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28 Oct 2013 - 01 Nov 2013

Digital Heritage 2013 | international conference | France

Digital Heritage 2013

Digital Heritage 2013 | Marseille | 28 Oct to 1 Nov 2013

The largest international scientific event on digital heritage in history will take place under the patronage of UNESCO, in Marseille (France) from 28 October to 1 November 2013. Digital Heritage 2013 will bring together hundreds of participants to discuss digital technology applied to the protection, documentation and understanding of humanity’s shared heritage. Researchers, practitioners, cultural and digital professionals, students and teachers, as well as policy makers are invited to participate.

Digital Heritage 2013 will cover all forms of heritage, from the built (UNESCO’s World Heritage), to cultural traditions and folklife (UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage), museums and objects, and documentary heritage (UNESCO’s Memory of the World Programme), the Congress is set to be the largest gathering of its kind.

Archaeologists, architects, artists, historians, museologists, planners, conservationists, anthropologists, engineers, environmentalists, computer scientists, new media experts, film makers, and more will jointly explore the best of digital heritage. Whether you are a teacher or student, professional or amateur, diplomat or citizen, you are invited to attend Digital Heritage 2013. Over four days, parallel tracks will see presentations of best practices and innovative solutions, as well as panels, educational workshops, and policy debates. A public exhibition and video screening will also be organized.

A two-volume publication is being produced in collaboration with IEEE and Eurographics. Selected papers will be republished in a number of prestigious journals to be determined, including the ACM Journal on Computers in Cultural Heritage.

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