Topic: Relationship between museums and places of culture and the new paradigms of digital culture
Date, Place: 19-21 February, Florence, Italy
Museums and the Web Florence (MWF2014) is an international conference dedicated to the relationship between museums and places of culture on the one hand and the new paradigms of digital culture on the other: social media, mobile tours, augmented reality.
The theme for 2014 is Open Museums and Smartcities: Storytelling and Connected Culture: strategies, tools, best practices for connecting cultural heritage with the communities of the ‘smartcities’ of the future.
The presentations will focus on universal design, social inclusion, accessibility, augmented reality, social media, crowd sourcing, open content, digital collaboration and gamification.
The MWF2014 program includes a special pre-conference day on 18 February for professionals and experts in mobile for the cultural sector. Commercial providers of mobile technology, content and experiences as well as museum and other cultural professionals specializing in mobile are invited to gather in Florence for a full day of collaborations to raise the quality and impact of mobile in cultural field.