April 9-12, 2008
Montréal, Québec, Canada

Thanks To Our Collaborators!

Many individuals and organizations helped Archives & Museum Informatics put together MW2008. We appreciate the contributions of the MW2008 Program Committee, the Local Arrangements Committee, the Best of the Web Judges and our Collaborating Organizations .

We couldn't do it without you!

Jennifer Trant and David Bearman,
Archives & Museum Informatics
MW2008 Conference Co-Chairs

Collaborating Organizations

PCH MW2008 was pesented in conjunction with the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) and Canadian Culture Online (CCO).


Interwoven / Interflow MW2008 was sponsored by Interwoven and Interflow.

Event Sponsors

Our thanks to:

  • The numerous museums and research institutions in Ottawa and Montreal that hosted "behind the scenes" pre-conference tours for attendees on April 8, 2008
  • The McCord Museum which hosted the Welcome Reception on Wednesday, April 9, 2008, and the
  • The Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal which hosted the Conference Reception on Friday, April 11, 2008.

MW2008 Program Committee

The program for MW2008 was selected by a committee of international experts in cultural informatics. The Program Committee reviewed all proposals and made selections based on quality and balance. Decisions of the Committee are final.

  • Peter Bruce, Director General, Information Technology Branch, Library and Archives of Canada, Canada
  • Sebastian Chan, Manager Web Services, Powerhouse Museum, Australia
  • Rich Cherry, Director of Operations, Skirball Cultural Center, USA
  • Costis Dallas, Lecturer in Cultural Heritage Management and Advanced Technologies, Department of Communication, Media and Culture, Panteion University, and Vice Chairman, PRC Group SA, Greece
  • Marthe de Vet, Head of Education and Public Services, Van Gogh Museum, The Netherlands
  • Jim Devine, Head of Multimedia, Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland
  • Gail Durbin, Head of V&A OnLine, Victoria & Albert Museum, United Kingdom
  • Franca Garzotto, Associate Professor, Department of Electronics and Information, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • Stefan Göbel, Digital Storytelling, Head, ZGDV Darmstadt e.V., Germany
  • Susan Hazan, Curator of New Media, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Michael Jenkins, General Manager, Collections Information Planning, Office of the Director, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA
  • Brian Kelly, UK Web Focus, UKOLN, University of Bath, United Kingdom
  • Paul Marty, Assistant Professor, College of Information, Florida State University, USA
  • Dana Mitroff Silvers, Head of Online Services, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, USA
  • Kris Morrissey, Museology Program Director, University of Washington, USA
  • Liddy Nevile, Adjunct Associate Professor, Computer Science and Computer Engineering, La Trobe University, Australia
  • Ross Parry, Lecturer in Museums and New Media, Department of Museum Studies, University of Leicester, United Kingdom
  • Jon Pratty, Editor, 24hr Museum, United Kingdom
  • Darren Peacock, School of Management, University of South Australia, Australia
  • Jemima Rellie, Assistant Director, Getty Conservation Institute, USA
  • Ed Rodley, Content Developer, Research, Development & Production, Museum of Science, Boston, USA
  • Rob Stein, CIO, Indianapolis Museum of Art, USA
  • Christopher J. Terry, President & CEO, Canada Science and Technology Museum Corporation, Canada
  • Kevin von Appen, Associate Director, Daily Experience Operations, Ontario Science Centre, Canada
  • Bruce Wyman, Director of Technology, Denver Art Museum , USA

Local Arrangements Committee

  • Céline Arseneault, Montreal Botanical Gardens
  • Eric Bilodeau, Musee d'art contemporain de Montreal
  • Steffen Boddeker, Canadian Centre for Architecture
  • Alain Depocas, Langlois Foundation
  • Chris Hand, Zeke's Gallery
  • Carol Pauzé, Montreal Science Museum
  • Nicole Vallières, McCord Museum
  • Anne-Marie Zeppetelli, Musee d'art contemporain de Montreal

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Best of the Web Judges