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01 Apan’S E Culture Working Group The Journey

  1. 1. APAN’s eCulture Working Group (WG): The Journey Faridah Noor Mohd Noor, PhD. Associate Professor, University of Malaya, Malaysia C-Chair, APAN eCulture WG
  2. 2. Greetings from the Chair of eCulture WG Professor Sato
  3. 3. Outline <ul><li>Background to APAN’s eCulture WG setup </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives of eCulture WG </li></ul><ul><li>Past Activities and Topics </li></ul><ul><li>Upcoming Events </li></ul>
  4. 4. Background: The Setting Up of APAN’s eCulture WG <ul><li>At the 18th APAN Meetings/QUESTnet 2004 in Cairns, 2004.7.2-7, Cairns, Australia </li></ul><ul><li>BOF Formed </li></ul><ul><li>eCulture BoF presentation by Prof DY Kim - Chair: Takaharu Kameoka - 9 presentations in Cairns meeting - High level of interest and enthusiasm < /meetings/cairns2004/presentation/eculture-kameoka.doc >  </li></ul>
  5. 5. Outcome of Presentation of BOF <ul><li>The main points and results are shown below. </li></ul><ul><li>1) For the moment, the name of &quot;e-Culture&quot; should be hold. </li></ul><ul><li>2) Various contents related culture are most important element </li></ul><ul><li>in e-Culture. But such contents should be </li></ul><ul><li>studied to collaborate with media and technology side. </li></ul><ul><li>3) Two slots are necessary for the e-Culture session in the next </li></ul><ul><li>APAN meeting, Bangkok. </li></ul><ul><li>4) In order to make a stable strategy and to find next suitable </li></ul><ul><li>presentations, we started to build up a’ formal working </li></ul><ul><li>group and make the mailing list of members. Initial mailing </li></ul><ul><li>list will consist of those who attended e-Culture BoF meeting. </li></ul><ul><li>5) At the same time, discussions are continued to brush up e- </li></ul><ul><li>Culture concept with concerning e-Science by January 2005. </li></ul><ul><li>6) For the moment, Prof. Takaharu Kameoka continues to be a </li></ul><ul><li>chair of formal e-Culture working group. </li></ul>
  6. 6. eCulture Working Group <ul><li>at the 21st APAN Meetings in 2005 in Tokyo,Japan </li></ul><ul><li>Ratified eCultureWG Date: 19 July 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Set Up: </li></ul><ul><li>Elections every 2 years </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chairperson </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 Co-chairs </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Committee <ul><li>2006-2008 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chair: Prof Takaharu KAMEOKA (Mie University) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mr. Pisuth Paiboonrat, (Thailand) and Faridah Noor (UM, Malaysia) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2009-2010 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chair: Prof Yoshinori Sato </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Co-Chairs: Ilya (Taiwan) and Faridah Noor (UM, Malaysia) </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. eCulture WG <ul><li>e-Culture is an interdisciplinary research which covers contemporary politics, economics, social issues and culture. </li></ul><ul><li>It is believed that eCulture should be connected to other APAN contents. </li></ul><ul><li>ECulture workshop brings together participants from academia, industry and government to learn and to discuss about eCulture activities in the APAN countries. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Format of Sessions <ul><li>The workshop is organized in 2 sessions. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Theme: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For Example: Because the meeting is held in Xi'An Ch ina, one session is organaized as a special session of &quot;Digital Silk R oad“ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>General Assembly </li></ul>
  10. 10. Past Activities <ul><li>Initial topics - Defining eCulture </li></ul><ul><li>Social sciences and hard science contributions considered </li></ul><ul><li>What should be digitised </li></ul><ul><li>Interdisciplinary (IT/culture) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Initial Discussions <ul><li>So what makes up eCulture? </li></ul><ul><li>Participation of everyone to contribute in capturing, digitising, archiving based on their membership of their culture </li></ul><ul><li>Different aspects of community (people) – daily practices, norms, beliefs, attitudes and perceptions </li></ul><ul><li>Human aspects of phenomena (tsunami) </li></ul>
  12. 12. Topics <ul><li>Technology of DG Culture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New Software/authoring tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Application of software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adaptation of technology </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Topics <ul><li>Preservation of Tangible Cultural Heritage </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Digitisation of artifacts, manuscripts, documents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>eMuseums (Virtual museums) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preservation of historical/cultural sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Archives/databases </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Innovations <ul><li>Introduction of software and grid applications </li></ul><ul><li>Creative use of available applications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>eDance - eSport - edutainment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>archive of movements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>cyber performance </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Topics <ul><li>Social networks/communities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SoNets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>reports of user applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>impact of tech on communities </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Others <ul><li>Progress Reports </li></ul><ul><ul><li>On-going projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing of results </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reports of problems/obstacles </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing of solutions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Observations </li></ul></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Upcoming Events <ul><li>Invitation to </li></ul><ul><li>eCulture WG Sessions 29 th APAN Meetings in Sydney (Australia) 8-11 February </li></ul><ul><li>30 th APAN Meetings in Hanoi (Vietnam) </li></ul>
  18. 18. Thank you for Listening [email_address]