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Digital Past 2012 - PROGRAMME





Digital Past 2012
New technologies in heritage, interpretation & outreach
Weds 22nd-Thurs 23rd February 2012, Llandrindod Wells

PROGRAMME

Day 1 Wednesday 22nd February

CONFERENCE SESSION ONE (Main auditorium)
09.00 Registration: Tea and coffee on arrival
10.30 Welcome: Peter Wakelin (RCAHMW)
10.40 Opening address: Professor Huw Bowen (University of Swansea)
Chair: tbc
11.00 Sharing our Digital Past: Digital innovation at the Royal Commission Louise Barker & David Thomas (RCAHMW)
11.40 Digitally preserving a submerged Bronze Age city: The Pavlopetri Underwater Archaeology Project: Dr. Jon Henderson (Nottingham University)
12.20 The use of social media in heritage organisations: James Mott (ProjectBook)
13.00 Lunch

PARALLEL CONFERENCE SESSIONS
Heritage at Risk: Preservation by Record and Conservation strategies – papers. (Main auditorium) 
Chair: tbc 
14.00 Digital technology in commercial archaeology: Marcus Abbot (ArcHeritage) 
14.30 Setting standards: new guidelines on data capture, processing and archiving: James Hepher (Historic Scotland) 
15:00 Discovering the submerged landscapes off the Welsh coast – The West Coast Palaeolandscapes Project: Ken Murphy (Dyfed Archaeological Trust)

The Digital Marketplace – seminar. (First floor seminar room)
Chair: Tom Pert 
14.00 Social media: James Mott (Projectbook) & tbc 
14.40 Digital Inclusion: Does it work? Peter Austin (Ceredigion County Council) & Tom Hadfield (Visit Wales)

15.30 Tea, coffee & cakes

UNCONFERENCE SESSION (Main auditorium, board room & first floor seminar room)
Chairs: Toby Driver, Susan Fielding & Tom Pert
16.00 Unconference session (15 minute presentation slots available to be booked on the day, to run over 3 rooms)
17.45 Open house
18.15 Close

Evening conference dinner, The Metropole, for those paying to attend

Day 2 Thursday 23rd February

TRAINING SESSIONS AND WORKSHOPS
9.00 tea and coffee on arrival 
9.30 Workshops 
Handling LiDAR: Oliver Davis (RCAHMW) 
Terrestrial laser scanning: Paul Burrows (Leica Geo-Systems) 
Point cloud data: Creating accurate visualisations for heritage sites: CAST 
Uploading information to the Peoples Collection Wales: Sioned Rees-Jones (Culturenet Cymru) Archaeological Photography - New Techniques: Adam Stanford (Aerial-Cam) 
Others tbc

11.00 Tea, coffee and cakes

11.25 Depart for parallel conference sessions

PARALLEL CONFERENCE SESSIONS
The Digital Marketplace – papers. (Main auditorium) 
Chair: Tom Pert 
11.30 The App Furnace project: Jo Reid (Calvium Ltd) 
12.00 Placebooks; Community based e-trails: Dr Alan Chamberlain (Nottingham University) 
12.30 The importance of having the right infrastructures in place when dealing with new audiences and new technologies: Dominique Attwood & Sue Davies (Leeds Museums and Galleries)
OR
Heritage At Risk: Preservation by Record and Conservation strategies – seminar. (First floor seminar room)
Chair: tbc 
11.30 Setting standards I: James Hepher (Historic Scotland) & tbc 
12.10 Setting standards II: Marcus Abbott (ArcHeritage), Paul Bryan (English Heritage) & Neil Maylan (Glamorgan Gwent Archaeological Trust)

13.00 Lunch

CONFERENCE SESSION TWO (Main auditorium)
Chair: tbc
14.00 “Botafumeiro and Portico de la Gloria”; Virtual enhancement of the cultural heritage by interactive applications: Julián Flores (University of Santiago de Compostela)
14.40 Making the most of digital technologies on archaeological excavations: visualising the Roman legionary fortress at Caerleon: Dr. Peter Guest (Cardiff University)
15.20 Recent survey work at Stonehenge: Trevor Pearson & Paul Bryan (English Heritage)
16.00 Summing Up: Kate Roberts (Cadw)
16.20 Close

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