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International Conference

On November 8th, 2016, it took place at the Congress Center of Porto's Costums the International Conference of the Natural Stone, organized by ANIET.

The Identity of the Natural Stone, Technology and Transformation, as well as Works of Excellence were the mottos for this meeting, which gathered more than 150 participants, among them Speakers, Professionals of the Sector and Guests.

This event was enhanced by the participation of Speakers, such as:
Machado Leite (LNEG); Cesar Luaces (COMINROC); Anil Taneja (WONASA); Agostinho da Silva (CEI); Francisco Javier Fernandez Cortés (Business Association of Research Technological Center of Marble, Stone and Materials); Correia Fernandes (Porto's City Hall); Nuno Brandão Costa (Architecture Office); Piero Primavori (Senior Advisor - Italy); Alexandre Burmester (Architecture Office); Karim Sbai (Casablanca's Architects Order) and Vasco Peixoto de Freitas (FEUP).

According to the gathered professionals of the sector, this initiative honored the Natural Stone and its potenciality. The success of the initiative left in the air ANIET's commitment to hold another International Conference.

Check the Speakers' presentations on the following links:

Portuguese Ornamental Stones - Potential and Perspectives

Access to Natural Resources in EU: Situation and Relevant News for the Extractive Industry

Collaborative Production INOVSTONE 4.0 
in the context of BIM procurement in the Construction Industry

Technological Innovations in the Natural Stone Sector

Stone in the Identity's construction

Work in Stone

Recent Tendencies in the Application of Dimension Stones

The Natural Stone in Thermal Insulation Systems for the Exterior of Façades