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Monday, October 28 • 9:15am - 10:00am
Opening Ceremony

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Welcome 
Michel Vauzelle, President, Regional Council of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur & President, Villa Méditerranée

Welcome Address
Alonzo C. Addison, Livio De Luca, Sofia Pescarin
DigitalHeritage 2013 General Co-Chairs

Opening remarks

Francesco Bandarin, Assistant Director General for Culture, UNESCO 
Janis Karklins, Assistant Director General for Communications & Information, UNESCO
Javier Hernandez-Roz, Head of "Creativity" unit, Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology' (DG CONNECT), European Commission
Pascal Lievaux, Head of the department of research and science policy, french Ministry of Culture and Communication
Patrice Bourdelais, Director, Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences, CNRS
Bruno Suzzarelli, President, MuCEM

Moderators
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Alonzo C. Addison

President, VSMM
Technology Catalyst, Author, Professor, Entrepreneur. With senior leadership roles spanning the United Nations to Silicon Valley and the University of California, Lon Addison has over 25 years of experience in strategic planning, research, and management of information technology in heritage, culture & the arts, design & engineering, the environment and more.  An advisor to non-profits, technology ventures, and governments, he has... Read More →
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Livio De Luca

DigitalHeritage2013 General Co-Chair, Director of the CNRS-MAP Laboratory, CNRS
Livio De Luca is director of the MAP (Models and simulations for architecture and cultural heritage) laboratory, a French research unit of the CNRS (National Centre for Scientific Research) and the Ministry of Culture and Communication working on the application of informatics technologies for the study of architecture considered in its heritage, constructive, urban and landscape dimensions.  He received his PhD in engineering in 2006 at the... Read More →
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Sofia Pescarin

DigitalHeritage2013 General Co-Chair, CNR-ITABC
Archaeologist, PhD in History and Computing, specialist in GIS, 3d terrain, Open Source approach to Cultural Heritage. She is a researcher at the Institute of Technologies applied to Cultural Heritage of the National Council of Researches in Rome (CNR ITABC), in the Virtual Heritage Lab (VHLab). At CNR she coordinates at national level a research unit dedicated to “Virtual Heritage: integrated digital technologies for the understanding... Read More →

Speakers
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Francesco Bandarin

Assistant Director-General for Culture, UNESCO
Francesco Bandarin, architect and planner, served as Director of the UNESCO World Heritage Centre from September 2000 to March 2011. He was appointed UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Culture in May 2010. He trained as an architect (Venice, 1975) and as an urban planner (UC Berkeley, 1977) and has pursued an academic career as Professor of Urban Planning at the University of Venice (IUAV) and a professional career as a consultant for... Read More →
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Patrice Bourdelais

Head of the Division for Social Sciences & Humanities, CNRS
Patrice Bourdelais is currently the head of the Division for Social sciences and Humanities at the CNRS (since 2010). Historian and demographer, Full Professor at the EHESS (Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales), he had also be trained in epidemiology and bacteriology at the Pasteur Institute. | He has worked on the population history, the urban population of industry and the urban mortality penalty, the population aging, the... Read More →
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Javier Hernández-Ros

Head of Unit G2 – Creativity – DG Communication networks, Content and Technologies (CNECT), EU Commission
Carried out Civil Engineering studies and holds a Masters in Business Administration. Joined the European Commission in 1986 and was involved in technology transfer and innovation policies. From June 2002 to December 2010 he was Head of the "Access to Information" unit, promoting legal initiatives to support the development of the digital content industry, notably the "directive for re-use of public sector information". He was... Read More →
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Jānis Kārkliņš

Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information, UNESCO
Before assuming duties of the Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information of UNESCO in July 2010, Mr Jānis Kārkliņš served as Latvian Ambassador to France, Andorra, Monaco and UNESCO, as well as the Permanent Representative of Latvia to the United Nations in Geneva. | | Prior to the post in Geneva, he served as the Undersecretary of State in Latvia. Previously, he served as Counselor in the Latvian Embassies in both... Read More →
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Pascal Lievaux

Head of the department of research and science policy, French Ministry of Culture and Communications
Pascal Liévaux is chief curator of the heritage. PhD in art history, specializing in modern architecture, he taught at the University of Tours. He had numerous articles and books on architecture and urban planning from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century published. Since 2010 he’s the Head of the Department of research and science policy of the Directorate General for Heritage. As such, he is specifically monitoring the... Read More →
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Bruno Suzzarelli

President, MuCEM
By decree by the President of the Republic dated 16 April 2013, Bruno Suzzarelli was appointed President of the public institution of the Museum of Civilisations From Europe and the Mediterranean. A graduate of IEP Paris holding a DESS in public law, former student of the Ecole Nationale d’Administration, Bruno Suzzarelli has been the Deputy Director of the Musées de France (1984-1988) and delegate adjoint of Arts Plastiques... Read More →


Monday October 28, 2013 9:15am - 10:00am
Villa Mediterranee - Amphitheatre

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