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7th Swiss Open Cultural Data Hackathon - Online Edition

The 2021 Edition of the Swiss Open Cultural Data Hackathon is hosted by the ETH Library in Zurich and will take place online on April 16 & 17.

Related events with presentations and workshops have been scheduled on 13 and 15 April.

There will be a Warm-up Session on 3 March for newcomers as well as an Onboarding Session on 9 April for everyone who would like to get acquainted with the tools and the datasets a week ahead of the hackathon.

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SHARE YOUR DATA in view of the next Open Cultural Data Hackathon

You may own yourself cultural data that you are ready to share. Please look at the infosheets and if you have any questions, feel free to contact beat.estermann@openglam.ch.

You can watch the trailer for the event on YouTube.

  • Sign-up for the GLAMhack on 16-17 April 2021, including the pre-event on 15 April 2021. (If you are just planning to attend the pre-event and/or the project presentation session, please let us know by ticking the corresponding box in the registration form.)
  • If you are new to the GLAMhack, we recommend you to participate in the Introduction & Warm-up Session on 3 March 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 CEST (register here).

Introduction and Warm-up Session

Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 CET
During this session we will provide an introduction to the hackathon for newcomers. Some datasets will be presented and we will have the chance to brainstorm first project ideas together.

GLAMhack 2021 Onboarding Session

Friday, 9 April, 17:00 - 18:00 CEST
Meet one week ahead of the hackathon to get acquainted with the challenges and datasets that have already been published. The unfolding of the online hackathon will be explained and the tools and platforms will be presented.

OpenGLAM Workshop Night

Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 17:00 - 18:30 CEST
Workshop on base registers and controlled vocabularies in the cultural heritage field

GLAMhack 2021 Pre-Event

Thursday, 15 April 2021, 15:00 - 19:00 CEST
A series of presentations and panels as well as a poetry slam session will put you in the right mood for the hackathon, which will officially start on the next day.

15:00 - 15:30 Project Open Museum - Spanish Flu Selina Stuber, Maja Skrkic
15:30 - 16:00 Project Graph – Text reuse in rare books Meda Hotea (ETH Library), Maarten Delbeke, Benoit Seguin (ETH Zürich, D-ARCH, History and Theory of Architecture)
16:00 - 16:30 Object Recognition / Entity Extraction on Wikimedia CommonsYannick Burkhalter (Student at BFH)
16:30 - 17:00 Getting Started with IIIF Annabelle Wiegart, Elias Kreyenbuehl (Zurich Central Library), Nobutake Kamiya (University of Zurich)
17:00 - 17:15 Break
17:15 - 18:00 Panel: From Prototype to Product – How hackathon projects made their way into productive systems panelists tbd
18:00 - 18:15 Poetry Slam

LODEPA Hackathon Workshop (Performing Arts Data)

Thursday, 15 April 2021, 19:00 - 20:30 CEST
Hackathon workshop for members of the LODEPA network who want to take an active part in the hackathon. “LODEPA” stands for Linked Open Data Ecosystem for the Performing Arts. Anybody interested in working with performing arts related data is welcome to join. We are offering this workshop on the eve of the hackathon in order to accommodate our colleagues from the American East coast who will not be able to attend the program on Saturday morning.

 Swiss Open Cultural Data Hackathon 2018, Swiss National Museum, Zürich. Wikimedia Commons, User:TomBo79, CC BY-SA 4.0

Main hackathon from Friday morning to Saturday evening (the detailed programme is subject to change; times are CEST).

Friday, 16 April 2021
08:30 - 09:00 Check-in
09:00 - 09:20 Opening Session, official start of the Hackathon
09:20 - 09:40 Ice Breakers
09:45 - 11:00 Presentation of Challenges / Idea Pitching
11:00 - 12:00 Group Creation
First Group Meeting / Noon Break
14:00 - 14:10 Start Afternoon Programme
Work in groups
17:30 - 18:00 Overview of GLAMhack Projects
Work in groups (“night shift”)
Saturday, 17 April 2021
09:15 - 09:30 Check-in
09:30 - 09:45 Welcome to Day 2
Work in groups
12:15 - 13:00 Noon Break
Work in groups
16:30 - 17:10 Final Project Presentations
17:10 - 17:30 Closing Session

 ETH Zurich by night. Wikimedia Commons, User:ETH-Bibliothek, CC BY-SA 4.0

This event was organized by the OpenGLAM CH Working Group of the opendata.ch association, with contributions from:

Organization Committee
Andrea Allemann (project coordinator 2020)
Darienne Hunziker (project coordinator 2021)
Beat Estermann (co-lead programme committee)
Oleg Lavrovsky
Dominik Sievi (co-lead dataset team)
Jonas Lendenmann (dataset team)
ETH Library
Gabriella Padovan (coordinator host institution
Michael Gasser (co-lead programme committee)
Nicole Graf
Simone Leitner (lead communications)
Thomas Weibel
Opendata.ch / Basel University Library
Lionel Walter (co-lead dataset team)
Enrico Natale
Jan Baumann

The 2021 GLAMhack was made possible by financial and/or in kind contributions from the ETH Library, Wikimedia CH, infoclio.ch, and the members of the Friends of OpenGLAM Network.

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