Conference at a Glance

Museums and the Web: An International Conference
Los Angeles, CA, March 16 - 19, 1997

The conference features sixteen sessions with over fifty papers by speakers from thirteen countries, sixteen pre-conference workshops, a commercial exhibition, and an advanced technologies fair. Additional opportunities for interaction and learning include special technical briefing sessions, and "birds-of-a-feather" and special interest group continental breakfasts.

Sunday, March 16, 1997
8:00 - 9:00 am Registration
9:00 am - 12:30 pm Half Day Workshops - Morning Session
1.Building a Web Site
2.The Anatomy of a Web Raising: Building Communities in the Digital Frontier: A Panel Discussion
3.Making Money on the Web: Museums and Electronic Commerce
4.Evaluating Virtual Exhibits: Assessing What Works and Finding Partners
5.Making Your Site Interactive: Video-Conferencing and Other Visitor/Artist Interaction Over the Web
6.Integrating Museum Information from all Sources
12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch Break
1:30 - 5:00 pmHalf Day Workshops - Afternoon Session
8.Planning, Designing and Constructing Virtual Exhibits/Museums
9.Stitching It All Together: Integrating and Communicating with Museum Intranets
10.Multimedia Tools
11.Copyright and Licensing: Protecting and Exploiting Museum Property
12.Low Cost Maintenance Strategies
13.Publishing Museum Information Online and in Print
6:00 - 8:00 pm MUSEUM-L and MUSWEB-L Reception,
Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena

Monday, March 17, 1997
8:00 - 9:00 am Registration
9:00 - 10:00 am Opening Plenary
10:00 - 10:30 am Coffee Served
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
2.Museums, Schools and the Web
3.The Immense Potential of Museum Web Sites for Research
12:30 - 1:30 pmLunch Break
1:30 - 3:00 pm
4.Architectures for Online Museums of the Future
5.Museum Application of the Web: Experiences
3:30 - 5:30 pm
6.Museum Application of the Web: Implications
7.Users: Interface and Design Issues
5:30 - 9:00 pm Exhibitors' Reception

The Exhibit Hall remains open throughout the day on Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 18, 1997
8:00 - 9:30 am Birds of a Feather Breakfasts
9:30 - 5:00 am Exhibit Hall Open
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
8.Managing Mature Web Sites
9.Visions of Culture in Digital Communities
12:00 - 1:30 pm Lunch Break
1:00 - 3:30 pm Technical Briefing Sessions
3:00 - 3:30 pm Coffee Served
3:30 - 5:30 pm
10.Standards for Museum Data into the Future
11.The Concept of the Museum in a World of Internetworking
5:30 - 8:00 pm American Film Institute: Reception and Advanced Technology Fair
Sponsored by Apple Computer, Inc.
Transportation sponsored by Corbis Corp.
Parking at the AFI is very limited.

Wednesday, March 19, 1997
8:00 - 9:30 am Special Interest Group Breakfasts
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
12.Getting and Keeping Audience Attention
13. Accessing Museum Collections over the Web
12:00 - 1:30 pm Lunch Break
1:30 - 3:30 pm
14.International Collaboration, the Cultural Heritage Profession, and the Web
15.QuickTime Virtual Reality and the Museum
3:00 - 3:30 pmCoffee Served
3:30 - 5:00 pm Closing Plenary Panel

Archives & Museum Informatics Museums and the Web Register Exhibit Sponsor Program

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