February 19, 2025. TOPIC 1.


  • Funding. Subsidies and grants. How do they cope with possible funding cuts? Virtual world vs. real world: major fundraising trends in the virtual world. The future of fundraising. Relations with sponsors and donors as a two-way street. How will the way they donate money change in the future?
  • Restoration. The problem of shortage of craftsmen with the knowledge to maintenance architectural heritage. New materials, innovative methods and successful creative experiments. The best practice of using advanced technologies and innovations for the conservation of architectural heritage. New methods of treatment of crack processing.
  • Destruction and maintenance problems of heritage buildings. Rotting wood, dampness and many other challenges, method of combating.
  • Building resilience: climate change mitigation and adaptation. Tools for monitoring the impacts of climate change such as artificial intelligence, drones and satellite data. Seismic resistance of architectural monuments: new technologies.
  • Culture and management. Interpretation and improvement. Management of castles, towers and fortresses. Monitoring the condition of the building to prevent much more serious problems from occurring.
  • Virtual reconstruction of architectural objects. Experience and perspectives of use. 3D model. Conservation of architectural heritage through 3D digitization. Advanced 3D modeling techniques.
  • Laser scanning. The use of ultrasound and other beams in rehabilitation of architectural heritage.
  • Information modeling as a method of condition monitoring of immovable monuments of culture.
  • Unmanned aerial vehicles and high-precision satellite positioning systems for constructing three-dimensional landscape models of architectural monuments.
  • Photogrammetry. Experience of implementation of the photogrammetry methods for the restoration of architectural monuments, renovation, repair and reconstruction.
  • Mapping of archaeological monuments using a geographic information system (GIS).
  • Digital archeology. Digital documentation of archaeological excavations and heritage artifacts. Using remote sensing to track changes in heritage sites.
  • Preservation of art works and interior items. Digitization. The role of the digital asset curator in developing digital strategies for heritage institutions. The role of the curator in developing digital strategies for heritage institutions.
February 19, 2025TOPIC 2.


  • Accessibility of historic buildings in practice. Challenges and recommendations for the installation of adaptation equipment in historical buildings.
  • Metaverse, VR and AR technologies. Applications in real time. Using virtual reality to bring historical experiences to life and evoke empathy. New technologies and multimedia content: immersive content.
  • Organizing virtual tours. Digital storytelling that enriches archaeological sites. Interactive technology, educational and entertainment content; using panoramic monitors, projectors, video sets. of digital content.
  • Visualisation in Archaeology. Gamification. Participation and analysis of the area during excavations. 3D games.
  • Social networks. Successful digital engagement programs with the public. Development of blogs, podcasts, computer games; activity in social networks.How to increase digital visits. Recommendations for improving a website. What are the best ways of staff training to help them produce and present digital content effectively?
  • Digital solutions for implementation and promotion of castle products: online stores, marketplaces, applications. Product update. Important questions related to organization and promotion.
  • Modern collaboration. Participation and collaboration between researchers institutions and civil society organizations in digital heritage projects. Bringing together heritage, arts, science and industry stakeholders. Cooperation of castles with universities, schools: key issues. Excursions, courses, training, summer schools for children and teenagers. Creation of interactive excursions using new technologies.