Starts 23 Oct 2006
Ends 28 Oct 2006
Central European Time
Trieste - Italy
International Advisory Committee - W. Burkart, IAEA, Vienna - M.-C. Corbeil, CCI - Ottawa, Canada - S. De Martino, Dipartimento di Scienze dell'Antichità, University of Trieste - W. Erdelen, UNESCO, Paris - F. Maselli-Scotti, Soprintendenza - Beni Archeologici del Friuli-Venezia-Giulia, Trieste - G. Proietti, Ministero Beni Attività Culturali - Rome - Shobita Punja, INTACH, New-Delhi, India - C. Rizzuto, Synchcrotron "Elettra", Trieste - H. Roemich, ESF-COST Office – Brussels - R. Salimbeni, CNR-IFAC – Florence - J. Wouters, KIK-IRPA, Brussels The conference will include keynote lectures of a broad content (archaeologists, palaeoanthropologists, curators, etc) as well as technical contributions (dating and characterization experts, geochronologists, etc). The Main Themes of the Conference will be: a. Environmental and climatic impact on cultural heritage; b. Advanced dating for prehistory and human evolution; c. Ceramics, glass, marble, metals and organic materials, pigments; d. Archaeological and urban prospection; e. Networking activities; f. Large-scale facilities; g. Advanced imaging. Training Sessions will be organized by Profs. R. Cesareo (U. of Sassari, Italy) and A. Sgamellotti (U. of Perugia, Italy), with state-of-the-art instrumentation based on Non-destructive Methods of Analysis Techniques.


Directors: J.-L. Boutaine, M. Martini, G. Furlan and C. Tuniz