Speaker Preview: CyArk 500 Annual Summit 2014
Written by CyArk   
Thursday, 17 July 2014


Stay tuned for more speaker announcements in the coming weeks!

INFORMATION

British Museum
Matthew C
ock, Head of Web
Mr. C
ock has worked on many initiatives to enhance public access to the Museum's collections, including redesigning the Museum's web portals and working with Wikipedia to improve the information on pages featuring artifacts in the Museum's collection. He will be speaking on digital initiatives at the British Museum to share heritage virtually with the public.

Microsoft
Roger Capriotti, Senior Director of Product Marketing
Mr. Capriotti leads the Internet Explorer marketing team. He will speak about the importance of developing with web standards to share heritage on the modern web.

TECHNOLOGY

Factum Arte
Carlos Bayod Lucini, Architect & Head of Laser Scanning
Recently in the news for precisely replicating King Tut's Tomb in Egypt's Valley of the Kings, Factum Arte's staff of artists, conservators, and technicians are dedicated to digital mediation, transformation, and the production of works that redefine the relationship between two and three dimensions. Mr. Bayod Lucini will speak on controlling the means of re-production: from designing the unique tools to capture the original physical state to re-materializing the object as a facsimile.

SUPPORT

National Park Service
Robert Vogel, Superintendent of the National Mall & Memorial Parks
Mr. Vogel is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the National Mall, including the Washington Monument and the Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, World War II, Vietnam Veterans, Korean War Veterans and Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorials, as well as the new Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. He will be speaking on leveraging public and private partnerships to digitally preserve the National Mall.

Trimble Navigation
Allyson McDuffie, SketchUp for Education Program Manager
Trimble will discuss their support of CyArk's work in West Africa and the Americas through a groundbreaking digital preservation program, The Atlantic Slave Trade. Hear about the project plans, initial impact, and why Trimble is supporting the project.

Join these speakers and more alongside the CyArk 500 Advisory Council and CyArk Founders Ben and Barbara Kacyra at the U.S. National Archives in Washington, D.C. this October 7-8.