DCH 2017 Digitial Cultural Heritage Conference

Interdisciplinary Conference on Digital Cultural Heritage

Staatsbibliothek Berlin, August 30 - September 01, 2017

Conference Chair: Horst Kremers, Berlin, Germany

The conference is open [to] 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.

Our special aims:

  • 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



Multimedia Information Objects
Map, Picture, Video, Text, Sound objects: their permanent availability, cross-media and cross-organizational interoperability and innovative analysis

Digital Archives, Gazetteers, Search Machines, Multilingual Issues, Publishing, Portals Techniques, Organization, Legal aspects, Licenses, Curricula

Open Data, Open Software, and Open Access

Analysis / Workflow / Processes
Information Clusters, Abstraction of Mass
Information, Product composition, production,
and use, Mashups, Tools for Searching and Fusing Web Databases, Collections and Archives Entities

Linking Multimedia Information /Information Fusion
Semantical networks interlinking massive digital cultural heritage databases (text libraries, archives, collections)
Knowledge / Culture Detection and Understanding, Intangible Heritage

User Interfaces
WEB 2.0, Web 3.0, e-Learning, Games, Crowd-sourcing, Community Involvement, social media

Cartographic Digital Sources
Scans, hyper/multi spectral imaging, 2D, 3D, 3D Clouds, Databases

Complex Use Cases / Application Scenarios / Best Practice / Customers
Cultural Sciences, History, Literature / Libraries
Museums, Archives, Archaeology, Language
Science, Journalism, Cartography, Geoinfor-mation Science, Spatial Relations, Situations and Scenarios, Cultural Landscape Research
Computational terminology and lexicography, spatial facts and contexts in digital corpora markup, annotation and analysis
Politics, Art, Religion, Social and Economic Sciences, The Media

Information Quality
for wide use and longtime accessibility for not yet well-known purposes, services and products

Current Large Realizations
Digital UNESCO Cultural Heritage, ICOMOS-CIPA, EUROPEANA, CLARIN, DARIAH, Domesday Project etc.

Strategies/ Demand/ Potential
Information Society, The Values of new types of Analysis and Representations




For details on abstract submission and the EasyChair online submission tool, please see: http://dch2017.net/abstracts_submission.shtml

Important Dates:

  • 27 March 2017: Deadline for Submission of abstracts
  • 09 May 2017: Authors notification of acceptance
  • 07 June 2017: Draft Invitation Program announcement
  • 27 June 2017: final versions of abstracts, and authors registration
  • 29 June 2017: final Invitation Program announcement
  • 23 July 2017: Deadline for early registration payment
  • 30 August 2017: Conference starting (early morning)
  • 01 September 2017: Conference ends (late afternoon)


Organised 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
  • The UNESCO #Unite4Heritage campaign builds support for the protection of heritage in areas where it is threatened by extremists.


Text above via http://dch2017.net/

This is a pre-announcement only. Please see http://dch2017.net/ for updates on programme and abstract submission.

Conference poster attached under 'Related Files' below.

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