Second CAA-GR conference, Athens 20-21 December 2016 – 2nd call for papers – Deadline extended

2nd CAA GR Conference – Call for Papers
Athens, 20-21 December 2016

The Call for Papers & Posters has been extended!
New submission deadline: 18 September 2016

The Second CAA-GR conference will be held at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, on Tuesday 20th – Wednesday 21st December 2016.

The CAA GR 2016 organizing committee invites abstracts for papers and/or posters relating to all aspects of computer applications, quantitative methods and digital applications in the archaeology and in cultural heritage of Greece and Cyprus. It is also possible to submit abstracts for related research in neighboring areas. The official languages of the conference are Greek and English.

The main themes of the conference include:

1.Field prospection and recording methods for excavation and laboratory work
2.Data modeling, management and integration
3.Linked data and the semantic web
4.Data analysis and visualization
5.3D modeling, virtual reality and simulations
6.Geomatics, aerial photography and remote sensing
7.GIS applications in a historical context
8.Digital data long-term preservation and re-use
9.Users and interfaces: education, museums and multimedia
10.Theoretical issues on computer applications in Archaeology and the Humanities
11.Digital Humanities and Social Media
12.Digital Cities, cultural heritage management and protection
13.Crowdsourcing for Humanities Research

Abstracts on other themes may also be submitted.


On 19th December 2016, namely before the main conference venue, two 6hour workshops are taking place:

1.Computational Imaging for Cultural Heritage

Part 1: Photogrammety and Reflectance Transformation Imaging for Field and Lab Recording
Workshop Instructor: Dr Konstantinos Papadopoulos, Lecturer in Digital Heritage, Maynooth University, Ireland

Part 2: Beyond Digitisation: CHER-Ob for Analysing Cultural Heritage Datasets
Workshop Instructors: Dr Eleni Kotoula & Dr Kiraz Goze Akoglu, Postdoctoral Associates, Yale Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage & Yale Computer Science, Yale University, USA

Date/Place: Monday 19th December 2016, Irish Institute of Hellenic Studies, Navarchou Notara 51a, Exarchia
Time:10 am – 6 am

2.Historical landscapes through Aerial Photogrammetry: between archive and drone images

Date/Place: Monday 19th December 2016, Norwegian Institute at Athens Tsami Karatasou 5, Koukaki.
Time:10 am – 5 am
Workshop Instructor: Dr Gianluca Cantoro, Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas, Institute for Mediterranean Studies, Post-Doctoral Researcher

The conference proceedings will be published in electronic format (with ISBN) and will be accessible online through the website of CAA-GR after the conference.
The updated call for submission of abstracts is available in Pdf format (GreekEnglish).

Key Dates

2 September 2016

18 September 2016

Submission of papers and posters abstracts

3 October 2016

9 October 2016

Notification of speakers/poster presenters

4 October 2016

Deadline for grant applications

9 October 2016

Registration opens

10 October 2016

Notification of grant recipients

15 October 2016

End of early bird registration (discounted fee)

14 November 2016

End of registration for presenters

21 November 2016

End of registration for the workshop

2 December 2016

End of registration for attendants (subject to space availability attendants might be able to register during the conference)

19 December 2016


20-21 December 2016

CAA GR Conference

15 February 2017

Submission of manuscripts

1 April 2017

End of reviewing process

10 April 2017

Authors notification

15 May 2017

Deadline for revised manuscripts

20 June 2017

Camera ready papers

30 July 2017