CAAUK Edinburgh- Registration and Schedule

The preliminary schedule for CAAUK is up and  registration is open (see both below). We have full tickets and concession tickets for those that can not afford to pay the full price. There is no criteria for concession tickets except for need. If you can not afford the full price then purchase a concession ticket.

Ticket sales will end when we have reached our fire capacity limit  for the building (160) or October 19th, whichever comes first. Because of catering we can not accept purchases of tickets at the conference as we need to book food a week in advance.

You can attend one day or both days of the conference and each ticket includes CAAUK membership.

Childcare

If you need childcare to attend please contact us right away at caaukedinburgh@gmail.com we will be helping with childcare support for those that need it to attend the conference.

Group Travel and Bursaries

We are looking to support the travel of groups – University society, companies, just a bunch of friends interested in great archaeology and computing, etc. If you could get in touch with us right away if there will be several of you traveling and we can see if we can support you. Individuals will be considered too but preference will be given to groups.

Donations

Donations help us support bursaries and travel for those who are having financial difficulties.  Please consider donating when purchasing a ticket.

Thank you and we hope to see you in Edinburgh.

CAAUK 2018 Edinburgh

Oct 26-27 2018
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
£5000

Full Ticket both Days

This includes your CAAUk membership and two days of the conference with coffees/teas and lunch.
£3500

Concession both Days

Price includes CAAUK membership and two days of the conference with coffees/teas and lunch.
£3000

Full Ticket Friday

Includes CAAUK membership and Friday of the conference with coffees/teas and lunch.
£3000

Full Ticket Saturday

Includes CAAUK membership and Saturday of the conference with coffees/teas and lunch.
£2000

Concession Friday

Includes CAAUK mebership and Friday of the conference with coffees/teas and lunch.
£2000

Concession Saturday

Includes CAAUK membership and Saturday of conference with coffees/teas and lunch.

Donation

Donate to CAAUK travel bursary to help others attened.
£
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This is the preliminary schedule for the conference so it is subject to change.

Friday

Main Hall

10:30 am Registration and Sign Up desk open

 

 
11:00 am Start/House Keeping

 

 
11:10 am Keynote 1  
11:50 am The Antonine Wall in the Digital Age

 

Patricia Weeks
12:10 pm From patterns to processes: scales, resolutions and tools for the reconstruction of a nomadic landscape in Qatar Gareth Rees
12:30 pm Analysing the use of light and space in Neolithic Malta through the use of custom Unity3D scripting Robert Barratt
12:50 pm Lunch
1:40 pm Start/House Keeping

 

 
1:50 pm “Study of the Reconstruction of Buddhist Caves and

the Protection of Landscape in China with BIM”

Yueying Chen

 

2:10 pm The conservation and management of Historic vessels and the utilisation of 3D data for information modelling

 

Dan Atkinson
2:30 pm Community co-production of 3D rock art models in Scotland

 

Tertia Barnett
2:50 pm Taming the chronology of South Gaulish Samian found at Hadrian’s Wall and the German Limes using Linked Open Data Florian Thiery

 

3:10 pm Finding mechanisms for a comparative study of Atlantic Rock Art

 

Joana Valdez-Tullett
3:30 pm Tea and Coffee
4:00 pm 3D ‘Scotland in miniature’: digital topography, deep neural networks and approaches to national mapping

 

Dave Cowley
4:20 pm Digital heritage: Practical applications of digital technologies for conservation and asset management of historic sites Joann Russell

 

4:40 pm The application of precision agricultural techniques to archaeological survey. The NDVI index applied to the study of the Iter XXXIV Roman road in the province of Álava (Spain). Juan Jose Fuldain & Rafael Varon Hernandez

 

5:00 pm Roman Frontier or Fortified Road? GIS Analysis of the Gask Ridge Kathryn Murphy

 

5:30 pm Closing

 

 
5:30 PM – 6:00pm IMSIG AGM  
6:30 pm Reception  
8:30 pm Close reception  

Lower Hall

11:50 am Visualising and researching complex prehistoric cemetery sites: the Ossi project (Sardinia, Italy) Guillaume Robin
12:10 pm Digging into Early Colonial Mexico: old sources, new approaches Raquel Liceras-Garrido
12:30 pm Rise of the machines: automating photogrammetry for on mass digitisation of objects in archaeology and heritage Richard Benjamin Allen
12:50 pm Lunch (served in the main hall)
1:50 pm – 3:30 PM FISH session  
3:30 pm Tea and Coffee (served in the main hall)
3:50 pm – 5:30 PM IMSIG Workshop David Andrews, Damien Campbell-Bel,l  Chris Casswell, Eva Farnell, Emily Nimmo Li Sou, Hugh Corley
5:30 PM – 8:30PM IMSIG AGM and CAAUK Social (Main hall)  

