What is Digidoc?

DD12 - 22nd/23rd October 2012 - Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh Scotland

Bookings are now being taken for Digidoc 12, the leading international conference on new technologies and approaches in association with archaeology, architecture, archaeology, heritage and design.

Organised by Historic Scotland, CyArk Europe and the Glasgow School of Art, the 2-day conference will bring together some of the world’s most influential academics, experts and visionaries to present and discuss the application of state-of-the-art technologies and digital innovation.

This year’s event will be held at the Surgeons Hall in Edinburgh Scotland from the 22nd to 23rd of October. It will include speakers from the United States, Germany, Spain, France, Kenya and the UK.

In addition to the 2-day conference and exhibits, there will also be an evening céilidh in the historic Jacobite Room at Edinburgh Castle. The evening will include the opening reception, an exclusive tour of the Honours of Scotland (Scotland's Crown Jewels), a whisky tasting (a surprisingly huge hit at last year's conference)
and live music.

What is Digidoc?

DD12 - 22nd/23rd October 2012 - Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh Scotland

Bookings are now being taken for Digidoc 12, the leading international conference on new technologies and approaches in association with archaeology, architecture, archaeology, heritage and design.

Organised by Historic Scotland, CyArk Europe and the Glasgow School of Art, the 2-day conference will bring together some of the world’s most influential academics, experts and visionaries to present and discuss the application of state-of-the-art technologies and digital innovation.

This year’s event will be held at the Surgeons Hall in Edinburgh Scotland from the 22nd to 23rd of October. It will include speakers from the United States, Germany, Spain, France, Kenya and the UK.

In addition to the 2-day conference and exhibits, there will also be an evening céilidh in the historic Jacobite Room at Edinburgh Castle. The evening will include the opening reception, an exclusive tour of the Honours of Scotland (Scotland's Crown Jewels), a whisky tasting (a surprisingly huge hit at last year's conference)
and live music.

What is Digidoc?

DD12 - 22nd/23rd October 2012 - Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh Scotland

Bookings are now being taken for Digidoc 12, the leading international conference on new technologies and approaches in association with archaeology, architecture, archaeology, heritage and design.

Organised by Historic Scotland, CyArk Europe and the Glasgow School of Art, the 2-day conference will bring together some of the world’s most influential academics, experts and visionaries to present and discuss the application of state-of-the-art technologies and digital innovation.

This year’s event will be held at the Surgeons Hall in Edinburgh Scotland from the 22nd to 23rd of October. It will include speakers from the United States, Germany, Spain, France, Kenya and the UK.

In addition to the 2-day conference and exhibits, there will also be an evening céilidh in the historic Jacobite Room at Edinburgh Castle. The evening will include the opening reception, an exclusive tour of the Honours of Scotland (Scotland's Crown Jewels), a whisky tasting (a surprisingly huge hit at last year's conference)
and live music.

What is Digidoc?

DD12 - 22nd/23rd October 2012 - Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh Scotland

Bookings are now being taken for Digidoc 12, the leading international conference on new technologies and approaches in association with archaeology, architecture, archaeology, heritage and design.

Organised by Historic Scotland, CyArk Europe and the Glasgow School of Art, the 2-day conference will bring together some of the world’s most influential academics, experts and visionaries to present and discuss the application of state-of-the-art technologies and digital innovation.

This year’s event will be held at the Surgeons Hall in Edinburgh Scotland from the 22nd to 23rd of October. It will include speakers from the United States, Germany, Spain, France, Kenya and the UK.

In addition to the 2-day conference and exhibits, there will also be an evening céilidh in the historic Jacobite Room at Edinburgh Castle. The evening will include the opening reception, an exclusive tour of the Honours of Scotland (Scotland's Crown Jewels), a whisky tasting (a surprisingly huge hit at last year's conference)
and live music.

What is Digidoc?

DD12 - 22nd/23rd October 2012 - Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh Scotland

Bookings are now being taken for Digidoc 12, the leading international conference on new technologies and approaches in association with archaeology, architecture, archaeology, heritage and design.

