PLUGGY Final Event Programme 

“Europeans to become online heritage curators”

19 November 2019

16.00-17.00

Reception (per invitation only) 

17.00-19.00

Networking session (per invitation only)

 

20 November 2019

9.00-10.00

Registration / Welcome Coffee / First visit to the exhibition

10.00-11:00

0pening session

10.00-10.05

Welcome to PLUGGY’s Final Event 

Yannis Vassiliou, Director of ICCS, Greece

10.05-10.10

Setting the scene 

Giannis Karaseitanidis, Technical Manager, I-SENSE Group of ICCS, PLUGGY Coordination team, Greece

10.10-10.25

Cultural Heritage goes…smart

George Moschovis, Deputy Head, Representation of the European Commission in Greece

10.25-10.40

Opening Speech

Ioannis Rentzos, Hellenic Ministry of Digital Governance, Greece

10.40-11.00

PLUGGY Overview

Nikos FrangakisSenior Researcher, ICCS, VR-AR Team Leader I-SENSE Group, PLUGGY Coordination team, Greece

11.00–11.20

Coffee Break

11.20-13.00

Session I: “Towards a Pluggable Social Platform for Heritage Awareness and Participation: Key results”

Moderator: Luis Molina-Tanco, Profesor Contratado DoctorUniversity of Málaga, Spain

11.20-11.35

“The PLUGGY Social Platform”

Luis Molina-Tanco, Profesor Contratado Doctor, University of Malaga, Spain

11.35-11.50

“Authoring Tool”

Spyros Bolierakis, Researcher, Software Developer, ICCS, Greece

11.50-12.05

“Behind the Curtain – Non Technical Introduction to Backend Services and Extendability” 

Peter Smatana, Researcher, Software Developer, Technical University of Košice, Slovakia

12.05-12.15

PLUGGY3D. Augmented Reality for cultural heritage”

Arcadio Reyes-Lecuona, Associate Professor, University of Málaga, Spain

12.15-12.25

“PLUGGY – Pins”

Yiannis Nikolopoulos, CTO and co-founder, Clio Muse, Greece

12.25-12.35

“PLUGGY Serious Games: new user engagement strategies in cultural heritage”

Stefano Tamasceli, CEO and Founder, XTeam Software Solutions srls, Italy

12.35-12.45

“PlugSonic – creating and interacting with 3D soundscapes” 

Lorenzo Picinali, Senior Lecturer, Imperial College London, UK

12.45-13.00

Questions & Answers

 

13.00 – 14.00

Lunch break – exhibition walk and try it yourself demonstration

14.00-14.20

App challenge: “Winner announcement &  awards ceremony”

Presentation: Nikos Frangakis, Senior Researcher, ICCS, VR-AR Team Leader I-SENSE Group

14.20-15.30

Session: “EU advances for Cultural Heritage promotion: Best practices & lessons learned”

Moderator: Christodoulos Ringas, Head of Research and Educational Programmes Dept. of the Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation (PIOP)

 

  • 10’ presentation of relevant projects
    • “Pick out cultural and creative places in European cities: the CULTURAL GEMS app” Francesco PanellaEuropean Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC), Ispra, Italy
    • “CultureLabs: Digital technologies and cultural heritage at the service of social innovation” Eirini Kaldeli, National and Technical University of Athens, Greece
    • “CROSSCULT: Empowering reuse of digital cultural heritage in context-aware crossroads of European history”  Angela Antoniou, University of Peloponnese, Greece
    • “The EMOTIVE project – Exploring digital storytelling and social interaction to foster an emotional connection with cultural sites” – Akrivi Katifori, Researcher, ATHENA Research Center, Greece
    • “Heritage for Rural Regeneration: the RURITAGE project”  Elisa Conticelli, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Italy

 

  • 10’ presentations of industrial projects
    • “PIOP’s Network of Museums” – Christodoulos Ringas, Head of Research and Educational Programmes Dept. of the Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation (PIOP)
    • “Cultural organisations becoming social, The digital story of EMST”- Kassiani Benou, Arts and Cultural Manager / Communication Manager of the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens (EMST)

15.30-16.00

Coffee Break – Demonstration of the winning applications 

16.00-17.00

Round table discussion: “Promoting local cultural heritage: Which is the way forward”

Moderator: Nikos Frangakis, Senior Researcher, ICCS, VR-AR Team Leader I-SENSE Group

16.00-17.00

Participants:

  • Francesco Panella, Joint Research Centre, European Commission, Belgium
  • Angela Antoniou, University of Peloponnese, Greece
  • Eric Cauchi, Director and CEO Eternal Greece Ltd, specialist tour operating company, UK
  • Angeliki Peleki, Cultural Management Msc. Creative Europe Desk Greece, Directorate of International Affairs and European Union of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports
  • Yiannis Nikolopoulos, Co-founder and CTO of Clio Muse tours, Greece
17.00-17.05 Closing Notes Nikos Frangakis,Senior Researcher, ICCS, VR-AR Team Leader I-SENSE Group, PLUGGY Coordination team, Greece

17.00-18.00

Exhibition/demonstrations

 

 

 

 

We are happy to announce that PLUGGY’s Final Event is approaching and will be held on 20th November 2019 in Athens, Greece!

Registration is free, but availability is limited. Grab your seat here.
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