H2020-CS8-CSA- Virtual Multi-Modal Museum (ViMM)


Thematic Area 2 Directions: Expert Working Groups Meeting / International Conference in Maribor, Slovenia:

Virtual Storytelling in Cultural Heritage


  1. Multimedia Centre KIBLA, Narodni dom Maribor, groundfloor, Ul. Kneza Koclja 9, Maribor, Slovenia, 9:00 – 13:00
  2. KIBLA PORTAL, Valvasorjeva 40, Maribor, 2nd floor – lunch time and 2nd part of the conference, 13:30 – 18:00
Time Theme Presenter
9.00 Welcoming and TA2 objectives Aleksandra Kostič and Petja Janžekovič, ACE KIBLA
9.15 Creating Engaging Tactile-immersive Museum Experiences UtilisingUser-centered Design Dr. Kaja Antlej, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia with student assistant Biba Tominc
9.45 Full Body Interaction and Digital Immersion Ghislaine Boddington, University of Greenwich and Women Shift Digital
10.15 Technical Challenges of Real to Virtual Reality Tadej Vindiš, Goldsmiths, University of London
 10.30  COFFEE BREAK – VR and AR showcases by ArtRebel, Ljubljana, Slovenia 
11.00 Virtual Museum of Mining 4th Dritl, Trbovlje Bogdan Šteh, New Media Town Trbovlje, Slovenia
11.15 E-Cult_value – presentation of augmented reality Tadej Vindiš, Goldsmiths, University of London and Žiga Pavlovič, interaction designer, Vienna
12.00 Critical Observations of Virtual Applications Savvas Varitimiadis, Field Archaeologist at Ministry of Culture And Tourism Athens
12.30 Content Development by Audio Medium Vincent de Koning, Big Orange, Amsterdam, Netherland
13.00 Bridging the Gap between Museums and Technology Providers Francesca Guerrera, Art Wonder and Learning Technologies Research Centre, Ravensbourne
13.30                           LUNCH at the KIBLA PORTAL
14.30 Ancient Glass Acid Etching(a potential story: an object and a master in a real and a virtual world)  Aleš Lombergar, artisan, Slovenia
14.45 The Art of Storytelling Pristop Creative, Ljubljana, Slovenia
15:00 VR Help Children with Special Needs to Visit Museums Eleni Kirioti, Ministry of Education, Digitalization of Mobile Monuments of Greek Museums, Thessaloniki, Greece
15.15 Creative Idea Module workshop / experts working in 3 groups: 1.Tech and Tools, 2.Meaningful Contents Versus the Real World, 3.Future in Mind

All experts, Aleksandra Kostič, ACE KIBLA

16.00 SWOT of TA2 All experts, Aleksandra Kostič, ACE KIBLA
17.30 Wrap-up, Conclusion and Future Steps All experts, Petja Janžekovič and Aleksandra Kostič (ACE KIBLA)
18:00 End of Meeting  
20.00 Dinner, recommended by KIBLA All Experts and ACE KIBLA

The meeting was fruitful and very active, with interesting presentations and even better discussions. Working groups provided some very exciting results, and we are in the preparations of final deliverables from working groups in Thematic Area 2: DIRECTIONS. The results will follow in due time and will be published online.

 Here are some photos from the event.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement COOP8-CSA-727107

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