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ECAI uses time and space to enhance understanding and preservation of human culture

Upcoming Events

ECAI Workshop
in conjunction with
2015 PNC Annual Conference and Joint Meetings
September 27-29, 2015
University of Macau, Macau

Past Events

Integrating Advanced Infrastructure
and Scholarly Practices in the Humanities

ECAI Workshop
March 15th, 2015

in Conjunction with:
Global e-Infrastructure for Global Challenges
International Symposium on Grids and Clouds (ISGC) 2015
March 15 - 17th 2015
Academia Sinica,
Taipei, Taiwan

20th International Conference on
Virtual Systems & Multimedia

December 9th - 12th 2014
Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre (CMC),
City University of Hong Kong

ECAI Workshop -- Museums, Technology and Collaboration
in conjunction with
2014 PNC Annual Conference and Joint Meetings
October 20-23rd 2014
National Palace Museum,
Taipei, Taiwan

ECAI Workshop - Place to Context: Strategies for Cultural Data
October 13th 2014
In conjunction with:

The Age of Sensing
5th Annual International Conference on
Remote Sensing in Archaeology
October 13-15th 2014
Duke University,
Durham, North Carolina

ECAI Workshop - Atlas of Maritime Buddhism
UNDV 2014: United Nations Day of Vesak
May 7-11th, 2014
Bai-Dinh Convention Center
Ninh Binh Province, Vietnam

ECAI Workshop
CAA2014 : Computer Applications &
Quantitative Methods in Archaeology

April 22, 2014
Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne -
Institut d’art et d’archéologie
Paris, France

International Symposium on Grids
and Clouds (ISGC) 2014
ECAI Workshop
22 ~ 28 March 2014, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

2013 PNC Annual Conference and Joint Meetings
ECAI Cultural Atlas Consortium,
Maritime Buddhism Workshops

December 9-11th 2013
Kyoto University,
Kyoto, Japan

ECAI Maritime Buddhism Workshop
August 27-29th, 2013

University of Malaya,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

ECAI Workshop: Technical Aspects of
Cultural Heritage
& Seminar: Atlas of Maritime Buddhism

March 25, 2013
Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Nalanda Sriwijaya Centre, Singapore

ECAI Workshop: Cultural Atlas Consortium
In conjunction with TELDAP
March 15, 2013
Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

2012 PNC Annual Conference and Joint Meetings
December 7th - 9th 2012
ECAI & School of Information
UC Berkeley

From Space to Place Workshop
December 9th 2012
School of Information, UC Berkeley

ECAI Community

Participate in the ECAI community through twice yearly conferences and international working groups.

Research and Development

Collaborate to identify research topics and develop standards, best practices, and technical solutions.

ECAI Clearinghouse Entry Page

Search the ECAI Clearinghouse of cultural material which uses place and time as a common element.

ECAI Technical Infrastructure

ECAI technical infrastructure illustrates the vision of sharing distributed data and using time enabled mapping tools.

ECAI Technical Infrastructure

David Rumsey Map Collection -
Over 1500 georegistered historical maps and documents in the ECAI Clearinghouse

WorldMap with thumbnail images

Link to example projects or browse cultural atlases in Google Earth