Speaker: Tamara Tarasoff
April 15-18, 2009
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Speakers: Biography

Tamara Tarasoff

National Products Specialist, New Media and Exhibitions
Parks Canada
External Relations and Visitor Experience Directorate
25 Eddy Street, 6th floor (25-6-T)
Gatineau QC
K1A 0M5 Canada

Tamara Tarasoff has worked for Parks Canada’s New Media Strategies and Investment group since 2007. As the National Products Specialist for New Media and Exhibitions, she does research into new technologies that hold promise for outreach education and on-site interpretation at Parks Canada’s sites. For the past two years, she has been focusing on handheld mobile technologies. Prior to working at Parks Canada, she developed exhibitions, interpretive programs and web content for several of Canada’s national museums. She holds a Masters of Museum Studies from the University of Toronto.

Tamara will present GPS-Triggered Location-Based Technologies at Parks Canada: The Explora Project. [Paper]