Organised by Historic Scotland, CyArk Europe and the Glasgow School of Art, the 2-day conference will bring together some of the world’s most influential academics, experts and visionaries to present and discuss the application of state-of-the-art technologies and digital innovation.

This year’s event will be held at the Surgeons Hall in Edinburgh Scotland from the 22nd to 23rd of October. It will include speakers from the United States, Germany, Spain, France, Kenya and the UK.

In addition to the 2-day conference and exhibits, there will also be an evening céilidh in the historic Jacobite Room at Edinburgh Castle. The evening will include the opening reception, an exclusive tour of the Honours of Scotland (Scotland's Crown Jewels), a whisky tasting (a surprisingly huge hit at last year's conference)
and live music.

What is Digidoc?

DD12 - 22nd/23rd October 2012 - Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh Scotland

Bookings are now being taken for Digidoc 12, the leading international conference on new technologies and approaches in association with archaeology, architecture, archaeology, heritage and design.

Organised by Historic Scotland, CyArk Europe and the Glasgow School of Art, the 2-day conference will bring together some of the world’s most influential academics, experts and visionaries to present and discuss the application of state-of-the-art technologies and digital innovation.

This year’s event will be held at the Surgeons Hall in Edinburgh Scotland from the 22nd to 23rd of October. It will include speakers from the United States, Germany, Spain, France, Kenya and the UK.

In addition to the 2-day conference and exhibits, there will also be an evening céilidh in the historic Jacobite Room at Edinburgh Castle. The evening will include the opening reception, an exclusive tour of the Honours of Scotland (Scotland's Crown Jewels), a whisky tasting (a surprisingly huge hit at last year's conference)
and live music.

Latest News

Friday 12 October 2012 -

Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs to give opening address at digidoc2012

Welcoming the conference ahead of her opening DigiDoc address at Surgeons’ Hall, the Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs, Fiona Hyslop said: “DigiDoc is the world’s leading digital documentation and visualisation conference focused on cultural heritage.

“The 2012 event, which has attracted speakers of international calibre, provides a forum where leading experts working in the built environment, digital media, archaeology, architecture and technology can meet under one roof and share and discuss ideas.

"The conference will help foster global collaboration in the use of digital imaging technology. These techniques are increasingly being used to investigate, record and protect global cultural heritage.

"The high calibre of the speakers, and the breadth of their expertise, reflects Scotland’s leading reputation in this rapidly advancing field.”

DD12 Programme & Speakers

Paul Bryan

Geospatial Imaging Manager, English Heritage, York England

Paul Bryan is the Geospatial Imaging Manager within the Remote Sensing team of English Heritage. Based in York he assists the organisation and wider sector in the application of modern metric survey technology to cultural heritage. Paul has extensive knowledge of image based survey approaches, including photogrammetry and laser scanning, and is co-author of the 'Metric Survey Specifications for Cultural Heritage' which sets the standard for metric surveys across the heritage sector.

He is currently UK representative for CIPA (the International Scientific Committee for Documentation of Cultural Heritage) and chair of the 'Cultural heritage data acquisition and processing' WGV/2 working group within ISPRS Technical Commission V.

Presentation

Scanning the stones

Our Sponsors & Exhibitors

Leica Geosystems Ltd is proud to support Digi Doc 2012 as a Corporate Partner. Whether you are selecting an archaeological site or conducting an elevation survey, you need reliable instrumentation and software to accurately document heritage features and objects. Leica Geosystems integrated technology can capture, reference, measure, analyze and present fast, accurate and complete 3D documentation of heritage sites, monuments and buildings.

Our advanced High-Definition Surveying™ (HDS) laser scanners, complete range of versatile total stations and latest technology GNSS solutions are optimised for accuracy, ease-of-use and are a sound return-on-investment. In addition to these products, Leica Geosystems also provides comprehensive customer support, including an expertly trained technical team for back-up and support together with dedicated training representatives.

