CFP: 3D Colour Laser Scanning

Noted by way of the DigitalClassicist List:

Reminder – Second Call for Papers

Dear colleague,

A conference on 3D Colour Laser Scanning will be held at UCL on the 27th and 28th of March 2008.

Proposals are invited for contributions to the conference. The proposals, in the form of extended abstracts, should focus on one of the following main themes:

  1. 3D scanning in Education and Interpretation
  2. 3D scanning in Display and Exhibition
  3. 3D scanning in Conservation.

More general papers related to the applications of 3D scanning technologies in the museum and  heritage sector are also welcome.

Abstracts should be 800-1000 words, and in English. Author(s) should select 5 to 8 keywords and should indicate clearly on the Abstract Submission Form to which theme the paper is intended. The presenting author (corresponding author) must also be clearly indicated.

Please note that the deadline for the submission of abstracts has been extended to the 8th of February 2008.

Authors will be informed whether their papers have been submitted no later than 15th February 2008. Selected abstracts will be incorporated in an edited cd-rom publication.

Please see below the proposed outline of the abstract submission form.

Abstracts should be submitted electronically or by post to:

Kalliopi Vacharopoulou,
Chorley Institute, Pearson Building, UCL
Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT
Telephone: +44 (0)207 679 2074

The conference is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and is organised by UCL Museums and Collections and UCL Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering.

In the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact me with further enquiries or for an electronic version of the abstract submission form.

I will be looking forward to hearing from you.

Kindest regards,

Kalliopi Vacharopoulou

3D Colour Laser Scanning Project Assistant
UCL Museums and Collections

Title of the Paper:
Theme [1]:
Author(s) [2]:
Corresponding Author [3]
Keywords (5-8):
ABSTRACT (800-1000 words) [4]

[1]  Authors must indicate clearly to which theme the paper is intended. The main themes are: Display and exhibition; Education and Interpretation; Conservation; General applications of 3d scanning in the museum sector.

[2]  Should include the author(s) name(s), affiliation, mailing address, e-mail.

[3]  Should indicate who the corresponding author is (i.e. the person who will be presenting the paper, in case of multiple authors)

[4]  An abstract should be 800-1000 words, and in English. It should include all main points of the paper that will be presented.

About Tom Elliott

Associate Director for Digital Programs and Senior Research Scholar, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University
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