CHART Symposium MAY 17TH 10:00AM-5:00PM

at the Brooklyn Historical Society


Digital Cultural Heritage and User Experience

Morning session 10am-12:15pm

     • Introduction with Dean Giannini 10:00AM-10:10AM

     • Discussion with Sebastian Chan and Aaron Straup Cope 10:10AM-10:40AM

Break 10:40AM-10:55AM

     • Panelists discussion Sebastian Chan and moderator, Aaron Straup Cope 10:55AM-11:45AM

     •  Questions and answer period 11:45AM – 12:15PM

Lunch on your own 12:15PM-1:30PM


Afternoon session 1:30-4:00pm

     • Introduction 1:30PM-1:40PM

     • Keynote speaker Stephen Bury 1:40PM-2:00PM

     • Panelists discussion on the keynote speech with moderator Jonathan Bowen 2:00PM-2:45PM

Break 2:45PM-3:00PM

     • Questions and answer period 3:00PM–3:30PM

     • Closing comments 3:30PM-4:00PM


Reception 4:00PM-5:00pm



Morning PanElists                                  

Ben Vershbow -  Founder and manager of NYPL Labs, New York Public Library

Ben Fino-Radin -  Media archeologist and conservator of born-digital and computer based works of contemporary art, Rhizome and Museum of Modern Art

Chris Alen Sula - Assistant Professor at the School of Information & Library Science, Pratt Institute

Molly Kleiman - Deputy editor, Triple Canopy                                                                                

Liz McEnaney - Co-founder, BLDG BLOK


Afternoon PanElists

Francis Morrone - Writer and historian specializing in the architectural and social history of the 19th and 20th centuries

Zannah Marsh - Brooklyn-based artist, designer, educator, and technology hack

Lacy Schutz - Director of Collections, Museum of the City of New York

Craig MacDonald - Assistant professor in the School of Information and Library Science, Pratt Institute

Jefferson Bailey - Strategic Initiatives Manager. Metropolitan New York Library Council


The event is free and open to the public with RSVP to 718-222-4111 x224 or; seating is limited.