Scientists discuss the problems of digitalisation of cultural and scientific heritage in Burgas Wednesday, 25 Sep 2019 - GlobalFrom September 26 to September 28, 2019, the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences is organizing the Ninth International Conference "Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage" - DiPP2019. The prestigious event is under the auspices of UNESCO and the Municipality of Burgas and is supported by the National Research Fund and co-organized by the Regional Academic Center - Burgas at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Regional Museum of History - Burgas and Burgas Free University.
The opening will take place on September 26, 2019 (Thursday) from 12:30 pm in Hall 1 of the Flora Expo Center. The participants include many Bulgarian scientists and their colleagues from China, Hungary, Italy, Greece, Latvia and Germany.
The International Conference on Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage turns into a traditional meeting of scientists working at home and abroad with their colleagues from prestigious scientific centers around the world to present the latest scientific advances in ICT for cultural and scientific heritage and to guide future research. The research and results presented at the forum are published and indexed in Web of Science and Scopus.
The conference aims to present innovations, projects and scientific and applied research in the field of digital documentation, archiving, presentation and preservation of world and national tangible and intangible cultural and scientific heritage. The main focus is to ensure open access to digitalised national cultural and scientific heritage and to follow sustainable policies for its continued digital preservation and conservation. Priority is given to the digital presentation and preservation of cultural and historical monuments at risk. The conference will showcase innovative technologies and prototypes, including digital repositories, digital archives, virtual museums and digital libraries, the result of established practices and achievements in the field. Public and specialized libraries, museums, galleries, archives, centers, research institutions and universities (national and foreign) are invited to exchange experience, ideas and results on the topic of the conference.
- Seminar "Serious Games and their Educational Applications", organized by the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics - BAS within the framework of the National Scientific Program "Cultural and Historical Heritage, National Memory and Social Development" (approved by Decision of the Council of Ministers No.577 / 17.08.2018 );
- Seminar and National Information Day "Open access to scientific publications and data. National Open Science Cloud "organized by the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics - Bulgarian Academy of Sciences within the framework of the National Science Program Information and Communication Technologies for a Digital Single Market in Science, Education and Security";
- Scientists Night in Burgas - September 27, 2019 at 16:00 at Flora Expo Center.