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“Securing the future for the past” international conference

New technologies give opportunities for cultural heritage by causing worldwide interest, enriching communication and techniques. Aiming at gathering the institutions working for preserving, keeping and transfering the cultural heritage to the future with sectoral suppliers, Restoration, Archaeology and Museology Technologies … Continue reading


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Collecting and Conserving Performance Art, symposium

The German Association of Conservator-Restorers (VDR) is delighted to announce the major international symposium “Collecting and Conserving Performance Art” to be hosted by the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg in Germany on June 9-11, 2016. The two-and-a-half day event approaches issues surrounding the … Continue reading


Scanning the Old City of Cape Verde

In March 2015, CyArk undertook a project for the digital documentation of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Cidade Velha, in Santiago, Cape Verde archipelago. In this framework, CyArk conducted a training workshop in conjunction with the African World Heritage Fund, at its Risk Preparedness Field Project. CyArk participated in the last week of the 3 week workshop to demonstrate how digital documentation is executed and how the resultant data can be used for conservation management, risk assessment and cultural tourism. The training gave site managers and authorities the ability to work hands on with the FARO Focus X330, Autodesk ReCap Pro and Memento software. Continue reading


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American Students Help Preserve Italian Heritage

It is difficult for a student to appreciate the value of historical architecture and the importance of preserving it. Studying in Italy, this American students changed their perspective contributing to the conservation of the sanctuary. The course was held at La Verna, a Catholic sanctuary founded by Saint Francis. Continue reading


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International Conference DiPP 2014

The fourth international conference on Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage (DIPP 2014) is being held at the Regional Museum of History and P.R. Slaveykov Regional Public Library in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria, on 18-21 September 2014. Continue reading


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SCAPE Training: Preserving Your Preservation Tools (Package Management)

SCAPE Training: Preserving Your Preservation Tools (Package Management) 26-27 March 2014 - The Hague Registration is now open for the next SCAPE Project Training event, here. Overview: Learning to Think Like a Package Maintainer Lots of great digital preservation applications and services exist, … Continue reading


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MEDIA ART HISTORIES Conference 2015 in Montreal

“RE-CREATE: Theories, Methods and Practices of Research and Creation in the Histories of Media Arts and Sciences” will address the central question of what theories, methodologies and techniques can be used to understand past, present and indeed, future paradigms of … Continue reading


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EUDAT project, the vision of a Collaborative Data Infrastructure

“EUDAT will fill an important gap in the current European e-Infrastructure landscape,” said Dr. Kimmo Koski, Project Coordinator. “We aim to develop a generic infrastructure for scientific data management that can used by a diversity of research communities and existing infrastructures.” EUDAT project provides multidisciplinary collaboration, being represented in it different areas of research: linguistics, earth sciences, climate sciences, environmental sciences, and biological and medical sciences. Other communities have joined EUDAT as associate members, representing 15 research disciplines across all major fields of science. Continue reading


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ZKM and the preservation of digital art

The ZKM Centre for Art and Media in Germany is trying to solve the problem of preservation of valuable digital art pieces. Some digital art pieces rely on the existence of particular computer software and code and its preservation in order to ensure that digital art pieces are not lost in the future. Continue reading


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Preservation and use of digital collections of photographic documents

First International Scientific and Practical Seminar  DIGITIZED HERITAGE: PRESERVATION, ACCESS, REPRESENTATION Preservation and use of digital collections of photographic documents November 25-26, 2013 State Polytechnic Museum (NTUU “KPI”) held a scientific and practical seminar, the first in a series of informational … Continue reading