Deadline for submission of papers and posters has passed on December 15, 2019. Thank you to everyone who sent in their applications!
Registration for participation at the conference is still open, for anyone interested in attending the conference without a paper, poster or video. There is no conference fee but all participants must fill out the registration form in order to be registered.
Opening of web interface for presentations’ upload.
Submission deadline for papers and posters
The overall mission of the HERItage international conference is to explore a priority setting agenda on European research and innovation (R&I) related to cultural heritage, which will contribute to regional innovation ecosystems that rely on education, scientific and technological research, and culture. Such a mission may further help defining the overall framework and the societal acceptance of the R&I agenda pursued under Horizon Europe.
The main objective of the conference is to promote a debate with policymakers and stakeholders on the impact of cultural heritage in socio-economic development, the preservation of democratic values, sustainability and future jobs.
The conference will gather participants from all around Europe from academia, governmental organizations, industry, SMEs and users of research results. Also, policymakers, local authorities, artists and a broad range of actors revolving around the City of Rijeka‘s role as the 2020 European Capital of Culture activities are to be involved in the conference.
The aim is to present research results and develop substantial discussions on the topics of Cultural Heritage and the future of research and development in SSH in a rapidly changing world characterised by digitization, mobility, brain circulation, inequalities and technological advancement, and their repercussions.
The Conference is based on three thematic pillars and two cross-cutting issues as thematic focus of the Call for Papers.
The conference will respond to one of the global challenges for Horizon Europe programme Cluster 2 Culture, Creativity and Inclusive Society, Promoting Cultural Heritage. It will open a window to discussion on the pan-European cultural heritage initiatives and R&I partnerships in cultural heritage, relying on the synergistic and collaborative efforts of the Joint Programming Initiative Cultural Heritage and Global Change and its perspective ties to digitisation and computing facilities via the Time Machine H2020 FET flagship.
The conference will support and promote the thorough development of Open Science in European research area.
The role of universities in promoting and preserving cultural heritage: education, research and social responsibility
The role of scientific research in strengthening the preservation of industrial heritage
Challenges and opportunities of digital transformations: the role of digital tools in preserving and developing cultural heritage
1) Public policies: cultural heritage and democratic values
2) Cooperation and innovation: cultural heritage and social transformation
we invite papers focused on (but not limited to) the following questions focused on cultural heritage:
Section for poster and video presentations
We invite presenters for the following sections:
The three best posters and videos will be honoured with a recognition award at the end of the conference.
The organizing committee of the Conference encourages submissions by other stakeholders relevant to the future of cultural heritage:
Their contributions will be crucial to address especially the foreseen cross-cutting issues.
For the submission of the proposals / subscription of participation please complete the online application form!