YOCOCU 2014-Youth in the Conservation of Cultural Heritage (YOCOCU)

Organization: İtalian Association of Conservation Scientists, MIRAS Social Organization

Venue: Grand hotel

Location: baku, Shamakhi City, Azerbaijan

Event Date/Time: May 28, 2014 / 9:00 am - (GMT -12:00 hours) End Date/Time: May 30, 2014 / 6:00 pm - (GMT -12:00 hours)
Registration Date: Feb 25, 2014 Time: 22:00:00(GMT -12:00 hours)
Early Registration Date: Feb 22, 2014 Time: 22:00:00(GMT -12:00 hours)
Abstract Submission Date: Feb 16, 2014 Time: 22:00:00(GMT -12:00 hours)
Paper Submission Date: May 20, 2014 Time: 22:00:00(GMT -12:00 hours)
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YOCOCU (YOuth in COnservation of CUltural heritage) was born in 2008 with the aim to realize a network among young professionals and researchers, working in different fields of Cultural Heritage. YOCOCU has soon become an extraordinary symbol of union where young students, researchers and professionals, ali animated by common goals, meet to tel! their own stories, to give their inputs to research and cultural growth in the different fields of Cultural Heritage: chemistry, physics, biology, restoration, archaeology, architecture. In YOCOCU young professionals, students and researchers are called to increase and strengthen their consciousness to be the main actors of the present and future society and the power for the development of new knowledge. This is the reason of YOCOCU: everyone works together for a collective interest and show this in a unique meeting, free and open to all.   Abstracts must describe in a succinct manner (max 1 page) the purposes and results of the research so that the quality, originality, and comprehensiveness of the work can be evaluated by the Conference Chairpersons. Each abstract should contain: (a) a title which should be indicative of the content of the abstract;(b) an introductory sentence indicating the purposes of the study; (c) a brief description of pertinent experimental procedures; (d) a summary of the new, unpublished data; and (d) a statement of the conclusions. Authors must accept sole responsibility for the statements in their abstracts. Original papers addressing interesting and relevant topics of YOCOCU will be considered for the publication. Accepted papers will be published by The Periodico di Mineralogia (http://www.periodicodimineralogia.it/index.php/mineralogia).


Grand hotel
Shamaki, Azerbaijan
Shamakhi City


İtalian Association of Conservation Scientists, MIRAS Social Organization
15 Ahmad Javad, Baku, Azerbaijan
Baku City

Conference Speakers

Andrea Macchia

Fariz Khalilli

Additional Information

Registration completed with payment by 22 February 2014:

20 euro: undergraduate students

40 euro: MIRAS, IA-CS and Younger Chemists - Group of SCI Members, Participants to past YOCOCUs

60 euro: all others (non-Members and PhD students)


Registration completed with payment after 22 February 2014

40 euro: undergraduate students

65 euro: MIRAS, IA-CS and Younger Chemists - Group of SCI Members, Participants past YOCOCUs past

90 euro: all others (non-Members and PhD students)


The fee includes the following:

  • Conference fee
  • accommodation during the conference (offered by MIRAS)
  • meals during the conference
  • technical excursions
  • social and cultural events
  • transportation Baku – Agsu (bus/minivan)