The Sixth International Conference on Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific HeritageDiPP2016 is organized under the patronage of UNESCO and with the support of National Scientific Fund. The conference aims at presenting innovative results, research projects and applications in the field of digitisation, documentation, archiving, representation and preservation of global and national tangible and intangible cultural and scientific heritage. The main focus is to provide open access to digitised cultural heritage and to set up sustainable policies for its continuous digital preservation and conservation. The priority area is the digital presentation and preservation of cultural and historical objects under conditions of risk, including those from the Veliko Tarnovo region. The forum will demonstrate innovative technologies and prototypes, including digital repositories, digital archives, virtual museums and digital libraries, which result from established practices and achievements in the field. Representatives of public and specialised libraries, museums, galleries, archives, centres, both national and foreign research institutions and universities are invited to participate and exchange experiences, ideas, knowledge and best practices of the field.


There will also Workshop on Open Access to Scientific Publications and Data, which will primarily focus on the following activities:

  • Open Access indicators;
  • Disseminate partners’ best practices;
  • Discuss research problems in the field;
  • Discuss the possibilities of establishing a network of open-access repositories;
  • Contribute to the problems of the harmonization of national legislation and practices; and
  • Discuss the possibilities of developing training courses for creators and managers of scientific digital repositories to ensure interoperability.


DiPP2016 Conference: September 26–28, 2016


Location of the Event: Regional Museum of History and P.R. Slaveykov Regional Public Library  in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria


Working language of the conference: English


Deadline for papers submission: June 15, 2016  July 5, 2016

Submission of proposals for workshops and discussions: June 25, 2016

Notification of acceptance: July 31, 2016   August 10, 2016

Submission of final versions of papers: August 05, 2016   August 15, 2016


Call for papers