Know Where I'm Going”- Remote Access to World Heritage Sites from St Kilda to Uluru Conference

23 November 2011 | Event

23-24 November 2011 Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9AB (Scotland, UK)

The two-day international conference which will focus on the potential for new technologies to create high-quality, remote-access visitor experiences for World Heritage Sites and other sites of cultural, historical and natural significance where remote access is necessary.

The aims of this Conference are to showcase some of the new technologies available (3D/4D scanning, mobile technologies, GPS/GIS, satellite technologies, apps and social media) & discuss their applications; to debate policy issues linked to the benefits and challenges these new technologies present for sites preservation, conservation, and interpretation worldwide; and to encourage site managers worldwide to consider the benefits & impact the new technologies could have for their own sites as well as allow them to investigate those further.