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Welcome speech and Introduction to the EuropeanaLocal Project


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Angele Giuliano, AcrossLimits
EuropeanaLocal National Meeting, Malta
9, 11 September 2010

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Welcome speech and Introduction to the EuropeanaLocal Project

  1. 1. National Meeting EuropeanaLocal Malta Angele Giuliano
  2. 2. Programme 10.00 Open 11.00 Minister for Gozo expected to make visit to event 11.00 Introduction presentation by Angele Giuliano on Expo 11.15 A demonstration on how Expo works by Cedric Farrugia 11.45 Question and Answer 12.00 Refreshments 13.00 Break 16.00 Re-open 17.00 A demonstration on how Expo works by Cedric Farrugia 18.00 Close
  3. 3. Expo and EuropeanaLocal <ul><li>Make Europe's rich and diverse cultural and scientific heritage easier and more interesting to use online </li></ul><ul><ul><li>for work, leisure and/or study </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>books, films, maps, photographs, music, etc </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Building a common European Digital Library </li></ul><ul><li>Two strands within Europeana: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>National: taken care of by museums & archives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local: the (wo)man in the street </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Where is Malta (and where is Gozo) in this?? </li></ul>
  4. 5. Digital Cultural Objects <ul><li>A cultural object is a digital representation of a material or immaterial cultural heritage item consisting of data and metadata </li></ul><ul><li>Example: A chair </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Metadata: type of chair, materials, date </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data: image of chair </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Example: A song </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Metadata: duration, genre, title, performer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data: audio file of song </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. AcrossLimits Who we are?
  6. 7. AcrossLimits – A Profile <ul><li>Across Limits is a dynamic SME and creative e-Business, secure payment, Internet and Knowledge Management Solutions provider based in Malta. </li></ul><ul><li>It was registered in 2001 as a Limited Liability Company however the team have been working as partnership since 1996. </li></ul><ul><li>It has representation offices in Brussels (Belgium), Sicily (Italy), Zaragoza (Spain) and Athens (Greece). </li></ul><ul><li>Our innovative solutions are the fruit of our own internal research combined with experience gathered in collaborative research with our European partners. </li></ul><ul><li>Our clients therefore benefit directly from day 1 of our engagement by constantly having access to better, faster, more stable, easier to use and improved systems. </li></ul>
  7. 8. AcrossLimits – A Profile 'To provide innovative and creative technology solutions to solve tomorrow's problems'
  8. 9. Contact Us Address: Gateway Centre, Kappillan Mifsud Street, Hamrun HMR 1856 - MALTA Tel: (+356) 21 224 900 / (+356) 27 224 900 Fax: (+356) 23 331 210 Website: Email: [email_address]