3rd International Conference in Green Conservation of Cultural Heritage

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Thursday, 10 October, 2019 to Saturday, 12 October, 2019
Deadline: 
Sunday, 28 April, 2019 - 00:00
Place: 
Porto

Call for Papers

The 3rd International Conference in Green Conservation of Cultural Heritage will take place between 10th and 12th October 2019, on the Universidade Católica Portuguesa in Porto. The event is co-organized by the Research Center for Science and Technology of the Arts - CITAR from the School of Arts and by the Center of Biotechnology and Fine Chemistry - CBQF from the School of Biotechnology, having as international partner the Italian association YOCOCU - Youth in Conservation of Cultural Heritage.

The International Conferences in Green Conservation of Cultural Heritage have been the main international forum for cross- disciplinary research on green conservation and cultural heritage aimed at more ecological and sustainable solutions.

The conference will consider topics including:

- Biotechnology applications to conservation and development of bio-based products;
- Green chemistry and nanotechnology for eco-friendly conservation;
- Feasibility of application of innovative methods, products and strategies;
- Sustainability in the conservation practice: successful and unsuccessful case studies;
- Sustainable conservation.

The 2019 Green Conservation Conference will be an opportunity to bring participants together from different areas, including professionals from all sectors of conservation and heritage management; cultural institutions; researchers and industry partners around a compelling and scientifically sound conference program for fruitful discussions on topics and case studies related to the conference themes.

The call for papers is now open at : https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=gc20190

Submission of abstracts has been extended to 28th April 2019.

For more information, check the conference website: http://artes.porto.ucp.pt/en/greenconservation2019