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[27-29 May 2013, France] Information systems for Archaeology and Cultural Heritage



The application of information systems in the recording and dissemination of information has become one of the main fields of contemporary interdisciplinary research. Through case studies, the workshop will examine and evaluate the effectiveness and durability of different systems employed during the last few decades. Furthermore, the workshop will deal with the application of innovative methods and the development of a variety of tools for organizations involved in the archaeological research and in the management of cultural heritage : computer generated images 2D & 3D, GIS, multilingual and pictorial databases, digital resources and accessible databases on the Web.

Location: Nanterre (France)

Dates: 27th – 29th of May 2013

Organisers: University of Paris Ouest Nanterre, UMR Archéologies et Sciences de l’Antiquité, Maison René Ginouvès, Archéologie – Ethnologie

Scientific coordinator: Prof. Anne-Marie Guimier-Sorbets, University of Paris Ouest Nanterre

Number of participants: This training course is limited to 50 participants. Registration to the course is obligatory

Contact person: Virginie Fromageot-Lanièpce, emai:

For the training course PROGRAMME, please click HERE

Practical Information

Access to the University of Nanterre using Public transports :

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You take a Rail link (RER), line A, at the Station "Chatelet / Les Halles" or “Auber”, direction Saint-Germain-en-Laye, and you get down at "Nanterre University" (on the map, red line). Count fifteen minutes for this. If you are near to Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame, you take the RER, line B and you get down at the Station "Chatelet / Les Halles" (on the map, blue line).

Means of Transport from and to Paris Airports :

A Rail link (RER) between Charles de Gaulle Airport – T2 and Paris (Gare du Nord, Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame, Denfert-Rochereau). A free CDGVal shuttle connects the stations with the airport terminals. Approx. CDG-Châtelet-Les-Halles : 30 minutes.

At Orly airport use Orlyval, a light rail transit line that connects the airport with Antony RER Station, then take the RER to come in Paris : Orly – Antony: 8 minutes, Orly – Paris center: 30 minutes.

Other solution : Roissybus or Orlybus, stop at Paris-Opera, connection with metro and RER A (Station Auber)

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Please also CLICK on the following links for more information on transportation in Paris *Paris Public Transport
*Rapid Transit System Serving Paris

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