News: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the PNC Committee has made the decision to cancel this year’s conference, which was scheduled for October 27th through October 29th, 2020 at National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. This year, we have made a retrospective video about PNC from its establishment in 1993 to the present.

A Retrospective of PNC Keynote Sessions from PNC Annual Conferences

PNC 2019

Digital Humanities and the Study of Singaporean Cultural History

Prof. Kenneth Dean National University of Singapore

Technology Enhanced Adaptive Learning in Taiwan

Prof. Bor-Chen Kuo Ministry of Education, Taiwan

Building Sustainable Society by Using Information and Communication Technology: Lessons from Disaster Management

Prof. Yue-Gau Chen Academia Sinica

Agriculture Biodiversity Challenge and Agro-Ecology for Climate Change Resilience and Food Security in ASEAN

Dr. The Anh Dao Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences

PNC 2017

Data-Informed Decision Making in Public Health: Case Study in Tainan

Dr. Huey-Jen Jenny Su National Cheng Kung University

The Amnesiac Civilization

Dr. David S. H. Rosenthal Stanford University Libraries

Tracking Social Interactions with Data from Sampling Surveys, Contact Diaries, and Social Media

Dr. Yang-Chih Fu Academia Sinica

Worlds Full of Places: Toward a Global Ecology of Historical Gazetteers

Prof. Ruth Mostern University of Pittsburgh

My Experience on the Application of 3D Digital Data on Cultural Heritage Cases in Taiwan

Prof. Min-Fu Hsu National Cheng Kung University

Making Sense of Internet of Things: Using AirBox as an Example

Dr. Ling-Jyh Chen Academia Sinica

PNC 2016

Data and the Construction of Reality

Prof. Michael K. Buckland University of California, Berkeley & Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative

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

Dr. Murtha Baca Getty Research Institute

Data Visualization: Interpretative Dimensions

Prof. Johanna Drucker University of California, Los Angeles

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

Dr. Clifford A. Lynch Coalition for Networked Information

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

Prof. Yi-Ping Hung National Taiwan University & Academia Sinica

PNC 2015

Private Data, Public Goods

Prof. Peter K. Bol Harvard University

Disaster Risk Reduction Data, Challenges in Making Them Open

Prof. Jane W. S. Liu Academia Sinica

Computational Social Science: The Collaborative Futures of Big Data, Computer Science and Social Sciences

Dr. Sheng-Wei Chen Academia Sinica

What is the Big Idea Behind Big Data?

Prof. Lionel M. Ni University of Macau

PNC 2014

The Age of Experience: Cultural Heritage and the Future of Museums

Prof. Sarah Kenderdine UNSW Art & Design, City University of Hong Kong

Museum Using Digital Technology to Interact with Audiences: Some Practices in National Museum of History

Dr. Yui Tan Chang National Museum of History

Art of Calligraphy and Classic Chinese Literature Rejuvenated: Exhibition, Reflection, and Transformation on Outside Classroom Learning Activities

Prof. Hsianghoo Steve Ching City University of Hong Kong

Moore’s Law and the Future of Libraries

Prof. Michael Keller Stanford University

Beyond Borders: The Humanities in the Digital Age

Dr. James Cuno J. Paul Getty Trust

PNC 2011

Climate Changes and Water Resources in Taiwan History

Prof. Ts’ui-jung Liu Academia Sinica

Climate Change and Urban Flood Management

Dr. Zoran Vojinovic UNESCO-IHE, Netherlands

Interdecadal Variability of East Asian Summer Monsoon and Precipitation

Prof. Meigen Zhang Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

CyberInfrastructure for Service-Oriented Geospatial Science and Technology

Prof. Jianya Gong Wuhan University, China