Basic information
21 January 2016 at 9:30 until 21 January 2016 at 17:30
Dorana Zemljepisnega muzeja GIAM, Gosposka 16, Ljubljana

Organizer
Institute of Archaeology
ARIADNE Project
Description

Institute of Archaeology and ARIADNE project invite to the
Data Management Workshop
held in Dvorana Zemljepisnega muzeja (Gosposka 16) in Ljubljana on the 21st of January 2016 from 9:30 to 17:30.

 

ARIADNE training event is aimed at presenting key aspects of the archaeological data management:

  • Current state of affairs in Slovenia and in Europe.
  • Why do we need special processes for archiving?
  • What data to archive and what to discard?
  • What sort of equipment is needed?

The workshop will be presented by Kate Fernie (PIN and 2Culture Associates) and Holly Wright (Archaeology Data Service, ADS). The workshop is aimed at archaeologists with no specific specialization in informatics and will provide an introduction, present good practices and case studies. To this end it is based foremost on presenting good practices and case studies.

Programme (pdf)

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Kate Fernie
is an experienced professional with a background in Archaeology, museums, information management, standards and digitization in the cultural heritage sector. She is a director of 2Culture Associates, project manager for LoCloud and network coordinator for CARARE. Kate also participates in the ARIADNE research infrastructure for PIN scrl. From 2010-14 Kate was a senior associate with MDR Partners where she was project manager for PATHS, CARARE and DigCurV and participated in 3D ICONS amongst other projects. From 2004-2006 Kate was ICT Advisor at the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council. She joined MLA from English Heritage where she was responsible for promoting standards and systems for heritage information management. During a 3-year secondment to the Archaeology Data Service she produced on-line learning resources, edited a series of best practice guidelines and was coordinator to the Historic Environment Information Resources Network.

Holly Wright
received a PhD in Archaeology and an MSc in Archaeological Information Systems from the University of York. She is currently European Projects Manager for the Archaeology Data Service (ADS); a national archive for archaeological data in the UK. Her teaching and research focusses on field drawing, vector graphics, visualisation, Web design, Web standards and the Semantic Web in archaeology. She currently manages ADS involvement in three European projects, including LoCloud, ARIADNE and NEARCH. Previously she was Research Manager for the Department of Archaeology at York, involved in a wide variety of European projects. She has a background in academic and commercial field archaeology, and the arts.

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