Digital Heritage 2018 3rd International Congress & Expo
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Kaja Antlej

Deakin University
CADET Virtual Reality Lab Researcher – Museums/Heritage and Lecturer in Industrial Design
Melbourne, Australia
Dr Kaja Antlej is Lecturer in Industrial Design and CADET Virtual Reality Lab Researcher – Museums and Heritage at the School of Engineering, Deakin University, interested in human-centered design and digital heritage/virtual museums (design and evaluation). She has a MSc in Industrial Design (2008, 3D printing, 3D scanning and parametric design) and a PhD in Museum and Heritage Studies (2013, VR/AR, serious games and 3D printing for museum exhibitions), both from the University of Ljubljana. In 2015, Kaja completed her Endeavour Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the Centre for Creative and Cultural Research, University of Canberra. She has been involved in NMC Horizon Reports (Museum Edition 2015, 2016), eCultValue (EC FP7), and ViMM - Virtual Multimodal Museum TA2.2 (EC Horizon 2020). Dr Antlej is one of the leading researchers of The Little L Project (Highly commended at the 2018 Victorian Museum Awards), a Mixed Reality experience of a small Victorian polar dinosaur, recently held at the National Wool Museum in Geelong. The project was featured as one of the case studies in the City of Greater Geelong’s application for the UNESCO City of Design and has been highly commended in the category The Museums Australia (Victoria) Award 2018 for Medium Museums. Member of ICOM, Interpret Europe – European Association for Heritage Interpretation, Design Institute of Australia (DIA), Museums Galleries Australia (MGA), Evaluation and Visitor Research National Network (EVRNN).

My Speaker Sessions

Saturday, October 27


Sunday, October 28