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Otago Regional Digital Forum

The 2018 Otago NDF Regional Forum is taking place on Wednesday 31st October at Dunedin Public Library Kā Kete Wānaka o Ōtepoti.

You are invited to join colleagues working in or with an interest in libraries, archives, galleries, museums, cultural heritage and related IT/digital media to share and discuss topics of interest on digital matters. Meet others to share ideas and current projects, ask questions, work towards solving problems, and form networks within our sector and the wider community.

When: Wednesday 31st October, 9-1pm

Where: Dunningham Room, 4th floor, Dunedin Public Library, Moray Place

Who: You! And please forward this invitation to anyone who might be interested

Cost: It’s free! But register (before Thursday 26th Oct) so we can plan morning tea

To register: Email

About you: When registering, let me know your areas of digitisation interest, and your dietary requirements.


8.45 Registration and device set-up

9.00 - 9.30 Round the Room Introductions and One Quick Thing. In the last 12 months, what has been your biggest challenge, the favourite thing you learned, or your most rewarding achievement?

9.30 - 10.15 Key Presentation: Jamie Wasilchenko, Taoka Online Project, Otago Museum

With over 66,000 registered objects, Otago Museum has one of the largest collections of Kāi Tahu taoka anywhere. The Museum's Lottery-funded Taoka Online digitisation project has made strong progress. Hear Jamie talk about the project, its triumphs and its challenges, and its change of focus as it reaches a major milestone.

10.15 - 10.45 Brain Storm: attendees draw up topics for the unconference discussion

10.45 - 11.00 Morning tea

11.00 - 12.30 Unconference discussions

12.30 - 1.00 Sharing our Unconference discussions

1pm Thank you and farewells

Earlier Event: 30 October
Southland Regional Forum
Later Event: 2 November
Wellington Regional Digital Forum