The Microsoft Research Asia eHeritage workshop was held in Dunhuang, China, in June 2009. Approximately 50 computer scientists and domain experts shared, exchanged, and explored research ideas for future collaboration and promoted historical assets. The eHeritage workshop 2009 included Microsoft Research updates on related research developments, presentations of best practices from university faculty members, and group discussions.
The eHeritage workshop 2009 included updates from Microsoft Research on related research developments, presentations of best practices from university faculty members, and group discussions. In addition, attendees had the opportunity to visit Mogao Caves at Dun Huang—famous for their superior murals and castings, helping to bring to life the importance of "digitalizing the past for the future".
The ultimate aim of this workshop was to strengthen collaboration on eHeritage projects within the academic community and to provide in-depth information about eHeritage to university faculty, archeologists, artists, archivists, and Microsoft Research researchers.