Linked Conservation Data introductory webinar: Why Linked Data?

Registration open:

The Linked Conservation Data consortium (, is investigating the potential of Linked Data for conservation documentation (previously reported here:

The first event of the project will be a webinar on the 3rd of May 2019 from 5:30-7:30pm Greek time.

The program includes Thanasis Velios and Kristen St.John introducing the Consortium and the basic premises of Linked Data. Then there will be three presentations by different groups aligned with cultural heritage/conservation who are either developing Linked Data projects or are studying the potential in their areas:

  • Case studies from TMS conservation: Jay Hoffman, Vadim Soshkin, Danielle Uchitelle (Gallery Systems)
  • DISCO user survey and Linked Data plans: Dennis Wuthrich (Farallon Geographics), Robert Sanderson (Getty)
  • Conservation data and ResearchSpace: Dominic Oldman (British Museum)

For more details see here:

The webinar will be hosted on the zoom platform and registration is already open:

While the webinar will be two hours long, participants will also be given the opportunity to watch a recording following the event.

Looking forward to seeing you online.