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Export date: Fri Jun 14 22:59:42 2024 / +0000 GMT

Digital Cultural Heritage 2017

DCH2017-logoThe DCH2017 International Conference will take place in Berlin, at the National Library, on August 30 - September 01, 2017.

The conference is organized by CODATA-Germany, the German National Committee for CODATA, Committee on Data for Science and Technology of the International Council for Science (ICSU), in cooperation with:

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kartographie

  • Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Map Department

  • DHN, Digital Heritage in the Nordic Countries

  • UNGEGN, United Nations Group of Experts on Geographic Names

  • Associazione per L'Informatica Umanistica e La Cultura Digitale

  • Forschungszentrum Deutscher Sprachatlas

  • UiO, Universitetet i Oslo

  • VUGTK, Czech Research Institute of Geodesy, Topography and Cartography

  • Digital meets Culture, Portal on Digital Cultural heritage

  • TOPOI, Excellence Cluster on the Formation and Transformation of Space and Knowledge in Ancient Civilizations

Erik Buelinckx from the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK-IRPA), one of the memory institutions participating as procurers in the PREFORMA project, will deliver a presentation on Friday 1 September entitled “A small archive with a big collection! Now what? PREFORMA's open source digital preservation tools on the rescue”.




The conference is open for contributions that cover technical challenges as well as strategic guidance. Key messages relating to the impact of new technologies and processes on cultural heritage are especially welcome.

Special aims of this 2017 edition are:

  • raise awareness in Society, Science, and Technology fields about importance of the cultural dimensions and the growing potential of Digital Cultural Heritage

  • promote innovative content analysis from cross-organizational interoperability of digital humanities databases and XML methods, techniques, and approaches

  • indicate on the central role of spatial concepts enabling synergy for knowledge generation from massive granular digital cultural heritage content

  • create innovative cross-disciplines / cross sectors partnerships facilitate intercultural and interdisciplinary dialogue

  • elaborate roles and interest of information society