Paper proposals are invited for the Sixth International Cultural Heritage Informatics
Meeting (ICHIM). Since its beginning in 1991 when it focussed on hypermedia and
interactivity, ICHIM has broadened its scope to include the full range of technical,
social, organizational, and content issues to do with Cultural Heritage Informatics.
Recent ICHIM conferences in Paris and Washington DC attracted attendees from
over 20 countries..
Proposals will be accepted until November 30, 2000. All papers are subject to
critical peer review and will be judged on the basis of the quality of the abstract.
Selected speakers will be notified by December 31, 2000. Full papers are required
by June 15, 2001. Papers will be published. All speakers must register for the
Proposals must address methods of access to cultural heritage information, with
specific attention to the interaction between users, information resources and
Topics of interest include:
• Social Impact of Information Technology on Existing Institutions
• Authenticity and Quality in Cultural Heritage Information
• Evaluation of New Modes of Communication
• Public Policy and International Issues
• Evolving Institutional Models and New Methods
• Economic and Political Impacts on Organizations
• Collaborations, Partnerships & Income Production
• Implications for Staffing, Organization and Administration
• Designing for Converging Technologies
• Methods for Promoting Interactivity and Involvement
• Standards for Representation, Presentation and Display
• Methods for Dissemination, Access and Use
Proposals must include speaker's name, job title, institution, address, phone, fax
and email, and explain the thesis of the proposed presentation in a full abstract.
ICHIM explores a full range of interactive multimedia issues, including
technological, legal, economic, organizational and design concerns, that are
discussed from the perspective of museums and cultural heritage applications.
The best projects worldwide are demonstrated, discussed and critiqued.
ICHIM includes Technical Papers, a Museum Project Demonstration Fair, a
Commercial Exhibit, and Pre-Conference Workshops.