07.09.202308.09.2023 | 09.09.2023 | 10.09.2023

DiPP2022 Conference Place: Regional Library "Peyo Yavorov" – Burgas (41, “St. St. Kiril and Metodiy” Str.), Bulgaria


10:00-18:00 Registration

10:30-11:30 Official Press Conference 

12:30-13:30 DiPP2023 Opening Ceremony and Official Greetings

13:30-16:00 Conference Session 1.

Chair: Detelin Luchev, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Invited Talk:

Sevdalina Turmanova – Regional Academic Centers and Their Role for Digitization of the Cultural and Historical Heritage of the Black Sea Region

Radovesta Stewart – Aquae Calidae - New Museum Exposition Based on Various Digitalization Methods

Ivan Kratchanov, Dimitar Minev – Towards an Augmented Reality Game for Learning about Ivan Vazov's Literary Works

Radovesta Stewart, Colin Stewart – Digital Approaches for the Presentation of Tourist Sites with Historical Significance

Mariya Monova-Zheleva, Yanislav Zhelev, Michela Tramonti, Alden M. Dochshanov – Fostering the Development and Implementation of Digital Learning Strategies for Digitization in Schools


16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-19:00 Conference Session 2.: The 14th National Information Day: Open Science, Open Data, Open Access, Bulgarian Open Science Cloud

Chair: Peter Stanchev, Kettering University and Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Peter Stanchev, Yanita Zherkova, Hristiyaniya Klisarova, Jordan Iliev, Radoslav Pavlov, Georgi Simeonov – The 14th National Information Day: Open Science, Open Data, Open Access, Bulgarian Open Science Cloud

Yanita Zherkova – The New National Program to Stimulate Open Science

Aneta Karaivanova – EOSC Related European Projects: Bulgarian Participation

Emanouil Atanassov – Bulgarian Competence Centre in High Performance Computing

Jordan Iliev – Publishing Content on the Bulgarian Portal for Open Science: Trends and Perspectives


It will focus on the following topics:

  • Bulgarian roadmap for open science.
  • Stimulation of publication activity in respectable international scientific journals and open access to scientific information.
  • Bulgarian portal for open science and the national repository.
  • Institutional repositories and other e-infrastructures.
  • FAIR data requirements and tools.
  • Transformative agreements with publishers.
  • Open Data.
  • Open Sources.
  • Open Access Indicators.
  • Best Practices.
  • Contribute to the problems of the Harmonization of National Legislation and Practices

20:00 – Official Dinner


09:00-18:00 – Registration

09:00-11:00 Conference Session 3.

Chair: Desislava Paneva-Marinova, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Invited Talk:

Petya Osenova – The Role of Language Technologies in Digital Humanities (The Case of Parliamentary Debates)

Marta Riparante, Milena Davidović – The Case Study of the Serbian Copyist Ioan. On the Development of a Scientific Method for South Slavonic Palaeography

Maria Teresa Artese, Isabella Gagliardi – Unsupervised Creation of Semantic Graphs to Navigate Intangible Cultural Heritage Using Transformers

Maria Teresa Artese, Isabella Gagliardi, Mattia Fortunati, Tiziana Pasciuto – Storytelling and Gaming Tools for Easy Immersive Fruition of Intangible Heritage

Michela Tramonti, Alden M. Dochshanov, Fabrizio Casadio – Digital Storytelling Approach for Environmental Challenges and the Early School Leaving Prevention


11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30-13:00 Conference Session 4.: Workshop “Promoting the Green Transition through University Education on Green Standards”

Chairs: Mariya Monova-Zheleva, Yanislav Zhelev, Diana Sabotinova, Burgas Free University

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:30 Conference Session 5.

Chair: Zsolt László Márkus, Institute for Computer Science and Control (SZTAKI), Hungary

Yavor Dankov, Andjela Dankova – Educational Video Games as Tools for Raising Awareness of the Protection and Preservation of Cultural Heritage

Yavor Dankov – The Design Process of Educational Video Games in Cultural Heritage

Ivet B. Koleva, Borislav R. Yoshinov, Radoslav R. Yoshinov – Electronic Repository of Educational Materials on the Topics “Rehabilitation in Post-COVID” and “Neurorehabilitation in Neuro-COVID”: Structure of the Course and Analysis of Learners’ Opinion

Radoslav R. Yoshinov, Borislav R. Yoshinov, Ivet B. Koleva – Digital Health: A Web-based Repository with Back School Recommendations and Exercises against Paravertebral Pain (with a Comparative Study of the Opinions of Responders of Different Generations)


16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-19:00 Conference Session 6.

