CFP Sep 17, 2005

Museums and the Web (Albuquerque, 22-25 Mar 06)


FOR PARTICIPATION. Deadline: September 30, 2005.

Museums and the Web 2006

March 22-25, 2006
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

You are invited to participate in the Tenth Annual Museums and the Web

Themes for 2006 include:

Tenth Anniversary Retrospective
* Serious Analysis of any aspect of Museums and the Web over the past ten

Social Issues and Impact
Community Involvement
Schools and Educational Programs

Organizational Strategies
Building and Managing Web Teams
Multi-Institutional Ventures
Publication or Content Creation Models
Distributed Content, Gateways and Aggregators
* Change Enabled by the Web

Wireless, Inside and Outside
Visitor Support On-Site and On-Line
* Museum, Library and Archive Working Together

Museum Services on the Web, like:
Art and Exhibition Programs on the Web
* E-Commerce for Museums

Technical and Design Issues
Standards, Architectures and Protocols
Interface and Design Paradigms
New Tools and Methods
Managing Content and Metadata

Evaluation and User Studies
Impact Studies
User Analysis and Audience Development

Different methods of presentation suit particular kinds of content. Museums
and the Web includes formal Papers, Demonstrations, Workshops,
Mini-Workshops, Professional Fora and other Interactions. Choose the right
presentation format for your proposal. Even the best ideas can be rejected
if proposed for an inappropriate venue.

See for details.

Submit your proposal on-line at:

All proposals must cite relevant URLs, explain the thesis of the proposed
paper in at least a paragraph, and include full contact details (with e-mail
address) for all co-authors.

Please coordinate your proposals with your collaborators. Multiple proposals
about the same project will not be accepted. Proposals for sessions should
be submitted as individual papers with a covering note. Papers are reviewed

DEADLINE: September 30, 2005.


The program for MW2006 is selected by a committee of international experts
in cultural informatics. All proposals are peer-reviewed. Written papers are
required. The best papers appear in print in Museums and the Web 2006:
selected papers from an international conference. All papers appear in
on-line as part of the MW2006 site and on CD-ROM Proceedings.

Past papers from all Museums and the Web conferences, since 1997, are
available on-line. See for
links to individual years and to a combined list of speakers.

MW2006 Conference Co-Chairs

David Bearman & Jennifer Trant
Archives & Museum Informatics

MW2006 Program Committee

Peter Bruce, Library and Archives of Canada, Canada
Rich Cherry, Guggenheim Museum, USA
Costis Dallas, Critical Publics, Greece
Marthe de Vet, Royal Cabinet of Paintings Mauritshuis, The Netherlands
Jim Devine, Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, Scotland
Gail Durbin, Victoria & Albert Museum, UK
Franca Garzotto, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Kati Geber, Canadian Heritage Information Network, Canada
Stefan Göbel, ZGDV Darmstadt e.V., Germany
Timothy Hart, Museum Victoria, Australia
Susan Hazan, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
Eero Hyvönen, University of Helsinki, Finland
Mike Lowndes, The Natural History Museum, UK
Paul Marty, Florida State University, USA
Eiji Mizushima, Tokiwa University, Japan
Otmar Moritsch, Technisches Museum Wien, Austria
Kris Morrissey, Michigan State University, USA
Liddy Nevile, La Trobe University, Australia
Darren Peacock, University of South Australia, Australia
Xavier Perrot, Bibliothèque nationale de France, France
Jemima Rellie, Tate, UK
Ed Rodley, Museum of Science, USA
Stephanie Stebich, Tacoma Art Museum, USA
Kevin Sumption, Powerhouse Museum, Australia
Ron Wakkary, Simon Frazer University, Canada
Karen Worcman, Museum of the Person, Brazil
Bruce Wyman, Denver Art Museum, USA


For program details and registration information see
or email

We hope to see you in Albuquerque!

jennifer and David

Jennifer Trant and David Bearman
Co-Chairs: Museums and the Web 2006
March 22-25, 2006 Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Archives & Museum Informatics
158 Lee Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M4E 2P3 Canada
phone +1 416 691 2516 / fax +1 416 352 6025

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