LoCloud Conference

Sharing local cultural heritage online with LoCloud services

5th February 2016, 9.00 - 5.30, Amersfoort, Netherlands

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Sharing local cultural heritage online with LoCloud services is a conference organised by the LoCloud project. It provides an opportunity to share, discuss and demonstrate tools, services and content in the context of Europeana. The conference provides an opportunity to reflect on the results achieved by LoCloud and look to the future.  During the conference we will show-case the LoCloud “My local heritage” competition and present awards to the winners.

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Venue: Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed - Smallepad 5 Amersfoort, UT 3811 MG NL



Locloud overview,  Ole Myhre Hansen, National Archives of Norway, LoCloud coordinator
Europeana, Henning Scholz

Showcase from LoCloud content partners 

  • Louise Kennedy, Discovery programme, Ireland
  • From local to global: Romanian cultural values in Europeana through Locloud, Sorina Stanca, Biblioteca Judeţeană ‘O.Goga’ Clujj, Romania
  • Spanish collections in Locloud: a round-trip talk between european institutions, Maria Carrillo, Ministerio de Educacion, Cultura y Deporte, Spain
Presentation on new EC programmes related to the cultural heritage, Marcel Watelet, European Commission
LoCloud Collections, or how to make your local heritage available on-line, Marcin Werla, PSNC, Poland
Beyond the space: the LoCloud Historical Place Names micro-service, Rimvydas Lauzikas, Vilnius University Faculty of Communication, Lithuania
12:40-13:45: Lunch
Bastille, pop band or historical icon? How linked open data helps teachers, students and researchers find the right one.  Richard Leeming, BBC/RES, UK
MORe and the LoCloud enrichment services, Dimitris Gavrillis, Athena Research Centre, Greece
MINT, Vassilis Trouvaras, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Microservices in LoCloud, Walter Koch, Angewandte Informationstechnik Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, Austria
Geocoding Service, Runar Bergheim, Asplan Viak Internet AS, Norway
LoCloud Competition showcase and awards
The future of LoCloud: closing words, Kate Fernie, 2Culture Associates, UK
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