The 5th International Symposium on Cultural Heritage Conservation and Digitization (CHCD 2018) will be organised in Beijing from the 12th to the 16th of September 2018 by the THID Tsinghua Heritage Institution for Digitalization. So far, this biannual event has attracted experts from over 30 countries and regions promoting a tradition of international collaboration and exchange on the theme of cultural heritage, digital technologies, conservation and digitisation.
Called “Re-member: heritage driven economy”, this 2018 edition of this conference aims at exploring the potential of heritage as a driver for the economic growth (in response to the latest Chinese policy as well as the UNESCO mandate). The conference intends to generate conversation not only among the academia but also connecting the stakeholders of the heritage sites and the heritage-sensitive creative industries, focusing on the field of heritage conservation and cutting-edge research related to the application of digital technology in heritage conservation.
International panels based on country, including multidisciplinary experts, will showcase their research, projects, lessons, and opportunities, and promote their tangible and intangible cultural heritage.
The preliminary schedule looks as follows:
- September 12: Registration;
- September 13-14: Conference;
- September 15-16: Optional excursion.
More information about this conference can be found online or in the following document.
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