Advisory Board – The GLAMers Project

Advisory Board

Advisory Board

Michael Peter Edson

Michael Peter Edson is a strategist, consultant, and thought leader at the forefront of digital transformation in the cultural sector. Michael was the Director of Web and New Media Strategy for the Smithsonian Institution, the world’s largest museum and research complex, and co-founder of the Museum of the United Nations – UN Live, a newly emerging institution designed to catalyse global change from the bottom-up.

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Jasper Visser

Jasper Visser is committed to a better and more sustainable world through storytelling, art and culture and community engagement. As a strategic advisor and facilitator, he helps organizations tell their story. Jasper connects ideas and people, creates enthusiasm and energy around causes, and facilitates community and co-creation processes. He combines a background in sustainable development and international relations with extensive international experience within the cultural sector.

Jasper has worked for the World Bank, the European Parliament, the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, the Museum of Nature and National Arts Center in Canada, various NGOs and civil society organizations, among others. Jasper is co-author of Quantum Culture, co-developer of Card for Culture and the Digital Engagement Framework, and blogger for The Museum of the Future. Jasper is a partner in the consultancy boutique VISSCH + STAM and project director of Stichting 2030.

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Trilce Navarrete

Title: lecturer in Cultural Economics at Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Trilce Navarrete is a specialist in the economic and historic aspects of digital heritage. Her work merges theories of economics, heritage and information science to support understanding of digital heritage production, distribution, and consumption. She has contributed to the creation of the European statistics for digital heritage (ENUMERATE), is advisor at the European Group of Museum Statistics (EGMUS), has been involved in several European projects related to digital heritage economics, and has served as advisor for the creation and evaluation of (national) digital infrastructures. Her research has been driven by an interest to understand the processes involved in the (re)use of heritage materials and their role in the transfer of knowledge across time.

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Laura Carlini Fanfogna

Laura Carlini Fanfogna is since May 2017 Director of the Museums and Libraries service of the City of Trieste, where she was born. Previously she was Director of the Bologna Musei institution at the City of Bologna (2015-2016) and Director of Museums and Cultural Heritage Service at the Institute for Cultural Heritage of the Emilia-Romagna Region. She also taught Management of visual arts at the University of Bologna and was also a professor at the University of Ferrara, University of Macerata and the World Bank Institute.

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Marie-Véronique Leroi

Marie-Véronique Leroi is a Project manager in the Department of digital for cultural policies tranformation and data management (Service for Digital) in the Ministry of Culture of France. She is in charge of the Linked Open Data strategy and she has a background on linguistics and natural language processing (NLP).

She notably coordinated the French participation in the Athena, Linked Heritage and AthenaPlus European projects which were contributing to Europeana and was especially in charge of coordinating working groups dedicated to multilingualism (2008 to 2015). She is now responsible for updating and implementing the national strategy on semantic web for cultural data. She is also monitoring and coordinating the French participation in Europeana. She is the representative of France in DCHE expert group of the European Commission.

The GLAMers project is funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union. This website and all its contents reflect only the views of the author, the European Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of information contained therein.

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