Smithsonian X 3D
November 13-14, 2013

Washington DC
Freer-Sackler Meyer Auditorium
12th Street and Independence Avenue, SW

Wednesday November 13

9:00 - 10:00

Registration/Coffee & Continental Breakfast (Freer-Sackler South Corridor)

9:30 - 5:00pm Tech Gallery Open (Smithsonian Commons, Smithsonian Castle)

10:00 - 10:15

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Event Introduction
Günter Waibel, Director, Digitization Program Office, Smithsonian Institution

10:15 - 10:30

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Secretary’s Welcome
Dr. Wayne Clough, Secretary, Smithsonian Institution
Introduced by: Günter Waibel, Director, Digitization Program Office

10:30 - 11:15

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Keynote: Paul Debevec, Associate Director for Graphics Research, University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies & Research Professor

11:15 - 11:30

Break

11:30 - 12:45

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Smithsonian X 3D: The Smithsonian meets 3D digitization
Moderators:
Adam Metallo and Vince Rossi, 3D Program Officers, Smithsonian Institution Digitization Program Office

Presenters:

  • Link to videoKeith Wilson, Curator of Ancient Chinese Art, Freer Gallery of Art & Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
  • Link to videoJennifer Jones, Chair, Armed Forces History and Numismatics, National Museum of American History
  • Kimberly Arcand, Visualization Lead, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Chandra X-ray Center
  • Link to videoPeter Jakab, Associate Director and Chief Curator, National Air & Space Museum
  • Link to videoNick Pyenson, Research Geologist, Curator of Fossil Marine Mammals, National Museum of Natural History
  • Link to videoWrap up.

12:45 - 2:00

Catered Lunch (International Gallery)

2:00 - 3:00

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Smithsonian X 3D: Exploring future possibilities
Moderator: Sarah Allen, Presidential Innovation Fellow, Smithsonian Institution
Participants:

  • Brian Mathews, Vice President and Group CTO, Reality Capture, Autodesk
  • Tatjana Dzambazova, Technology Whisperer and Sr. Product Manager, Reality Capture, Autodesk
  • Ping Fu, Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer, 3D Systems
  • Kevin Scofield, Senior Product Manager, 3D Systems
  • Michael Raphael, CEO, Direct Dimensions
  • Claudine Brown, Assistant Secretary for Education and Access, Smithsonian Institution
  • Kirk Johnson, Director, National Museum of Natural History
  • Julian Raby, Director, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

3:00 - 3:45

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Smithsonian X 3D Q&A
Moderator: Sarah Allen, Presidential Innovation Fellow, Smithsonian Institution
Participants: all Smithsonian X 3D presenters & participants

3:45 - 4:00

Break

4:00 - 4:30

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Lighting Round: Tech Gallery exhibitors
Moderator: Carmen Iannacone, Chief Technology Officer, Smithsonian Institution

4:30 - 4:45

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Day 1 Closing Remarks
Günter Waibel, Director, Digitization Program Office, Smithsonian Institution

6:00 - 8:00

Tech Gallery Opening Reception (Smithsonian Commons, Smithsonian Castle)

All locations Freer-Sackler Meyer Auditorium unless otherwise noted.

Thursday November 14

9:00 - 2:00

Tech Gallery Open (Smithsonian Commons, Smithsonian Castle)

10:00 - 10:15

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Welcome
Scott Miller, Deputy Under Secretary for Collections and Interdisciplinary Support

10:15 - 11:00

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Keynote: René W.R.J. Dekker, Director of Collections, Naturalis Biodiversity Center (Netherlands)

11:00 - 11:15

Break

11:15 - 12:15

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Discussion panel: Scaling up 3D Digitization
Moderator: Vince Rossi, 3D Program Officer, Smithsonian Digitization Program Office
Presenters:

  • Doug Pritchard, Senior Lecturer at Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh and an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Glasgow, Scotland
  • Herb Maschner, Director of the Idaho State University Center for Archaeology, Materials, and Applied Spectroscopy (CAMAS) & the Idaho Museum of Natural History (IMNH)
  • Rolf Müller, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech & Taishan Professor Shandong University - Virginia Tech International Laboratory
  • Paul Debevec, Associate Director for Graphics Research, University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies & Research Professor

12:15 - 12:45

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Scaling up 3D Digitization Q&A
Participants: Panelists plus René Dekker


12:45 - 2:00

Catered Lunch (International Gallery)

2:00 - 3:00

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Presentation Panel: 3D Impact and Use - Museums, Science & Education
Moderator: Pherabe Kolb, Project Director, Smithsonian Innovation Space at the Arts & Industries Building
Presenters:

  • Link to videoLiz Neely, Director of Digital Information and Access, Art Institute of Chicago
  • Link to videoBenjamin Rennison, Archaeologist and 3D Metrologist, Warren Lasch Conservation Center, Clemson University
  • Link to videoCorey Kilbane, Chemistry Teacher and Science Innovation Coach, William Penn Charter School

3:00 - 3:30

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Impact and Use Q&A
Moderator: Pherabe Kolb, Project Director, Smithsonian Innovation Space at the Arts & Industries Building
Participants: all presenters

3:30 - 3:45

Break

3:45 - 4:30

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Keynote
Saul Griffith, CEO, Otherlab
Introduced by: Diego Mayer-Cantú, Presidential Innovation Fellow, Smithsonian Institution

4:30 - 5:00

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What’s next? Some thoughts on coming attractions
Günter Waibel, Director, Digitization Program Office, Smithsonian &
Pherabe Kolb, Project Director, Smithsonian Innovation Space at the Arts & Industries Building

All locations Freer-Sackler Meyer Auditorium unless otherwise noted.