Workshop 1 – Cultural Heritage: Conservation and utilization funding
Organizer: E. Scherer, Austria

Silvia RUSSEGGER: Von der Projektidee zur Finanzierung – Wie lukriere ich erfolgreich Mittel der EU?
Wolfgang VEVERA: Funding scenery for cultural heritage and cultural affairs

Workshop 2 – How to publish “old” excavations with new technologies
Chair: S. Paley, USA

Kourosh AFHAMI / Wolfgang GAMBKE: Persepolis3D
Heather D. BAKER: Reconstructing Ancient Babylon: Problems and Prospects
F. GABELLONE / G. SCARDOZZI: Integrated Technologies for the reconstructive Study of Mesopotamian Cultural Heritage
Adam LOWE: Replicating Cultural Heritage – The repatriation of all known fragments of the eastern end of the throne-room of Ashurnasirpal II in facsimile form.
Maria Gabriella MICALE: From Drawing to Vision. The Use of Mesopotamian Architecture through the Construction of its Image
Alexandru MORINTZ/ Simona LUNGU: Old Excavations and New Techniques in Romania
Samuel M. PALEY: How to publish “old” excavations with new technologies – Nimrud Citadel
Radek PETRZELKA / Michal KUCERA / Jiri MACHACEK: POHAN Data Server

Workshop 3 – DEM/DTM’s for scientific research and 3d modelling
Chair: W. Beex, The Netherlands

Workshop 4 – Establishing online resources for data sharing and job opportunities in the digital age of archaeology
Chairs: B. Ducke / D. Westermann, Germany

Laurent ENGELS / Patrick DUNHAM / Nadine WARZEE: Interactive web-based application for potteries capacity computing.
Robert HECHT: Knowing is not enough
Vincent MOM: The OWINBO (Old Wine In New BOttles) / NEWINBO project
Tijl VEREENOOGHE / Johan CLAEYS / Jan DECORTE / Bart LAUWERS / Nikolaas Van KEMSEKE / Jeroen VERMEERSCH: Archaeology 2.0: new possiblities for on-line archaeological communication

Workshop 5 – Bedeutung, Gefährdung und Schutz von kirchlichen Kulturgütern
Chair: F. Schipper, Austria

Paulus BERGAUER / Hiltigund SCHREIBER: Exkursion nach St. Ulrich, 1070 Wien
Eduard MAHLKNECHT, Diözesankonservator der Diözese Gurk-Klagenfurt: Gefährdung, Bewahrung und Erhaltung sakraler Kunst in Kärnten
Gustav PIRICH, Erzdiözese Wien:Kirchliche Kulturgüter zwischen musealem Wert und lebendiger Liturgie und Spiritualität
Elmar SCHALLERT, Kunst & Kultur Archiv der Diözese Feldkirch: Kirchlicher Kulturgüterschutz in der Diözese Feldkirch
Hiltigund SCHREIBER, Erzdiözese Wien: Kirchlicher Kulturgüterschutz in der Erzdiözese Wien
Ägidius ZSIFKOVICS, Gen.-Sekr. der Österr. Bischofskonferenz: Kulturgüterschutz in der Katholischen Kirche in Österreich

Session Archaeology and Technologies – Why document and analyse Cultural Heritage with new technologies?

Questioning digital techniques in archaeology
Chair: David Bibby

David BIBBY: Why was the Roman watchtower in Konstanz scanned?
Dirk FICHTMÜLLER / Cornelia WOLLMANN: Time is Money — Archaeology goes High-Tech
Bernadette FLYNN: Somatic knowledge and simulated spaces
Undine LIEBERWIRTH: 3D volumetric visualization and spatial analysis of archaeological stratigraphy using GIS
Stefan LINSINGER: The range of application for Scanners and Processing
Karin LUND: What’s the difference?
Martin SCHAICH: aSPECT 3D – A Three Dimensional Archaeological Information System
Håkan THORÉN: Archaeology and object-orientation
Dominik WESTERMANN / Tim-John MÜLLER: Thoughts in an effective workflow for a digitised documentation – a project report

