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Once upon a time... in the Future

16 June | 09:00 - 16:00

PHIVE (Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme)

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Hybrid: Online and Reykjavik, Iceland

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This conference on digital promotion and preservation of heritage will be held in Reykjavik 16th June 2022 as the final event in the project PHIVE (Promoting and preserving heritage in virtual environments) which is funded by the Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme. 

At the conference there will be talks about virtual heritage and the future of heritage in virtual worlds dicussed in various sessions. Participants will be able to learn about new technical solutions and outputs from different projects and organisations. Innovative projects in gaming and experience industry that build on cultural heritage will get the change to present their products onsite.

Conference agenda

9:00 - 11:30 Auðarsalur in Veröld (University of Iceland)

Opening speech by the president of Iceland, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson.

Keynote lectures

11:30 - 13:00 - Veröld (University of Iceland)

Project presentations

Demonstrations of technology

13:00 - 15:00 Halls Veröld and the National Museum

Sessions with presentations and panel discussion.

  • Virtual reality and digital reconstructions
  • Immersive storytelling
  • Digital preservation, community engagement, and crowdsourcing
  • Virtual museums, virtual tours and tourism
  • Game-based approach to heritage

15:30 - 16:00 Auðarsalur in Veröld (University of Iceland)

Closing remarks