CFP: 4th International Conference on Science and Engineering in Arts, Heritage and Archaeology

We are pleased to announce that the 4th International Conference on Science and Engineering in Arts, Heritage and Archaeology (SEAHA) will be hosted by the Institute for Sustainable Heritage, University College London, UK , 4-6 June 2018. Details regarding the conference can be found here.

The Call for Abstracts is now open and the deadline is on 19th February 2018. We would like to invite you to submit your abstracts for oral and/or posters presentations that signify the best science presented in an accessible manner to a broad audience. Please submit your abstracts by completing the Abstract Submission Form here: http://www.seaha-cdt.ac.uk/activities/events/seaha-conference-2018/.

The SEAHA conference series aims to engage with high-quality interdisciplinary scientific research of cultural heritage. Based on the success of the past three events, the series established a platform for open dialogue between academics, professionals, practitioners, entrepreneurs and policy-makers from around the globe.

The 4th SEAHA conference will continue to examine the opportunities and challenges confronting heritage science. In doing so, we would like to showcase collaboration with industry in particular and deepen the interdisciplinarity by engaging with high-profile academics and professionals from a broad range of expertise. It is our great pleasure to announce the invited speakers:

- Prof. May Cassar
Professor of Sustainable Heritage, Director of Institute for Sustainable Heritage, University College London, UK.
Proposed topic: Job creation in heritage science

- Prof. Mathew Collins
Niels Bohr Professor of Palaeoproteomics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Professor of Archaeology, University of York, UK.
Proposed topic: Bioarchaeology

- Edonis Jesus
BIM leader, Lendlease, UK.
Founder and chairwoman of BIM4Heritage, UK.
Proposed topic: BIM for cultural heritage

- Chris Jones
Head of Department, Natural History Museum, Core Research Laboratories, UK.
Proposed topic: Science and natural history collections

- Prof. Chris Lintott
Professor of Astrophysics, Department of Physics, Oxford University, UK.
Principal Investigator of Zooniverse.
Proposed topic: Citizen science and crowd sourcing

- Nicola Masini
Senior Research Scientist, National Research Council (CNR) – Institute for Archaeological and Monumental Heritage (IBAM), Italy.
Proposed topic: Use of spatial technologies in surveying and monitoring cultural heritage

- Andrew Miller
Former MP for Ellesmere Port & Neston, UK.
Royal Society's Science Policy Advisory Group, UK.
Proposed topic: Science and policy

- Prof. Sofia Olhede
Professor of Statistics, Honorary Professor of Computer Science, senior research associate of Mathematics, Director of UCL Centre for Data Science, University College London, UK.
Proposed topic: Big data in heritage science

- Luca Pezzati
Senior researcher, National Institute for Optics of the National Research Council (INO-CNR), Italy.
Coordinator of E-RIHS, the European Research Infrastructure for Heritage Science.
Proposed topic: International research infrastructure for heritage science

Please contact the conference organising committee at events@seaha-cdt.ac.uk for queries and comments.

We look forward to your submissions and meeting you in London!

Lucie K. Morisset