The Symposium will mark the official Grand Opening of the How Medicine Became Modern digital exhibition wall, a touch-screen interactive that previews the collection through stories and images. We will open the Symposium with a lecture by Lisa O’Sullivan, PhD, Vice President and Director of the Library and Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health at the New York Academy of Medicine, speaking on the impact of digital technology on museums and libraries. The Symposium will begin the following day, with breakfast and morning talks dedicated to the use of digitization and interactives at the Dittrick Museum, as well as a presentation of Case Western Reserve University’s HoloLens project and its impact on medical education. A catered lunch will be followed by an afternoon at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History where participants will tour the new Human Health Galleries and learn about the Centennial Campaign to transform CMNH galleries. The Symposium will end with dinner for all those who are Regular Registered attendees at the Washington Place Bistro in Little Italy. For those staying in town, we welcome you to join Sunday tours of local museums and societies Limited tickets available.
Complete information available at: http://artsci.case.edu/dittrick/symposium/