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October 2006, n.11
edited by Minerva Editorial Board

We are sending you the eleventh issue of the newsletter and we thank you in advance for your attention. Please, send us any suggestions writing to minerva2@beniculturali.it.

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Call for posters


International Conference
4-5 December 2006
Roma, Italy, Complesso del San Michele

Museums, libraries and archives online:
MICHAEL service and other international initiatives


Organised by Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali - Dipartimento per la ricerca l'innovazione e l'organizzazione, in co-operation with the European Commission, Ministero per la funzione pubblica e l'innovazione, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa

Official languages: English, French, Italian

Free entrance. Mandatory registration

The Conference is divided into four sessions and a Round Table.

Francesco Rutelli (Minister for Cultural Heritage and Activities, Deputy President of the Council of the Ministers) and Fabio Colasanti (Director General, Directorate General Information Society and Media, European Commission) will attend the Conference.

Session 1: Accessing culture online: the European Cultural Information Space
Top cultural decision makers present the state-of-the-art and the plans for future developments towards a common European Cultural Information Space.

Session 2: Users, content and services
The MICHAEL European Portal is presented, in connection with the cultural policies of the European Member States.

Session 3: Culture for tourism
Digitisation of cultural heritage is more and more recognised as an important tool for the development of tourism. The potential role of Michael in this framework is discussed.

Session 4: Digital Cultural Heritage in the world
The session presents some important initiatives implemented outside the European Union, demonstrating the common approach followed by MICHAEL and the European Union.

Roundtable – Museums, libraries and archives online: which future for the European Cultural Information Space

Registration (http://www.michael-culture.org/events/registration06120405.html)

Programme (http://www.michael-culture.org/events/programme06120405.html)

Information: sara.moretto@bsmc.it

Call for posters

During the International Conference there will be a poster session on the following subject National and international digitisation projects concerning cultural heritage.

There are two areas for nominations:

  1. National projects
  2. International projects

If you are interested in participating into the poster session, please read attentively the editing rules (http://www.michael-culture.org/events/editingrules06120405.html) and send the form (http://www.michael-culture.org/events/InternationalConference06120405poster.rtf) (one for each category of participation) to:

  • MICHAEL Secretariat - Poster Session MICHAEL International Conference
  • e-mail:natale@mclink.it (subject: MICHAEL poster session).

The form must be sent within October, 15th 2006.

Information: natale@mclink.it

Minerva project Secretariat
Ministero per i Beni e le Attivitą Culturali
c/o Biblioteca di Storia Moderna e Contemporanea
Via Michelangelo Caetani, 32
00186 Roma, Italy
Tel. 06 68281768, fax 06 68281770

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