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Modelling, Interpretation and Alternate Representations:
Visualization technology, Heritage Buildings & Coastal Threats

Event 3

Workshop on Heritage Modelling and Visualization (Heritage Buildings & multivocality)

9-10 July 2009
St Fagans: National History Museum

St Fagans, Cardiff CF5 6XB.
Tel +44 (0)29 20573500

Two day open event (Cardiff, National History Museum, St Fagan’s). Discussion of issues of interest/concern to site managers and site visit. Discussion of current best practise visualization projects, application of modelling and visualization approaches. Development of new research questions.

St Fagans: National History Museum is one of Europe's foremost open-air museums representing the life and culture of Wales and situated in 100 acres of parkland.


  1. Programme
  2. Bursaries
  3. Travel Directions
  4. Registration
  5. Accommodation list <<<<

A. DRAFT Programme

The two-day programme will contain invited presentations along with discussion sessions and hands-on activities and brain-storming and a tour round St.Fagans.

New>> The draft programme is available here.

Speakers include:

Gerallt Nash (St. Fagans, Cardiff National History Museum)
"Recreating historic buildings".

Roberto Scopigno (The Institute of Information Science and Technologies (ISTI)

David Arnold (University of Brighton) TBC

Doug Toudhope (Glamorgan University)
"Semantic terminology services for cultural heritage - multivocality issues"

Susan Fielding (RCAHMW)

John Councell & John Littlewood (University of Wales Institute, Cardiff)

Robert Gittins (Bangor University)

B. Bursaries

A small number of bursaries are available to UK researchers to attend this event. The bursaries will cover all reasonable transport and accommodation costs and are available on application. The bursaries are targeted at Junior researchers (PHD students, Postdocs and Junior academics). These bursaries will be allocated on a first-come basis to those with appropriate background and situation (e.g., researching in a topic that is appropriate for the workshop).

The bursary available is normally up to a maximum of £150 - please apply early to ensure a place. Lunch and refreshments will be provided free of charge.

The Bursary Application FORM

Send the completed bursary application form to Jonathan C. Roberts by 25 July 2009.


C. Travel

Visiting by car/motorbike

Sign posted from junction 33 of the M4 motorway (follow road signs for the Museum of Welsh Life), with direct access from the A4232.

Car parking: £3.00 per car per day payable at Pay and Display points. A 12-month season ticket costing £15.00 is available from the Museum Reception. No charge is made for disabled badge holders or motorbikes.

There is also a cycle rack adjacent to the car park for anyone wishing to cycle to the museum.

Public Transport

Buses operate between Cardiff Central Bus Station (immediately outside Cardiff Central rail station) and St Fagans throughout the year. Buses Nos. 32 and 320 from Stand B3 to St Fagans at least hourly during the Museum's visiting hours (10am – 5pm daily), sometimes more frequently subject to seasonal variations.


St Fagans: National History Museum is located 4 miles west of Cardiff City Centre, just off the A4232.

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D. Registration

Please complete the booking form.

Please complete and return this form to Jonathan no later than the 3th July 2009 either by email or by post to Jonathan C. Roberts, Bangor University, School of Computer Science, Dean Street, Bangor, Gwynedd. LL57 1UT

Event attendance is free (covering refreshments and lunches), but attendance is limited so please book early.

Entry to the Museum is free, but there is a parking charge of £2.50/car.


E. Accommodation.

Please refer to the list below for information on local accommodation in Cardiff which you will need to book yourself if required.

Accommodation list <<<<