Introductory webinar: Why Linked Data?

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Friday, 03 May, 2019 - 15:30 BST

This webinar will introduce conservators to the ideas of the Semantic Web and will demonstrate cases where Linked Data is a useful technology for disseminating conservation records. The webinar will also be an opportunity for the Network partners to meet online for the first time.

Webinar programme

  • 15.30-15.40 Welcome and introduction to the project - Kristen St. John (Stanford University)
  • 15.40-15.50 Introduction to Linked Data for conservators - Athanasios Velios (University of the Arts London)
  • 15.50-16.10 Gallery Systems and Conservation Studio: Considerations and Challenges for Linked Data - Jay Hoffman, Vadim Soshkin, Karen Waldemar (Gallery Systems)
  • 16.10-16.30 Arches and Linked Art: A Platform for Linked Data Conservation - Dennis Wuthrich (Farallon Geographics) and Rob Sanderson (the J. Paul Getty Trust)
  • 16.30-16.50 Conservation data and ResearchSpace - Dominic Oldman (British Museum)
  • 16.50-17.00 Questions / Discussion (facilitated by Athanasios Velios)
  • 17.00-17.30 Preparations for Terminology workshop - Kristen St. John
  • 17.30 End

This webinar will take place online using the zoom webinar software. Follow the registration link on the right-hand side of this page for instructions on how to join.