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Call for abstracts: Digital Heritage Conference 2017

The EU FP7 PEOPLE (Marie-Curie Fellowship) – Initial Training Network on Digital Cultural Heritage project ( is coming to an end and it is organizing a unique conference in the domain of Digital Cultural Heritage

The event aims to present the final results of the project and to bring together experts, stakeholders, policy makers and leaders from the domain, addressing the current challenges in the field and starting a dialogue that will lay the foundation for the creation of a multidisciplinary community in this particular field.

To find out more details, please visit our webpage and have a look on the call for extended abstracts:
The conference will be held in one of the most beautiful areas in the center of Europe in Olimje, Slovenia:

Important dates:

Abstract submission deadline: 10th March 2017
Notification of acceptance: 30th March 2017
Registration deadline:  1st May 2017
Conference: 23rd-25th May 2017


Authors of all the accepted abstracts will be invited to submit a full paper by 1st August 2017 which will be published by Springer-Nature in the LNCS proceedings (

Aim and topics

ITN-DCH Final Conference seeks original and innovative contributions in theoretical and practical applications of digital cultural heritage focusing on three main thematic topics:

1) Data Acquisition and Modelling,
2) Semantic enrichment, Ontologies and
3) Creative Reuse. 

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • 3D scanning & digitization (laser, structured light, motion capture, etc.)
  • Image matching and 3D reconstruction
  • Low-cost 3D reconstruction -Building Information Modeling (BIM / HBIM)
  • 4D modelling -Multi-source data/multi-sensors approaches -Linked data and applications
  • Authenticity & provenance -Metadata aggregation
  • Digital Preservation for DCH -Quality metrics
  • Data representation -Ontology engineering -Principles, guidelines, and best practices -Application profile
  • Interoperability and mapping across domains
  • Digital curation workflows & application
  • Audio/video digital libraries -Annotations & Annotation management
  • Data Visualisation -Interactive visualisation
  • Storytelling and serious game
  • Mixed/augmented reality

Two main workshops are going to be organised:

  • Data acquisition of Cultural Heritage
  • Re-use of Tangible/Intangible Heritage digital resources: scientific and cultural challenges

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