On behalf of the
Organizing Committee, we
wish to welcome you to the international conference
Sustainability in Cultural Heritage (SICH).
The conference will be held at the CNR (Consiglio Nazionale delle
Ricerche) in Rome the 11th and 12th January 2016. The conference's
main aim is to create a platform to share knowledge between the
whole range of professionals involved in the conservation and
preservation of Cultural Heritage.
This conference will act as the final dissemination action of
the SICH project (Project No. 2010329WPF_001;
conference is organized in collaboration with the YOCOCU, Youth
in Conservation of Cultural Heritage, an international
non-profit organization that aims at promoting the cultural
heritage conservation and the role of young professionals,
researchers and students in the field of conservation and
protection of cultural heritage (http://www.yococu.com).
The themes to be addressed in the 3 proposed sessions are:
1) Innovative and eco-friendly materials and methods for the
consolidation, cleaning, and protection of objects of historic,
archaeological and artistic value.
2) Long-term behavior of materials: interaction and degradation
of materials in works-of-art.
3) Methods for diagnostics of organic materials in cultural
heritage: micro-destructive and non-invasive methods and
A final round table with key speakers, representatives of the
different professionals involved in the field, will be exploited
to open discussion on the past, the future and the topics of
current interest in the cultural heritage research field.
The official languages of the conference will be Italian and
English. The deadline for the
abstract submission is the 30th November 2015. The number of
participants is limited to 100 people due to the capacity of the
We are looking forward to welcome you in Rome,
Maria Perla Colombini