CIDOC CRM Mapping workshop for humanities scholars and cultural heritage professionals


Event type: Workshop


Mapping Workshop

  • Aimed at professionals who have expertise and understanding of the CIDOC Conceptual Reference Model (CRM) but who are not necessarily technical in their roles.
  • Useful for people wishing to develop skills in data mapping techniques and understanding of semantic frameworks.
  • The workshop will include examples from leading heritage collections including the British Museum and Rijksmuseum.

Dominic Oldman: Head of ResearchSpace at the British Museum and a Senior Curator in the Collections Directorate, he is deputy chair of the CIDOC Conceptual Reference Model (CRM) Special Interest Group. He managed the implementation of the British Museum’s Collection Online service and established the Museum’s public Semantic Web service, which provides collection information mapped to the CIDOC CRM ontology. He is currently the Principal Investigator of ResearchSpace, a project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Maria Theodoridou: R & D engineer in the Information Systems Laboratory and the Centre for Cultural Informatics of the Institute of Computer ScienceFORTH, in Crete, Greece. Maria has been actively involved in several national and international cultural information systems’ projects. Her research interests include conceptual modelling, cultural information systems, source material management systems and digital libraries.