Digitalization and innovations in the sphere of cultural heritage – Challenges and opportunities – online video Conference

Video conference

22.06.2020 

The event will start in:

The conference is organized by Ms. Iskra Mihailova - Deputy Chair of the Renew Europe Political Group in the European Parliament. The event will be held entirely online through the ZOOM platform.

 

The conference will address important topics on the main priorities for the EU related to the protection of cultural heritage, innovation and digitalization in the next decade and the opportunity for Bulgaria to participate in their implementation.

Meet the speakers :

Iskra Mihaylova

Deputy Chair of the Renew Europe Political Group in the European Parliament

Mariya Gabriel

European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth

Vezhdi Rashidov

Chair of the Committee of Culture and Media at the National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria

Corresponding member Prof. Vassil Nikolov, Ph.D., Sc.D. 

Vice-President of  Bulgarian academy of silence

Boyl Banov

Minister of Culture

Graham Bell

Europa Nostra

Board Member of Europa Nostra

Doctor of Engineering Daniel Panov

President of the National Association of Municipalities in the Republic of Bulgaria, Mayor of Veliko Tarnovo Municipality

Emiliya Staneva-Milkova

National Representative in the National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria;

Member of the Committee on Culture and Media 

Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculty of Philosophy, “Department of Library and Information Studies and Cultural Policy”

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aneta Doncheva

Arch. Gabriela Semova-Koleva

(ICOMOS)

President of the Bulgarian National Committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS)

Corresponding member Prof. Mila Santova, D.Sci

(ICOM)

President of the Bulgarian National Committee of the International Council of Museums

Prof. Dr. Olya Harizanova

Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Dimitar Koparov

PhD student at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculty of Philosophy, “Department of Library and Information Studies and Cultural Policy”

Opening of the Conference 

10.00h                  

Iskra Mihaylova – Deputy Chair of the Renew Europe Political Group in the European Parliament

Topic: “Digitalisation – principal priority of the EU in the next decade and opportunities for Bulgaria”

Vezhdi Rashidov – Chair of the Committee of Culture and Media at the National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria

Topic: “European and national legislation in the sphere of the preservation of cultural heritage. Possibilities for digitalisation.”

Boyl Banov - Minister of Culture

Topic: “Bulgarian National policy for cultural heritage in the context of the common policy of the EU”

Corresponding member Prof. Vassil Nikolov, Ph.D., Sc.D. – Vice-President of  BAS

Topic: “The Bulgarian Academy of Science and the digitalisation of cultural heritage”

Keynote speech  

10.40h                  

Mariya Gabriel – European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth

Topic: “Digitalisation, research and innovations of cultural heritage”

Panel 1

Challenges ahead of the digitalisation of cultural heritage  

12.00h                

Graham Bell – Board Member of Europa Nostra

Topic: “The Digital Dividend: socially-inclusive cultural heritage

Arch. Gabriela Semova-Koleva - President of the Bulgarian National Committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS)

Topic: European and national legislation in the field of cultural heritage protection. Opportunities for digitalization.

Corresponding member Prof. Mila Santova, D.Sci – President of the Bulgarian National Committee of the International Council of Museums (ICOM)

Topic: The Virtual Museum – possibilities in the impossible”

Prof. Dr. Olya Harizanova - Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Topic: “Social and Economic Benefits of the Cultural Heritage of Bulgaria through New Technologies and Approaches”

Panel 2

Models for cooperation and best practices

13.00h

Doctor of Engineering Daniel Panov - President of the National Association of Municipalities in the Republic of Bulgaria, Mayor of Veliko Tarnovo Municipality

Topic:“Digitalisation – an instrument in the process of the protection and preservation of cultural heritage. The experience of Bulgarian municipalities and the example of Bulgaria’s spiritual and historical capital – Veliko Tarnovo”

Emiliya Staneva-Milkova – National Representative in the National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria; Member of the Committee on Culture and Media

Topic: “Preservation of cultural heritage through digitalization. Best practices and perspectives”

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aneta Doncheva - Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculty of Philosophy, “Department of Library and Information Studies and Cultural Policy” 

Topic: “Develop skills and competences in the library sector by introducing the concept of digital transformation. The Bulgarian partnership in Project Biblio (Erasmus + KA2/ Cooperation for innovations and the exchange of good practices/ Sector Skills Alliance)”

Dimitar Koparov - PhD student - Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculty of Philosophy, “Department of Library and Information Studies and Cultural Policy”

Topic: Digitalisation as a means to valorise and preserve cultural heritage in Bulgarian cities”

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