From September 7th to 9th, 2017 in Burgas, Bulgaria, the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, under the patronage of UNESCO and Burgas District Administration and with the support of the National Scientific Fund, organizes the Seventh International Conference on Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage – DiPP2017.
The conference aims at presenting innovative results, research projects and applications in the field of digitisation, documentation, archiving, representation and preservation of global and national tangible and intangible cultural and scientific heritage. The focus is to provide open access to digitised cultural heritage and to set up sustainable policies for its continuous digital preservation and conservation. The priority area is the digital presentation and preservation of cultural and historical objects under conditions of risk.
The prestigious scientific event will be opened on September 7, 2017 at 13:30, in Conference Hall “Georgy Baev”, Cultural Center “Sea casino”, Burgas.
The forum will demonstrate innovative technologies and prototypes, including digital repositories, digital archives, virtual museums and digital libraries, which result from established practices and achievements in the field. Representatives of public and specialised libraries, museums, galleries, archives, centres, both national and foreign research institutions and universities are invited to participate and exchange experiences, ideas, knowledge and best practices in the field.
Co-organisers of the event are: the Regional Academic Center – Burgas, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, the Regional Historical Museum – Burgas, the Burgas Free University and Index Ltd.
The International Conference on Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage is becoming a traditional meeting of scientists working in the country and abroad with their colleagues from prestigious scientific centres all over the world, presenting the latest scientific achievements in the field of ICT for cultural and scientific heritage and laying out the paths for future research. Previous six DiPP conferences has more than 3500 participants from 20 countries (Bulgaria, China, Czech Republic, Holland, Hungary, Germany, Greece, France, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Portugal, Russia, Rumania, Serbia, Switzerland, Ukraine, USA, etc.), which presented scientific and project reports, published in Conference proceedings (available with open access at: http://dipp.math.bas.bg)
- Workshop and national information day Open Access to Scientific Publications, Data and Data Science, organised by the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
- National information day Innovation Ecosystems of Digital Cultural Assets, organised by the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences to present current research results of the project № ДН02/06/15.12.2016 “Concepts and Models for Innovation Ecosystems of Digital Cultural Assets” (2016-2018), funded by the National Sciences Fund.
- National information day Serious Games as Contemporary Tools for New Educational Applications, organised by IMI-BAS to present scholarly and scholarly-practical outcomes of the “Serious Education Games as Contemporary Tools for New Educational Applications” project, Contract № ДСД-2/05.04.2017 between Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, activity “Introduction of Contemporary Methods in Educating and Fostering Young Talent” (ПМС № 347).
- Exhibition Between God and People, which will present photographic archives of unique bells from all over Bulgaria. The exhibition is prepared by a team of the by the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences under the BELL and BELLKNOW projects.
More information about the conference can be found on the DiPP2017 website.