Announcing the 2024 CIPA Summer School: Enroll Now for an Unforgettable Learning Experience!

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the 2024 CIPA Summer School, focusing on the dynamic realm of 3D surveying and modeling in cultural heritage. This exclusive program is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the latest techniques and technologies in the field of heritage preservation and documentation.

Celebrating Prof. Mario Santana Quintero

During the biannual symposium held in Florence this June, CIPA Heritage Documentation proudly announced the appointment of Prof. Mario Santana Quintero as its Honorary President. The prestigious honor was presented to him by the current president, Stratos Stylianidis, in recognition of Mario’s exceptional dedication, leadership, and invaluable contributions to the heritage documentation community.

CIPA HD Symposium Awards Best Papers

The CIPA HD Symposium in Florence awarded outstanding contributions to authors of top papers, showcasing innovation and advancement in heritage documentation, furthering our understanding and preservation of cultural heritage for future generations.

Video Contest: Shaping the Future of Cultural Heritage

The CIPA HD symposium held in Florence last June featured an engaging video contest centered around the theme, “How can we shape the future with humanities and digital technologies for Cultural Heritage?” This thought-provoking contest attracted a total of 10 participants who presented their creative interpretations and ideas through captivating videos.

Three Vacancies at Hong Kong Shue Yan University

The new Arts, Culture and Technology (ACT) Programme of the Department of Sociology is inviting applications for full-time Assistant or Associate Professor (3 positions) to start in September 2023 or January 2024. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Candidates should have a master or doctoral degree and demonstrate the ability to effectively teach at the undergraduate level while pursuing an active research agenda.

CIPA Spring School on Heritage Documentation

CIPA is happy to announce its 8th Heritage Documentation Spring School on “Cultural Heritage 3D Surveying and Modelling” which will take place from 23-29 march 2023 in Montecatini Terme, Italy. As with the past editions, this summer school will consist of theoretical lectures (on photogrammetry/computer vision, laser scanning, photography and total station survey) and practical work, in the field and in the lab.

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In Memoriam: Prof. Dr. Cevat Erder

We are deeply saddened by the loss of Prof. Dr. Cevat Erder, former CIPA president.

His enlightened thought and the values he established and defended with ever present wisdom shall always stay in our mind, while his beloved memories, his wit and jokes will forever be in our hearts. We shall never forget our dear Professor Cevat. May he rest in peace.

ICOMOS EPWG Open Session

On 27 August 2022 at 9:00 PM CET, there will be one presentation on The International Committee for Documentation of Cultural Heritage (CIPA) and one from Sanaa Niar, former EPWG member, heritage specialist architect, and ICOFORT Vice-President.

If you are a CIPA member and Emerging Professional, fill out this form to let us know you’d like to join us online on August 27 and we’ll be in touch!

CIPA2023: Documenting, Understanding, Preserving Cultural Heritage. Humanities and digital technologies for shaping the future

We are pleased to invite you to participate in CIPA2023, the 29th CIPA-HD biennial Symposium, held from June 26th to 30th, 2023, in Florence, Italy.
CIPA2023 will focus on “Documenting, understanding, preserving Cultural Heritage. Humanities and digital technologies for shaping the future”.
The conference will explore the digital and green dimensions required to handle the complexity of Cultural Heritage management and to come up with new solutions to the challenges of reducing anthropogenic and natural risks.