International Conference EuroMed 2012 dedicated on Cultural Heritage: October 29th – November 3rd, 2012


Amathus-Hotel, Limassol, Cyprus


You are kindly invited to participate at the EuroMed 2012 conference which will provide an opportunity to exchange research results, opinions, experiences and proposals on the best practice and hi-tech tools from Information and Communications Technology to document, preserve, manage and communicate Cultural Heritage (CH). This event is under the patronage of UNESCO, under the Auspices of the Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the EU, under the Auspices of the Minister of Education and Culture and in cooperation with the European Commission.

The 4th EuroMed2012 brings together researchers, policy makers, professionals and practitioners to explore some of the more pressing issues concerning cultural heritage today. In particular, the main goal of the conference is to focus on interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary research on tangible and intangible Cultural Heritage, the use of cutting edge technologies for the protection, restoration, preservation, massive digitalization, documentation and presentation of the CH content. At the same time, the event is intended to cover topics of research ready for exploitation, demonstrating the acceptability of new sustainable approaches and new technologies by the user community, SME’s, owners, managers and conservators of cultural patrimony.

Several organizations and currently running EU projects have decided to join together in order to create an optimal environment for the discussion, explanation of new technologies, exchange of modern ideas and in general to allow the transfer of knowledge between a maximum number of professionals and participants during one common time period.

Its main objectives are further to:

  1. Highlight the role of European cultural heritage research and developments within international activities and


  2. Assess the impact of EU policies on the protection, restoration, preservation and digitalisation (e- documentation) of European CH and evaluate the positive contribution of cultural heritage innovative research and developments for competitiveness and job creation.

  3. Disseminate the results of EU cultural heritage innovative research and developments acquired at large research facilities and discuss new development and innovations in research infrastructures.