[Gfoss] GNewArchaeology - 2nd Call for Papers & Labs

domenico giusti guiist a gmail.com
Lun 12 Set 2011 23:52:40 CEST

[Apologies for cross-posting]

Dear all,

This message is to advise you that the deadline has been moved forward to
the September 28th !

You still have some days to submit your own proposal for the upcoming
GNewArchaeology workshop[1].

The event will take place on the October 13th – 14th, 2011 at the Department
of Biologia ed Evoluzione of the University of Ferrara.

» something about the workshop

The GNewArchaeology workshop is part of a cultural project promoted and
organized by the students from the University of Ferrara and funded with the
Cultural Fund of the University of Ferrara. It follows the trail of projects
(ArcheoFOSS[2]) and communities more and more numerous. In Italy (and most
of all in Public University), it's of great importance to have a good
diffusion of these kind of projects, like parts of a greater cultural

The aim of the workshop is to create, with presentations, tutorials and
round tables, opportunities for meeting and debates about topics regarding
the use and dissemination of several free and open source software in the
public institutions and particularly in archaeological research processes.
The mornings will be devoted to an introductory approach to the FLOSS
Culture. Relations, debates, documentary’s projection, and distributions of
informative materials will be organized in collaboration with local Linux
User Group[3]. The afternoon will be more technical with talks, round-table
and tutorials about topics regarding FLOSS in archaeological research

» how to participate

The participation to the workshop is free.

All your proposal on any aspect of using free software in archaeological
research, creating, publishing and reusing open archaeological data, are
welcome. Major Topics include (but are not limited to):

# Introduction to FLOSS

# FLOSS in archaeology (tools for storage and processing, analysing,

# Open geospatial data

# Open Science and Open Data in Academic Research

The workshop will have several formats and ways in which you can

# Long presentation session (60 minutes)

# Short presentation session (15 to 30 minutes)

# Tutorials (60 to 120 minutes): you can present your topics or projects
doing pratical activities with a small group of people.

Official languages are: Italian / English

Accommodations for the speakers will be on charge of the organization.

» We are looking forward to your participation! If you want to take part to
the workshop, please, submit your own proposal here[4].

I hope to see you in Ferrara.

Best regards

The GNewArchaeology team

Università degli Studi di Ferrara

[1] http://www.gnewarchaeology.it/
[2] http://www.archeo.unina.it/archeofoss/
[3] http://ferrara.linux.it/
[4] http://www.gnewarchaeology.it/?page_id=243
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