International Museum Week Programme

  • From: May 11, 2015     To: May 15, 2015
International Museum Week Programme

Public Lectures

Under the theme of Digital Museums: Digital Natural History Collections and Biodiversity themes will be explored through a series of interactive seminars at the Iziko South African Museum (ISAM)

11 May

11:00-12:00          Professor Les Underhill discusses virtual museums
12:00-13:00           Romala Govender  will discuss Digitization Planning for Museum Cenzoic collection

13 May     

11:00 – 12:00       Richard Knight will discuss a digital Biodiversity curriculum
12:00 – 13:00       Jon Ambler & the SASBi students will discuss Binary, biology and bones - how digitization leads to discovery

15 May

11:00 – 12:00        Doug Harebottle of UWC & SANBI will discuss Biodiversity Informatics hub
12:00 – 13:00        Dalton Gibbs and Leighan Mossop will discuss the Cape Town City’s Biodiversity Database

Public Tours

Karoo Palaeontology Lab - Take a behind-the-scenes tour of this fascinating facility.

11 - 15 May starts at 11.30 sessions will run every 30 minutes.

Gogga Tour – Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the Entomology Collections.

15 May 11:00 – 12:00

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