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First International Workshop on E-contents for cultural dissemination: Heritage and Science

The institutions involved in the project have a considerable amount of assets and educational materials in the areas of popularization and promotion of exact sciences and heritage. Furthermore they have been very active in carrying out actions and events for spreading scientific culture and awareness among the public at large, e.g. hands-on Science Museum, Festivals of Science and Culture, etc., and they are currently facing the task of how making it also "go digital".

The workshop analyzes how to address portability of existing cultural dissemination assets such as Science and Heritage museums on a digital platform, with particular reference to address the problem of e-contents for Science and Heritage popularization, i.e. of making accessible on the net the kind of experiences which can raise the awareness of the youngsters and the laymen in these areas. Special emphasis goes also in the direction of experimenting with existing solutions for enhancing digitally
the fruition of cultural artifacts. Topics of investigation will be also the appropriate formats for building digital problem repositories and archives.