ADIT-2012. Cultural heritage and information technologies (ADIT-2012)

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Event Date/Time: Jun 18, 2012 End Date/Time: Jun 22, 2012
Registration Date: May 01, 2012
Early Registration Date: Apr 30, 2012
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The Federal Cultural Institution “Kizhi State Open Air Museum of History, Architecture and Ethnography”Non-commercial partnership "Automation directions in Museums and Information Technologies" (ADIT)Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO

The Government of the Republic of Karelia
Non-commercial partnership "Automation directions in Museums and Information Technologies" (ADIT)
The Federal Cultural Institution “Kizhi State Open Air Museum of History, Architecture and Ethnography”
Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCOConference Dates: 18-22 June 2012

Venue: Republic of Karelia, Petrozavodsk
Dear Colleagues!

We invite you to participate in the traditional 16th annual conference ADIT-2012 “Cultural Heritage and Information Technologies”.

The annual conference ADIT that has been held since 1997 is one of the key All-Russian activities on promotion of information technologies among museums and other cultural institutions that facilitates the development of museums and exchange of regional experience. Conferences ADIT have been held in different regions of the country since 1998.

The Republic of Karelia has been chosen as the Conference ADIT-2012 venue, the Conference Coordination Center is the Kizhi State Open Air Museum. It is a modern and developing museum that extensively uses information technologies in its work and does a great job of promoting historical and cultural heritage of Karelia and the Russian North as a whole both in Russia and abroad.
Conference Objectives:

Experience exchange in the sphere of informatization of museums, discussion of issues concerning preservation and interpretation of cultural heritage through the use of digital technologies.
Promotion of mobility among workers in the cultural sector, exchange of experience between Russian and foreign specialists in the field of new information technologies in culture, arts and education.
Development of modern interactive museum activities for attracting young audiences to historical and cultural heritage.

A course of 8 one-hour-long lectures “Adit School” on the main themes of “Cultural Heritage and Information Technologies” and the Museum computer festival will take place within the conference.
Preliminary themes of the conference:

Cultural heritage: the path to unity
Nordic countries experience in the issue of preservation of cultural heritage.
World tendencies in integration of information technologies into the practice of actualization of cultural heritage
ICT opportunities for cultural identity of regions
Museums, archives, libraries: integration of information resources
Long-term preservation of digital informational resources in culture
Information systems for visitors, modern means of information display
The role of information and communication technologies (ICT) in museum development, research activities and etc.
ICT for children in museums
Continuing education: conditions of development
Registration of museum items in the State Catalogue of the Museum Fund of the Russian Federation

Dear Colleagues! We invite you to participate in these discussions and to add topics to this list. If you feel there are any important issues relating to the conference, please, send us your suggestions! They will be considered most attentively and will allow us to form a relevant conference program.
Cultural program:

Tours to museums and interesting historical places of the Republic of Karelia will be organized in the course of the conference.
Registration for the conference:

Registration of participants of the conference, ADIT school and Museum computer festival starts on February 1, 2012. Registration deadline is April 30, 2012.
Registration fee:

Registration fee for participation in the conference for the members of non-commercial partnership ADIT is 700 rubles and for non-ADIT members is 1500 rubles. The registration fee includes information materials and services.

Participants of the conference will be accommodated in hotels of the city of Petrozavodsk.

Transportation and travel expenses of the conference participants are paid by the Sending party.
Conference Coordinators:
Kizhi State Open Air Museum

Sergey Kasyanov,
Ksenia Kuznetsova,
Non-commercial partnership “ADIT”

Natalia Tolstaya ,
address: 10a, Kirova sq. Petrozavodsk , Republic of Karelia , Russia, 185001
tel: (814-2) 78-35-43, 78-48-51
Contacts: Sergei Kassianov, Ksenia Kuznetsova