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Johan Oomen

Head of Research and Heritage Services at Nederlands Institute of Sound & Vision T: @johanoomen@twitter.com

Johan Oomen is head of Research and Heritage Services at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision and researcher at VU University Amsterdam. He is board member of the PublicSpaces Foundation and the EUscreen Foundation. And coordinator of BENEDMO, part of the European Digital Media Observatory. His research explores how active user engagement helps to establish more open, smart and connected societies. He holds a BA in Information Science and an MA in Media Studies. He has worked for the British Universities Film and Video Council and the RTL Nederland. And has given talks at leading conferences (SXSW, JTS, IASA), published numerous articles in journals and is lecturer at the ICCROM training course 'Sound and Image Collections Conservation'.
 

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