European Conference on biodeterioration of Stone Monuments ECBSM2020

05.11.2020 - 06.11.2020

Due to health restrictions, the conference is being held at a distance

The organizing committee is happy to announce that the ECBSM2020 will take place in November 5-6, 2020. Visit:
The ECBSM2020 is an opportunity to gather researchers, restorers, industrial experts, and teachers who are working on the biodeterioration of stone monuments in the context of cultural preservation. The participation of young researchers such as doctoral and master’s students is highly encouraged.
The conference will cover the following topics:
• Assessment and monitoring of stone damage on monuments
• Materials of stone monument: stone, concrete, wood, glass and others
• Agents and mechanisms of stone monuments biodeterioration in outdoor and confined environments
• Ecology of biofilms on stone monuments
• New approaches in microbial identification
• Subterranean cultural heritage: Cave/Hypogea