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Cristina da Milano, from MEMEX partner organisation ECCOM, will be speaking at the online International Conference on Education and New Developments (26 -28 June 2021). During the opening session on Saturday 26, she will present the paper “Digital storytelling and lifelong learning education in informal contexts: The MEMEX project”.
On June 23rd 2021, members of ITI (part of the MEMEX consortium) will be participating at the online international conference on Communities & Technologies. At 15:30 they will present the paper “Impalpable Narratives: How to capture intangible cultural heritage of migrant communities”.
Pascuala Migone, part of the MEMEX team, talked about the project at the online International Conference on the Arts in Society (16 -18 June 2021). During the themed session “The Arts in Social, Political, and Community Life”, she presented the paper “Digital Storytelling and Cultural Heritage for Social Inclusion MEMories and Experiences for Inclusive Digital Storytelling”.
The project was presented in the DSI Webinar: Benefits of sharing content with Europeana, in order to contribute with the experience of an European Project within this framework. The event was organized by MUSEU aggregator, managed by Michael Culture, within the Europeana Digital Service Infrastructure (DSI) Initiative.
The webinar targeting cultural heritage institutions interested in joining Europeana was held on 19th April 2021, from 17:00 to 18:30 CET.
On April 23th Vanessa Cesário and Valentina Nisi presented MEMEX Project at the online Arts, Museums and Digital Stories Conference. Their intervention "Collaborative Digital Storytelling: A Method for Museums to Engage Migrant Communities Around Cultural Heritage Topics", was held during the session dedicated to Digital Technologies, Accessibility and Inclusion in Art Museums.
The project participated in the symposium “Cultural heritage and social impact: Digital technologies for social inclusion and participation” organized by CultureLabs project (funded from H2020 programme). This one-day symposium discussed how digital ecosystems shape the dynamics between institutions (including museums and academic institutions) and communities, leading to new models of collaboration and interaction around heritage and culture.
Among 12 presentations, MEMEX explored how digital technologies can support institutions to become more connected and open to different communities.
The project was presented on the 17 of December 2020 at the online event "Opportunities and synergies between Horizon 2020, Creative Europe-Culture, and Europe with Citizens" organized by the Creative Europe Desk of Spain.
The aim of the event was to show the funding opportunities and possibles synergies between EU Programmes like Creative Europe-Culture, Horizon 2020 and Europe for Citizens. MEMEX will be one of the practical cases described during the event.
The project was presented among other IIT projects on the 07 of December 2020 during the Webinar "Artificial Intelligence between Research and Industry", organised by the Italian Institute of Culture in Edinburgh, the Consulate General of Italy for Scotland and Northern Ireland and the Scotland Office of the Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the UK.
MEMEX was presented on the 13 of November 2020 in the session entitled "Human centred approach to AI" at the Europeana 2020 event, "Crisis, Change and Culture".
Between June and October 2020, Cristina Da Milano and Pascuala Migone from ECCOM carried out two cycles of workshops meant to build capacities for the implementation and evaluation of the pilots deployed in the MEMEX project.
MEMEX was presented on the 25 of September 2020 at the IANOSTOP event, "Artificial Intelligence for human governance. Educational and social perspectives" under the title "Artificial Intelligence for social inclusion: the European project MEMEX"
MEMEX sponsored the 2020 edition of VISART V, Workshop on Computer VISion for ART Analysis,in conjunction with the 2020 European Conference on Computer Vision. Leading researchers in the fields of computer vision and the digital humanities with art gathered to exchange to expose the hybrid community to cutting-edge techniques and open problems.
MEMEX team participated in the #EUvsVirus Hackathon, hosted by the European Commission and ran by the European Innovation Council from 24 to 26 April 2020. The goal: create a network between civil society, innovators, partners and investors across Europe to address the Coronavirus-related challenges in an innovative way.
MEMEX project held its Kick-off meeting on the 9th and 10th January 2020 in Genoa, hosted by its coordinator, the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT).
Memex project started in 2019 and will run until 2022.
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 870743.
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