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Saskia Scheltjens

Saskia Scheltjens (BE/NL, 1970) studied literature & linguistics and information & library science at the University of Antwerp (Belgium). She is an experienced information manager who has worked in the university and museum world in Belgium and the Netherlands. In 2016 she became the head of a new department called Research Services in which the Rijksmuseum Research Library, the collection information department, collection IT and the reading and study rooms will work more closely together. The aim is to develop new tools and services for researchers on top of very hybrid, rich and open collection data.

Bert Lemmens

Bert Lemmens is project manager at PACKED vzw, Center of Expertise for Digital Heritage. He is mainly involved in the projects CEST (www.projectcest.be), MEDEA (https://medea.weopendata.com/) and PREFORMA (http://www.preforma-project.eu/). Bert has worked a.o. for Amsab (Institute for Social History, Ghent) as researcher in the European project HOPE, for MovE (cultural heritage aggregator of the province of East-Flanders) and for the NAI – Netherlands Architecture Institute as a collection registrar. Bert holds a master’s degree in art history and a master’s degree in conservation. Currently Bert is the WPlead on requirements and assessment in the PREFORMA project.

Sandra Fauconnier

Sandra Fauconnier (BE/NL, 1973) is an art historian with a particular interest in new technologies. She wrote her master’s dissertation about internet art (1997) and has been active as projectmanager and producer of internet- and videoprojects in the cultural sector for over 15 years. Since 2003 she is an active contributor to Wikimedia projects and often collaborates with cultural heritage institutions to help them share their images and data through Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons and Wikidata.