Digital Heritage Conference - Initial Training Network For Digital Cultural Heirtage - May 2017

The EU FP7 PEOPLE (Marie-Curie) ITN2013 ITN-DCH project ( is in its final year and it is organizing a unique conference in the domain of Digital Cultural Heritage.

The Conference aims to bring together experts, stakeholders, policy makers and leaders from the domain, addressing the current challenges in the field and starting a dialogue that will lay the foundation for the creation of a multidisciplinary community of practice. Moreover, the ITN-DCH fellows will present their latest research results and discuss them with all participants and experts.

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The conference will be held in one of the most beautiful areas in the center of Europe in Olimje, Slovenia:

Important dates

Abstract submission deadline: 10th March 2017

Notification of acceptance: 30th March 2017

Registration deadline: 1st May 2017

Conference: 23rd-25th May 2017

Camera Ready Paper submission deadline: 1st August 2017

Aim and Topics

ITN-DCH Final Conference seeks original and innovative contributions in theoretical and practical applications of digital cultural heritage focusing on three main thematic topics:

1) Data Acquisition,

2) Semantic enrichment and Creative Reuse.  

3) Topics of interest include, but are not limited to

  • Image matching and 3D reconstruction

  • 3D scanning & digitization (laser, structured light, motion capture, etc.)

  • Low-cost 3D reconstruction -Building Information Modeling (BIM)

  • 4D modelling -Multi-source data/multi-sensors approaches -Linked data and applications

  • Authenticity & provenance -Metadata aggregation

  • Digital Preservation for DCH -Quality metrics

  • Data representation -Ontology engineering -Principles, guidelines, and best practices

Application profile

  • Interoperability and mapping across domains

  • Digital curation workflows & application

  • Audio/video digital libraries -Annotations & Annotation management

  • Data Visualisation -Interactive visualisation

  • Storytelling and serious game

  • Mixed/augmented reality


Two main workshops are going to be organised:

  • Data acquisition of Cultural Heritage

  • Re-use of Tangible/Intangible Heritage digital resources: scientific and cultural challenges


Authors of all the accepted abstracts will be invited to submit a full paper by 1st August 2017 which will be published by Springer-Nature in the LNCS proceedings (

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Yujie Zhu