30/05/2022 - 03/06/2022 - Athens, Greece.
As 2022 Dariah’s annual event focuses on storytelling, MEMEX Project will be presented by project partners. In addition to that, our partner ECCOM will present the paper: "Digital storytelling for an inclusive access to cultural heritage: the MEMEX project".
02/06/2022 - 04/06/2022 - Heilbronn, Germany.
Bringing together professionals from the academic, cultural and scientific fields, the ECSITE conference aims to question the major issues of these sectors: diversity, inclusion, innovations, etc. The MEMEX project will be presented in this context on June 2nd, 4:30pm CET.
27/04/2022 - Online.
On 27 April from 12:00-13:00 CET, partners from the MEMEX project introduced participants to digital storytelling as a tool to shape a more inclusive society!
27/04/2022 - 29/04/2022 - Online.
Focusing on audience development strategies, this annual conference brings together experts who work on these questions in cultural organizations. Project partners presented the MEMEX Project as an innovative technological & social tool for audience development!
30/03/2022 - 31/03/2022 - Paris, France.
International trade fair, focusing on the business and sustainable challenges of museums, cultural and touristic venues, Museum Connections highlights trends and innovations to imagine new visitors' experiences in museums. MEMEX Project has been presented at a conference on digital collections.
15/03/2022 - 16/03/2022 - Paris, France.
Under the French presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Foundation for Heritage Science organized, with the European Commission, a conference dedicated to heritage science in Europe. Within this context, MEMEX project has been presented by our coordinator IIT at a round table on "inclusive and socially engaged heritage practices".
15/02/2022 - Online
MEMEX partners took part in the AMASS Policy Roundtable on February 15th. The aim of the event was to create an opportunity to engage with the preliminary policy findings of several research consortia working in the arts: ForwART, CreaTures, Artformation, and AMASS. The round table has been followed by a conference starting February 16th until February 18th.
17/02/2022 - Online
A lunch session with Culture Action Europe has been organized on February 17th. This session was the opportunity for MEMEX partners to present the project CAE's members. The event gathered 20 professionals from the cultural sectors coming from all over Europe with policymakers and researchers.
05/12/2021 - 09/12/2021 - Hong Kong Polytechnic University & Online
MEMEX has been presented by ITI on the occasion of the ninth Congress of the International Association of Societies of Design Research held at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The overarching theme of IASDR 2021 was "Reinventing Design Modes. It explored emerging modes of design research that transcend disciplines in order to serve a multitude of goals and scales.
07/12/2021 - 08/12/2021 - Universidade Estadual Paulista & Online
In a specific panel session dedicated to "Digital transformation for social inclusion, mediation, and research", MCA presented MEMEX at the EVA-Minerva Brazil International Conference on December 8th in São Paulo, Brasil. The conference hosted a rich meeting between cultural heritage professionals, developers and suppliers of advanced technologies from Brazil and Europe.
02/12/2021 - 04/12/2021 - Online
Vanessa Cesário, Albert Acedo, and Valentina Nisi from ITI presented the MEMEX project during the 10th EAI International Conference: ArtsIT, Interactivity & Game Creation organized by European Alliance Innovation. They presented the MEMEX project through their research paper entitled "Promoting Social Inclusion Around Cultural Heritage Through Collaborative Digital Storytelling".
04/11/2021 - 06/11/2021 - Bournemouth University
During the 19th EUROGRAPHICS Workshop on Graphics and Cultural Heritage (GCH 2021), Niall Ó Hoisín from our partner Noho talked about MEMEX at Bournemouth University in the United Kingdom. At the conference, he shared stories with the field and talked about various projects, including MEMEX.
21/10/2021 - 01/11/2021 - Genoa
Within the framework of the Festival Della Scienza which was held in Genova from 21st October to 1st November under the theme « Maps », MEMEX Project has been officially presented as an example of good practice in the technological, social and cultural heritage field. The presentation was conducted by Alessio Del Bue from IIT and Fran Gracia Badiola from Interarts. Featuring a large scope of activities such asmeetings, workshops, presentations and conferences, the Festival Della Scienza gathers Italian and foreign scientists and experts to create a unique event fully dedicated to science, engaging way, crossing over traditional subject boundaries.
08/10/2021 - 10/10/2021 - Rome
IIT registered to have a dedicated booth on MEMEX at the European Maker Faire in Rome. There was a demo of the Augmented Reality app we are developing (the app is the one we are using to develop the Augmented Reality functionality for MEMEX). Also, a computer showed the slides and videos of the project for further illustration. Participants were really involved and enthusiastic about the MEMEX app. It was held from the 8th to the 10th of October in Rome.
22/09/2021 - Eindhoven
The Programme of Creative Industries is a 4-day conference with subsequent themes on sustainability, digitization and creative learning in all aspects is intended to be a call for action. On September 22nd, in Eindhoven, MEMEX will be presented by Nuno Nunes, professor and founding chairman at ITI and there will be a Q&A for professionals like policy makers, teachers, scientists, designers, entrepreneurs etc. The lecture and panel discussion will be livestreamed here and is therefore accessible for a broad audience. You can register for the event here.
30/08/2021 - 03/09/2021 - Bari, Italy.
Between August 30th and September 3rd was held the Interact Conference - The International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction - in Italy. MEMEX Project was presented by our partner ITI, part of the MEMEX Consortium about collecting qualitative data during the Covid-19 pandemic.
22/07/2021 - Elche, Spain.
Antonio Gucciardo and Fran Gracia from Interarts attended the International independent film festival of Elche (Spain) in which they gave a general presentation of the MEMEX Project!
Inês, de Mapa Das Ideias, member of the MEMEX Consortium in Portugal, presented the MEMEX project at the 2021 meeting with Science and Technology from june 28th to June 30th. It was presented to potential candidate of the National Science Fair. This year's theme was "Science, shaping tomorrow's world and transforming the economy".
Cristina da Milano, from MEMEX partner organisation ECCOM, spoke at the online International Conference on Education and New Developments (26 -28 June 2021). During the opening session on Saturday 26, she presented 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) participated at the online international conference on Communities & Technologies. They presented 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.