Programme accurate as of 29 November 2016

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Day One - Wednesday, 7th December 2016
Time  Programme
0800 Registration
0900 Welcome and Introduction

Welcome Remarks

Mrs Rosa Daniel
Deputy Secretary (Culture), Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth &
Chief Executive Officer, National Heritage Board 
0915 Opening Address by Guest of Honour

Mr Baey Yam Keng
Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth 

Keynote Address:
Who Drives Technology? Who Drives Content? 

Some Observations from Both Sides of the Fence

Mr Michael Naimark
Media Artist & Researcher
1000 Dialogue Session with Mr Michael Naimark

Moderated by Dr Eugene Tan
Director, National Gallery Singapore
1030 Tea Break

Panel 1: Defining Communities in the Age of the Digital

This panel will address the digital tools that have been taken up by public initiatives to document cultural heritage and to form communities that are committed to defining and preserving their own heritage. It will address the opportunities and complexities in terms of representation vs. ventriloquism that arise from the use of digital media.

1100 How Goes the Digital at the Archives

Mr Eric Chin
Director, National Archives of Singapore
1120 Reflections on the Hong Kong Memory Project

Dr Patrick Mok
Research Consultant & Manager, 
Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences, The University of Hong Kong
1140 Image First: Opening up the Rijksmuseum with Rijksstudio

Ms Linda Volkers
Manager, International & Digital Marketing, Rijksmuseum
1200 Question and Answer Session

Moderated by Ms Yvonne Tham
Assistant Chief Executive Officer, The Esplanade Company Ltd
1240 Lunch Break

Panel 2: Digital Outreach: Innovations in Building New Audiences

This panel will address how different cultural institutions use digital media to build new audiences and make themselves more accessible to their audiences. In addressing the increasing prevalence of digital interfaces as the primary means for the public to access information, these presentations will elaborate on the benefits and pitfalls that are associated with mobile applications, digital marketing and programming for a ‘general’ audience. The panel will also address data analysis that is derived from these platforms that are then used to profile audiences.

1430 Embodied Museography

Professor Sarah Kenderdine
Director, Expanded Perception and Interaction Centre (EPICentre) and Laboratory for Innovation in Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (iGLAM), University of New South Wales, Special Projects, Museum Victoria & President, Australasian Association for Digital Humanities (aaDH)
1450 Data Analytics: The Journey of National Gallery Singapore

Dr Kevin Lim
Deputy Director, Co:Lab X, National Gallery Singapore
1510 Continuous User Centered Digital Transformation

Mr Sebastian Chan
Chief Experience Officer, Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)
1530 Digital Media in Cultural Spaces

Ms Angelita Teo
Director, National Museum of Singapore
1550 Question and Answer Session

Moderated by Mr Kennie Ting
Group Director of Museums and Director, Asian Civilisations Museum, National Heritage Board
1620 Tea Break
1700 End of Day One

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