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September DCHDC Meetup

The inaugural meetup of the DCHDC will be on Thursday, September 20 at 7:00 pm at the upstairs bar at Stetson's. We'll start with three quick lightning talks, followed by spirited conversation.

Lightning Talk Lineup:

  • Viewshare and You: Digital Collection Visualization for the Rest of Us, Trevor Owens, Office of Strategic Initiatives, Library of Congress @tjowens
  • Digital Humanities on the LAM: What's Up At ODH, Jennifer Serventi, Office of Digital Humanities, National Endowment for the Humanities @JenServenti
  • "Recruiting the World" - so how's that going for you? Interrogating the metrics of success for crowdsourcing. Nancy Proctor, Head of Mobile Strategy and Initiatives Smithsonian Institution @NancyProctor

Digital Cultural Heritage DC meets on the third Thursday of every month. If you're interested in acquiring, preserving, stewarding, providing access to, exhibiting and interpreting digital cultural heritage, join us to meet like minded folks, hear what people are doing in this space, and learn about some awesome projects and technologies in the field. For updates, join our meetup group here.

Please note that Stetson's is a bar, and 21 and over.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    very, very good crowd. I look forward to seeing everybody again

    September 21, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    This was a terrific event. It was very nice meeting those of you whom I spoke with, and I hope to meet more of you at the next event!


    September 21, 2012

  • Wanda

    Sorry I missed this event but other things came up. I look forward to the next meeting.

    September 21, 2012

  • bill l.

    Had a great time--wonderful to see so many enthusiastic people who share a passion for digital cultural heritage.

    September 21, 2012

  • Butch L.

    Thanks Bob, it'll be great to hear your perspective. On a side note, the person that runs the delicious Library coffee shop owns an Eritrean (think Ethiopian) restaurant a couple of blocks from Stetson's called Keren ( If you're looking for dinner in the area it would be a great place to check out.

    September 19, 2012

    • Chris A.

      I'll second Butch's recommendation - that's a tasty place

      September 19, 2012

  • Bob H.

    I'm curious about the opportunities for the digital heritage community (not just in DC) - what are some of the projects we should try to encourage and realize in the next year or two?

    September 19, 2012

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