Saturday

Main Hall

09:30 am Start/House Keeping

 

 
09:40 am Keynote 2  
10:20 am VR representation in Archaeology Josh Gaunt
10:40 Am Where imagination fails: New possibilities of presenting the unexcavated Josef Soucek
11:00 AM Demonstrator for data integration Ceri Binding
11:20 AM Filling the Gaps in a Fragmentary Bronze Object: the Contribution of 3D Scanning and Printing Techniques Marine Page
11:40 AM Grave Encounters: Extensive photogrammetric recording on commercial archaeology projects Vijaya Pieterson
12:00 PM Lunch
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM AGM and Lunch  
1:10 PM Start/House Keeping  
1:20 PM Social Media in Digital Heritage Research – data extraction, management and analysis Marta Krzyzanska & Chiara Bonacchi
1:40 PM A QGIS plugin to explore landscape connectivity through circuit theory Guillem Domingo
2:00 PM Classifying Digital Research Methods: Linked Ancient World Data in Context Sarah Middle
2:20 PM Offshore Scotland and archaeology: the challenge of big data Stephanie Said
2:40 PM HES▪SIGMA: a new geo-spatial data capture tool for managing the conservation of historic assets Emily A. Tracey
3:00 PM Tea and Coffee
3:30 PM Digital Social Research Methods in Archaeology Lorna Richardson
3:50pm Wemyss Caves 4D: a digital future for the Pictish Wemyss Caves, Fife Scotland Mike Arrowsmith
4:10 PM Quantifying uncertainty on the spread of Neolithic transition using Bayesian models Xavier Rubio-Campillo
4:40 PM Closing  

Lower Hall

10:20 am Twenty years after. Challenges and successes in digital archiving. Tim Evans
10:40 Am Adventures in Open Data Peter McKeague & Alex Adamson
11:00 Am “The joys of upgrading!” Or, lessons learned from a simple upgrade. Thomas Cromwell
11:20 Am Interactive data visualizations as a deliverable in commercial archaeology Mano Kapazoglou
11:40 AM Using GIS to Understand Climate Change Risk in the Historic Environment David Harkin
1:20 PM Flexibility and efficiency Karin Lund & Jane Jansen
1:40 PM The Multispectral Desert – Mapping the archaeological landscape with advanced spectral aerial photography Antonio Reis
2:00 PM Bronze Age metalwork and stone axes on the landscape: GIS-based approach to artefact deposition in Estonia Kristiina Paavel
2:20 PM Studying Animal Mummies: An exploration of non-invasive surface and content recording techniques and their application to mummy collections Lee Robert McStein
2:40 PM From Trowel to Headsets: Comparing modes of digital engagement for archaeological sites and their dissemination Alan Miller
3:00 PM Tea and Coffee (served in the main hall)
3:30 pm CIDOC CRM and CRMarchaeo: A vision of use for the ‘future’ Stephen Stead
3:50 PM Inhabit: Data, Immersion and Archaeological Practice Nicole Beale
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Call for Papers CAAUK 2018, Edinburgh

The organisers of CAA-UK 2018 would like to invite papers and posters for the 2018 meeting, to be held in Edinburgh, at Augustine United Church, 41-43 George IV Bridge, EH1 1EL, on the 26th-27th October.

The use of quantitative methods and computer applications in heritage is an ever-changing discipline, with new software becoming available and new processes being created every day.

We would like to invite the submission of papers and posters related to the general topics of quantitative methods and computer applications in heritage. Topics that could be covered include:

  • Archaeogaming
  • Data management
  • Geophysics & Remote sensing
  • GIS & Geospatial Analysis
  • Integration of scientific and theoretical methods in computing
  • Photogrammetry & 3D Recording
  • Public Engagement
  • Semantic web
  • Social media
  • Simulations
  • Statistical methods
  • Visualisation & 3D modelling
  • Visualisation & Mixed Reality in Archaeology
  • Website development in the heritage sector

Please note that this list is not exhaustive and we will consider submissions on any relevant topics.

Speakers will be allocated a maximum of 20 minutes for presentations. Please send your
abstracts to the organisers at: caaukedinburgh@gmail.com

Abstracts should be a maximum of 350 words with paper proposals geared around 20 minute presentations.

