GCA Online Workshop – Heritage preservation and technology in preservation

Cyark scan

Cyark scan
This session will be conducted by Justin Barton, Chief Technology Advocate at the Cyark foundation.

Spurred by the Taliban’s destruction of the 1600-year-old Bamiyan Buddhas in Afghanistan, CyArk was founded in 2003 to ensure heritage sites are available to future generations, while making them uniquely accessible today. CyArk operates internationally as a 501(c)3 non profit organization with the mission of using new technologies to create a free, 3D online library of the world’s cultural heritage sites before they are lost to natural disasters, destroyed by human aggression or ravaged by the passage of time.
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Agenda –
– Introduction to Heritage Preservation
* traditional/historic methods
* modern methods of GPS/Total Stations
* advanced modern methods of Photogrammetry, Laser Scanning
– CyArk
* history/founding
* global mission
* efforts toward technology/skill transfer and education partnerships
* CyArk 500 Challenge
– Q&A
* including input on photogrammetry pilot idea

Watch live below –

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    GoUNESCO is a UNESCO supported umbrella of initiatives that make heritage fun! Currently these include global travel challenges, a student program, Go Heritage Runs and 'Make Heritage Fun!' events.

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