The 4th Historic Mortars Conference (HMC 2016) is taking place on the island of Santorini, Greece, during 10th-12th October, 2016. It is organized by the Laboratory of Building Materials, Department of Civil Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and is chaired by Professor Ioanna Papayianni.
The Conference aims at disseminating knowledge and experience regarding the technology of historic mortars, their characterization, the development of repair materials, as well as to promote research and new achievements. Distinguished scientists and professionals who specialize in topics relevant to the following themes will present their work during the Conference.

ORMYLIA Foundation is participating with its work on two papers:
Application of acoustic microscopy technique for the evaluation of the renders applied to masonry” and
Comparative study for water protection of traditional packed floor mortars