ArcheoFOSS 2020
About us

Scientific committee

  • Luca Bezzi, ArcTeam. Cles (TN)
    luca.bezzi@arc-team.com
    • Independent researcher and member of ArcTeam, Cles (TN)
    • Founder of the ArcheoFOSS conference
    • Expert and developer of software and hardware solutions for archaeological research
  • Paola Buzi, Sapienza University of Rome
    paola.buzi@uniroma1.it
    • Full Professor of Egyptology and Coptic Civilization at Sapienza University of Rome
    • Honorary Professor of Egyptology at Hamburg University
    • PI of the ERC Advanced Project ‘PAThs’ Tracking Papyrus and Parchment Paths An Archaeological Atlas of Coptic Literature, the most important open data portal dedicated to the history and archaeology of late ancient and medieval Egypt.
  • Elena Calandra, MiBACT. Rome
    ic-archeo@beniculturali.it
    • MiBACT, Director of Service II - Excavations and Protection of the Archaeological Heritage, Directorate General for Archaeology, Fine Arts and Landscape
    • Director ad interim of the Central Institute for Archaeology
  • Marco Callieri, CNR-ISTI. Rome
    marco.callieri@isti.cnr.it
    • First Researcher at the Visual Computing Lab, CNR-ISTI, Pisa
    • Field of research: 3D Computer Graphics applied to cultural heritage
    • Open MeshLab and 3DHOP software developer
  • Enzo Cocca, ISMEO. Rome
    enzo.ccc@gmail.com
    • Member ISMEO (International Association of Mediterranean and Oriental Studies)
    • GIS consultant for the Honor Frost Foundation (Southampton) for which he is in charge of data management of maritime and land archaeological surveys in Lebanon.
    • Through the HFF it also collaborates with the EAMENA project (Endangered Archaeology in the Middle East and North Africa).
    • Developer Pyarchinit
    • HFF-system survey developer
  • Andrea D’Andrea, L’Orientale University of Naples
    dandrea@unior.it
    • University of Naples L’Orientale.
    • Director of the Interdepartmental Centre for Archaeology Services of the University of Naples L’Orientale
    • Director of the Archaeological Mission in Abou Ghurab (Cairo, Egypt) in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and University of Naples L’Orientale
  • Benjamin Ducke, DAI. Berlin
    benjamin.ducke@dainst.de
    • Director of the Department of Information Technology - German Archaeological Institute (DAI), Berlin Headquarters
    • Responsible for the development and implementation of Open Source software for archaeology and the research infrastructure of the Institute (iDAI.world).
    • His areas of interest are spatial and statistical analysis, geographical information systems, spatial data infrastructures, remote sensing, 3D modelling, sensor data, predictive models in the archaeological field.
  • Gabriele Gattiglia, University of Pisa
    gabriele.gattiglia@unipi.it
    • Researcher of Archaeological Research Methodologies at the University of Pisa
    • ArchAIDE Project Coordinator
    • Deputy director of the MAPPA project
  • Antonella Guidazzoli, CINECA. Bologna
    a.guidazzoli@cineca.it
    • CINECA and University of Bologna
    • Head of VISIT (Visual Information Technology) Lab CINECA
  • Anna Marras, University of Turin
    am.marras@gmail.com
    • University of Turin
    • AVICOM Board
    • Coordinator of the ICOM Digital Technologies Commission Italy
    • Vice-President of the Torino+ Accessible Culture Association
  • Paola Moscati, CNR. Rome
    paola.moscati@cnr.it
    • CNR, Research Manager at ISPC
    • Since 1990 he has directed the magazine “Archaeology and Calculators”.
    • Founding member of the International Academy of Humanities Computing and Digital Humanities
    • Scientific director of the international research project “The history of archaeological informatics”, conducted in agreement with the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei
    • She has supported the ArcheoFOSS conference since its inception, hosting the Proceedings of numerous editions in the journal “Archeology and Calculators”.
  • Antonella Negri, ICCD. Rome
    antonella.negri@beniculturali.it
    • Central Institute for Catalogue and Documentation (ICCD) - Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism (MiBACT)
    • Architect officer, responsible for the “General Catalogue Quality Service” and contact person for the General Catalogue Information System (SIGECweb)
  • Silvia Orlandi, Sapienza University of Rome
    silvia.orlandi@uniroma1.it
    • Associate Professor of Epigraphy at Sapienza. University of Rome
    • Director of the Epigraphic Database of Rome (EDR)
  • Sofia Pescarin, CNR. Bologna
    sofia.pescarin@cnr.it
    • CNR and University of Bologna; former head of “Virtual Heritage: integrated digital technologies for the knowledge, enhancement and communication of cultural heritage through virtual reality systems”.
    • Chief Editor since 2017 of “Elsevier Digital Application in Archaeology and Cultural Heritage” (DAACH)
    • She has coordinated and followed numerous projects in the “Virtual Heritage” sector
  • Alessandro Pintucci, Archaeologist
    alessandro.pintucci@gmail.com
    • Archaeologist
  • Serena Sensini, Tor Vergata University of Rome
    serena.sensini@gmail.com
    • Roma Tre University
    • It deals with open source libraries for education and dissemination
    • Founder of @LugRomaTre
    • Developer Python and Pyarchinit
  • Mirella Serlorenzi, MiBACT. Rome
    mirella.serlorenzi@beniculturali.it
    • MiBACT officer
    • Since 2007 he has been directing and coordinating the SITAR (Sistema Informativo Territoriale Archeologico di Roma) project of the Soprintendenza Speciale Archeologia Belle Arti e Paesaggio di Roma, for the creation of the first archaeological cadastre of the City. - He edited the acts of the VII Edition ArcheoFOSS
  • Valeria Vitale, Pelagios Commons. London
    valeria.vitale@sas.ac.uk
    • University of London
    • Pelagios Commons Education Director
    • 3D Expert for Cultural Heritage and Linked Open Data

Organizing committee

  • Julian Bogdani, Sapienza University of Rome
  • Emanuel Demetrescu, VHLab, CNR-ISPC Rome
  • Sara Gonizzi Barsanti, Politecnico di Milano
  • Saverio G. Malatesta, DigiLab, Sapienza University of Rome
  • Luca Mandolesi, adArte Srl. Rimini
  • Riccardo Montalbano, University of Pisa
  • Augusto Palombini, CNR, Rome
  • Paolo Rosati, Sapienza University of Rome