Chair: Alexander I. Iliev, SRH University, Germany and Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Invited Talk:

Marco Scarpa, Marta Riparante, Desislava Paneva-Marinova – Online Database of 14th Century South Slavonic Manuscripts. Research Results and Perspectives

Emanuela Mitreva, Alexandra Nikolova, Vladimir Georgiev, Ani Gigova – Personalization Approaches for Cultural Heritage Study

Rosen Ivanov, Victoria Velkova – Tangible and Personalized Smart Museum Application

Evgeniya Nikolova, Mariya Monova-Zheleva, Yanislav Zhelev – University Readiness for Inclusive Digital Education in Industry 4.0 Era: Survey Results

Julie Agrain, Antoine Poulain, Adélaïde Albouy-Kissi – Representing and Creating 3D Bobbin Lace

Daniela Pavlova, Irena Peteva, Ivanka Pavlova – Cultural Heritage through the Lens of e-Governance



09:00-18:00 – Registration

09:00-11:00 Conference Session 7.: Second Information Day: Research Infrastructure Services in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Chairs: Desislava Paneva-Marinova, Radoslav Pavlov, Detelin Luchev, Maxim Goynov, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences


  • Bulgarian National Research e-Infrastructures;
  • Bulgarian National Interdisciplinary Research e-Infrastructure for Resources and Technologies in Favor of the Bulgarian Language and Cultural Heritage, Part of the EU Infrastructures CLARIN and DARIAH (CLaDA-BG);
  • Current developments of CLaDA-BG infrastructural components and services. Implementations.

Maxim Goynov, Detelin Luchev, Desislava Paneva-Marinova, Silvia Najdenova, Lubomir Zlatkov, Lilia Pavlova, Evita Pilege – Digital Revival of the Bulgarica Collection of the Central Library of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Margaret Dimitrova, Maxim Goynov, Konstantin Rangochev, Detelin Luchev, Gita Senka – “Encyclopaedia Slavica Sanctorum” Ten Years Later: Main Trends and Questions


11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30-13:00 Conference Session 8.

Chair: Petya Osenova, Sofia University

Invited Talk:

Zsolt László Márkus, Gizella Börcsök, Róbert Z. Nagy, Krisztián Vollmuth, András J. Molnár, György Szántó, Tibor Szkaliczki, Miklós Veres, Zsolt Weisz – Revival and Multiplatform Presentation of Forgotten Religious Heritage Sites in the Project Named “Sacred Past”

Veneta Tabakova-Komsalova, Asya Stoyanova-Doycheva, Alexander Petrov, Laska Kostadinova-Tzankova – An Approach to Data Representation and Processing of Knowledge from the Bulgarian Folklore

Dimitrina Popova – Digital Reconstruction of Lost Architectural Heritage on the Case Study of Two 19th Century Houses

Dušan Tatić, Radomir S. Stanković, Marko Jovanović, Jovan Stojanović – Application of Geolocation Module in the Electronic Multimedia Guide


13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 16:00 Conference Session 9.

Chair: Mariya Monova-Zheleva, Burgas Free University

Invited Talk:

Daina Valeine – Academic Institutional Repositories for Studies, Research and Preservation of Scientific Heritage 

Invited Talk:

Galina Bogdanova, Todor Todorov, Nikolay Noev – Model of Taxonomy for Accessibility Ontology

Irena Peteva, Daniela Pavlova, Ivanka Pavlova – The Impact of Cloud Technologies on Preserving and Promoting Cultural Identity

Alexander I. Iliev – Benefits and Security Challenges of Big Data Analytics

Emanouil Atanassov, Todor Gurov, Aneta Karaivanova – Towards Effective Bulgarian Competence Centre in High Performance Computing – Service Portfolio and Competences


16:00-16:30 Coffee Break


09:00-11:00 Conference Session 10.

Chair: Yanislav Zhelev, Burgas Free University

Alden M. Dochshanov, Michela Tramonti – The Design and Implementation of an Open-source Programmable Bot for Educational Purposes

Evita Pilege – Career Guidance Model for Digital Transformation in the Cultural and Creative Industries

Todor Todorov, Shpend Lutfiu – Intellectual Property Protection of Digital Cultural Heritage

Todor Todorov, Pajtim Vela – Usage of Digitised Scientific Resources in Educational Institutions


11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:30 DiPP2023 Closing Ceremony