Second International Congress
Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage

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On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we are pleased to invite you to attend the second International Congress on Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage, to be held in Seville, Spain. The congress is organized by the Spanish Network of Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage (TechnoHeritage).

The objective of the congress is to promote an interdisciplinary forum for discussion on all aspects of Cultural Heritage conservation, providing at the same time an up-to-date and comprehensive picture of the state-of-the-art of investigations.

The ultimate aims is to promote networking among European research teams facing Horizon 2020 and strengthen the foundation of scientific and technological research, overcoming the barriers of exchanging information on coordinated research applied to the protection of tangible Cultural Heritage in Europe.

The participation of researchers and professionals from the art-historyconservation- maintenance-restoration areas and the architectural-sciencesengineering areas will stimulate cooperation and integration between otherwise heterogeneous fields.

The official language of the Congress is English. One hundred oral communications of 20 minutes (up to a maximum of two per registered participant) will be accepted. Initially no posters will be accepted, unless the communications presented exceed 100. The conference proceedings will be published as pre-prints, and a copy of the volume will be included in the registration package of the full delegates upon arrival.


January 31th, 2014 – Deadline for hotel reservation at reduced prices. The hotel will apply the regular rates for reservations after 31th January. Reservation can be cancelled before June 15th, 2014 without charges. After June 15th one night will be charged.

February 15th – Final date for abstract submission, and preliminary registration

March 15th, 2014 – Definitive acceptation of communications

January 15th-April 30th, 2014 – Payment of registration fee

April 30th, 2014 – Deadline for submission of short papers (6 pages) to be included in the congress proceeding. Details of the template are attached.

Only submissions received before April 30th, 2014 and whose authors have paid the registration fee will be included in the proceedings. This deadline is absolutely strict.

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