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

2nd CAA GR Conference – Call for PapersAthens, 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 work2.Data modeling, management and integration3.Linked data and the semantic web4.Data analysis and visualization5.3D modeling, virtual reality and simulations6.Geomatics, aerial photography and remote sensing7.GIS applications in a historical context8.Digital data long-term preservation and re-use9.Users and interfaces: education, museums and multimedia10.Theoretical issues on computer applications in Archaeology and the Humanities11.Digital Humanities and Social Media12.Digital Cities, cultural heritage management and protection13.Crowdsourcing for Humanities Research Abstracts on other themes may also be submitted. Workshops 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 RecordingWorkshop Instructor: Dr Konstantinos Papadopoulos, Lecturer in Digital Heritage, Maynooth University, Ireland Part 2: Beyond Digitisation: CHER-Ob for Analysing Cultural Heritage DatasetsWorkshop 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, ExarchiaTime: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 amWorkshop 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 (Greek, English).  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 Workshops 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 Publication

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Sensing the past: Remote Monitoring for Archaeology and Cultural Heritage

Fourth International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of Environmentʼ 4-8 April, 2016 – Cyprus
Special Session on
Sensing the past: Remote Monitoring for Archaeology and Cultural Heritage

Call for papers

The RSCy2016, April 4 – 8, 2016 is a most welcome forum to present the latest updates related to current archaeological applications of remote sensing and non-invasive investigation, analysis, and monitoring methods, covering the full spectrum of topics, techniques, time span and global application. A special focus will be drawn on Remote Sensing applications intended for Archaeology and Cultural Heritage.

For further information please visit the RSCy2016 webiste.

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CAA International 2016 – (Oslo, March 29, 2016 – April 2, 2016)


We would like to inform you that the Call for sessions for the International CAA 2016 – (Oslo, March 29, 2016 – April 2, 2016) is out.
You can submit a session proposal through the conference management system by September 7th.
Click the link for more information:
http://ocs.caaconference.org/index.php?conference=caa&schedConf=caa2016

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CAA-GR 2015 Annual General Meeting – Draft Minutes

The CAA-GR 2015 Annual General meeting has been held on Wednesday, 1st April 2015, 17:00-18:00 at the University of Siena. Draft MinutesCAA-GR Members present: 16Non-members: 3 1. Chairman’s report on CAA-GR actions (events-meetings, publications, finance, number of members, web site visibility)2. CAA-GR AGM Agenda. The constitutional changes proposed were partly accepted.  The changes in the Membership (The constitution of CAA-GR, III, 1) were not accepted.  The proposal for e-voting for the election of the board (The constitution of CAA-GR, V, 4) was accepted. The changes in the eligibility criteria for candidates for the board (The constitution of CAA-GR, V, 4) were not accepted. The proposal for announcement of changes in constitution at the CAA-GR website (The constitution of CAA-GR, VI, 3) was accepted. 3. Other issues discussed: CAA-GR Conference – no official bids yet. Bids are invited for the next conference.  “Mailing list” for the scholars of Eastern Mediterranean zone Enrich the contents of the CAA-GR website E-voting (survey monkey, etc.) You may also download the draft mintes of the CAA-GR 2015 annual general meeting in pdf format.

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New CAA-GR Board members election results

The new CAA-GR Board members for the time period of 2015-2018 are:

Chair Apostolos Sarris
Deputy Chair Eleftheria Paliou
Treasurer Tuna Kalayci
Secretary Markos Katsianis
Publication Officer Constantinos Papadopoulos

You may view the results here. We would like to thank all the CAA-GR members that participated on the voting process.

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CAA International 2016 – (Oslo, March 29, 2016 – April 2, 2016)

We would like to inform you that the Call for sessions for the International CAA 2016 – (Oslo, March 29, 2016 – April 2, 2016) is out.You can submit a session proposal through the conference management system by September 7th.Click the link for more information:http://ocs.caaconference.org/index.php?conference=caa&schedConf=caa2016

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CAA-GR 2015 Annual General Meeting – Draft Minutes

The CAA-GR 2015 Annual General meeting has been held on Wednesday, 1st April 2015, 17:00-18:00 at the University of Siena.

Draft Minutes
CAA-GR Members present: 16
Non-members: 3

1. Chairman’s report on CAA-GR actions (events-meetings, publications, finance, number of members, web site visibility)
2. CAA-GR AGM Agenda. The constitutional changes proposed were partly accepted.

  • The changes in the Membership (The constitution of CAA-GR, III, 1) were not accepted.
  • The proposal for e-voting for the election of the board (The constitution of CAA-GR, V, 4) was accepted.
  • The changes in the eligibility criteria for candidates for the board (The constitution of CAA-GR, V, 4) were not accepted.
  • The proposal for announcement of changes in constitution at the CAA-GR website (The constitution of CAA-GR, VI, 3) was accepted.

3. Other issues discussed:

  • CAA-GR Conference – no official bids yet. Bids are invited for the next conference.
  • “Mailing list” for the scholars of Eastern Mediterranean zone
  • Enrich the contents of the CAA-GR website
  • E-voting (survey monkey, etc.)

You may also download the draft mintes of the CAA-GR 2015 annual general meeting in pdf  format.

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Announcement: Change on the location and time of the CAA-GR General meeting

The CAA-GR General Meeting will take place at the International CAA conference in Siena today. All CAA-GR members have the right to participate and vote in the meeting.

The CAA-GR General meeting is re-arranged at 17:00 in Room 15 at the conference venue, due to the carrying out of the CAA International Steering Committee meeting at the same time. All CAA-GR members are invited to attend.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Announcement: Location and time of the next CAA-GR General meeting

The Board of CAA-GR would like to announce that the next CAA-GR General Meeting will take place at the international CAA conference in Siena between 30th March and 3rd of April 2015. All CAA-GR members have the right to participate and vote in the meeting.
The next CAA-GR General meeting will take place during the CAA International Conference in Siena on 2nd of April at 13:30 (Room G at the conference venue).
All CAA-GR members are invited to attend.

You may donwload The Agenda of the meeting here.

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CAA-GR General Meeting in Siena

The Board of CAA-GR would like to announce that the next CAA-GR General Meeting will take place at the international CAA conference in Siena between 30th March and 3rd of April 2015. All CAA-GR members have the right to participate and vote in the meeting.

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