Early Bird registration is now open for Museum Computer Network (MCN) @ Boston, November 2nd - 5th. Registration forms, secure online registration and travel information are available at http://www.mcn.edu/Mcn2005/mcn2005registration.htm
In addition to great sessions addressing digital longevity, standards, and other technological issues in museums, the conference will feature:
Alexander Rose, Executive Director of the Long Now Foundation, delivering this year's Blackaby Keynote address. Mr. Rose's talk, entitled "Designing for Longevity," will weave elements of his work in long-term preservation with current issues in electronic media.
Howard Besser, Director of the Moving Image Archiving & Preservation Program at NYU, and one of the most thoughtful mentors of our community, will deliver a plenary address during the Thursday evening reception, offering a look backwards and into the future of our collective endeavor.
Thursday night reception at the Fogg Art Museum Conference attendees will spend a wonderful evening with friends and colleagues viewing the Special Exhibition:
Degas at HarvardPre and post conference workshops:
- The Nuts and Bolts of Building a Digital Collection for the Whole Museum.
- Cataloging Cultural Objects Bootcamp
- Managing a Digitization Project
- Content Management Strategies and Systems
Stewardship of Digital Assets.Register for both today!
Full conference program is available online at http://www.mcn.edu/Mcn2005/mcn2005sessions.htm