A new article "Museums and the Digital Society: Realities and Challenges in Portugal" by Ana Carvalho & Alexandre Matos (ICOM Portugal) has been published. This article presents Mu.SA project research findings, focusing on the Portuguese case. The article is featured in a special issue about museums and the digital society by the Portuguese journal - "RM: Revista de Museus", edited by the General Directorate for Cultural Heritage (DGPC), the main gover...
Mu.SA project was presented the 2nd September 2019 by Ana Carvalho from ICOM Portugal (and Alexandre Matos as co-author) at the 25th ICOM General Conference, in Kyoto, Japan. The paper presented - "Museum Professional Training and Digital Transformation: Thinking about the Present and Envisioning the Future" - was part of ICTOP programme (http://bit.ly/2CNHzZr). ICTOP is the ICOM International Committee for the Training of Personnel. More informa
Alexandre Matos from ICOM Portugal (and Ana Carvalho as co-author) gave a talk about new competences for the museums of the future and the experience from the project Mu.SA. The talk was part of the program of a Portuguese conference about Good Practices in Managing Information ("Boas práticas na Gestão da Informação"). The conference took place in Lisbon at the "Museu das Comunicações" the 8th of November of 2019. The event was organized by the Portugu
Ana Carvalho from ICOM Portugal (and Alexandre Matos as co-author) shared insights of the project Mu.SA and how to move museums transformation and change at the International ICOM Conference: "Revolution: Velvet x Digital 30 Years of Digital and Social Media in Museums". The event was organized by ICOM Slovensko (and other partners) and took place in Bratislava Castle (Slovakia) the 6-7 November 2019. The paper will be published in a forthcoming collect...
IDEAS FOR MUSEUMS DIGITAL (RE) TRANSFORMATION is the event on digital skills for change and innovation taking place in Rome, Link Campus University, via del Casale di San Pio V, 44 on Monday 16th September 2019 from 9:30 to 13.00. Don’t miss out on amazing speakers: Speakers include Talitha Vassalli Di Dachenhausen, Service Manager II Management and enhancement of museums and cultural sites, Mibac, Italian Ministry of Culture; Alberto del Bimbo, Directo
Europe Strategy 2020 and European Frameworks used in Mu.SA training programs The Europe 2020 strategy establishes Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) as a core element for five of the seven flagship initiatives to promote growth in the European Union: the European Platform Against Poverty and Social Exclusion, An Agenda for New Skills and Jobs, Youth on The Move, and the Digital Agenda for Europe, and the Innovation Union. Europe 2020 Strate
The Mu.SA project was presented in the 10th International Conference in Information, Intelligence, Systems and Applications(IISA2019) in the 15th of July 2019 at the University of Patras, Greece. IISA-2019 is the tenth conference in the IISA series, technically co-sponsored by IEEE, the University of Piraeus, the University of Patras and the University of the Peloponnese. The International Conference on Information, Intelligence, Systems and Applicat
The DAISSy research team of the Hellenic Open University, organized with great success the event focusing on the “Training of museum professionals and developing digital skills”, on Monday 24 of June 2019 at the hotel Electra Metropolis in Athens, with speeches by the Hellenic Committee of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and IEK AKMH, partners of the Mu.SA project. The subject of the event was to present the training activities organized within
We would like to thank all candidates who took time and submitted their Expression of Interest for the Mu.SA Specialization Course! Please note that no further changes can be made to the submitted applications. The Mu.SA Team is currently working on the selection of candidates, screening all applications received. The Specialization course will start in 16 September 2019 and end on 13 March 2020. Totally, only 120 candidates will be selected to conti...
The Mu.SA project is featured in a new article, Digital Social Innovation and the Evolving Role of Digital in Museums. Authored by Haitham Eid, Associate Professor/Director, Master of Arts in Museum Studies Program, Southern University at New Orleans (USA) and published in the proceedings of MW19 Conference in Boston, MA (April 2 – 6, 2019). The article presents Digital Social Innovation (DSI) as a potential framework that can manifest the mission of museu