5th International Stone Congress will take place between the dates 27th and 30th of March 2019, simultaneously with the 25th Izmir Marble Natural Stone and Technologies Fair, organized by Izmir Chamber of Geological Engineers, Izmir Chamber of Architects, IZFAS (İzmir Fair Services, Cultural and Arts Affairs) and Aegean Exporters’ Associations.

International Stone Congress on its first three years between 2008 and 2013 has been realized by Izmir Chamber of Geological Engineers with the support of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, IZFAS, Rectorate of Dokuz Eylul University and Aegean Exporters’ Associations. On the 4th International Stone Congress in 2017 Izmir Chamber of Architects was included to the organization team to strengthen the interdisciplinar relationship and interprofessional collaboration.

The main aim of the congress in which local and foreign invited speakers take part, is the discussion of the place and importance of this natural material in the context of cultural heritage and contemporary architectural design, as well as, the developments on the stone sector. Alongside the presentations and panels; workshops, exhibitions, social and cultural activities will take part during the congress.


Congress Dates: 27 - 30 March 2019

Congress Location: Zafer Mah. 840 Sk. Fuar Alanı No:2 Gaziemir -  İzmir 

Congress Language: English and Turkish (Simultaneous translation will be done).