The First Heritage Stone Meeting was held in Vienna in April 2013 as a symposium within the General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union. EGU holds a session, annually, on Heritage Stones. Next editions HSS will be represented in a session together with other Geoheritage issues:
Next session: Vienna, Austria, 8-13 April, 2018
Geodiversity and geoheritage: pending and emerging issues and challenges. (co-organized)
Convener: Fabien Hobléa | Co-Conveners: José Brilha , Paola Coratza , Marco Giardino , Kevin Page , Dolores Pereira , Kyung-Sik Woo , Zbigniew Zwoliński , Benjamin van Wyk de Vries
Past stone conferences:
3rd Heritage Stone Meeting – Baltimore, USA, November 2015
4th Heritage Stone Meeting 2016
- Linked to the 35th International Geological Congress to be held in Cape Town, South Africa, 27 August – 4 September 2016.
- April 12-17, 2015. European Geoscience Union (EGU) General Assembly in Vienna, Austria has a session entitled “Natural stone research and Heritage stone designation”. Please see www.egu2015.eu/home.html for details.
May 19-21, 2015. North Central Section meeting of the Geological Society of America, in Madison, Wisconsin, USA is featuring heritage stone in a session entitled “Cultural Geology and Geoarchaeology: Millstones, Dimension Stones, Capitol Buildings, Heritage Stone, and More”. Please see the website www.geosociety.org/Sections/nc/2015mtg/ .