Submission deadline

⦁ Feb 21st 2015:  Deadline for abstract submission (Closed)

⦁ Feb 28th 2015:  Notification of acceptance of abstract (Closed)

⦁ April  1st 2015:  Full paper submission [1] (Closed)

⦁ 15-16 May 2015: Conference day

Paper presentations and posters cover the mentioned objectives and other related topics are invited. Objective of this symposium is to call scientist in using technology to help preserve and prevent the heritage to tourists, students and scholars, deciphering ancient texts to preserving epic architecture, from creating digitized libraries of the world’s most historic records to building interactive cultural websites, for current advancement technology ICT have played essential roles in not only preserving history, but in making it accessible, animated and alive. The other concerned in one of the critical challenges of urbanization in

developing countries is how to rein in the environmental impacts of progress with the need to maintain one’s sense of social history, culture and heritage. As you may know “World Heritage properties, as with all heritage properties, are exposed to natural and man-made disasters which threaten their integrity and may compromise their values”. The loss or deterioration of these outstanding properties would negatively impact local and national communities, both for their cultural importance as a source of information on the past and a symbol of identity, and for their socio-economic value. The organizing committee for the 15th SCA meeting calls for papers under the theme of “Science and Technology for Culture” and we expect the culture in this themes includes, but is not limited to, heritage, ancient texts, epic architecture and value the other major topics to be covered are given below. It is expected that researchers would relate their presentations to the theme of the Symposium by stating the objectives of their research including problem solving. 

Group discussion I:

 “Contribution of S&T to Culture Preservation”

Presentations of this group are expected to discuss how S&T can be utilized to preserve culture such as architecture and design.

Sub topics include:  

Identification, protection and preservation of cultural heritage around the world to be of outstanding value to humanity,

ICT based compilation of databases on cultural properties,

 Causes of deterioration and technology for surveying, preserving, and restoring tangible cultural property, and

Current and future trends concerning cultural properties.)

Group discussion II:

“Resilience of Culture in Changing Global Climate”

Presentations of this group are expected to discuss the impact of changing global environment on the culture from the viewpoints of which include biodiversity, natural resources management, geoscience, disasters, environmental engineering and hydrology. 

Subtopics include Water resource management, Green energy, Environmental engineering, Hydrology and Biodiversity Natural disaster, Man-made disasters and Disaster management

Group discussion III:

“Application of Anthropology, Humanity and Green Economics towards tourism with sustainable development”

Presentations of this group are expected to discuss how the understanding of human beings in the fields of Anthropology and Humanity can be linked to tourism which enables people to discover history and culture especially in maintaining sustainable development.

Applied anthropology is a term to define an activity intended to produce a desired socio-cultural condition that optimally will improve the lives of people concerned. Tourism should be considered from an Anthropological viewpoint and may be related to Ancients and Moderns history and the impact of voyages of discovery on history and culture.

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