[LINK] Fwd: [diglib] Museums and the Web: March 19-22, 2003: Update

Antony Barry tony@tony-barry.emu.id.au
Sat, 8 Feb 2003 02:06:15 +1100



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> From: "J. Trant" <jtrant@archimuse.com>
> Date: Fri Feb 7, 2003  9:43:11 AM Australia/Canberra
> To: Museums and the Web 2003 <mw2003@archimuse.com>
> Subject: [diglib] Museums and the Web: March 19-22, 2003: Update
>
> Join us!
> 	Museums and the Web 2003
> 	Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
> 	March 19-22, 2003
> 	http://www.archimuse.com/mw2003/
>
> 	the international conference for culture and heritage online ...
>
> Join us at the seventh annual Museums and the Web conference - the  
> premier international venue to review the state of the Web in arts,  
> culture, and heritage. The MW2003 program explores Web-related issues  
> for museums, archives, libraries and other cultural institutions.
>
> ------------------------------------
> Regular Registration ends Feb .15, 2003
> ------------------------------------
> Be a part of the largest international gathering of museum web  
> professionals. You can save on registration if you register by  
> February 15, 2003. Register on-line at > http://www.archimuse.com/mw2003/
>
> --------------------
> Save on Travel Costs
> --------------------
> Check the Seat Sales! Major airlines are offering significant savings  
> on travel. Sample round-trip airfare March 18-23 are:
>
> 	New York or Boston      $210
> 	Chicago		$185
> 	San Francisco	$273
> 	Los Angeles	$312
> 	Dallas		$235
>
> Check out the prices and plan to join us at MW2003!
>
> Hotel Registration Deadline: Ensure the great rate of  $125 per night.  
> Reserve your room by February 26, 2003. See  
> http://www.archimuse.com/mw2003/ or call call -  +1 704.372.4100 and  
> mention Museums and the Web.
>
> ----------------------------------------
> Closing Plenary Session: Interfaces, New Views
> ----------------------------------------
> What do a curator, a game designer and a cognitive scientist have to  
> say about new directions for culture on-line? Hear three leaders apply  
> their specialist knowledge to the past and future of culture and  
> heritage on-line, and reflect on three days of papers and discussions  
> with colleagues from over 35 countries.
>
> * The more you look the more you get: intention-based interface using  
> gaze-tracking *
> * Slavko Milekic, Associate Professor of Cognitive Science & Digital  
> Interface Design, University of the Arts, USA (and designer of  
> engaging interfaces for users of all ages)
>
> * From GUI to Gallery, a Study of Online Virtual Environments *
> * Steve Guynup, Literature, Communication and Culture, Georgia Tech,  
> USA (and designer of a number of award winning 3-D worlds)
>
> * Interfacing the Digital *
> * Steve Dietz, Curator New Media, Walker Art Center, USA (and curator  
> of Gallery 9, a space for digital art)
>
> See the full abstracts of this session, linked from  
> http://www.archimuse.com/mw2003/sessions/index.html#EVT75000275
>
>
> --------------------
> Join us at Museums and the Web
> --------------------
>
> As well as the plenary session, MW2003 will feature eighteen parallel  
> sessions, 60 museum project demonstrations, dozens of commercial  
> exhibits, seven full-day and 6 half-day pre-conference workshops, and  
> ten one-hour mini-workshops combined with a day long usability lab, a  
> day long design "crit room", and the Best of the Web awards. All  
> papers presented at MW2003 are peer reviewed. See  
> http://www.archimuse.com/mw2003/sessions/ for links to abstracts and  
> speaker biographies.
>
> Pre-conference workshops include seven full-day and six half-day  
> workshops will be given by leaders in the museum computing field.  
> Topics are both theoretical and practical, offering a focused way to  
> build your skills. See http://www.archimuse.com/mw2003/workshops/ for  
> full descriptions.
>
> Social events include a Welcome Reception, Exhibitors'  Reception and  
> the Charlotte Gallery Crawl, with special venues for MW registrants.  
> See http://www.archimuse.com/mw2003/events/ for venues.
>
> We hope to see you in Charlotte!
>
> jennifer and David
>
> --  
> Museums and the Web		Archives & Museum Informatics
> Co-Chairs:			158 Lee Avenue
> David Bearman and Jennifer Trant	Toronto, Ontario
> http://www.archimuse.com/mw.html 	Canada
> phone +1 416 691 2516 / fax +1 416 352-6025 / email: info@archimuse.com
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