The Land Dialogues Conference will take place on the 13th, 14th and 15th of April 2016 at Charles Sturt University on its Wagga Wagga Campus. The conference will be spread across the campus utilising a number of existing facilities. Full details will be provided to attendees closer to the date of the conference in a full conference program. For more information please visit the conference website.
Keynote speakers include:
Dr Daniel Oakman is a Senior Curator with the People and the Environment team at the National Museum of Australia and is currently leading the redevelopment of the Museum’s environmental history gallery. He has curated exhibitions on bicycles, car culture, urban design and economic history. He has an ongoing research interest in histories of movement and human powered transportation, with a particular focus on the ways the bicycle revolutionised the perception of the landscape and challenged understandings of human power and endurance.
Mitchell Whitelaw is a writer, academic and maker working with digital culture and cultural data. His work on generous interfaces for cultural collections has been supported by institutions including the State Library of NSW, the State Library of Queensland, the National Archives, and the National Gallery of Australia. Mitchell is currently an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Arts and Education and Design at the University of Canberra, where he leads the Digital Treasures program in the Centre for Creative and Cultural Research.