Dates: 6 March 2020
Location: State Library of Queensland, Brisbane
Overview: Making Meaning: Collections as Data is a one-day symposium featuring influential and challenging speakers from the research, government, digital humanities and GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums) sectors. Making Meaning aims to raise awareness of the potential of collections as data and build a community of practice in Australia. The symposium is an outcome from our commitment to digital collecting, engagement and empowerment in the State Library of Queensland Digital Strategy.
The day includes two keynote speakers, interactive break-out sessions and lightning talks to build understanding and expertise and showcase best practice examples of collections as data. There will be networking opportunities and a panel conversation on the intersection of collecting institutions, researchers and technologies in enabling meaning making.
Registration: Visit the conference website to register: https://www.slq.qld.gov.au/makingmeaning