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Digital Cultural Heritage Workshop May 2012

Hosted by: CyI (The Cyprus Institute)

The event will start on: 09 May 12

And will end on: 11 May 12

At Cyprus Institute

Nicosia, Cyprus ,

Application Deadline: Closed (18th of April)    

Posted by: Loizou   

Digital Cultural Heritage Workshop May 2012

Workshop on Digital and Cultural heritage: 3D documentation, imaging technologies and knowledge repositories.

The workshop focuses on advanced technologies applied to Cultural Heritage (CH) for the preservation and dissemination of results, through education and training in information and communication technologies.

It will focus on technologies for digital data acquisition (photogrammetry, laser scanning and Polynomial Texture Mapping), the use of open-source software for data post-processing and metadata standards and knowledge management.

Theoretical aspects will be complemented with field-work activities at archaeological sites.

Professionals from CH institutions (cultural foundations, museums), young researcher and students are invited to submit their application to attend the workshop. A limited number of bursary are available. 


Workshop details

-- Registration

-- Program

-- Presentations

-- Accommodation

-- Transportation


The workshop is organised by The Cyprus Institute within the framework of the LinkSCEEM-2 project, in collaboration with:

- Cyprus Department of Antiquities

- Informatics Research Institute - Mubarak City for Scientific Research, Egypt

- Fraunhofer‐Institut für Graphische Datenverarbeitung IGD, Germany

- Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche – ITABC, Rome, Italy

Workshop Details

The school will be held at the Cyprus Institute, Guy Ourisson Building.

Participants: 30

Language: English (materials will be published in English)

Registration Fee: 250 Euros


A number of competitive funded fellowships are available for this workshop. 15 fellowships will cover the workshop attendance fee cost and will also provide financial contribution to flights and accommodation costs. Further fellowships will only cover the workshop attendance fee cost.

The organizing committee will prioritize regional students and young researchers in a field related to Cultural Heritage.

How to apply:

Please send your request for participation to the workshop and an updated CV in Europass format to the following mail address:

Application Deadline: Closed (18th April 2012)

Notification of Acceptance: 20th April 2012


The detailed program of the workshop can be found below or can be downloaded here:

program - CH Workshop

The detailed agenda of the workshop can be downloaded here


- Reconstructing ancient landscapes 

- Introduction to Stereoscopy

- RTI Imaging, PTM Dome and 360 degree Imaging of Cylindrical Surfaces

- Introduction to Metadata for Digital Resourses (2D/3D)

- MEDICI and Digital Repositories for CH

- Rethinking access to digital information



Accommodation for the Digital Cultural Heritage Workshop can be found here


Information about transportation to and from the airport can be found here

Information about bus routes in Nicosia can be found here.