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<nettime-ann> MW2008 Call For Participation: Deadline Sept 30, 2007

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Museums and the Web 2008 April 9 - 12, 2008 Montréal, Québec, Canada http://www.archimuse.com/mw2008/

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION. Deadline: September 30, 2007.

You are invited to participate in the twelfth annual Museums and the Web Conference.

Museums and the Web addresses the social, cultural, design, technological, economic, and organizational issues of culture, science and heritage on-line. Taking an international perspective, the MW program reviews and analyzes the issues and impacts of networked cultural, natural and scientific heritage.

Proposals are invited from professionals and researchers in all areas actively exploring the creation, on-line presentation and use of cultural, scientific and heritage content, and its re-use and evaluation.

MW is very international; the 2007 conference welcomed over 800 delegates from more than 30 countries. Full details are available on the conference web site at http://www.archimuse.com/mw2008/

Search the bibliography of past papers (all on-line since 1997) at http://conference.archimuse.com/researchForum/

On-line proposal submission is required. Use the form at http://www.archimuse.com/mw2008/papers/mw2008.proposal.form.html


Proposals are due September 30, 2007
- for papers, workshops, mini-workshops + professional forums (written paper required by Jan. 30, 2008)

Proposals are due December 31, 2007
 - for demonstrations (written paper optional)


All proposals are subject to critical peer review by an International Program Committee.
* Peter Bruce, Director General, Information Technology Branch, Library and Archives of Canada, Canada
* Sebastian Chan, Manager Web Services, Powerhouse Museum, Australia
* Rich Cherry, Director of Administration, Operations and Finance Skirball Cultural Center, USA
* Costis Dallas, Lecturer in Cultural Heritage Management and Advanced Technologies, Department of Communication, Media and Culture, Panteion University, and Vice Chairman, PRC Group SA, Greece
* Marthe de Vet, Head of Education and Public Services, Van Gogh Museum, The Netherlands
* Jim Devine, Head of Multimedia, Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland
* Gail Durbin, Head of V&A OnLine, Victoria & Albert Museum, United Kingdom
* Franca Garzotto, Associate Professor, Department of Electronics and Information, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
* Stefan Göbel, Digital Storytelling, Head, ZGDV Darmstadt e.V., Germany
* Susan Hazan, Curator of New Media, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
* Michael Jenkins, Manager, Met Images, Office of the Director, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA
* Brian Kelly, Team Leader and Web Focus, UKOLN, United Kingdom
* Paul Marty, Assistant Professor, College of Information, Florida State University, USA
* Dana Mitroff, Head of Online Services, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, USA
* Kris Morrissey, Director, Museum Studies, Michigan State University, USA
* Liddy Nevile, Adjunct Associate Professor, Computer Science and Computer Engineering, La Trobe University, Australia
* Ross Parry, Lecturer in Museums and New Media, Department of Museum Studies, University of Leicester, United Kingdom
* Darren Peacock, School of Management, University of South Australia, Australia
* Jemima Rellie, Head of Digital Programmes, Tate, United Kingdom
* Ed Rodley, Content Developer, Research, Development & Production, Museum of Science, Boston, USA
* Rob Stein, CIO, Indianapolis Museum of Art, USA
* Christopher J. Terry, President & CEO, Canada Science and Technology Museum Corporation, Canada
* Kevin von Appen, Associate Director, Daily Experience Operations, Ontario Science Centre, Canada

Please co-ordinate your proposals with your collaborators. Multiple proposals about the same project will not be accepted. Papers are reviewed individually; full sessions are rarely accepted. Proposals for sessions should be submitted as individual papers with a covering note. The committee may choose to accept some papers and not others.


Contact the MW2008 Conference Co-Chairs
David Bearman + Jennifer Trant , Archives & Museum Informatics

Jennifer Trant and David Bearman
Co-Chairs: Museums and the Web 2008	produced by
April 9 - 12, 2008, Montréal, PQ		Archives & Museum Informatics
http://www.archimuse.com/mw2008/	158 Lee Avenue
email: mw2008@archimuse.com		Toronto, Ontario, Canada
phone +1 416 691 2516 / fax +1 416 352-6025

Museums and the Web 2008 is presented in conjunction with the
Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) and Canadian Culture Online (CCO).
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