ACM-SIGCHI supported summer school on Technology for Cultural Heritage
May 18 - May 22, 2020
University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
It is a pleasure to invite you to Technology for Cultural Heritage (Tech4CH)
summer school. The summer school is intended primarily for graduate research
students and is organized by the department of Information Systems at the
University of Haifa. The summer school will take place in Haifa, Israel on
May 18th - May 22nd 2020.
Leading international researchers will discuss technologies and
human-computer interaction techniques suitable for the IoT era.
Visits to indoors and outdoors sites will inspire the participants to design
novel interfaces. In addition to lecture presentations by leading
researchers, participants will form groups where they will design and
develop novel ideas for research projects around how novel technologies and
interfaces can be integrated and deployed in a realistic setting for the
benefit of users.
The first three days will be dedicated to lectures and small groups work and
during the last two days the participants will take part in the Digital
Humanities Hackathon (http://dighum.haifa.ac.il/index.php/en/hackathon-eng)
The summer school has a triple aim:
- Map out current state of the art technologies to the cultural heritage
domain and identify design challenges.
- Examine the potential of technologies for enhancing the cultural heritage
- Define initial ideas for solutions that may lead to future research
The envisioned benefits for participants are:
- Meet and network with renowned international experts
- Work in an interdisciplinary and culturally diverse team
- Collaborate on a written research roadmap for intelligent user interfaces
applied to cultural heritage
- Develop a research proposal/position papers/demos/posters to be submitted
to relevant workshops/conferences
Topics of interest (may include but are not limited to) All are in the
context of Cultural Heritage
Augmented reality Visitors' guides Web technologies
Intelligent user interfaces
Virtual reality Museum visitors' types Personality User
Indoor positioning Machine vision Persuasion
Guide for participants:
While we do have generous support from SIGCHI that will enable us to support
the participation of student-members of SIGCHI (travelling and
accommodation), there is a 70 Euros (minimal) nonrefundable fee for
registration (does not apply to members of the IT-IL AI4CH lab).
Notifications of acceptance and level of funding will be sent early March
with a link for registration fee payment.
When applying please add a letter from your advisor and a one-page statement
of motivation for attendance.
To apply, please click here.
Deadline for registration: February 29th.
Notification of acceptance: March 7th.
Registration fee payment: March 15th.
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We look forward to seeing you at Technology for Cultural Heritage 2020
Tsvi Kuflik, Joel Lanir, Alan J. Wecker - University of Haifa, Israel
Tsvi Kuflik, PhD.
Professor of Information Systems
Co-chair of the Digital Humanities BSc program,
Information Systems department,
The University of Haifa
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Fax: +972 4 8288283
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