2nd International Workshop on Heritage Stones
5th-7th / 10 / 2021, Torino, Italy - Politecnico di Torino (Castello del Valentino Salone d’Onore), Università di Torino (Rettorato) - Flyer_HS (2,14 MB)
Following the I Workshop on Heritage Stones in Salamanca in October 2018, Torino (Politecnico and University) will host the II International Workshop on Heritage Stones 2021, supported by the IUGS Heritage Stone Sub commission. Three days of seminars, round tables and field trips will be organized to promote the heritage stones and their proper preservation, thanks to the participation of scientific experts and young researchers.
Oral presentations will be selected by the scientific committee among the received abstracts.
The participation of young researchers (minor than 35) is recommended in order to encourage the working session among Heritage Young Researchers.
Day 1 - at POLITO Castello del Valentino - Salone d’Onore
8.30 - 9.30: Registration
9.30 - 10.00: Welcome Speech
10.00 - 10.40: Keynote “The red imperial porphyry: the history of use, quarries and petrology of the most important and ubiquitous stone of antiquity” - Lorenzo Lazzarini
10.40 - 11.00: Coffee break
11.00 - 12.45: Working session - Heritage Stones from Europe: Case studies
12.45 - 14.00: Light lunch
14.00 - 16.00: Working session - Historical quarries: uses, protection, regulatory limits, resources
16.30 - 18.30: TourinStones (geoturistic field trip in Turin)
19.00: Networking aperitif-dinner
Day 2 - at UNITO Rettorato
10.00 - 13.00: Egyptian Museum visit
13.00 - 14.00: Light lunch
14.00 - 14.30: Keynote “The latest state of the art in diagnostic, recording, monitoring and management of stone cultural heritage” - Alenka Mauko Pranjić
14.30 - 16.30: Working session – Heritage stones worldwide: state of the arts and representative samples from Asia, Africa, America, Oceania
16.30 - 17.00: Coffee break
17.00 - 17.30: Poster session
17.30 - 18: Conclusions
Vicoforte sanctuary field trip and historical quarries visit
The Organizing Committee of the II International Workshop on Heritage Stones has the pleasure to inform the scientific community about the Resources Policy - Virtual Special Issue, titled "Natural Stones and Cultural Heritage promotion and preservation", with the aims to collect scientific and interdisciplinary papers focused on topics connected to Natural Stones and Cultural Heritage.
Further informations are in the link below: