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July 19, 2022

Our program in Prague 2022

Dear colleagues,

Here you find the AVICOM Contributions to the ICOM General Conference in Prague. We will see us in our sessions!

Block A: AVICOM & CECA – Digital media for the preparation, implementation and follow-up of the museum visit. Sense, superfluity or nonsense? Moderation: Marie-Clarté O’Neill, Michael H. Faber (22 August 2022, 16:00 – 17.30, South Hall 2B, HYBRID FORMAT)

15 Min: Dr. Michael H. Faber, Cultural Anthropologist, President of AVICOM, State Museum Director LVR Open-Air Museum Kommern (retired), Bonn, Germany: Communication and mediation: digital, analogue, personal? About Must-Have, Nice to Have and Nonsense
15 Min.: Michael Eulenstein, Artist, M.A. Cultural Education/Mediation,  Hildesheim, Germany:  Best practice examples based on website analysis. Results of the survey by the MPR-AVICOM-Project “The COVID 19 Challenge”
15 Min.: Wuyan Li, Postdoctoral Researcher, Shanghai Science and Technology Museum, Shanghai, China: Discussion Children’s Learning Effectiveness by Digital Media during Museum Visiting: Based on an Empirical Survey of Museum Visitors

Block B: AVICOM & MPR&ICOM – The Covid 19 Challenge: Museums and their digital engagement in times of crises. Results of the Solidarity Project of AVICOM, MPR and ICOM Germany and other contributions. Moderation: Klaus Staubermann, Matthias Henkel, Michael H. Faber  (23 August 2022, Small Theatre, 14:30 – 16:00, HYBRID FORMAT)

10 Min: Introduction into the project by Dr. Klaus Staubermann, CEO ICOM Germany, Dr. Matthias Henkel, President of AVICOM, Director of the Museum Neukölln, Berlin, Germany and Dr. Michael H. Faber, Cultural Anthropologist, President of AVICOM, State Museum Director LVR Open-Air Museum Kommern (retired), Bonn, Germany
30 Min.: Michael Eulenstein, Artist, M.A. Cultural Education/Mediation,  Hildesheim, Germany: Results of the survey by the MPR-AVICOM-Project “The COVID 19 Challenge”
12 Min.: Elisa Monsellato, Project Manager,Swapmuseum, Lecce, Italy & Carola Gatto, PhD Student University of Salento, Lecce, Italy:  The impact of lockdown on public engagement and involvement in small and peripheral museums: the case study of Swapmuseum digital strategy
12 Min.: Alan Miller, Lecturer,University of St Andrews, St Andrews, United Kingdom & Catherine Anne Cassidy, Research Fellow, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, United Kingdom: Enriching engagement through digital responses to COVID 19 VIC
12 Min.: Daniela Fuentes Arenas, Master in Cultural Heritage Management and Museology, Independent Museum Researcher, Santiago, Chile: The Role of virtual platforms of museums and cultural centers of Santiago de Chile throughout the social and health crises
12 Min.: Hosan Kim, Curator, The Kochon Memorial Hall, Seoul, Korea &  Jookyung Rhee, Director, Kochon Memorial Hall, Seoul, Korea: 2023 Pandemic Hero: Context based learning game as educational program in museum environment

Block C: AVICOM – News from the world of audiovisual and digital museum media. Moderation: Anna Maria Marras (23 August 2022, Room 220, 16:30 – 18:00, HYBRID FORMAT)

13 Min.: Elina Vikmane, research assistant, Latvian Museum Association; Research Centre at Latvian Academy of Culture, Rīga, Latvia: Characteristics of digitally innovative museums
13 Min.: Yuqiao Hu, PhD student, University of Leicester, School of Museum Studies, Leicester, United Kingdom: Rural youth engagement on Kuaishou: opportunities and challenges of Chinese museums on new social media platforms
13 Min.: Anna Maria Marras, research fellow, University of Turin, Turin, Italy: Conversational assistants, chatbot: how language technologies interact in the everyday life of museums
13 Min.: Aleš Kapsa, Program and cultural educator, Video specialist, Muzeum Jana Amose Komenského, Uherský Brod, Czech Republic: The Labyrinth and the Theatre on the Stage of the World
13 Min.: Indrani Bhattacharya, Professor of Museology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India & Mr Supreo Chanda, Head of Museology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India: Digital Assistance in Indian Museums’ Educational Programme Design
13 Min.: Kumiko Matsui, Postdoctoral Fellow, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., United States & Yuri Kimura, Curator, National Museum of Nature and Science, Tsukuba, Japan: Museums at risk by leaving 3D image policies unwritten

AVICOM Off-Site Meeting in the National Technical Museum with AVICOM’s Media Festival F@IMP 2021/2022. Moderation: Ildikó Fejes, Michael H. Faber (25 August 2022, All-day, NON-HYBRID)

Schedule of the day:
9:00 Arrival
9:15 Registration / vestibul and move on to the Transportation Hall
9:30 Joint opening of the day (Transportation Hall)
9:45 Move on to the vestibul
10:00 – 11:30 Guided tour (various areas of NTM)
11:30 – 11:45 Coffie break
12:00 – 13:00 Guided tour (Transportation Hall)
13:00 – 13:45 Lunch

13:45 – 15:30 Session 1 “Museums: Digital & social” (lecture room)

15 Min.: Jeanne Pommeau, curator and restorer, Národní filmový archiv, Prague, Czech Republic: The Digital paradox: Digital tools as a mean for valorization of materiality – the example of Lumière’s vintage prints
15 Min.: Mubirkhoni Muminpur, Deputy head of excursion and mass department, National museum of Tajikistan under the Executive Office of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan, Dushanbe, Tajikistan: Museums in the digital period. On the example of the National Museum of Tajikistan
15 Min.: Mohamed Harb, lecturer, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt: Virtual Museum of Tutankhamun
15 Min.: Fatemeh – Kimia Amini khashouei, Admin of social media ICOM Iran, Iranian National Museum of Science and Technology (INMOST), Tehran, Iran & Parastou Manteghi, Translater and Reasercher New Media, Privet Museum, Tehran, Iran: Report of 11,000 kilometers, digital historical narrative. See museums at home
15 Min.: Simona Chalupová, Director, Chrudim Puppetry Museum, Chrudim, Czech Republic: International cooperation during the pandemic: the Exhibition “Secrets of Wooden Puppets” in the Seoul Museum of History
15:30 – 15:45 Coffee break (lecture room)

16:00 – 18:00: Session 2 “FAIMP Festival Award Ceremony” (lecture room)

18:00 – 19:30: Reception (NTM)