In Archeofoss 2020, Piergiovanna Grossi and Marco Ciurcina presented a discussion on the history of open data, state of art and future scenarios (abstract in https://zenodo.org/record/4002961#.YHgzlOgzaUk).
Gabriele Gattiglia and Francesca Anichini presented in Archeofoss 2020 (abstract in https://zenodo.org/record/4002961#.YHgzlOgzaUk) a discussion on the open data policy and the management of copyright material inside the context of the ArchAIDE project (Horizon 2020 grant agreement No. 693548, http://www.archaide.eu).
In Archeofoss 2020 (abstract in https://zenodo.org/record/4002961#.YHgzlOgzaUk), Benjamin Ducke discusses the design and current state of development of iDAI.world (https://idai.world), the open research data infrastructure from the German Archaeological Institute (DAI: Deutsches Archäologisches Institut).
In Archeofoss 2020 (abstract in https://zenodo.org/record/4002961#.YHgzlOgzaUk), Andrea D’Andrea e Francesca Forte described an analysis and comparison of different open and unopened spatial formats for archaeological research.
In Archeofoss 2020, Alessandra Caravale, Alessandra Piergrossi and Irene Rossi presented (abstract in https://zenodo.org/record/4002961#.YHgzlOgzaUk) their reflection on Open Science, understood as participatory science, and the important role assumed by Archeologia e Calcolatori (A&C).
Open Science supports innovation in knowledge, conservation and enhancement of cultural heritage. Scientific data sharing is one of the missions of the Institute of Cultural Heritage Sciences (https://www.ispc.cnr.it/it_it/), a newly formed hub, which has collected the multiannual legacy of research dedicated to archaeological informatics.
In Archeofoss 2020, Julian Bogdani presented a discussion on methodological issues and practical solutions regarding the development and publication of open standards for the vectorization of archaeological and architectonic topographic legacy data (abstract in https://zenodo.org/record/4002961#.YHgzlOgzaUk).
In Archeofoss 2020 (abstract in https://zenodo.org/record/4002961#.YHgzlOgzaUk) Paolo Rosati provided an overview on the different “open” solutions to implement the evocative, communicative, interactive and economic capacity of museums.
Conference on Cultural Heritage and New Technologies: The World’s Heritage in the Digital Age.New Technologies towards sustainable research, conservation and communication. The 26th CHNT will be held under the motto The World’s Heritage in the Digital Age – New Technologies towards Sustainable Research, Conservation and Communication. November, 2-4 2021 | Vienna, Austria
After 25 years of successful management of the CHNT by Stadtarchäologie Vienna, the organization of the conference is under new management. From 2021 onwards, the conference on cultural heritage and new technologies will be organized by CHNT-ICOMOS Austria a sister association of the Austrian National Committee of ICOMOS.
In Archeofoss 2020 (abstract in Zenodo ) Ben Price presented his Thesis work, a new approach based on the assessment of the feasibility and sustainability of minimal resource VR modelling and its application to small-scale archaeological research. The use of game engines in archaeology is certainly not a new thing and are being used as non-game related tools for archaeological investigation. This is a free resource that can help the development of VR archaeology.
In response to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Europa Nostra and the European Association of Archaeologists, members of the European Heritage Alliance, call for the protection of the cultural heritage in the Caucasus region. According to the heritage organisations, the cultural heritage in Nagorno-Karabakh is “the expression of a multicultural and multireligious past and present of the region and of Europe as a whole”.