Distribution Map Done – What Next?
Chair: Irmela Herzog, Germany

Cristina CORSI / Frank VERMEULEN: Digital vs. historical cartography for studying archaeological sites: a case study from Corsica
Irmela HERZOG: Testing GIS methods by means of simulation
Johanna HILPERT: Estimation of prehistoric population densities with GIS-supported methods
Vera KOVALEVSKAYA: Computer mapping as a source of new information
Ulla MÜNCH: Two predictive modells for the areas Brandenburg and Nordrhein-Westfalen (Germany) with various landscape parameters
Axel POSLUSCHNY: GIS as a Method in Landscape Archaeology – The Case Study of Early Celtic “Princely Sites” in Middle Europe

“The Death of the Digit”:
What are we doing, and what should we be doing, to preserve our digital models of cultural heritage sites for future generations?

Chair: B. Frischer, USA

Greg HUMPHREYS: Secure Exploration of 3D Environments
Markus JOBST: ”Open Source” as sustainable fundament for accessing digital cultural heritage?
Michael KLEIN: 3d -data exchange and preservation
Iman KULITZ / Peter FERSCHIN / Peter MATEJOWSKY: 4D Visualization Methods in Archaeology
Giorgio VERDIANI / Sergio DI TONDO: An empowered stratigraphy representation using laserscan pointcloud
Michael LISNER: Rekonstruktion des englischen Landschafts-Garten in Schönau des Freiherrn von Braun

Simulatio mundi- Reconstruction and Archaeology- reconstruct documented
Chair: H. Thaler, Italy

Willem BEEX: Creating Virtual Reality for Heritage and Archaeology without Hollywood How and why should we use VR?
Eugen DUTESCU / Christof FLÜGEL / Otto HEUNECKE: Vermessung und virtuelle Rekonstruktion der Burgruine Hohenburg
Peter FERSCHIN / Sigrun SWOBODA / Andreas JONAS: Interactive Reconstruction of the Roman Forum in Carnuntum / Austria
Christof FLÜGEL: Virtuelle Idealrekonstruktion der großen Thermen von Weißenburg (Bayern)
Patrick SCHICHT: Die hochmittelalterliche Festung Hohensalzburg, neue Erkenntnisse durch computerunterstützte Bestandsaufnahme, Auswertung und Animation
Hansjörg THALER: Zwei archäologische Rekonstruktionen. Die Therme und das Amphitheater von Grumentum
Michael WIMMER: Do we need accurate reconstruction?
Wolfgang ZÖLLER / Wolfgang KNOLL: Zur Wahrnehmungstheorie oder warum wir Dinge deshalb visualisieren, damit sie niemand wahrnimmt

Archaeology and Free Software
Chair: R. Gietl, Italy

Michael BADICS: WikiMap – Wissensräume von morgen
Alessandro BEZZI / Lucca BEZZI / Rupert GIETL: Aramus 2006: the first international archaeological expedition completely supported by Free Software
Stefano COSTA: IOSA.IT : an online resource for archaeology and free software
Stefano COSTA / Enrico ZANINI: Beyond the GIS: a place for ideas
Benjamin DUCKE: Open source pathways for archaeological software use and development

Digital site surveying, documentation and analysis
Chair: A. Posluschny, Germany

Lukasz A. CZYZEWSKI: Archives and data repository system – The Bisnik Project Module Distribution and exchanging of the integrated archaeological geological and paleozoological data
Michael DONEUS / Martin FERA / Martin JANNER: LIDAR-Supported Archaeological Prospection in Woodland
Doris GUTSMIEDL / Petra TILLESSEN: A story of database systems and spirals
Andreas JONAS / Peter FERSCHIN / Iman KULITZ: Panoramic photography and its applications at excavation sites
Raluca KOGALNICEANU / Zoia MAXIM: The utilization of the X2 test in archaeology. Case study – the Neolithic necropolis of Iclod (Cluj County, Romania)
Cristian SCHUSTER / Alexandru MORINTZ / Adrian MOCANU: Excavation and Magnetometric and 3D Model of the Getic site from Radovanu, southern Romania

