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Editorial Practices and the Web funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation


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

Upcoming Events

Heritage and Cultural Conservation  - Digital and Physical
ECAI / ApSTi Workshop

In conjunction with
ISGC 2018
March 18th, 2018
Academia Sinica, Taiwan

ECAI Workshop

In conjunction with

PNC 2018 Annual Conference and Joint Meetings
held jointly with the Digital Heritage 2018 Conference
held by VSMM Society

October 26-30th, 2018
San Francisco, California

Past Events

In conjunction with

PNC 2017 Annual Conference and Joint Meetings
November 7-9th, 2017
National Cheng Kung Univ,Tainan, Taiwan

ECAI Workshop
Atlas of Maritime Buddhism, Digital Humanities
Support Technology, Cultural Mapping,
Text Translation and Analysis
In conjunction with
Global Challenges:
From Open Data to Open Science

March March 5-10th, 2017
Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

ECAI Atlas of Maritime Buddhism Workshop
In conjunction with
(888) 285-3056
October 17th-24th, 2016
Sunway University
Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

ECAI Workshop
Cultural Heritage, Data, Technology and Reality
In conjunction with
Does Data Construct Reality
PNC 2016 Annual Conference and Joint Meetings
August 16-18th, 2016
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California

(318) 808-3986
In conjunction with
Ubiquitous e-infrastructures and Applications
International Symposium on Grids and Clouds
(ISGC) 2016

March March 13-18th, 2016
Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

ECAI Workshop
Culture, Technology, and Collaboration
PNC 2015 Annual Conference and Joint Meetings

September 27-29, 2015
University of Macau, Macau

ECAI Workshop
Integrating Advanced Infrastructure
and Scholarly Practices in the Humanities

March 15th, 2015
In conjunction with
Global e-Infrastructure for Global Challenges
International Symposium on Grids and Clouds
(ISGC) 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
PNC 2014 Annual Conference and Joint Meetings
October 20-23rd 2014
National Palace Museum, Taipei, Taiwan


ECAI Data Portal - a collaborative project between ECAI and Academia Sinica providing access to Cultural Atlases and datasets.


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 Technical Infrastructure

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

WorldMap with thumbnail images

Link to example projects or browse cultural atlases in Google Earth