AI and the Linking of Digital Heritage Data

Date: 9 November 2017

Venue: Musical Instrument Museum - Hofbergstraat 2 - 1000 Brussels

Time: 1:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Short description: INSIGHT launch event: Artificial Intelligence, Heritage data and Digital Art history

About the event

The recently started BELSPO-funded INSIGHT project (Intelligent Neural Systems as Integrated Heritage Tools) organizes a launch event  that will take the form of an afternoon of plenaries by internationally recognized speakers on topics relating to Artificial Intelligence, Heritage data and Digital Art history.


  • 13:00-13:45 | Seth van Hooland (Université Libre de Bruxelles): Understanding the perils of Linked Data through the history of data modeling
  • 13:45-14:30 | Benoit Seguin (École Polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne): The Replica Project: Navigating Iconographic Collections at Scale
  • 14:30-15:15 | Roxanne Wyns (KULeuven): International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF). Sharing high-resolution images across institutional boundaries
  • 15:15-15:45 | Break
  • 15:45-16:30 | Saskia Scheltjens (Rijksmuseum Amsterdam): Open Rijksmuseum Data: challenges and opportunities
  • 16:30-17:15 | Nanne van Noord (Universiteit Tilburg): Learning visual representations of style
  • 17:15-18:30 | Reception

The INSIGHT team

  • Sally Chambers
  • Eva Coudyzer
  • Walter Daelemans
  • Pierre Geurts
  • Mike Kestemont
  • Dirk van Hulle
  • Ellen van Keer
  • Christophe Verbruggen

Registration: Registration is free but participants are invited to register through sending an email to

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