CHCD – International Symposium on Cultural Heritage Conservation and Digitization



Organized by THID Tsinghua Heritage Institution for Digitalization in Beijing, this biannual event had attracted so far foreign experts from over 30 countries and regions promoting a tradition of international collaboration and exchange on the theme of cultural heritage, digital technologies, conservation and digitization.

The theme of 2018 conference will be “Re-member: heritage driven economy”. The aim is to explore the potential of heritage as a driver for the economic growth (in response to the latest Chinese policy as well as the UNESCO mandate). The conference intends to generate conversation not only among the academia but also connecting the stakeholders of the heritage sites and the heritage-sensitive creative industries, focusing on the field of heritage conservation and cutting-edge research related to the application of digital technology in heritage conservation. International panels organized based on country, including multidisciplinary experts, will showcase their research, projects, lessons, and opportunities, and promote their tangible and intangible cultural heritage.

Preliminary schedule:
• September 12: Registration
• September 13-14: Conference
• September 15-16: Optional excursion

For more information please contact Chloe Pei:


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