Digital Heritage International Congress 2013

Fort St Jean and MuCEM by obni

Fort St Jean and MuCEM by obni

Possibly the largest gathering of digital heritage specialists ever will take place this autumn in Marseilles, France. As the conference website states:

Fall 2013 will witness the largest international scientific event on digital heritage in history, bringing together hundreds of researchers, educators, scientists, industry professionals and policy makers to debate, discuss and present digital technology applied to the protection, documentation, and understanding of humanity’s shared heritage. For the first time ever, under the patronage of UNESCO, the leading scientific and industry events from across the digital and heritage spheres will join together under one roof to explore the state-of-the-art and address future emerging research scenarios.

Organized by CNRS (french National Center for Scientific Research) on behalf of the MAP Laboratory, in collaboration with local research institutions Provence (Aix-Marseille University, Arts et Métiers ParisTech, CICRP, School of Architecture and INRIA), the Congress will be held  in  Marseille, France, the 2013 European Capital of Culture. The venue will be Marseille’s architecturally stunning new waterfront museum complex (the restored Fort Saint-Jean and adjoining new  MuCEM and La Villa Mediterranée).

Full details including calls for papers for the main conference and subsidiary events are all available on the conference website.

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