BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:1.0 BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) & Cultural Heritage Workshop DESCRIPTION;ENCODING=QUOTED-PRINTABLE:LinkSCEEM Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) & Cultural Heritage workshopJune 3 – 5, 2014The Cyprus Institute Nicosia, Cyprus The LinkSCEEM-2 FP7 project is organising a 3-day workshop during 3 - 5 of June 2014 in Nicosia, Cyprus. The workshop is part of the LinkSCEEM-2 project activities aiming to bring together experts on the field of RTI and cultural heritage from Europe, the US and the Eastern Mediterranean region to discuss the current state and future potential of RTI and its applications on culture heritage research.  The workshop will focus on the challenges and opportunities for the application of RTI to the academic research in general and espesially its future possiblities in cultural heritage research.  Program Tuesday June 3, 2014TimeTopicLocation08:20Minibus Departs from the Classic Hotel to the Cyprus InstituteClassic Hotel Lobby09:00 – 10:00Welcoming Remarks - Introduction10:00 – 10:40Notes from the Field: Challenges and Opportunities for the Application of RTI to Academic Research Marilyn Lundberg, West Semitic Research Project10:40 – 11:30Preliminary Discussion on the Aims and Goals of the Workshop11:30 – 12:30Tour of the Cyprus Institute Imaging CenterRopertos Georgiou, The Cyprus Institute12:30 – 13:30Lunch13:30 – 14:10Integrating Spectral and Reflectance Transformation Imaging Technologies for the Digitization of Manuscripts and Other Cultural ArtifactsTodd R. Hanneken, St. Mary’s University14:10 – 14:50RTI and Multispectral Imaging, applications Antonino Cosentino, chsopensource.org14:50 – 15:00Break15:00 – 15:40Imaging for conservation at the Research Centre for Conservation for French MuseumsAnne Maigret, Research Centre for Conservation for French Museums15:40 – 17:00Wrap-up of 1st day - Discussion17:00Minibus Departs to the Classic HotelThe CyI LobbyWednesday June 4, 2014TimeTopicLocation08:30Minibus Departs from the Classic Hotel to the Cyprus InstituteClassic Hotel Lobby09:00 – 09:40Wither RTI?Hembo Pagi, University of Southampton  09:40 – 10:20RTI and 3D Web Visualization: Past, Present, and FutureMarco Di Benedetto, Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologie dell'Informazione10:20 – 11:00Approximate 3D surface reconstruction using RTI Mohammed Elfarargy, Bibliotheca Alexandria11:00 – 11:10Break11:10 – 12:30Discussion: Future Possibilities for RTI Research in Cultural Heritage12:30 – 13:30Lunch13:30 – 14:10Visualizing the Mission of the Smithsonian: The Documentation and Interpretation of Cultural Heritage using RTIE. Keats Webb, Smithsonian Institution14:10 – 14:50RTI for Exploring Ancient Writing Materialities: Case studies from the Eastern MediterraneanKathryn E. Piquette, Universität zu Köln14:50 – 15:00Break15:00 – 15:40RTI at CyI: Projects and Case StudiesNikolas Bakirtzis and Ropertos Georgiou, STARC, The Cyprus Institute15:40 – 17:00Wrap-up of 1st day - Discussion17:00Minibus Departs to the Classic HotelThe CyI Lobby20:00DinnerThursday June 5, 2014TimeTopicLocation08:30Minibus Departs from the Classic Hotel to the Cyprus InstituteClassic Hotel Lobby09:00 – 9:40Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) 3.0:  Beyond Interactive RelightingCarla Schroer, Cultural Heritage Imaging9:40 – 10:20Funding OpportunitiesJens Wiegand, CaSToRC, The Cyprus Institute10:20 – 12:30Discussion: Cultural Heritage and RTIQuestions:Future Research DirectionsHorizon 2020 Funding OpportunitiesCollaboration OpportunitiesNext Steps12:30 – 13:30Working Lunch13:30 – 14:30Workshop Wrap-up and Conclusions14:30 – 18:00Excursion/ Site Visit (TBD)18:00Return to the Classic HotelAccommodationAccommodation information can be found here. TransportationInformation about transportation to and from the airport can be found here.Information about bus routes in Nicosia can be found here.  LOCATION: - Cyprus Institute - Nicosia, Cyprus DTSTART:20140603T070000Z DTEND:20140605T123000Z END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR