Archaeological Information
in the Digital Society
The Conference

June 30-July 2, 2016
Uppsala, Sweden

Archaeological Information in the Digital Society is a part of the series of annual Digital Heritage conferences hosted by the Centre for Digital Heritage. The first conference was held in 2014 in York and the second in Århus in 2015. In 2016, the third conference is organised by the Archaeological Information in the Digital Society (ARKDIS) research project (funded by the Swedish Research Council) in collaboration with the Department of ALM (Archives, Library & information, Museum & Cultural heritage studies), Uppsala University in Uppsala, Sweden.


The keynotes at the conference will be given by
  • Dr. Åsa Berggren, Sydsvensk arkeologi, Sweden : "Documentation and interpretation at Çatalhöyük"
  • Dr. Michael Olsson, University of Technology Sydney, Australia : "Archaeology as Embodied Social Practice"
  • Dr. Kari Uotila, Muuritutkimus, Finland : "Learning full time in a private company - a perspective to Finnish digital archaeology in years 1995-2015"
  • Prof. Julian Richards, University of York : "A View from the Bridge: 20 years of digital archiving and publication"


Technical programme of the conference with abstracts is available as a pdf file.


Register to the conference by filling in the registration form and paying the conference fee of 1200 SEK (includes the programme, materials, 2 lunches, coffee breaks, conference dinner on Thursday and reception on Friday) to the Uppsala University account indicated below. Deadline for registrations is May 15, 2016. Note that your registration is completed first when your payment is registered at our records.

Transfer the conference fee of 1200 SEK using the following bank details. We are unfortunately unable to offer a credit card payment option.

  • IBAN: SE91 9500 0099 6026 0957 5309
  • Account number: 957530-9 (applies only to domestic payments within Sweden)
  • Message: Ref 527/ARKDIS2016/[Last name, first name] (Be careful to include all information!)
  • Name of account holder: Uppsala University
  • Full address of account holder: Uppsala universitet, Sankt Olofsgatan 10 B, 751 05 Uppsala, Sweden
  • Name of bank: Nordea Bank AB (publ)
  • Full branch address of bank: Stora torget 7, 751 05 Uppsala, Sweden

List of accepted presentations

  • Lorna Richardson. Social Media & Online Culture in Archaeology
  • Marta Bura and Janusz Janowsko. Digital Pyramid of Fahrenheid
  • Sander Münster. Building a wiki resource on visual research methodologies in visual humanities
  • Fredrik Gunnarsson. Dead or Alive. About the immortality of digital archaeological data
  • Ulla Rajala et al. The Stockholm Volterra Project – transforming a digital project
  • Göran Gruber. Contract Archaeology and Social Media: Experiences from the Excavations in Motala, Sweden, 1999-2013
  • Gary Brannan and Helen Watt. ‘Index Nomine, Amen’: Enabling Free Online Access to the York Archbishops’ Registers 1576-1650
  • Duncan Hay. Survey of London Whitechapel: Writing East London’s Histories Online
  • Carlotta Capurro and Anders Hast. Digitisation. What's next? The role of the Curator of Digital Assets in designing digital strategies for heritage institutions.
  • Maureen Hennninger. Metadata challenges for archaeological repositories and museums 
  • Francesca Dolcetti. From discovery to publication: an integrated approach to 3D visualisation. The Erimi- Laonin tou Porakou experience 
  • Paola Di Giuseppantonio di Franco. Building ‘fluid museums’: 3D replicas and the public
  • Fabrizio Galeazzi. Web-based 3D visualisation and archaeological fieldwork: combining traditional and innovative methods.
  • Diego Jimenez-Badillo, Salvador Ruíz-Correa, Mario Canul-Ku and Rogelio Hasimoto-Beltrán. 3D Shape analysis of archaeological objects: A machine learning approach
  • Walter Laan and Milco Wansleeben. Dealing with digital dependency
  • Bodil Petersson. Digitally enhanced museum communication – experimental approaches in archaeological exhibition
  • Bodil Petersson. Digital co-production – focus on production or product?
  • Judith Winters. Internet Archaeology: the Editor's tale 
  • Gareth Beale and Paul Reilly. After Virtual Archaeology: Rethinking archaeological approaches to the adoption of technology