Because of the Strike at UK Universities the deadline for abstract submission has been extended for those affected to March 1st and 2nd. If you could not submit an abstract due to the strike please do so on the 1st or 2nd (non-strike days). However, no abstracts will be accepted after that.

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CAA-UK 2018, Edinburgh

The next annual meeting of the UK Chapter of Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA-UK) will be held in Edinburgh on the 26th and 27th October 2018. CAA-UK aims to encourage communication between UK-based archaeologists, mathematicians and computer scientists in order to stimulate research and promote best practice in computational and mathematical approaches to the past.

Details of the conference can be found on our website shortly and we will be be updating this with new information over the next couple of months.

A call for papers was released in January 2018 and is available at http://uk.caa-international.org/2018/01/10/call-papers-caauk-2018-edinburgh/ 

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CAA-UK AGM 2017

The CAA-UK 2017 AGM will be held on Sunday 5th March 2017, 16:00-17:00.

A copy of the agenda can be downloaded here

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Final details

Registration desk

The registration desk will open at 10am on the Saturday and 9am on the Sunday. Staff will be on site to direct you to the correct area

For those who still want to come – please register here.

Conference Venue

For those that have not been to Winchester before. The entrance to the Elizabeth II courts is found on Sussex Street

Room Change

There has been a room change – We are no longer meeting in the Ashburton Hall and will instead meet in the Mitchell Room.

Change of Paper

The presenter of “The contribution of the 3D modelling in the ethno-archaeological studies. The case-study of the village of Qdeir in Syria” is now unable to attend.

Catriona Cooper has kindly offered to present instead and will give a paper titled “Listening to the Commons: Acoustic Modelling of the pre-1834 Houses of Commons”

Getting to Winchester

If you haven’t planned your trip to Winchester yet, please have a look here for parking, bus and train details. Park and ride does not operate on a Sunday

Twitter

The hashtag for the conference will be #CAAUK2017

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Committee Election

The positions of Secretary and Treasurer on the CAA-UK committee will be up for election at the AGM on Sunday 5th March 2017.

Anyone who is interested in standing for these post should email the Secretary of CAA-UK by 14:00 on Sunday, 5th March 2017.

For more information about these roles please look at our Constitution or email the Secretary for more information.

 

 

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CAA-UK 2017: Conference Abstracts

We are pleased to announce that the abstracts and timings for the conference are now available

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Registration for the CAA-UK  conference in Winchester on the 4th and 5th March 2017  is open!

The cost of the conference includes the CAA-UK membership fee for the coming year and the prices are set as:

  • Student and Low Income – £35
  • Full time – £50

Registration will include lunches on both days. In order to provide for various dietary requirements, we ask that attendees register as soon as possible. Registration with lunches included will close on the 22nd February. Any person registering after the 22nd February will not be guaranteed a lunch as our catering team require advanced numbers.

To register please follow the link below

http://uk.caa-international.org/register/

In order to register, you will need to sign into the CAA OCS system; if you do not currently have an account, one can be created here

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CAA-UK 2017: Registration is Open!

We are pleased to announce that registration for the CAA-UK  conference in Winchester on the 4th and 5th March 2017  is now open!

The cost of the conference includes the CAA-UK membership fee for the coming year and the prices are set as:

  • Student and Low Income – £35
  • Full time – £50

Registration will include lunches on both days. In order to provide for various dietary requirements, we ask that attendees register as soon as possible. Registration with lunches included will close on the 22nd February. Any person registering after the 22nd February will not be guaranteed a lunch as our catering team require advanced numbers.

To register please follow the link below

http://uk.caa-international.org/register/

In order to register, you will need to sign into the CAA OCS system; if you do not currently have an account, one can be created here

 

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CAA-UK 2017: Call for papers

The CAA-UK 2017 organisers have today released the call for papers for the conference taking place in Winchester on the 4th and 5th March 2017.

The aim of this years conference is to reassess the current methods used in computational archaeology and critically examine how the discipline should adapt with newer technologies and methods coming into place.

The call for papers (and posters) can be viewed here and all abstracts should be sent to James Miles by Friday 6th January 2017.

Registration for the conference will open towards the end of the year.

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CAA-UK 2017, Winchester

The next annual meeting of the UK Chapter of Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA-UK) will be held in Winchester on the 4th and 5th March 2017. CAA-UK aims to encourage communication between UK-based archaeologists, mathematicians and computer scientists in order to stimulate research and promote best practice in computational and mathematical approaches to the past.

Details of the conference can be found on our website and we will be be updating this with new information over the next couple of weeks.

A call for papers will be released towards the end of the year

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