Session A of the conference will explore the most recent achievements obtained in the application of sciences for the restoration, conservation and maintenance of cultural heritage with a special attention to:

Applied sciences to improve cultural heritage conservation and resilience to the effects of climate changes, extreme natural events and human activities; Early risk detection and available Disaster Risk Reduction measures; Earth sciences and engineering applied to diagnostics and set sustainable heritage conservation measures; Damage assessment through forensic investigation for the identification of causes of cultural heritage degradation; Conservation sciences applied to movable heritage shipment to proper safe heavens.