Topic ID #27778 - posted 3/22/2013 2:23 AM

Call for Participation: DIGITALHERITAGE2013 International Congress

Jennifer Palmer

Fwd from ARCHCOMP-L:




DIGITALHERITAGE2013 International Congress

Over 13 Conferences, Symposia, Workshops and Exhibitions under one roof


28 October – 1 November 2013

Marseille, France




Join us in the 2013 European Capital of Culture, Marseille, this fall for
the world’s largest gathering ever focused on Digital Heritage. A federated
event of the leading scientific meetings in information technology for
heritage, the Congress will for the first time bring: VSMM, Eurographics
GCH, UNESCO’s Memory of the World, Arquaeologica2.0, Archeovirtual, Digital
Art Week and special events from CAA, CIPA, Space2Place, ICOMOS IPCH, and
multiple others together in one venue with a prestigious joint proceedings.
A ground-breaking public display of cutting edge digital heritage projects
will grace the conference venue at the new museum complex on the Marseille
waterfront. Organized by  <> CNRS-MAP, in
collaboration with other local research organisms (Aix-Marseille University,
Arts et Métiers ParisTech, CICRP, INRIA), the venue will be Marseille's
architecturally stunning new waterfront museums,  <>
MuCEM and  <> La Villa Mediterranée.


The Congress covers heritage in all its forms, focusing around 5 heritage


Built Heritage (sites to cities, towns and cultural landscapes, ie World

Culture & Traditions (folklife to languages, song, dance, craft… ie
Intangible Heritage),

Museums & Collections (movable objects and their museums, ie Movable

Libraries & Archives (books to maps, manuscripts, …, ie Documentary

Art & Creativity (digital / new media art to creative digital and online


Whether you are a researcher or practitioner, a cultural or digital
professional, student or teacher, policy maker or vendor, we invite you to
participate.  Attend, submit a paper or poster, propose a panel or workshop,
prepare a video or exhibit, or bring your product booth.


The Congress’ International Scientific Committee is seeking:


Technical & Application Papers

Posters & Short Works

Panel, Workshop & Tutorial Proposals

Videos for a public screening

Functional Exhibits for a public exhibition of digital heritage works


Submissions are sought in the 6 Congress tracks spanning the challenges and
opportunities brought by digital technology to heritage:


Digitization track - Digital Documentation & Input

Analysis track -Digital Content Management & Analysis

Visualization track - Digital Presentation & Output

Projects track - Digital Heritage Solutions & Best Practices

Policy track - Digital Heritage Policy & Societal Issues

Preservation track - Digital Preservation & Standards


Key Deadlines:


June 9   Abstract (mandatory for all papers); Panel/Workshop/Tutorial
proposals due (notification Jun 1)

June 16    Full Papers, Short Papers due (notification July 28)

July 28     Exhibits proposals due (notification Sept 1)

August 4  Opening of Early Registration

Sept 15     Final Camera Ready due for accepted works


A rich array of Panels, Workshops and Special sessions are being organized
by the many federating event chairs.  Selected submissions will also be
invited by the federated event chairs to participate in relevant special

Papers, panels and workshops can be submitted around one or more heritage
themes and technical tracks. Submissions may be theoretical or applied but
must be original, innovative and previously unpublished. 


All paper submissions will be double-blind peer-reviewed by at least 3
referees from the Intl Scientific Committee.  Every submission will have at
least one technical and one cultural reviewer, to ensure a rich diversity of
accepted works spanning both technology and the humanities.  A two volume
proceedings will be published in collaboration with IEEE and Eurographics.
Selected papers will also have the option of being republished in a number
of prestigious journals to be determined, including the ACM Journal on
Computers in Cultural Heritage.  Note that since this is a joint World
Congress, you need to submit only once to be considered for the integrated
joint proceedings of all affiliated events.


See the Congress website
<>  for full details on submission types
and requirements and deadlines.  For further information


the congress co-chairs:

Alonzo C. Addison, VSMM Society

Livio De Luca, French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS MAP)

Sofia Pescarin, Italian National Research Council (CNR ITABC)


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