To find out more about how Leica Geosystems can help your organisation to digitally capture and visualise heritage sites visit us at Digi Doc 2012, call 01908 256500, email uk.sales@leica-geosystems.com or visit www.leica-geosystems.co.uk

Sign up for our FREE myWorld Roadshow on the 24 October at Edinburgh Conference Centre. To find out more visit www.myworldroadshow.com

SPHERON-VR is one of the most innovative companies in the area of visual information technologies. Core products of the German headquartered company are digital HDR camera systems for full spherical photography as well as workflow integrated image processing and database applications.

The technology offers the production for virtual onsite scene documentation. Spheron’s SceneWorks business division offer tailored solutions for areas such as Crime Scene forensic documentation, Security, Critical Infrastructure and also Heritage markets and other Facility Asset Management applications.

SceneCenter documentation allows virtual access to a scene or site from anywhere at any time. This offers a complete new workflow of visual scene documentation - from a crime scene through to court or from an onsite critical location through to
the desk of analyzers or decision makers.

The technology enables clients to connect spherical imagery, take 3D  photogrammetric measurement and interconnect other digital asset information. The documentation produced has a rich visual interface allowing users to exchange information instantly and to synchronize knowledge with others.

www.spheron.com

Conference Venue

The Conference is being held in Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh.

Accommodation

Marketing Edinburgh, Convention Bureau has negotiated rates for the Digital Documentation 2012 and is pleased to offer a free online accommodation booking service* to delegates attending this meeting.

Online Booking Service

*Credit card details are required to make a booking and confirmation shall be sent to your e-mail address. Payment should be made directly with the accommodation provider at the time of your stay.

To contact Edinburgh, Convention Bureau, either e-mail: bookings@conventionedinburgh.com
Or telephone on: +44 (0)131 473 3874.

Useful Links

Experience Edinburgh Information
Reduced Bus Fares

Getting to the Conference

Useful Links

Directions from Google Earth.

3D Gallery of Edinburgh

Purchase your Tickets

Tickets can be booked at: Historic Scotland

One Day Tickets Available

Standard 1 day ticket 22nd October (£90)

Standard 1 day ticket 23rd October (£90)

Two Day Tickets Available

Standard 2 day ticket (£175)

Government/Local Authority 2 day ticket (£150)

Student 2 day ticket (£120)

 

There are limited one-day tickets available. We are offering a small number of free student places and the opportunity to present a poster of your research, if you are interested please contact hs.cgevents@scotland.gsi.gov.uk.

These will be allocated on a first come, first served basis, so please be quick!

Get in touch

If you would like to find out more information about the conference please use one of the contacts below.

Email Us

info@digitaldocumentation.co.uk

Phone Us

Conference booking: 0131 668 8683

Past digidoc Conferences

Digidoc 11 was held last September at the Scottish Youth Theatre, Glasgow. Officially opened by the First Minister of Scotland, Alex Salmond, the two-day event was considered a huge success. Speakers that year included:
- Brian Mathews, Vice President, Autodesk Labs, USA
- Greg Downing, xRez Studio, Santa Monica, USA
- Dr. Gene Roe, Lidar News and E57.04 Chairman,
Frederick, USA
- Dr David Strange–Walker, Trent and Peak Archaeology, Nottingham, UK
- John Meneely, University of Belfast, UK
- Mathias Ganspöck, EKG Baukultur Wien, Vienna, Austria
- Jan Kanngießer, EKG Baukultur Wien, Vienna, Austria
- David Mitchell, Director, Centre for Digital Documentation and Visualisation, Edinburgh, UK
- Douglas Pritchard, Director, Centre for Digital Documentation and Visualisation, Glasgow, UK
- Elmer Bol, Cofounder, Alice Labs, Voorschoten, Netherlands
- Katsushi Ikeuchi, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
- Erwin Christofori, Christofori und Partner, Roßtal, Germany
- Graziella Del Duca, Architect, University Firenze, Italy
- Giovanni Pancani, Architect / Research Fellow, University Firenze, Italy
- Patryk Kizny, Artist / Studio Director, Looky Creative,
Wroclaw, Poland
- Elizabeth Lee, Director of Projects, The CyArk Foundation, San Francisco, USA