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Digital Heritage 2013


A large international scientific event on digital heritage will take place under the patronage of UNESCO, in Marseille (France) from 28 October to 1 November 2013.Digital Heritage 2013 will bring together hundreds of participants to discuss digital technology applied to the protection, documentation and understanding of humanity’s shared heritage.
The congress will discuss heritage in all forms, from the built (UNESCO’s World Heritage), cultural traditions and folklife (UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage), museums and objects, and documentary heritage (UNESCO’s Memory of the World Programme). Researchers, practitioners, cultural and digital professionals, students and teachers, as well as policy makers are invited to participate in the discussion of best practices and innovative solutions, as well as panels, educational workshops, and policy debates. A public exhibition and video screening will also be organized.


Type of Event Event under UNESCO Patronage
Start 27.10.2013 23:00 local time
End 01.11.2013 17:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Springer, Joie
Organizer Organized by CNRS (french National Center for Scientific Research) on behalf of the MAP Laboratory
Country France
City Marseille
Venue Marseille’s architecturally stunning new waterfront museum complex (the restored Fort Saint-Jean and adjoining new MuCEM and La Villa Méditerranée)
Permanent Delegation Contact Permanent Delegation of the French Republic to UNESCO
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French
Estimated number of participants 400
Official Website
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