Sharing is Caring comes to Amsterdam

Save the date and join us for an inspiring Sharing is Caring X event at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam on Friday 22 November 2019. This one-day conference is all about the next level of open data for museums. Never before did we have so much digital content to share with the World. Sharing is Caring X Amsterdam will address the next challenges for museums in making findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable the full context of collection objects, with a focus on research data.

The programme committee consists of Merete Sanderhoff, curator and senior adviser at the National gallery of Denmark, Loic Tallon, former Chief Digital Officer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Wilbert Helmus, Network Manager of the Dutch Digital Heritage Network, Herbert Vande Sompel, Chief Innovation Officer at the Dutch Institute for Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS)  and Saskia Scheltjens, Head of Research Services at the Rijksmuseum.

Date: November 22, 2019

Venue: Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

More information on Sharing is Caring X Amsterdam, the programme and registration, will follow soon on this this site under the category Amsterdam X 2019.

Stay updated about this and other Sharing is Caring X events at #SharecareX and #Sharecare19

Ben Vershbow

Ben is Director of Community Programs (libraries, education, cultural heritage) at Wikimedia Foundation. He has for
more than a decade worked at the intersection of libraries, scholarly communication, arts, and the web. He has founded and led
founded and led the NYPL Labs, an innovation program at New York Public Library, which spearheaded a wide range of digitization, open data, digital humanities, and crowdsourcing initiatives.

Ben currently leads the Foundation’s Community Programs team, which seeks to foster deeper collaboration between the Wikimedia movement and professional knowledge domains such as education, libraries, cultural heritage institutions, and the scientific community.

Bodil Axelsson

Bodil Axelsson is a researcher at Linköpings university. Her interdisciplinary research examines heritagization, that is processes in which cultural institutions, associations and individuals produce meaningful pasts.

Moreover she does fieldwork on cultural institution’s digital practices. Previous research projects have focused on historical theater plays, popular history magazines, cultural history museum’s contemporary collecting, and artistic work.  

Emil Andersson

Emil is a Swedish journalist and founder of @Daily_Paintings, one of Instagram’s biggest art history accounts. He is convinced that social media will change the art history canon and will show that the internet’s most popular painting is not the one you’re thinking of.