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PAST MEETINGS

ICOMOS International Scientific Committee for Stone

The 27 th meeting of the ISCS was held in KIK-IRPA, Belgium on29th November 2019. The photo of the ISCS meeting and excursion are shown in Photo1, Photo2and Photo3. At the ISCS meeting six presentations were given ( link to the presentation is added)

Sebastiaan Godts,Introduction of KIK-IRPA (Click here for pdf)

Sebastiaan Godts,Salt extraction by poulticing in the archaeological site of Coudenberg (Click here for pdf)

Tim De Kock,Update of the ICOMOS GA Marrakech (Click here for pdf)

Tim De Kock,Stone weathering experiments with X-ray CT at UGCT’to illustrate the use of CT for rocks (Click here for pdf)

Helen Simonsson,How the Swedish National Heritage Board is working with stone and sustainability (Click here for pdf)

Rob van Hees,RILEM TC ASC (salt crystallisation test) with the ISCS Stone atlas (Click here for pdf)

Francis Tourneur,visit of surrounding monuments (Jubelpark) (Click here for pdf)

The 26th meeting of the ISCS was held in Daejeon, Korea on 28th August 2019 during the 2019 International Symposium on Conservation of Cultural Heritage in East Asia from August 29-30.
The photos of the ISCS meeting are shown in Photo1 and Photo2.

The 25th meeting of the ISCS was held in New Delhi during the General Assembly of ICOMOS on 9th December 2017.

The 24th Meeting of the ISCS was held in Paisley, Scotland on 6th Setember 2016 during the 13th International Congress on the Deterioration and Conservation of Stone. Click here for the Minutes of the meeting. At the ISCS meeting four presentations were given (links to these presentations will be added in due course):

   Malin Myrin, National Property Board Sweden (Sweden): Problems of the Granite Obelisk in Stockholm

   Ishizaki Takeshi, Tohoku University of Art and Design (Japan):
   Study of environmental condition surrounding stone circles and their deterioration in cold region;

   Veronique Verges-Belmin, LRMH (France):Training events related to simple test methods;

   Chan Hee Lee and Young Hoon Jo,
   Department of Cultural Heritage Conservation Sciences Kongju National University (Republic of Korea):
   Conservation Studies of Korean Stone Heritages.

   The following presentation was not given because of shortage of time:Daisuke Ogura, Kyoto University (Japan):
    Effects of algae on monuments in hot and humid climates.

The 23rd Meeting of the ISCS was held in at Murchison House, Edinburgh, the Headquarters of the British Geological Survey in  Scotland on 20th-21st May 2015, hosted by Andrew McMillan and Martin Gillespie (BGS).
Click here for the Minutes of the meeting.

The 22nd Meeting of the ISCS was held in November 2014 in association with the 18th General Assembly of ICOMOS in  Florence, Italy. Click here for the Minutes of the ISCS meeting. Participants were priviledged and delighted to be escorted on a tour of the building stones of Florence by Professor Massimo Coli and also have the opportunity to visit the world-famous OPD hosted by Maria Cristina Improta.

The 21st Meeting of the ISCS took place in May 2014 during the International Conference of Stone and Earthen Architectural Heritage at the Kongju National University in Gongju, Republic of Korea (see report of the conference here). Click here for the Minutes of the meeting.

The 20th Meeting of the ISCS was held at the Rathgen Laboratory in Berlin, Germany on 12-13th of December 2013, hosted by Stefan Simon (Director of the Rathgen Laboratory). The programme included:

    Examination of new applications
    Presentation of a draft of the new website
    Current developments in the multilingual glossary
    Presentation of the next conference at Kongju National University
    ISCS's role as an active expert in safeguarding cultural heritage
    Current information about expert members activities
    Update of the workplan (2012-15)
Click here for the Minutes of the meeting.

The 19th meeting was held in New York City, USA in October 2012. Our host was Kyle Normandin.The meeting was held in association with the 12th International Congress on the Deterioration and Conservation of Stone at Columbia University of New York, 22nd-26th October 2012. Click here for the Minutes of the meeting.