Cultural Heritage

Cultural Heritage – About the Financing of Projects
Chair: E. Scherer, Austria

Petra GRUBER / Ulrike HERBIG: Documentation of traditional Architecture on Nias Island before and after the Disasters
Makinde OLAKUNLE / Victoria OSUAGWU: Challenges and benefits of achieving authentic inventory and digital documentation of unmovable cultural heritage and archaeological sites in Nigeria
Nargis RASHID: New Vision University Museums (NVUM) in Pakistan: As the Centres of Cultural Heritage in the Age of new Technologies
Shabeena SAIKIA: Will archaeology survive and give way to the newer technology in the developing countries?
Branka ŠULC / Jasen MESIC: Project of the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Council of Europe Development Bank “Research, Reconstruction and Revitalization of the Cultural Heritage of Ilok-Vukovar-Vucedol” – from 2005 to 2008

Project-Exchange (incl. EU-Projects)
Chair: E. Scherer, Austria

Dora CONSTANTINIDIS: Standardising Digital Site Plans
Arc-Team / Benjamin DUCKE: GRASS GIS – an open source platform to develop computational tools for archaeological documentation and analysis
Saadet GÜNER: Civil Society Dialogue: Culture in Action
Robert HECHT: Expose your content via BRICKS
Elisabeth JEREM / Zsolt VASÁROS / Magdolna VICZE: Plans of a new Visitor Centre at the Archaeological Park in Százhalombatta, Hungary. The latest multipurpose project for presenting Cultural Heritage.
Undine LIEBERWIRTH: Developing Open Source 3D GIS for Intra-Site Analysis
Vincent MOM: The OWINBO (Old Wine In New BOttles) / NEWINBO project
Makinde OLAKUNLE: The Inventory And Digital Documentation Of Some Immovable Heritage Properties, Archaeological Sites And Monuments In Nigeria.

Ready or not: Uses of cultural heritage
Chair: M. Vukanovic, Serbia

Burak BELGE: Urban Archaeological Issues and Resources in Izmir Historic City Centre: An Exploratory Case Study
Zoltán GYALÓKAY: Art Historian Information from Central Europe – AHICE
Frank G. KURZHALS: KulturFrage. Wie sich Städte und Regionen mit Kultur profilieren
Oleg MISSIKOFF / Stefano LARICCIA: A knowledge based portal for an easy access to cultural heritage resources and information: the “Digital Heritage” project
Masha VUKANOVIC: Spirit of the city – Belgrade

UNESCO-Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property (1970) – the status quo
Moderation: M. Pfeifer, Organization: F. Schipper, Austria

Bernhard FRISCHER: The ‘Grand Compromise’: A Proposal for How Museums and Archaeologists Can Cooperate To Confront the Problem of Looted Art
Anita GACH: The UNESCO-Convention of 1970 – an Austrian criminological perspective
Saadet GÜNER / Jale VELIBEYOGLU: Role of the international and national non govermental organizations to protect the cultural heritage
Antoinette MAGET: Legislative and Dealing following the Ratification of the 1970 UNESCO Convention : Situation in Switzerland and Great-Britain
Michael MÜLLER-KARPE: Laundering Antiques of Illegal Origin: Germany’s Struggle against Ratifying the UNESCO Convention of 1970
Samuel PALEY / Cindy HO: Saving Antiquities for Everyone (SAFE): An American non-profit organization
Gebhard SELZ: Plundered, Stolen and Destroyed. The World Heritage of Mesopotamia in a historical perspective
Hubert SZEMETHY: The UNESCO-Convention of 1970 – an Austrian archaeological perspective
Benno WIDMER: Impact of the new Swiss Legislation on the international transfer of cultural property