TMO-vice president Harry Verwayen at ‘After the Damages’ round table, 22.06.2021

Date: 22. June 2021, 14:00 – 18:00 CEST
Venue: online (Zoom)
Language: English
Participation: free – register here

In the frame of After the Damages Talks, organized by the International Academy After the Damages with the collaboration of Clust-ER BUILD and the Agency for the Reconstruction of the Emilia-Romagna Region, the 4CH event – Competence Center for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage aims to be an inclusive moment of dialogue and international comparison, capable of involving different disciplines and professionals.

The event consists of two round tables attended by the partners of the European 4CH project – international experts on the subject of Conservation and applied ICT technologies, to discuss the topic of Digital Cultural Heritagefuture visions and development strategies.

The proceedings will open with the institutional greetings of Morena Diazzi – Director General for knowledge, labour and business economics and Rehana Schwinninger-Ladak, DG Connect, European Commission.

Round Table 1: Digital Cultural Heritage: a vision for the next 10 years
This session will focus on the pannelists’ vision of the present development of digital cultural heritage and how it is expected to progress in the next ten years. Policies and strategies will be presented and the discussion will hint at the most promising developments in technology and how they are expected to impact on cultural heritage theory and practice.

  • Harry Verwayen, General Director of Europeana & TMO vice president (EU): The digital transformation of Cultural Heritage
  • David G. Stork, Stanford University (USA): Towards computer-assisted connoisseurship
  • Julian Richards, Archaeology Data Service, University of York (UK): Making Archaeology FAIR
  • Eva Savina Malinverni, Università Politecnica delle Marche (IT): Discover and Share the Digital CH Value by GEO-AI Challenges

Round Table 2: The International Advisory Board of the Competence Centre: organization and roles
In this round table, the members of the 4CH Advisory Board will discuss what a European Competence Centre for Cultural Heritage should be and what the role and organisation of such an International Advisory Board should be.