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GCH 2023 : EUROGRAPHICS Workshop on Graphics and Cultural Heritage


When Sep 6, 2023 - Sep 8, 2023
Where Salento (Lecce, Italy)
Submission Deadline Apr 30, 2023
Notification Due Jun 1, 2023
Final Version Due Jun 15, 2023
Categories    graphics   cultural   heritage   computer graphics

Call For Papers

You are cordially invited to contribute to the 21st EUROGRAPHICS Workshop on Graphics and Cultural Heritage (GCH) which. GCH 2023 ( welcomes presentations of new research, projects, demonstrations and applications that demonstrate how computer graphics and other digital technologies are impacting cultural heritage research, preservation and dissemination and promoting sustainable cultural tourism. Specific sessions will be organised to seek new challenges and projects involving different stakeholders of the Heritage ecosystem. Hence, interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches are particularly welcome to the event.

The 21st Eurographics Workshop on Graphics and Cultural Heritage (GCH 2023) is organised in the astonishing location of Salento (Lecce, Italy), for the first time as a joint event and in co-location with XRSalento (XRSalento 2023), that will be organised from the 6th to the 8th of September.

A special interactive session will be held by the two conferences, jointly, dedicated to “XR for Cultural Heritage”, that will contribute to cross fertilisation among sectors. The events will run on site, with hybrid support only for registered attendees.

The entire 2023 joint event, including GCH and XR Salento is entitled “Salento Conference”.

Focus of this year’s forum, is to present and showcase new developments at the crossroad of AI technologies with Rendering, Reconstruction and advanced User Experience applications to CH.

Aim of EG GCH is to foster discussion between AI, Computer Vision, Computer Graphics and HCI researchers with a dedicated focus on applications for the Digital Cultural Heritage.

We encourage the community to participate to the panel discussion on hopes and worries about the adoption of AI and reconstruction technologies by scientists and practitioners in the field of Creative Industries and Cultural Heritage.

For the research community, GCH 2023 will provide an excellent scientific forum to exchange novel ideas and groundbreaking developments as well as to identify future research and application opportunities. For practitioners, GCH 2023 will provide a unique opportunity to feed into technical developments as well as to identify new techniques and ideas which can be transferred into practice.

Types of Contributions

The event seeks different types of contributions including:

Research papers: original and innovative research (maximum 10 pages inc. references)
Short papers: update of ongoing research activities or projects (maximum 4 pages inc. references)
Posters/Demonstrations: overview of activities or national/international
interdisciplinary projects (500 words abstract)
Panel sessions/Tutorials: for multidisciplinary/industry-oriented


Contributions are solicited within the following topics (but not limited to):

Digitisation of Cultural Heritage resources, such as 3D scanning, motion capture, multispectral imaging, X-ray, terahertz imaging
Semantic technologies for digital libraries
Material acquisition, reconstruction, preservation
AI-based view synthesis for ad-hoc 2d and 3d reconstruction
AI-based material reconstruction for rendering and presentation
General AI technologies that could be beneficial for eXtended Reality CH environments
Advanced Image Based Rendering techniques
Collaborative interactive eXtended and hybrid environments
Emotional and cognitive user experience design
Visualisation, AR and VR
Multi-modal and interactive environments
Spatial and mobile augmentation of physical collections
Digital fabrication, including 3D printing and smart objects for tangible interfaces
Virtual Museums and Digital Technologies / Applications for Museums
eXtended Reality Applications for Tangible or Intangible Heritage, following UNESCO classification

Important Dates




Full papers

April 30th

June 1st

June 15th

Short papers and Posters

April 30th

June 1st

June 15th

Sessions, Panels and Tutorials

April 30th

June 1st

August 10th

Interactive Demo

June 1st

September 1st

September 5th


Authors are invited to submit original work presenting fundamental research, practice and experience, or novel applications, in all areas of computer graphics and related topics therein.

Contributions shall be submitted through the SRM-submission system of the EG, which will open soon.

Papers must be written in English, must be anonymized, should not exceed 10 pages in length, and must be formatted according to the Eurographics Computer Graphics Forum publication guidelines. Accepted papers must be presented in English at GCH 2023. This event uses a double-blind reviewing approach, so please remove all personal data (such as authors, affiliations, etc.) from your submission. Reviewers are asked to keep confidential all materials sent to them for evaluation.

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