Fourth International Conference on Salt Weathering of Buildings and Stone Sculptures

20 - 22 September 2017                

in Potsdam (D) – University of Applied Sciences Potsdam (FHP)

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 General information

The first International Conference SWBSS was held in Copenhagen (Denmark) in 2008, organised by Lisbeth M. Ottosen. It was followed by SWBSS 2011, organised by Ioannis Ioannou in Limassol (Cyprus) and SWBSS 2014, organised by Hilde De Clercq in Brussels  (Belgium) and us.

The German assoziation of scientists “Salze im Kulturgut e.V.”  is pleased to announce that the fourth conference SWBSS 2017 will be organised by Steffen Laue and colleagues in Potsdam in September 2017, in collaboration with KIK-IRPA (Brussels).

The conference aims to bring together conservators, restorers, engineers, architects, academics, students and experienced researchers and hence contributes to the promotion of research and development within the field of salt weathering of porous materials


   Organising Committee

 “Salze im Kulturgut e.V.”  (Steffen Laue and colleagues)

                  University of Applied Sciences Potsdam

                  Department for Conservation and Restoration

                  Phone: ++49  331 5801244



Co-organiser: Hilde De Clercq (KIK-IRPA, Brussels, Belgium)