Digital Heritage 2018 3rd International Congress & Expo
Saturday, October 27 • 11:00am - 11:20am
Opening Ceremony LIMITED
Limited Capacity seats available

Congress Opening Ceremony

Introductions and Welcome
- Prof. Alonzo C. Addison, Congress Chair & President, VSMM Society
- Dr. Chin-Shing Huang, Chairman, Pacific Neighborhood Consortium & Vice President, Academia Sinica
- Prof. Lewis Lancaster, Director, Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiatives
- Prof. Gordon Knox, President, San Francisco Art Institute

Congress Leadership
Congress Chair – Prof. Alonzo C. Addison, President, VSMM Society
Prof. Francesco Bandarin, Assistant Director General for Culture, United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organization
Prof. Gilberto Corbellini, Director, Dept of Social Sciences, Humanities & Cultural Heritage,Italian Nat’l Research Council
Dr. Leslie Hartzell, Cultural Resources Division Chief, California State Parks
Dr. Pascal Lievaux, Chief of Research & Scientific Policy, Directorate of Heritage, French Ministry of Culture & Communications

Federated Event Chairs
VSMM 2018 Conference – Alonzo Addison & Harold Thwaites
PNC 2018 Conference & Meetings – Ling-Jyh Chen

2+3D Photography Symposia – Cecile van der Harten
ARCHAEOVIRTUAL2018 (via livestream connection to Paestum Italy) Expo – Sofia Pescarin
Assoc of Canadian Archivists Session – Luciana Durante
CAA (Computer Applications in Archaeology) Symposia  – Lisa Fischer & Heather Richards-Rissetto
ICOMOS CIPA Special Session – Andreas Georgeopolous, Mario Santana, Fabio Remondino
ICOMOS ICIP Special Session – Sue Hodges & John Jameson
SEAV Arqueologica 2.0 – Victor Lopez-Menchero
Space2Place Symposium – Maurizio Forte & Stefano Campana

Special Track Chairs
Archaeological Data (EU ARIADNE ARIADNE Panel) – Franco Niccolucci & Sorin Hermon
Emotions in Digital Cultural Heritage (EU EMOTIVE Special Session) - Maria Economou & Maria Roussou
5D Virtual Heritage (Nottingham Trent University Workshop) – Gamal Abdelmonem
Infrastructure for Heritage Sciences (EU E-RIHS Panel) – Luca Pezzati & Sofia Pescarin
Tangible & Embodied Experiences (EU MeSCH Special Session) – Daniela Petrelli
Research Data Openness (EU PARTHENOS Roundtable) – Franco Niccolucci & Sorin Hermon
Videogames & Multimedia (EU REVEAL Session) – Sofia Pescarin & CNR ITABC & CNR ITD

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Alonzo C. Addison

Exec Dir, DigitalHeritage
Lon Addison brings over 30 years of leadership in strategic planning and management of digital technology and research in design & engineering, architecture & the arts, heritage & culture, the environment and more. With executive roles spanning the United Nations to Silicon Valley... Read More →
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Dr. Chin-Shing Huang

Chair, Pacific Neighborhood Consortium, Academia Sinica
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Gordon Knox

President, San Francisco Art Institute
Gordon Knox is President of SFAI. Prior to this role, he served as Director of Arizona State University Art Museum. Previously, Knox led Global Initiatives at the Stanford Humanities Lab, where he identified, developed and implemented international projects that combine the understandings... Read More →

Lewis Lancaster

Prof. Emeritus, UC Berkeley
Honorary Chair VSMM 2016

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Andreas Georgopoulos

Prof. of Photogrammetry, National Technical Univ. of Athens
Geometric documentation of Monuments, movable or not and also Intangible Cultural Heritage.
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Daniela Petrelli

Prof. of Interaction Design, Sheffield Halam University
I am a researcher interested in the Internet of Things, personalization, tangible and embodied interaction, and immersive experiences. With my team, I have designed, developed and evaluated bespoke interactive installations that blend the material and the digital. I coordinated the... Read More →
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Dr. Pascal Lievaux

Chief of Research & Scientific Policy, Directorate of Heritage, French Ministry of Culture & Communications
Pascal Liévaux is chief curator of the heritage. PhD in art history, specializing in modern architecture, he taught at the University of Tours. He had numerous articles and books on architecture and urban planning from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century published. Since 2010... Read More →
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Franco Niccolucci

Professor, Franco Niccolucci
Franco Niccolucci is the director of VAST-LAB research laboratory at PIN in Prato, Italy. A former professor at the University of Florence until 2008, he has directed the Science and Technology in Archaeology Research Center at the Cyprus Institute, Nicosia, until 2013. Prof Niccolucci... Read More →
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Heather Richards-Rissetto

Asst. Prof. Anthropology & Faculty Fellow, Ctr for Digital Res. in the Humanities, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Heather Richards-Rissetto is an archaeologist specializing in the ancient Maya of Central America. She is Assistant Professor in Anthropology and a Faculty Fellow in the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities. She uses Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and 3D visualization... Read More →
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Leslie L. Hartzell, Ph.D.

Cultural Resources Division Chief, Department Preservation Officer and Tribal Liaison, California State Parks
40 years professional experience in Western North American, Australia and Hawaii: Anthropology | Archaeology | Collections Management | Education | Historic Preservation | Interpretive Multimedia Exhibit Design. Graduate of UC Davis in Anthropology/Archaeology with a BA, MA and P... Read More →
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Ling-Jyh Chen, Ph.D.

CEO, Pacific Neighborhood Consortium
Dr. Ling-Jyh Chen received the B.Ed. degree in information and computer education from National Taiwan Normal University in 1998, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from University of California at Los Angeles in 2002 and 2005 respectively. He joined the Institute... Read More →
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Lisa Fischer

Chair, CAA North America, and Director, Digital Initiatives, Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation
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Luca Pezzati

Coordinator, E-RIHS (European Research Infrastructure for Heritage Science), Italian Nat’l Research Council
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Maria Economou

Professor, Digital Cultural Heritage, University of Glasgow
Maria Economou is Professor of Digital Cultural Heritage. She returned in 2013 to the University of Glasgow, where she originally started her academic career as Lecturer in New Technologies for the Humanities at the then newly created Humanities Advanced Technology and Information... Read More →
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Prof. Gamal Abdelmonem, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair in Architecture, Director of CAUGH Research Centre, Nottingham Trent University
Professor Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem is Chair in Architecture and the Director of the Centre for Architecture, Urbanism and Global Heritage (CAUGH) at the School of Architecture, Design and Built Environment, Nottingham Trent University. At The Nottingham Trent University, Gamal is... Read More →
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Sofia Pescarin

Director Virtual Heritage Lab, Italian Nat’l Research Council
Archaeologist, PhD in History and Computing, specialist in GIS, 3d terrain, Open Source approach to Cultural Heritage. She is a researcher at the Institute of Technologies applied to Cultural Heritage of the National Council of Researches in Rome (CNR ITABC), in the Virtual Heritage... Read More →
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Sorin Hermon

Assoc Prof., Digital Cultural Heritage, The Cyprus Institute
digital cultural heritage, knowledge repositories, scientific visualisation, data quality
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Stefano Campana, Ph.D.

Co-Chair Space2Place Symposia & Prof. of History & Cultural Heritage,, Univ. of Sienna

Sue Hodges

President, ICOMOS Int’l Scientific Committee for Interpretation & Presentation of Cultural Heritage Sites (ICIP)

Saturday October 27, 2018 11:00am - 11:20am PDT
-Festival Theater @ Ft Mason Ctr