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International Conference EuroMed 2012 dedicated to Cultural Heritage

29 October - 3 November 2012
Limassol, Cyprus
Event website: www.euromed2012.eu

International Conference dedicated to Cultural Heritage
Under the Patronage of UNESCO, in  Cooperation with the European Commission and under the Auspices of the 2012 Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the EU

The 4th EUROMED conference brings together researchers, policy makers, professionals, fellows and practitioners to explore some of the more pressing issues concerning Cultural Heritage today. In particular, the main goal of the conference is to focus on interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary research on tangible and intangible Cultural Heritage, using cutting edge technologies for the protection, restoration, preservation, massive digitalization, documentation and presentation of the Cultural Heritage contents. At the same time, the event is intended to cover topics of research ready for exploitation, demonstrating the acceptability of new sustainable approaches and new technologies by the user community, owners, managers and conservators of our cultural patrimony.

 

Keynote Speakers:

  • Dr. KISHORE RAO, Director of UNESCO’s WHC
  • Dr. MICHAEL T. JONES, Google's Chief Technology Advocate, former Chief Technologist of Google Maps/Google Earth and CTO of Keyhole Corporation
  • Dr. THOMAS R. KLINE, Lawyers for Cultural Heritage Preservation
  • Prof. NADIA MAGNENAT-THALMANN, Director of MIRALab at the University of Geneva (Switzerland) and Director of the Institute for Media Innovation (IMI) at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore
  • Prof. DANIEL THALMANN, founder of VRlab at EPFL (Switzerland) and professor at the Institute for Media Innovation (IMI) at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore
  • Dr. LIVIO DE LUCA, director of MAP laboratory at CNRS Marseille (France)
  • Dr. ELEANOR E. FINK, international art and technology consultant the Institute of Information Science, University of Southern California, the World Bank, and International Finance Corporation
  • Dr. JOHN GREAVES, the pioneer of the RFID technology
  • Prof. STEFAN GRADMANN, professor of knowledge management and semantic knowledge architectures at the School of Library and Information Science of Humboldt-University in Berlin (Germany)

 

Topics and themes:
Researchers and practitioners willing to participate to the EUROMED 2012 conference are invited to submit papers on original works addressing the following subjects and research themes:

  1. PROTECTION, RESTORATION AND PRESERVATION OF TANGIBLE AND INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE
  2. DIGITAL HERITAGE DOCUMENTATION AND PRESENTATION

More detail information regarding the themes can be found at: http://www.euromed2012.eu/index.php/call-for-participation/

 

Submission of Papers:
Submissions for the event are completely electronic through the on-line submission website available at http://www.euromed2012.eu/index.php/paper-submission/

The conference accepts only original, unpublished work written in English which will be blind-reviewed and published on SPRINGER LNCS.

We are soliciting three types of contributions:

  1. Full research papers: they present new innovative research developments and results. They will feature a full-length oral presentation and will be published in a high-quality proceedings volume. Each submitted paper must not exceed 10 pages in total.
  2. Project papers: they focus on the description of project organization, use of technology and lessons learned. They will feature a short oral presentation and will be published in a high-quality proceedings volume. Each submitted paper must not exceed 10 pages in total.
  3. Short papers: they present preliminary ideas and works-in-progress. These papers will have a short oral presentation and will be also available also as posters during the whole period of the conference. Each short paper must not exceed 6 pages in total.

The 15 best submitted papers will be published on a special issue of the International Journal Heritage in the Digital Era (http://www.multi-science.co.uk/ijhde.htm)

 

Important Date: deadline for paper submission: 15th of JUNE 2012

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