An introductory seminar will be held in Oxford on Monday 6 October aimed at
newcomers to the CIDOC Conceptual Reference Model (CRM). This will coincide
with a four-day meeting of the CRM Special Interest Group/ISO TC46 SC4 WG9
running from Monday 6 to Thursday 9 October.
The CRM SIG welcomes all those with in interest in information standards and
ontologies for the cultural heritage community. The workshop will explain
the CRM and the ways in which it can be used, as well as introducing the
changes that are taking place in preparation of the model as an
international standard. The workshop will be supported by presentations from
practitioners making use of the CRM within their own organisations. There
will also be an opportunity for questions and discussion.
The seminar will take place in the Cartoon Room of the Randolph Hotel.
Contact details are as follows:
Beaumont St., Oxford OX1 2LN, England
Attendance is free and tea and coffee will be provided. The hotel is
situated in the centre of Oxford and there are numerous coffee shops,
restaurants, pubs and sandwich bars in the near vicinity.
If you would like to attend this workshop, please contact Matthew Stiff at
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like to join the CIDOC CRM SIG, please contact Martin Doerr at
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Oxford is situated on the M40 motorway, with direct buses every half hour
from Heathrow Airport and every hour from Gatwick Airport. There are also
services from Birmingham International Airport and Central London. Journey
times for all of these are approximately 1 hour (1.5 hours from Gatwick).
Please note that there is
no car parking available in the Hotel, but there are good Park and Ride bus
services from the edge of Oxford.
We look forward to seeing you on Monday 6 October.
Dr Matthew Stiff
Data Services Unit Manager
National Monuments Record Centre
(t): 01793 414727
(f): 01793 414770
(m): 07939 151510
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