The Tenth International Conference on Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific HeritageDiPP2020 aims at presenting innovative results, research projects and applications in the field of digitisation, documentation, archiving, representation and preservation of global and national tangible and intangible cultural and scientific heritage. The main focus is to provide open access to digitised cultural heritage and to set up sustainable policies for its continuous digital preservation and conservation. The priority area is the digital presentation and preservation of cultural and historical objects under conditions of risk, including those from the Burgas region. The forum will demonstrate innovative technologies and prototypes, including digital repositories, digital archives, virtual museums and digital libraries, which result from established practices and achievements in the field. Representatives of public and specialised libraries, museums, galleries, archives, centres, both national and foreign research institutions and universities are invited to participate and exchange experiences, ideas, knowledge and best practices of the field.

There will also:

Workshop on Open Access to Scientific Publications, Data and Data Science, Bulgarian Open Science Cloud which will primarily focus on the following activities:

  • Open Access indicators;
  • Disseminate partners’ best practices;
  • Discuss research problems in the field;
  • Discuss the possibilities of establishing a network of open-access repositories;
  • Contribute to the problems of the harmonization of national legislation and practices; and
  • Discuss the possibilities of developing training courses for creators and managers of scientific digital repositories to ensure interoperability.

The Eleventh National Information Day: Open Science, Open Data, Open Access, Bulgarian Open Science Cloud



Presentations: 1234


Workshop on Virtual Museums and Their Educational Applications, organized in the frame of the Cultural Heritage, National Memory and Social Development National Research Program approved by DCM No 577 of  17 August 2018. Representatives of universities, memory and research institutions will participate and exchange experiences and best practices of the field. 

DiPP2020 co-organisers: Regional Academic Center of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences  Burgas, Regional Historical Museum – Burgas, Burgas Free University, Index Ltd.

DiPP2020 Conference: September 24–26, 2020

Location of the Event: Cultural Center "Sea Casiono", Burgas, Bulgaria

Working language of the conference: English

The DiPP2020 is organized under the patronage of UNESCO and the support of Burgas Municipality and National Scientific Fund (Contract No КП-06-МНФ/4/11.09.2020).


Important news!

Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage, vol. 8, 2018 and vol. 9, 2019 have been accepted and indexed in Web of Science and SCOPUS.

Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage, vol. 10 (DiPP2020 Proceedings) will be  also submitted for evaluation for its inclusion in Web of Science (Fully Covered Journal Proceedings) and SCOPUS (Conference Proceeding).


UPDATE: Covid-19 situation!

Since the first edition, DiPP has been held as an in-person conference. This year, DiPP is really concerned about the current health issues related to COVID-19 disease and your safety is our priority.

In response to travel and meeting difficulties eventually posed by the COVID-19, and taking into account that all risk of exposure should be minimized, DiPP2020 Committee has taken the decision to provide a virtual format and the registered delegates will be able to participate virtually as well as in-person.


Important dates!

Deadline submission of information about papers' title and authors: May 15, 2020  May 22, 2020

Deadline for papers submission: June 05, 2020,  June 10, 2020

Submission of proposals for workshops and discussions: June 01, 2020

Notification of acceptance: July 25, 2020

Submission of final versions of papers: July 30, 2020


Call for papers


DiPP2020 Proceedings

DiPP2020 Congratulatory Address from Acad. Veselin Drenski (Director of Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences)

DiPP2020 Congratulatory Address from Prof. Julian Revalski (President of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences) 

DiPP2020 Congratulatory Address from Mechtild Rössler (Director of the UNESCO World Heritage Centre)