11th & 12th February 2015

Day 1 Wednesday 11th February

09.30  Registration: Tea and Coffee on arrival

KEYNOTE SESSION 1 (Brangwyn Hall)

10.30 Welcome and Housekeeping

10.40 Opening address: Ken Skates AM (Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism) & Kate Clark (Cadw)

Chair: Dr Toby Driver (RCAHMW)

11.00  More than hype – understanding heritage in 3D: Nick Poole (The Collections Trust)

11.30  Coastal Heritage At Risk: Combining Digital Technologies with Community Action: Tom Dawson (University of St Andrews)

12.00  Virtual Museums: Emanuel Demetrescu (V-MUST)

12:30  Questions


12:45 LUNCH



Visual Heritage (George Hall)


13:45 3D printing for Heritage: Nikolaos Maniatis (Museofabber)

14.05 Castles & Chapels: Gaming in Heritage: Aled Lloyd/Bob Plested? (ThinkPlay)

14.25  Augmented reality and the Parthenon sculptures: Juno Rae & Lizzie Edwards (The British Museum)

14:45  Don’t dumb it down, historical accuracy is fun: Discussing the Europa Barbarorum project and its impact on the gaming community: Andrew Lamb (University of Leicester)

15:05  Questions & Discussion

Digital Public and Community Archaeology (Brangwyn Hall)


13:45  The Archwilio App: Marion Page (Dyfed Archaeological Trust)

14.05 Inventory 1964-2014: Crowdsourcing the National Monuments Record: Jamie Davies (Llyn Archaeology and History Society)

14.25  Engage audiences and create collections by crowdsourcing community collection: Yvla Berglund Prytz (RunCoCo: University of Oxford)

14:45  Britain from Above: Angharad Williams (BfA/RCAHMW)

15:05  Questions & Discussion


15:30 TEA & COFFEE


UNCONFERENCE SESSIONS (15 minute slots bookable by any delegate on the day) (Main Hall/George Hall)






17:00  (Brangwyn Hall) Website launch - Digital Dissent: Sharing Wales’ Nonconformist Heritage: Susan Fielding (RCAHMW) & Christine Moore (Addoldai Cymru)


19:00 Conference dinner for those paying to attend (Mayors Reception Room)

Day 2 Thursday 12th February



PLEASE NOTE: Workshops will either consist of one 90 minute session (9.15 - 10.45), or a 40 minute session run twice (9.15 – 9.55 and again 10.05 – 10.45). Please choose either 1 x 90 minute session or 2 x 40 minute sessions to attend.

40 minutes

(Main Hall) Laser scanning: Leica Geosystems

(George Hall) Gigapixel Photography: RCAHMW

(Committee room 5) iBeacons: Peoples Collection Wales

(Committee Room 3C) The Oxford Community Collection Model: RunCoCo

(Committee Room 3B) Quick and Dirty Historic GIS: Digital Humanities in collaboration with the UWTSD, Roderic Bowen Library and Archives: Software Alliance Wales

(Green) Quick Guide to Open-Source Topic Modelling: Problems and Solutions: Software Alliance Wales

(Committee room 5) Reflectance Transformation Imaging: Kathryn E Piquette (Cologne Center for eHumanities, Universität zu Köln)

(Committee Room 3A) Using LoCloud Collections to set up your own digital library, museum or archive in the cloud: Holly Wright, York University

90 minutes

(Council Chamber) Oculus Thrift: Orangeleaf


10.45 TEA & COFFEE



Visual Heritage (Brangwyn Hall)


11.15  Reflectance Transformation Imaging: Kathryn E Piquette (Cologne Center for eHumanities, Universität zu Köln)

11.35  Investigation and Digital Interpretation – The Ynysfach Ironworks Case Study: Nick Cooper (iDEA) & Richard Lewis (GGAT)

11.55 Visualising the Past: Niall Ó hÓisín (noho)

12:15  Title tbc: Johnathan Knox (Soluis)

12.35 Questions & discussion


Digital Public and Community Archaeology (George Hall)

11.15  Building Stones: Elliot Carter (Earth Heritage Trust)

11.35 The ACCORD Project: Cara Jones (Archaeology Scotland)

11.55  Blaenau Gwent Access to Heritage: Emyr Morgan (Blaenau Gwent CBC)

12:15  Cartooning the First World War: Professor Chris Williams (Cardiff University)

12:35 Questions & Discussion

13.00 LUNCH

14:00 KEYNOTE SESSION 2 (Brangwyn Hall)


14.00  Software Virtualization: A Key to Sustained Access and Use of Digital Content: Natasa Milic-Frayling (Microsoft Research UK)
14.30  Using Minecraft for Heritage Education: Adam Clarke (The Common People)

15.00  Towards a Social Method: Crowdfunding, Crowdsourcing and the future of Archaeological Research: Brendon Wilkins (Dig Ventures)
15:30  Questions and Discussion

16:00 Summing up and close

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