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A.       Historic Timber Structures

a.       Archival Studies
b.       Conservatory Doctrines, Principles, Guidelines & Codes
c.       Timber Constructions on National or International Heritage List
d.       Diagnosis of the Failures
e.       Traditional Practices
B.       Architectural Conservation of Timber Constructions
a.       Typological, Constructional, Geometrical and Functional survey
b.       ICT as support to the Preservation of Architectural Design 
c.        Modernization, Reuse of Timber Constructions
d.       Design of Joints and Fasteners
e.       Case Studies
C.       Structural Conservation of Timber Constructions
a.        Structural Behavior to Environmental Actions 
b.       Structural Modeling
c.        Numerical Analysis
d.       Seismic Performance
e.        Structural Fire Engineering
f.         Case Studies
D.       Evaluation- Experimental Methods and Tests     
a.        Probabilistic, Analytical & Numerical Approaches
b.        Non-Destructive Testing
c.        Ageing of Wood Material 
d.        Monitoring Techniques and Procedures
e.        Assessment of Connections Behavior
E.        Intervention, Restoration and Prevention techniques
a.        Remedial Measures for Deterioration
b.        Preservation and Maintenance Methods
c.        Repair, Strengthening and Restoration Methods
d.       Compatibility of Construction Material/Contrasts
e.        New Products and Techniques for Rehabilitation
f.         Structural Compatibility
F.        Documentation, Education and Training
a.       Teaching and Dissemination
b.       Documentation of Historic Timber Constructions
c.       Formal & Informal Studies

Important Dates

Submission of Abstracts
 - January 13, 2017
Preliminary Acceptance of abstracts
 - February 20, 2017
Full paper submission
 -April 03, 2017
Final Acceptance of Full papers
May 29, 2017
Final Submission of Revised Papers
 - June 30, 2017 
Submission of Copyright agreement
-  June 30, 2017
Last Date for Early Registration
 - June 30, 2017
Submission of Presentations
 - September 11, 2017
Conference Presentations
September 20-22, 2017