2nd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE YOuth in COnservation of CUltural Heritage YOCOCU 2010

May 24-26, 2010
Palermo (Italy)

ECO YOCOCU 2010         
The second edition of YOCOCU, Youth in the Conservation of Cultural Heritage, will take place in Palermo, 24-26 May 2010.

YOCOCU 2010 objectives are the following:

to stimulate exchange of advanced knowledge in the field of Cultural Heritage
to promote integration of expertise, products, technology and policy involved in the preservation/conservation of Cultural Heritage
to foster exchange of ideas and experiences among young researchers, academicians, authorities and practicing conservators.

The program covers a wide range of interdisciplinary topics, such as degradation phenomena, conservation materials and methods, portable equipments, innovative diagnostic techniques.

It is addressed mainly to young Conservation Scientists, Art Historians Conservator/Curators, Conservator/Restorers, Architects and others.

During the meeting a special attention will be given to social appointments and to some treasures of Palermo.