The DiPP2013 Conference will be held at the Regional Museum of History and the Regional Public Library “P.R. Slaveykov” in Veliko Tarnovo (Bulgaria), in September 18-21, 2013.

The third international conference on Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage – DiPP2013 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 main 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, including those from the Veliko Tarnovo region. 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 will be invited to participate and exchange experiences, ideas, knowledge and best practices of the field from a number of public and specialised libraries, museums, galleries, archives, centres, both national and foreign research institutions and universities. Special attention will be given to the session “Veliko Tarnovo region – a candidate for European capital of culture 2019”, which will present the initiative to promote the region on the European and international cultural scene.

The working language of the conference is English.

Call for papers

Important Dates

Submission of papers and demos: June 15, 2013

Submission of proposals for workshops/tutorials: June 5, 2013

Notification of acceptance: July 16, 2013

Submission of final versions: July 15, 2013