Manawatū / Whanganui / Taranaki Regional Digital Forum: GLAM IT

  • · Committee Room 1, Whanganui District Council 101 Guyton Street Whanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, 4500 New Zealand

GLAM IT - a meet up for those involved in digital innovation within GLAM and Tech sectors. This is a chance to connect with people doing innovative projects within galleries, libraries, archives and museums and learn where our sector is heading as we face the digital future.

Register by 3 October.

PROGRAMME

10.00 - Morning tea provided for those who wish to come a bit earlier to meet and greet

10.30 - Topic to be confirmed.  Whanganui District Library.

11.00 - Palmerston North Library’s new digital heritage repository:Manawatū Heritage. Leith Haarhoff, Digital Strategist, with Heather Glasgow, Heritage Assistant – Photo Collection, Libraries and Community Services, Palmerston North.

11.30 - Wikipedia workshop. Mike Dickison, Curator of Natural History, Whanganui Regional Museum.

12.00 – Lunch – a light finger food lunch is provided (there will be a limited selection of gluten free and vegetarian options provided)

12.45 - Discussion on strategies for maintaining digital files in useable formats i.e. digital artworks and heritage files.  Lead by Jennifer Taylor Moore, Curator of Collections, Sarjeant Gallery.

1.15 - Discussion about social media strategies for increasing visitation and audience participation.  Lead by Jessica Kidd, Assistant Curator, Sarjeant Gallery

1.45 - Open discussion / breakouts.

2.30 - Wind up and farewell