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Free Conference registration opportunity from ARK and ALIA

Posted by bronwynr on May 14, 2009


Indigenous Knowledge Management Voices from the past: knowledge for the future

This two-day masterclass will provide an interactive environment in which to explore critical areas associated with the effective use of knowledge management techniques within the Australian indigenous culture. Effectively engaging indigenous communities, finding functional methods to capture, transfer and preserve oral and traditional knowledge, and exploring narrative techniques are the key focuses of this event.

Apply now FREE conference registration valued at over $2000. Click here for information and terms and conditions (please read before applying)  http://www.alia.org.au/education/pd/workshops/request.to.attend.ARK.indigenous.pdf

Application forms available http://www.alia.org.au/education/pd/workshops/indigenous.knowledge.masterclass.application.form.pdf

Closes 1st June 2009

Date: 22-23 June 2009

Location: Sydney, Australia

Presented by ARK http://www.arkgroupaustralia.com.au/Events-c076-IKM.htm

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Free Conference registration opportunity from ARK and ALIA

Posted by bronwynr on May 3, 2009

Indigenous Knowledge Management Voices from the past: knowledge for the future

This two-day masterclass will provide an interactive environment in which to explore critical areas associated with the effective use of knowledge management techniques within the Australian indigenous culture. Effectively engaging indigenous communities, finding functional methods to capture, transfer and preserve oral and traditional knowledge, and exploring narrative techniques are the key focuses of this event.

Apply now FREE conference registration valued at over $2000. Click here for information and terms and conditions (please read before applying). Application forms available.

Closes 1st June 2009

Date: 22-23 June 2009

Location: Sydney, Australia

Presented by ARK http://www.arkgroupaustralia.com.au/Events-c076-IKM.htm

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Online proposals for Museum Computer Network Conference 2009

Posted by bronwynr on March 10, 2009

MCN 37th Annual Conference, November 11-14, 2009, Portland, Oregon
Online proposal submissions will be accepted March 6-27, 2009
http://www.mcn.edu/conferences/index.asp?subkey=2266

The Museum Computer Network (MCN) will host its 2009 Conference with the theme
“Museum Information, Museum Efficiency: Doing More with Less!” in lovely Portland,
Oregon. The annual MCN meeting is one of the most important conferences serving
international cultural heritage professionals, collections and new technologies.

The MCN 2009 program committee seeks innovative sessions (panels, papers, case
studies, and workshops) that illustrate how institutions are effectively functioning
and planning to function during the tough times ahead. We are looking for active,
engaged individuals and groups of individuals thinking about and using best practices
in the following areas:
 
  –  Serving institutional mission with cost-effective strategies in tough economic
     times
  –  Making, managing, and delivering digital media in new and effective ways
  –  Building the future now: innovations coming soon to a museum near you!

Conference Topics
Prospective authors are invited to make submissions in areas including, but not
limited to:

  –  Technology and Information Management Serving the Institutional Bottom Line
  –  Digital Readiness, Digital Accomplishments, Digital Accountability (Image
     Capture, Digital Asset Management, Best Practices, Preservation, Access)
  –  Implementing Systems in Adverse Conditions
  –  Digital Convergence: Archives, Libraries, and Museums
  –  Doing More with Less
  –  Leadership, Sustainability, Accountability
  –  Social Media
  –  Superior Content, Superior Delivery

Innovative formats and interaction with audience are highly desirable and will
be important factors, as will practicability, in the 2009 selection process.

Online proposal submissions will be accepted March 6-27, 2009
http://www.mcn.edu/conferences/index.asp?subkey=2266

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IA and Search in Action

Posted by bronwynr on February 11, 2009

IA & Search in Action is taking place on the 27th of March in Sydney.

This one day intensive course will give you an exclusive and in-depth knowledge of the search and IA strategies of two leading organisations- the NSW Department of Primary Industries and Griffith University.

By attending the event, you will hear how to:

* Unify content with taxonomies and metadata

* Migrate and manage content across multiple sites

* Design content templates & website style designs

* Conduct user research to improve IA

* Make site administration & publishing easy but effective

* See LIVE IA & search demonstrations

* Benefit from lessons learnt and pitfalls to watch out for

Places are limited to ensure a high level of interaction, so register your place today!

For a copy of the full course brochure, email Louise Badcock at louise dot badcock at keyforums dot com dot au, call us on  +61 2 9436 4255  or visit http://www.keyforums.com.au.

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Briet’s Antelope

Posted by bronwynr on November 14, 2008

by Frank Exner, Little Bear
The story of Antelope teaches about reality-based information and the difference between things in nature and documents (including how natural objects become documents). 

http://associates.ucr.edu/journal/?page_id=238

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