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ECLAP 2012 Conference

On 7 – 9 May 2012, the first international ECLAP conference on ‘Information Technologies for Performing Arts, Media Access and Entertainment’ will take place in Florence, Italy.

ECLAP – the e-library for performing arts – is a best practice network that brings together Europe’s most relevant performing arts content from a diverse range of institutions. ECLAP develops solutions and services for major performing arts institutions around various topics, such as content ingestion, metadata enrichment, educational tools, business models and IPR management.

The conference is going to have a general track and a set of workshop sections and panels. The preliminary programme looks as follows:

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
  • Marco Marsella, Deputy Head of Unit, eContent and Safer Internet, European Commission, Information Society and Media Directorate-General
  • Sarah Whatley, Director of the Centre for Dance Research (C-DaRE) at Coventry University, UK
  • Heather Nathans,  Professor, Associate Director of Theatre, University of Maryland, USA
  • Nikki Timmermans, Advisor Media Plusregeling at Fonds voor Cultuurparticipatie, the Netherlands
GENERAL TRACK
  • Performing Arts, Media Access and Entertainment
WORKSHOPS
  • Educational Services for the Performing Arts
  • New Business Models in the Cultural Heritage Domain
  • Authorative Metadata vs User-Generated Content
  • Tutorial and Training on ECLAP
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