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    Profs. Pero Baglioni of University of Florence and Ching-chih Chen were the invited speakers at the National Palace Museum, Taipei, Taiwan, November 30, 2012.  Their topic was "New Products and Materials for Conversation and Maintenance of Cultural Heritage," and their talk was hosted by the Conservation and Preservation Division of the National Palace Museum.  National Palace Museum Educational Activity Announcement.
11/30/2012
    Prof. Ching-chih Chen was on a day-long consulting trip to National Museum of Prehistory in Taitung, Taiwan, November 27, 2012.  She also demonstrated the great potential of the Museum's collection for universal access using a test collection on Global Memory Net (GMNet) of the Museum's own data using the GMNet's multimedia and multilingual system.
11/27/2012
    Professor Chen was the keynote speaker at the 4th International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, on May 22, 2012 in Limerick, Ireland.  Conference Program Introduction. Simmons Alumnet News. LIT News (Ireland). LIT News in WORD file (Ireland).
05/22/2012
    Professor Chen was the invited speaker at the UCD, Dublin, Ireland on May 21, 2012.  The title of her talk was "World Heritage is Only One Click Away! Have We Fuly Explored the Potentials of New Media and Technology." The talk was co-hosted by the School of Library and Information Studies and the School of Archaeology.  Announcement of Talk on UCD/SILS Website.
05/21/2012
    Professor Chen was the invited Plenary Speaker for "New Media, Culture and Technology," on August 19, 2011 at The First Young Investigator Conference: "Leadership, Innovation, Growth" of the EITC (Emerging Information & Technology Conference) at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.  Her talk is entitled "World Culture and Heritage is One-Click Away! Have We Fully Explored the Potentials of New Media and Technology?" Professor Chen also moderated the closing session of the EITC Meeting.
08/19/2011
    World Heritage Memory Net (WHMNet) (http://whmnet.org) was officially launched with the URL of  http://whmnet.org  for public use on April 29, 2011, see the UNESCO/WHC official News for English version at: http://whc.unesco.org/en/news/740 or French version at:   http://whc.unesco.org/fr/actualites/740.  This mega partnership project with UNESCO/World Heritge Center provides instant access to multimedia and multilingual knowledge base of 911 world heritage properties of 151 countries using the much modified and expanded multimedia and multilingual system of Global Memory Net which was launched in 2007 and has a new interface recently.
04/29/2011
     NTHU Memory Net (http://memorynet.nthu.edu.tw) was officially launched at National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) with the URL of  http://memorynet.nthu.edu.tw  for public use on April 23, 2011 in celebration of NTHU's Centennial.  NTHU Memory Net has been directed by Prof. Ching-chih Chen in collaboration with NTHU.  It utilizes the multimedia and multilingual system used for World Heritage Memory Net, a knowledge base of 911 world heritage properties of 151 countries using the much modified and expanded multimedia and multilingual system of Global Memory Net which was launched in 2007 and has a new interface recently.
04/23/2011
    Professor Chen delivered an invited speech on April 22nd, 2011 as part of her “World Cultural Heritage Is One Click Away” Lecture Series at the National Central Library, Taipei, Taiwan. The title of her talk was “From Global Memory Net to World Heritage Memory Net: A New Digital Model for Exploring Our Amazing World, History, and Culture.”
04/22/2011
    Professor Chen delivered an invited speech on April 21st, 2011 as part of her “World Cultural Heritage Is One Click Away” Lecture Series at the National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan. The title of her talk was “From Global Memory Net to World Heritage Memory Net: A New Digital Model for Exploring Our Amazing World, History, and Culture.”
04/21/2011
    Professor Chen gave an invited talk entitled "World Heritage Memory Net and its System's Potential for Taiwan's Indigenous Cultural Heritage," when she visited the San-di-men Cultural Park of the National Council of Indigenous Populations of Taiwan in Pingtong, Taiwan on April 16, 2011.
04/16/2011
    Professor Chen was a keynote speaker at the International Conference of Digital Archives and Digital Humanities 2010, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan. The title of her November 30, 2010 keynote speech was “The Integration of Technology, Content and Use in Digital Humanities: A new digital model for exploring our amazing world, history, and culture.”
11/30/2010
    Professor Chen delivered an invited speech on November 29, 2010 at the Council of Indigenous Peoples of the Republic of Taiwan, Taipei. Her talk was entitled “World heritage is one click away: Potentials for Taiwan’s indigenous culture and heritage.”
11/29/2010
    As part of her Honorary Chair Professorship activities in connection with her work on the NTHU Memory Net, Professor Chen gave several talks on the system and features of Global Memory Net and World Heritage Memory Net at the National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan on November 20, 2010.
11/20/2010
    Professor Chen delivered a keynote speech entitled “Opportunities are everywhere! Do you see them?” at the New England Taiwan Association of University Alumni Presidents Meeting, Suffolk University Law School on September 25, 2010.
09/25/2010
    Professor Chen delivered an invited speech on July 5, 2010 as part of her “World Cultural Heritage Is One Click Away” Lecture Series at the National Central Library, Taipei, Taiwan. The title of her talk was “World heritage is one click away, so can and must your treasure!”
07/05/2010
    As part of her Lecture Series entitled “World Cultural Heritage Is One Click Away,” Professor Chen delivered a keynote speech at the Annual Conference of the International Relations Committee of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), Washington DC. Her June 26, 2010 keynote was entitled “New challenges of academic libraries in the information age: How to not just survive but thrive in the digital age!”
06/26/2010
    The US Department of State invited Professor Chen to deliver a solo Digital Video Conference (DVC) with the US Embassy in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on June 9, 2010. Her DVC presentation was entitled "New Challenges of Public Libraries in the Information Age: How to not just survive but thrive in the digital age!”
06/09/2010
    Professor Chen delivered an invited speech entitled “World cultural heritage is one click away, so can world agricultural heritage,” in the same Lecture Series at the National Agricultural Library, Silver Spring, MD on March 26, 2010.
03/26/2010
    Professor Chen delivered an invited speech on March 12, 2010 entitled “Technology enabling and universal access to world heritage: Challenges and potentials,” in the same Lecture Series at the National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan.
03/12/2010
    Professor Chen delivered an invited speech of the same title in the same Lecture Series at the National Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan on March 11, 2010.
03/11/2010
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