9th November

Friday 9th November 2012
Venue (AM): UCL Institute of Archaeology, Lecture Theatre G6

Registration open at 9.00am

Session 2B:

Strategies of Digital Engagement with Archaeology

Chair: Gary Lock, School of Archaeology – University of Oxford

Integrating Technology into the Trench: the Virtual Environments for Research in Archaeology Project at Roman Silchester
Melissa Terras, Co-Director, UCL Centre for Digital Humanities

Not All Archaeology is Equal: Barriers to Participation in Archaeology Online
Lorna Richardson, PhD Candidate, UCL Centre for Digital Humanities

We’re Tweeting but is Anyone Really Listening? Evaluating the Impact of Organisational Tweeting
Hugh Corley, Archaeological Information Systems Manager, English Heritage

11.00am Coffee break

Let’s get Digital, Digital! Adopt-a-Monument and Digital Engagement
Cara Jones, Adopt-a-Monument Project Officer, Archaeology Scotland

The Use of Social Media to Promote the HMS Colossus Excavation 2012
Innes McCartney, Postgraduate Researcher at the School of Applied Sciences, Bournemouth University

12.00pm Time for lunch


Session 2C

Venue (PM): UCL Bentham House, Jeremy Bentham Main Lecture Theatre

Strategies of Digital Engagement with Archaeology

Chair: David Gill, School of Arts and Humanities – University Campus Suffolk

Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained: DigVentures and Flag Fen Lives
Lisa Westcott Wilkins, Managing Director, DigVentures Ltd

Publishing in Archaeology: Open Access and the REWARD Project  
Tom Pollard, Ubiquity Press & Victoria Yorke-Edwards, Editor, Journal of Open Archaeology Data

From Khipu Knots to Instant Tweets: Transition to the New Media Platforms in Archaeology
Anastasiya Travina, Texas State University – San Marcos

When Digital Engagement Costs You Nothing: Making Websites in Minutes
Doug Rocks-Mcqueen, University of Edinburgh

2.30pm Time for tea break

2.45pm: Summary of sessions 2B and 2C by Chair

3.15pm: Final discussion with approval of strategies chaired by Tim Schadla-Hall


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