The 18th Meeting was held in Paris, France, in December 2011. The meeting was held in association with the 17th ICOMOS General Assembly and Scientific Symposium. Click here for the Minutes of the meeting.

The 17th meeting was held in Paris, France, in June 2011. Our host was Veronique Verges-Belmin. The meeting was held in association with the SFIIC International Conference on Conservation of Stone in Parks, Gardens and Cemeteries 'Jardins de Pierres', 22th-24th June 2011. Click here for the Minutes of the meeting.

The 16th meeting was held in Petra, Jordan, in December 2010. It was held in association with the 7th International Conference on Science and Technology in Archaeology and Conservation & the CIPA Stone Workshop, 7th-11th December 2010. Click here for the Minutes of the meeting.

The 15th meeting was held in Dresden, Germany, in January 2010. Our host was Christoph Franzen from the IDKDSSA, Dresden. Click here for the Minutes of the meeting.

The 14th meeting was held in Torun, in September 2008. Our host was Jadwiga Lukaszewitz, an the meeting was held in association with the 11th International Congress on the Deterioration and Conservation of Stone. Click here for the Minutes of the meeting.

The 13th meeting was held in Quebec City, Canada,  in September 2008. Our host was Tamara Anson-Cartwright. The meeting was held in association with the 16th ICOMOS General Assembly and Scientific Symposium. Click here for the Minutes of the meeting.

The 12th meeting was held in Prague, Czech Republic, in November 2007. Our hosts were Milo? Drdacky & Dagmar Michoinova from the Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics of the Czech Academy of Sciences.  Click here for the Minutes of the meeting.

The 11th meeting was held in Edinburgh, Scotland UK, in May 2007. Our hosts were Ingval Maxwell & Andrew McMillan respectively from Historic Scotland and British Geological Survey. Click here for the Minutes of the meeting.

The 10th meeting was held in March-April 2006 at the LRMH, Champs-sur-Marne, France. Our host was Veronique Verges-Belmin. Click here for the Minutes of the meeting.

The 9th meeting was held on November 25th-26th, 2005 at the CICRP, Marseille, France. Our host was Jean-Marc Vallet. Click here for the Minutes of the meeting.

The 8th meeting was held on October 18th, 2005 in Xi'an, China during the ICOMOS 15th General Assembly and Scientific symposium. Click here for the Minutes of the meeting.

The 7th meeting was held in February, 2005 in Lisbon, Portugal. Our host was Jose Delgado-Rodrigues, from LNEC. Click here for the Minutes of the meeting.

The 6th meeting: was held on June 28th and July 2nd-3rd, 2004 in Stockholm, Sweden. Our host was Marie Klingspor-Rotstein, from SKANSKA. The meeting was held in association with the 10th International Congress on the Deterioration and Conservation of Stone. Click here for the Minutes of the meeting.

The 5th meeting was held on December 8th-17th, 2003, in Thailand and Cambodia. Our hosts were: ISCS, ICOMOS Thailand, National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Tokyo and APSARA Authority, Cambodia.

The 4th meeting was held in I.G.M.E, Athens on May 16th-17th, 2003. Our host was Myrsini Varti-Matarangas. Click here for the Minutes of the meeting.

The 3rd meeting was held at KIK-IRPA, Brussels, September 20th-21st, 2002 Our host was Eddy De Witte. Click here for the Minutes of the meeting.

The 2nd meeting was held in Champs-sur-Marne and Chartres, France on January 18th-19th, 2002. Our hosts were isabelle Pallot-Frossard and Veronique Verges-Belmin. Click here for the Minutes of the meeting.

When the ISCS was revived in the 21st Century, the 1st meeting was held in Champs-sur-Marne, France, on March 15th, 2001. Our hosts were Isabelle Pallot-Frossard and Veronique Verges-Belmin.

For information about the creation of the ISCS and its early meetings held during the period 1967-90, see Marc Mamillan's History of the ISCS.