REHABEND 2018 – Call for Papers

The Rehabend 2018 is the 7th Euro-American Congress on Construction Pathology, Rehabilitation Technology and Heritage Management. REHABEND 2018 continues the series of previous REHABEND international events, which have taken place since 2006 in different Spanish cities. The REHABEND 2016 took place in Burgos and included more than 300 papers by professionals and researchers from 32 countries. The official languages are English, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.

Key dates

30 May 2017 – Submission of abstracts
30 June 2017 – Acceptance of abstracts
31 October 2017 – Submission of full papers
15-18 May 2018 – REHABEND 2018 Congress

Abstract submissions

Abstract for the evaluation can be written in English, Italian, Portuguese or Spanish. It should be written with no less than 150 words and should not exceed 300 words. Abstracts and papers will be peer-reviewed by members of the International Scientific Committee and will be published in a book and CD with ISBN. PhD Students may participate in the congress with reduced fees.

To submit Abstracts/Articles, Authors must create/access their personal area, using the EasyChair platform. Further details and a link to the submission platform can be found on this page.



1.1.- Multidisciplinary studies (historical, archaeological, etc.).
1.2.- Heritage and territory.
1.3.- Urban regeneration.
1.4.- Economical and financial policies.
1.5.- Social participation processes and socio-cultural aspects in rehabilitation projects.
1.6.- Construction pathology.
1.7.- Diagnostic techniques and structural assessment (no destructive testing, monitoring and numerical modeling).
1.8.- Guides and regulations.


2.1.- Theoretical criteria of the intervention project.
2.2.- Traditional materials and construction methods.
2.3.- Novelty products applicable and new technologies.
2.4.- Sustainable design and energy efficiency.


3.1.- Intervention plans.
3.2.- Rehabilitation and durability.
3.3.- Reinforcement technologies.
3.4.- Restoration of artworks.
3.5.- Conservation of industrial heritage.
3.6.- Examples of intervention.


4.1.- Construction maintenance.
4.2.- Preventive conservation of built heritage.


5.1.- Heritage and cultural tourism.
5.2.- Teaching and training.
5.3.- New technologies applied to the heritage diffusion.
5.4.- Accessibility to cultural heritage.
5.5.- Working networks in the cultural heritage.
5.6.- Built heritage management.