After the very successful conference in Montréal, the work of the ADHO Steering Committee mostly deals with looking forward and preparing for next year’s conference in Mexico City. In this message I’d like to give a short overview of my main tasks in the past year as chair of the Steering Committee.
Diversity and inclusivity are still one of the most prominent issues on my agenda as chair of the Steering Committee. I have addressed this in several ways and I will only mention the most important ones.
The ADHO steering committee, based on propositions by the EADH steering committee, has appointed as Program Committee co-Chairs DH2019 Elena Pierazzo and Fabio Ciotti. Below are short bios and profiles of their careers. ADHO thanks them warmly for their engagement in this important service for our community.
On Friday, 15 July, during the closing ceremony of the ADHO DH2016 conference in Kraków, Glen Worthey announced the results of the election of the Chair of the ADHO Steering Committee for the next two years. The election took place during the Steering Committee’s annual meeting on Tuesday, 12 July 2016. Glen’s public announcement is posted below, followed by the reply of the newly-reelected chair, Karina van Dalen-Oskam.
John Nerbonne was elected chair of the Steering Committee of ADHO at DH2014 in Lausanne (July 2014) for a two-year term. Due to regrettable circumstances he had to resign in November 2015. I was asked to take over for the remainder of his term and was elected interim chair on November 20.
ADHO is an umbrella organization whose constituent organizations are, at present, the European Association for Digital Humanities (EADH), the Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH), the Canadian Society of Digital Humanities / Société canadienne des humanités numériques (CSDH/SCHN), centerNet, the Australasian Association for Digital Humanities (aaDH), and the Japanese Association for Digital Humanites (JADH)