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PNC 2016 Annual Conference and Joint Meetings

Main Theme: Does Data Construct Reality?

Time: August 16-18, 2016(Tuesday - Thursday)

Venue: The Getty Center, Los Angeles, California, USA


Dear Colleagues,

 

It is our pleasure to announce that the PNC 2016 Annual Conference and Joint Meetings will be held at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, California, USA from August 16th-18th, 2016. The main theme this year is “Does Data Construct Reality?” The conference coincides with the exhibition Cave Temples of Dunhuang, which will be presented at the Getty Center from May 7 to September 4, 2016. The exhibition will provide an extraordinary opportunity to see rare objects found at the famous Mogao caves site, along with three spectacular full-size cave replicas.

 

Keynote Speakers

 

08/16

 

 

09:30-10:15

Data and the Construction of Reality

 

Michael K. Buckland

Emeritus Professor, School of Information, University of California, Berkeley

Co-Director, Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative


08/16

 

 

10:15-11:00

Are We Using Data Effectively to Connect Users to What They Seek?

 

Murtha Baca

Head, Digital Art History Program, Getty Research Institute

 

 

08/17

 

 

09:00-09:45

Data Visualization: Interpretative Dimensions

 

Johanna Drucker

Bernard and Martin Breslauer Professor of Bibliography,

Department of Information Studies,

University of California, Los Angeles.

 

 

08/17

 

 

09:45-10:30

What Happens after the Scholarly Data Revolution and "Big Data"? Opportunities and Challenges in Knowledge Structures and New Forms of Scholarly Communications

 

Clifford A. Lynch

Executive Director, Coalition for Networked Information

 

 

08/18

 

 

09:30-10:15

Flying Spirit in Dunhuang: Immersive Experience on Virtual Touring of Mogao Caves

 

Yi-Ping Hung

Professor, Graduate Institute of Networking and Multimedia, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taiwan University Joint Faculty Research Fellow, Institute of Information Science

Academia Sinica

 

 


 

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