• Date and time: Saturday 12 July 2014, 9.00am to 18:00
  • Location: Berrick Saul Building, Heslington Campus, University of York

Event details

Digital Heritage is an annual conference hosted by the Centre for Digital Heritage. This year theme is 'Digital Communities in Action' and we have a wide range of presentations each dealing with the role of communities and concepts of community in Digital Heritage research.

 Please Note: The conference will begin at 9.30am with a welcoming address. The keynote will now begin at 9.45am

 Registration is open and the programme for the event has been announced. Take a look at the 'programme' tab below for more information or download a copy of the programme here: Digitial Heritage 2014 Timetable (PDF , 430kb)

Email: cdh@york.ac.uk 

Twitter: @CDHYork  #CDH2014

Registration: Registration is now open

A keynote address will be given by Catherine Clarke, Professor in English at the University of Southampton.



Registration for Digital Heritage is now open.

Register for Digital Heritage 2014

Registration fees:

Registration fees include lunch and access to a wine reception following the conference.

Students and Concessions*: £10

Standard: £30




* Concessions include retired, unemployed or low income status, please email cdh@york.ac.uk for details.


Digital Heritage 2014 - Programme

A PDF version of this programme can be downloaded here: Digitial Heritage 2014 Timetable (PDF , 430kb)


9.00 - Coffee & Exhibition 

9.30 - Welcome to Digital Heritage 2014         

9.45 - Catherine Clarke - You are here: medieval heritage and the modern city

10.15 - Laura King & Jamie Stark - Experiencing the Digital World: The Cultural Value of Digital Engagement with Heritage

10.30 - Olle Sköld &  Lisa Börjesson- An Interest in the Intangible? Ontology and Methods of Documentation in Game Preservation Research

10.45 - Sanna Wicks - The Value of Mobile Apps in Heritage Interpretation and the Superficial Engagement of Digital Communities

11.00 - Mark Gibbs - How can gaming be used in Museum Education? What new audiences can it create, and what new communities does it link up?

11.15 - Q & A     

11.30 - Coffee & Exhibition        

12.00 - Areti Damala - Forging memorable and multisensory museum visiting experiences: tangible interaction, co-design, digital fabrication and Do-It-Yourself approaches

12.15 - Lorna Cruickshanks - Talking Objects

12.30 - Cressida Fford - Repatriation and the Challenges of Cross-Cultural Informatics

12.45 - Sarah Colley - Using video to support public access to digital research data

13.15 - Q & A     

13.30 - Lunch & Exhibition          

14.15 - Catriona Cooper - Auralization at Ightham Mote

14.30 - Gavin Kearney - On Audio-Visual Immersion in 3-D Digital Heritage Presentations

14.45 - Tom Miles - Enriching content through Sound Connections: The Europeana Creative Social Networks Pilot

15.00 - Douglas Cawthorne - Values and Expectations in Community Digital Building Heritage

15.15 - Q & A     

15.30 - Coffee & Exhibition        

16.00 - Mhairi Maxwell - The ACCORD Project (Archaeology- Community Co-Design and Co-production of Research Data)

16.15 - Sara Perry - Cultivating democracy and good citizenship via digital visualisation in archaeology

16.30 - Carrie Heitman - Facilitating Communities of Collaboration:  A Case Study from the American Southwest

16.45 - Gareth Beale - Digital Imaging, Heritage and Participation at Basing House

17.00 - Lorna Richardson - Digital Activism, Digital Volunteerism

17.15 - Q & A     

18.00 - Wine Reception                

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