CIDOC2012 - Enriching Cultural Heritage
Helsinki, Finland 10-14.6.2012
The CIDOC annual conference 2012 will be organized in Helsinki, the main venue being the National Museum of Finland. Sessions, workshops and receptions will also take place in the Finnish National Gallery, in the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, in Design Museum as well as in the Finnish Sports Museum, all located in the center of the city.
Under the title "Enriching Cultural Heritage
" developments, achievements and visions will be discussed as well as new possibilities offered for the cultural heritage sector by the developing information society. CIDOC 2012 Helsinki will offer interesting key note speakers and welcomes and encourages contributions from a broad range of subjects, inviting new and emerging research, innovations and results from participants interested in sharing their new and exciting results with colleagues.
is the international focus for the documentation interests of museums and similar organisations. It is a constituent committee of the International Council of Museums
(ICOM), established during the 1950 ICOM General Conference in London. CIDOC now has over 450 members from 60 countries. These members include documentation specialists, registrars, computer managers, system designers, advisors and trainers. CIDOC provides a forum for discussing and providing advice on the application of documentation standards, and information and communication technologies, for the gathering, management and sharing of the knowledge carried in heritage collections.
CIDOC has a number of Working Groups, each of which is devoted to a specific topic, which will have meetings during the conference. The Working Groups are open to all CIDOC members, and we encourage your participation. The Working Groups will also hold workshops and tutorials during the first day of the conference.