Half-day conference exploring innovative examples of the use of digital technologies and social media in historic environment conservation.
The Northern Ireland Branch of the IHBC is holding a half-day conference exploring innovative examples of the use of digital technologies and social media in historic environment conservation.
Speakers from the RSA, HLF, Carnegie Oldpark and the IHBC will provide practitioner insights into the essential enabling role digital technologies can play in communicating and supporting the diverse work of conservationists in the public, private and third sectors.
The following programme and speakers have been confirmed:
09.30 – 10.00 Registration and refreshments
10.00 – 10.15 Welcome and Introduction – Andrew McClelland, Chair, IHBC Northern Ireland Branch
10.15 – 10.45 Lighting the Fire of Social Media Under Heritage – Quintin Oliver, Lobbyist @StratagemNI, conflict resolution @StratagemInt, professional body @TCInews, volunteer @ForumCities, social innovator @CarnegieOldpark
10.45 – 11.15 The HLF Experience – Paul Mullan, Head of Heritage Lottery Fund, Northern Ireland
11.15 – 11.30 Comfort break
11.30 – 12.00 TBC
12.00 – 12.30 Living Heritage: using data to shift the heritage conversation (and how nobody likes to come last) – Joanna Massie, Project Engagement Manager at the RSA, leading on Heritage, Identity and Place
12.30 – 12.45 Final Q&A and Conclusion
Note that refreshments and lunch are included within the booking fee. Any special dietary requirements, please contact the organiser at the details below.
Andrew McClelland: [email protected]
Please make sure to bring your printed ticket with you on the day.
On-street (free and metered) car parking is available in the vicinity of the Crescents Arts Centre. Public transport is also readily available to the venue, including to the nearby Botanic Rail Station.
Location: Crescent Arts Centre, 2-4 University Road, Belfast, BT7 1NH