Monthly Archives: November 2017

Call for Contributions: Digital Past 2018

We are seeking submissions from those working on innovative projects on the themes outlined below in a research or operational capacity, who can contribute to this both retrospective and forward-looking conference. Contributions can be made through formal presentations or workshops, or more informally through the ‘unconference’ session or a show stand. We welcome contributions through the medium of Welsh, English, or bilingually. Please find details of the various formats below.

Themes and topics

The two main strands of the conference will be Digital Technologies and Digital Heritage, which may encompass digital survey (Terrestrial Scanning, Geo-physics, LiDAR, Photogrammetry, UAV’s, etc.), data processing, manipulation and analysis (including GIS & BIM), data storage and archiving, 3D modelling and reconstruction, visualisation and animation, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, gaming, immersive environments, 3D printing, e-publication, crowd sourcing, communities, education, engagement, interpretation and tourism.

As this is the 10th Digital Past conference, we are also seeking papers that take both a celebratory and critical look at the developments over ten years of digital heritage, the lessons learnt, and the opportunities and challenges for the sector in the decade ahead.

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Call for Abstracts for the 2018 biennial meeting on Construction History

The Construction History Society of America hosts biennial meetings in even years.  Past biennial meetings have been held in Atlanta (2008), Philadelphia(2010), Boston (2012), Minneapolis (2014), and Austin, Texas (2016), which each have attracted approximately two hundred attendees.  The 2018 biennial meeting will be held May 24-26, 2018 at the University of Maryland.

2018 CHSA Biennial Meeting – May 24-26, 2018 – University of Maryland

The Construction History Society of America announces a Call for Abstracts for the 2018 biennial meeting on Construction History held at the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at the University of Maryland; College Park, MD; May 24 – 26, 2018.  We invite researchers and practitioners from all aspects of the history of construction to submit presentation and paper abstracts on subjects relating to the Americas. Abstract submissions are due November 21, 2017.

For more information, visit the meeting website.