ARIADNEplus will feature prominently at CHNT in Vienna which runs from 10th-12th November. This year’s theme is Cultural Heritage NextGen: Innovative approaches in Documentation, Research, Management and Education.

On Friday the 11th November, Prof. Julian Richards, one of the Project Directors, will give the keynote speech. This is followed by a half day session entitled “Preservation of cultural heritage data: challenges and opportunities during the life cycle of archaeological data” (download the abstract) chaired by Julian and colleagues Edeltraud Aspöck and Guntram Geser from OEAW, Vienna. The project will also have a booth at Visitors Day (also the 11th) which opens from 14:00 onwards.

The provisional programme for the session is as follows:

1. ARIADNE infrastructure: Benefits and requirements of data providers

Guntram Geser, Austria

2. Toward standardised vocabularies for Norwegian archaeology

Espen Uleberg, Mieko Matsumoto, Alexis Pantos, Letizia Bonelli – Norway

3. The ARIADNE Mortuary Data Application Profile

Edeltraud Aspöck, Achille Felicetti, Maria Theodoridou – Austria, Italy & Greece


4. Following the Thread: Integrating SORAN’s Dataset Into ARIADNEplus

Yuichi Takata, Peter Yanase – Japan

5. The Aggregation of ROAD Data in the ARIADNE Pipeline: Pitfalls and Successes

Andrew W. Kandel, Zara Kanaeva, Miriam N. Haidle – Germany


6. Aggregating coin find data to the ARIADNE+ portal. Challenges of a specialist domain

David Wigg-Wolf, Anna-Lisa Pfeiffer, Karsten Tolle – Germany

7. Cypriot archaeology in the ARIADNE Portal: the aggregation of the Cypriot Medieval Coins and the Cypriot inscriptions’ collections

Valentina Vassallo – Cyprus

8. Prehistoric Mining Data for ARIADNE

Gerald Hiebel, Brigit Danthine, Manuel Scherer-Windisch – Austria


9. Joining It All Up: New research questions combining site and artefact data in ARIADNE

Julian Richards – United Kingdom

4. Integrating data on early medieval graves: Mapping the THANADOS database to the ARIADNE infrastructure with the ARIADNEplus Mortuary Data Application Profile

Edeltraud Aspöck, Stefan Eichert, Richards Nina – Austria

11. Preserving Heritage through Publishing Archives

Elizabeth Fentress, Stéphanie Satre, Agnès Tricoche – Italy & France

12. ARIADNEplus project: the Ottoman heritage in Dobruja, Romania

Radu-Alexandru Dragoman, Tiberiu Vasilescu, Iulian Bîrzescu – Romania









17:00 – 18:00



Location: Top 319 I Vienna City Hall