International Stone Congress has been regularly organized by the İzmir Branch of the Chamber of Geological Engineers of Turkey since 2008; with the contributions of Dokuz Eylül University, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality and Izmir Fair (IZFAS). This year, the Congress will be held in March 2017 in Turkey (İzmir) with the collaboration of İzmir Branch of the Chamber of Geological Engineers, İzmir Branch of the Chamber of Architects, IZFAS and the Aegean Mine Exporters Union; supported by Izmir Metropolitan Municipality and Dokuz Eylül University.
Organized to be held simultaneously with the Marble 2017 Fair on March 20-25th, 2017; the International Stone Congress aims to generate an international scientific medium to share and discuss the technological, architectural, archaelogical and artistic developments related with the marble sector. Besides scientific discussions, exhibitions and workshops about natural stones; a cultural tour to the ancient Roman city of Aphrodisias will be organized at the end of the congress.
The official languages of the congress are Turkish and English. Full papers will be published in the Congress Book with ISBN number. Applicants who want to participate to IVth International Stone Congress with an oral or poster presentation are expected to send their abstracts that comply with http://internationalstonecongress.com/program/conditions-of-accession/ no later than February 1st, 2017.
On behalf of Organizing Committee, it is our pleasure to invite you to participate in the IVth International Stone Congress.