Speaker: Simon Tanner, Deputy Head of the Department of Digital Humanities and Director of Digital Consulting, King’s College London
Read the keynote [http://simon-tanner.blogspot.dk/2014/04/when-we-share-do-they-care-using-impact.html]
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Simon Tanner is Deputy Head of the Department of Digital Humanities and Director of Digital Consulting at King’s College London. He works with cultural institutions big or small across the world to assist them to transform their collections and online presence. His research on reproduction charging models and rights policy for digital images in art museums has heavily influenced the trend towards opening up cultural heritage collections. He authored Digital Futures: Strategies for the Information Age with Marilyn Deegan and in 2011 wrote Inspiring Research, Inspiring Scholarship: the value and benefits of digitised resources for learning, teaching and enjoyment. In 2012, Simon published Balanced Value Impact Model. Simon concentrates his presentation on the Balanced Value Impact Model (http://www.kdcs.kcl.ac.uk/innovation/impact.html) and how focusing on the ways we change the lives or life opportunities of our communities should affect our investment of digitization, digital presence, and user engagement.