(Van Lang Heritech, 2022) 



On its 2nd Van Lang International Conference on Heritage and Technology, 2022 will be organized by Van Lang University –International Cooperation and Scientific Research Department in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The University aims to be the international heart of Art and Restoration in relation to Material Science, Sustainable Architecture for Cultural Heritage, Digital Heritage, Environmental Engineering and Management, and Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence and Communication Technology, Bioscience as well as a forum for meeting and discussion with the experts, industry operators and enthusiasts around the world. The Conference will be a significant opportunity to exchange ideas between researchers and companies for the promotion of productive excellence and technological evolution to the greater use of culture for younger sections of the population and specialization in the educational field of graduates and PhD students. The conference will create a platform for debates on the issues related to the new era of green technology in the innovative digital heritage transformation of the world and development.

Call for Paper Topics

Materials science

Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Chemical and Physical advancement in the development of new materials and methods for the conservation/restoration of CH
  • Future trends    in    conservation    and    restoration    technology:    biotechnology, nanotechnology, tailored materials, physical technologies
  • Assessment of effectiveness, compatibility, reversibility of new conservation treatments and methods
  • Methods and instruments for the conservation diagnosis and treatments
  • Nanomaterials and novel technologies for restoration

Sustainable architecture for cultural heritage

Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Built cultural heritage and sustainable urban development
  • Smart materials for architecture and cultural heritage
  • Governance for the enhancements of the cultural heritage as key element for sustainable urban strategies

Digital heritage

Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Virtual museums
  • Methods and systems for enhancing heritage fruition and storytelling
  • New methods for Education on art, conservation and restoration
  • Applications: document image processing and analysis, ancient photograph digital processing, ancient paper digital processing. Automatic understanding of writing and/or symbols on ancient documents
  • Systems, methods and applications for measurement, analysis and understanding of artistic artefacts
  • Ubiquitous and remote access to digital cultural heritage
  • 4D Reconstruction of Tangible Cultural Heritage
  • Multimedia, Multilingual, Data Management, Archiving
  • Archaeological Analysis and Interpretive Design
  • Innovative solutions for the consolidation, dissemination, demonstration and exploitation of results, training and education related to the tangible and intangible CH (including open access to scientific results in cultural heritage as well as their preservation)
  • Systems, Methods and applications for Virtual and Digital Restoration
  • 3D scanning, image scanning, remote sensing and non-contact and non-destructive methods
  • Rural / urban regeneration based on cultural heritage
  • Cultural Tourism & Travel Applications

Environmental Engineering and Management

Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Land use management and spatial modelling
  • Human health and pollution in the total environment
  • Nature-based and ecosystem-based adaptation to climate change
  • Balancing development and conservation agendas
  • Artificial Intelligence in hydrological and hydrodynamic modelling
  • Environmental migration, gender and the food-water-energy nexus
  • Innovations in adapting to water scarcity in Mekong delta
  • Climate change adaptation for sustainable development
  • Water reuse technology, wastewater and solid waste treatment

Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Information Technology and Communication Technology

Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Computational science
  • Computational heat and mass transfer
  • Computational optimization
  • IT, computer science and software engineering
  • Robotics & AI
  • Recent advances in AI theory and its applications
  • Deep learning, machine learning on information and signal processing
  • AI in ubiquitous mobile wireless communications
  • AI-based network transmission and traffic scheduling
  • AI for security in communication networks
  • AI-based network intelligence for IoT
  • Recent advances in AI theory and its applications
  • Digital Twin for Industry 4.0, structural health monitoring, bioengineering, building information modelling (BIM)
  • Building physics
  • 5G systems and technologies
  • Infrastructure and Platforms for Digital Transformation
  • Learning Analytics in Education

Travel and Tourism

Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • GIS Applications in Tourism
  • Digital Marketing applied to Tourism and Travel
  • Artificial intelligence and Sustainable Technology in Tourism
  • Mobile technologies applied to sustainable Tourism
  • Geo-tagging and Tourism Mobility
  • Smart Tourism Destinations