Wednesday, 30 January 2013

Workshops, walks and much more...

There will be a diverse range of hand-on workshops and digital demonstrations again at this years Digital Past. Thursday morning offers the opportunity to get to grips with LiDAR, laser scanning or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in hands-on workshops, learn about audio-trails and latest developments of the Peoples Collection Wales and much more.

90 minute workshops
  • An Introduction to LiDAR for Beginners - Dr Oliver Davis of the Royal Commission will take people, step by step, through the process of loading, viewing and basic manipulation of LiDAR data.
  • STELLAR - Ceri Binding of the University of Glamorgan will lead a workshop to explain the technologies and demonstrate new tools for non-specialist users to map and extract their own archaeological datasets. 
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles - Peter Holland and Jared Pogmore from Korec will be demonstrating UAV's and dicussing their use for heritage sites.
  • Tech on the Trail: Monmouthpedia - Michael Booth of Monmouth CC will lead a walk around the town, showing the QR trail and discussing the practical pro's and cons' of the Monmouthpedia project.
40 minute workshops

  • Terrestrial laser scanning - Paul Burrows from Leica Geosystems will give a hands on demonstration of laser scanning a building, looking at downloading data and discussing the advantages and outputs of point cloud data.
  • Heritage Lottery Funding - Stepehn Barlow will discuss the range of funding streams available from the HLF for heritage projects, focusing particularly on their new policy for making content digitally available.
  • People's Collection Wales - Tom Pert of the Royal Commission and Carys Morgan, National Library Wales, will be giving updates on the Peoples Collection and demonstrating how to make your data accessiable via the PCW website.
  •  Audiotrails - Dan Boys of Audio Trails Ltd will lead people step by step through the process of commissioning audio trails and e-trails.
Full timetable

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