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Conference on stone and earthen architectural heritage

From: Stefan Simon <s.simon<-at->
Date: Thursday, April 18, 2013
ICOMOS-ISCS International Conference on Conservation of Stone and
    Earthen Architectural Heritage
Kongju National University
Gongju, Republic of Korea
May 20-23, 2014

ICOMOS-ISCS is the International Scientific Committee for Stone from
ICOMOS. The ISCS' purpose is to promote the knowledge and the
preservation of inorganic porous building materials, such as natural
and artificial stone conservation. The International Conference will
take place on May 20-23, 2014 in Gongju, Korea and will be hosted by
Kongju National University. The International Conference Committee
is delighted to invite you to the ICOMOS-ISCS International
Conference-2014 and looks forward to welcoming you.

Scope: The purpose of the International Conference is to provide a
forum for scientists, conservators, owners of cultural heritage
properties and other experts who are involved in cultural heritage
preservation. The focus will be all scientific and technological
studies and inquiries related to conservation and restoration of
stone and earthen heritage constructed of stones, unfired clay and
soil based materials. This conference will be organized with the
cooperation of ISCEAH (International Scientific Committee on Earthen
Architectural Heritage from ICOMOS) and ISCARSAH (International
Scientific Committee on the Analysis and Restoration of Structures
of Architectural Heritage).

Topics

    Material structure and properties and mechanical
    characterization

    Deterioration of stone and earthen architectural heritage

    New and traditional technologies for nondestructive and minimal
    invasive tests for documentation, diagnosis and monitoring

    Environmental assessment and preventive conservation measures of
    stone and earthen architectural heritage

Program

    Day 1 and 2: Conference
    Day 3 and 4: Excursion

Working Language: The official language of the conference is
English. Note kindly that no simultaneous translation will be
provided.

Call for Abstracts

Abstracts of maximum 300 words (PDF or .doc file) can be submitted
directly to iscs2014<-at->kongju<.>ac<.>kr

Papers: In this conference, attendants can select oral or poster
presentation. Papers for oral presentation and posters will be
peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published in proceedings.
Paper format, template and submission information can be obtained
from the conference website in due course. Best papers will be
recommended for oral presentation.

Key Dates

    Aug. 1, 2013
    Deadline for submission of abstracts

    Sep. 15, 2013
    Notification of acceptance of abstract

    Dec. 31, 2013
    Deadline for submission of papers for review

    Feb. 15, 2014
    Notification of acceptance of papers

    Mar. 15, 2014
    Dead line for submission of revised papers and announcement of
    preliminary program

    May 20-21, 2014
    Conference meeting

    May 22-23, 2014
    Conference excursion

Fees:

    Early-bird registration (until March 15, 2014): US$ 300.-
    Registration (after March 15, 2014):            US$ 350.-
    Student reduced fee:                            US$  70.-

Venue: The International Conference will be held at Kongju National
University, Gongju, Republic of Korea

Excursion

    Program 1:  Ancient Baekje Kingdom Tour Gongju, Buyeo, Iksan,
                Seosan and Sejong Cities

    Program 2:  Old Capitals Tour Seoul and Gyeongju

Local Organization

    Mancheol Suh
    President of Kongju National University, Korea ICOMOS-Korea

    Chan Hee Lee
    Professor of Kongju National University, Korea ICOMOS-Korea

    Takeshi Ishizaki
    Vice President of ICOMOS-ISCS, Deputy Director General of
    National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Tokyo

Contact

    Dr. Jiyoung Kim
    General Secretary
    Department of Cultural Heritage Conservation Sciences, Kongju
    National University
    Gongju 314-701
    Republic of Korea
    +82 41 858 9004
    Fax: +82 41 858 9005
    iscs2014<-at->kongju<.>ac<.>kr

Prof. Dr. Stefan Simon
President ICOMOS ISCS


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Received on Thursday, 18 April, 2013

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