art'23 | non-destructive investigations

28.-30.11.2023 | Brescia, Italy

14th International Conference on non-destructive investigations and microanalysis for the diagnostics and conservation of cultural and environmental heritage

Non-destructive Analysis has turned out to be crucial methods to achieve moresuccessful and long-lasting preservation of works of art and environmental heritage. With the aim to promote education and competence in this field, the “art” logo was created almost forty years ago and it still represents, in national and international sphere, one of the most successful initiatives in this area. The desired synergy among experts will lead to continuous development of new scientific methods in the fields of preservation, reconstruction and diagnostics of cultural and environmental artworks.The last edition of the “art conference” was held in Buenos Aires (Argentina) in November 2021 and despite the pandemic period it promoted cooperation among different specialists coming from all over the world and strengthened the relationship especially between Italian and Latin-American world of NDT.

The “art’23 Conference” will strive to achieve the funding goals by bringing together delegates, conservation scientists and curators, art historians, analytical scientists and architectural researchers. These experts will meet in Brescia: placed in the North of Italy, AIPnD hometown has been nominated “2023 Italian Capital of Culture” together with Bergamo. The technical and scientific program will include both invited and short presentations and poster sessions that will highlight the application of NDT in many important sectors related to cultural heritage.

Conference Topics

  • Non-destructive Testing in Cultural Heritage
  • Microanalysis and Conservation of Cultural Heritage
  • Monitoring of Cultural Heritage
  • Structural Control of Cultural Heritage
  • Mechanical Characterizations of Historical Building Material
  • Environmental Control and Protection

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