PLUGGY is calling for papers for the Workshop on Advances in Digital Cultural Heritage

23rd ICE/IEEE ITMC Conference | Madeira, Portugal, 28 June 2017

PLUGGY is co – organizing the Workshop on Advances in Digital Cultural Heritage as part of the 23rd ICE/IEEE International Technology Management Conference that will take place on the 27th, 28th and 29th June 2017, in Madeira Island – Portugal.

About the Workshop

Cultural heritage is considered an important precondition for genuine sustainability. In recent years, the use of digital approaches has seen rapid progress in many different areas, including cultural heritage applications. This workshop aims to present recent advances in the cultural heritage domain. What are necessary tools and challenges to allow citizens to share and obtain heritage knowledge? We invite contributions relevant to cultural heritage (tangible, intangible and natural) such as literature studies, user studies, design concepts, position papers, and technical papers. Topics include but are not limited to:

⦁ Technology design and evaluations incl. augmented and virtual reality, collaborative games, locative multimedia, and mobile HCI in general
⦁ 3D documentation in Cultural Heritage and the efficient use and re-use of 3D data
⦁ Approaches on raising awareness in society for the documentation and protection of assets
⦁ The role of social media in cultural heritage awareness
⦁ Opportunities and challenges for community involvement incl. special interest groups such as the elderly and migrant communities
⦁ Approaches on how to reach professionals around standardization
⦁ Approaches to promote intercultural and interdisciplinary cooperation
⦁ Multimodal documentation
⦁ Data linkage and new ontologies

Important Dates

Paper Submission deadline: 27 May 2017
Notification: 9 June 2017
Camera-ready deadline: 21 July 2017


Selected and presented papers will be published as a chapter in a Springer-Nature book Advances on Digital Cultural Heritage reflecting the breakthroughs and future perspectives of Digital Cultural Heritage. Papers will undergo a regular reviewing process by members of the workshop’s program committee. Papers can contain up to 10 pages, including references.

Format & Submissions

Papers should be formatted according to Springer LNICST. Microsoft Word and Latex templates as well as complete formatting instructions can be found at: For paper submission please go to:
The workshop will be organized in collaboration with COST Action TD1406, ViMM, DARIAH-CY, INCEPTION, PLUGGY, Europeana, SHCity and ITN-DCH. Workshop participants should register in the conference, taking advantage of all conference’s plenary keynotes, sessions, coffee-breaks, meals and social program. For more information, please go to the conference webpage for more information: