Digital Past 2010

Thursday, 17 December, 2009

Digital Past 2010

An event which PLWM may be featured at with its new 3D animation project underway is taking place in February 2010.  PLWM are working with the Royal Commission to produce a 3D animation of the workings of Ystrad Einion mine which will then be housed in Ceredigion Museum, Aberystwyth.

Details of the event are below:


New technologies in heritage, interpretation & outreach
16th – 17th February 2010
St Fagans: National History Museum, Cardiff
Building on the success of the first Digital Past conference in Aberystwyth, Digital Past 2010 offers two days of events held within and around the historic properties of St Fagans. Conference papers, seminars, and practical training sessions will be combined to cover the latest technical survey and interpretation techniques and their practical application in heritage interpretation and education.
The conference will appeal to all those working in the archaeological, heritage, interpretation and museums sectors. Workshop sessions will allow ‘hands on’ training in software applications, GIS, laser scanning and other survey and visualisation techniques from the experts.
Papers and seminars confirmed on the following topics:
Use of digital technology in museum interpretation , National Waterfront Museum
Collaborative prospection methodologies. Ludwig-Boltzmann-Institute for Archaeological Prospection and Virtual Archaeology, Vienna
Improving Heritage Experience through Acoustic Reality and Audio Research. York University
Tools and expertise for 3D collection formation. University of Brighton
LIDAR for archaeological survey. English Heritage
Visualisation of the Newport Medieval ship through 3-dimensional recording. Lampeter University
Alternative realities in the reconstruction of Iron-Age round-houses. Bangor University & RCAHMW
Laser Scanning. Leica and English Heritage
Interactive information in heritage environments. National History Museum, St Fagans & RCAHMW
Practical workshop sessions confirmed by the following organisations:
See3D Aberystwyth; Technium CAST Bangor; RCAHMW; Leica Geosystems; Environment Agency, Geomatics Group; Archaeophysica
Registration cost for the 2 days is £39.00, including lunch and refreshments on both days.
The conference language is English. Limited places are available and early registration is advised
Please register online at: