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Sussex Museums Group - Digital Collections Event
Fri 14 October 2016, 10:30 – 16:00 BST
Sussex Museums Group invites members to attend their forthcoming event held in partnership with The Collections Trust. The topic will share the theme of Collections Trusts 2016 Conference 'Who needs digitised collections?' The Event will be held in the New Millennium Chamber in Manor House, at Littlehampton Museum on Friday 14th October, 10:30am- 3:30pm.
Please arrive at 10.30 am for tea and coffee. After a brief business meeting we will be joined by Sarah Brown, Outreach Officer from the Collections Trust, Kevin Bacon, Digital Development Officer at Brighton & Hove Museums and Casper Johnson, County Archaeologist. Topics up for discussion will be making metadata work for you, how to use DAM (Digital Asset Management) Systems and new ways of archiving archaeological material.
There will also be an opportunity to pre-book an Accreditation Surgery with Kate Hebditch from the South East Museums Service and Sarah Brown from the Collections Trust, to discuss your next Accreditation submission or any aspect of your forward plan objectives. The 15-20 minute slots are offered on a first come first serve basis, and must be booked in advance of the Event by contacting Rob Symmons at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lunch will be provided.
Full details of the day:
10.30 – 11am – Tea/Coffee
11.00 – 11.30 – SMG Meeting
11.30 - 11.50 - Kevin Bacon, Digital Development Officer, Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove: Discussing DAM systems and exploring why using metadata is key to museums.
11.55 – 12.15 – Sarah Brown, Outreach Officer, Collections Trust: What can the Collections Trust do for me? Explaining how museums can improve their Digital Asset Management.
12.20 – 12.40 – Caspr Johnson, County Archaeologist: Providing an overview of the new method of archiving digital data, ADS Easy.
12.45 - 13.00 - Questions
13.00 - 13.30 - Lunch (provided)
13.30 - 14.00 - Accreditation briefing from Kate Hebditch, South East Museums Accreditation Adviser, followed
by brief Q&A.
14.00 - 15.30 - Accreditation Surgeries begin with Sarah Brown & Kate Hebditch, (must be pre-booked in advance).
15.30 - End