– Small Museums

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