About the conference

10th  International Congress on the Application of Raman Spectroscopy in Art and Archaeology (RAA2019)

03.09. – 07.09.2019
in Potsdam (Germany)

Topics of the conference

The Congress will cover all topics of Raman spectroscopy in art and archaeology and focus on the following themes:

  • Material characterization and degradation processes
    (pigments, inks, plastic materials,   photographic materials, gemstones, stones, plaster, concrete, precious stones, glass, ceramics, contemporary materials etc.)
  • Conservation issues affecting cultural heritage
    (decaying, corrosion, etc.)
  • Raman spectroscopy of biological and organic materials
    (resins, fibres, ancient organic compounds, etc.)
  • Surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy
    (dyes, organic pigments, etc.)
  • Chemometrics in Raman spectroscopy
  • Development of Raman techniques
  • New Raman instrumentation and applications in cultural heritage objects investigations
  • Raman spectroscopy in paleontology, paleoenvironment and archaeology
  • Other topics

Registration and Fees

Online Registration


The registration process will be provided by the conftool Conference Management Tool.


Cancellation and Refund Policy

All requests for refunds of registration must be received in writing via email or post. All changes and cancellations are effective only after confirmed via email.

Refund of Registration Fees will be made as follows: 

  • Up to the 1st July 2019 (60 days prior to arrival) – full refund less bank charges
  • Up to the 1st August 2019 (30 days prior to arrival) – cancellation charge of 50% of total amount 

  • Later than 1st August 2019 (Less than 30 days prior to arrival) – no refund 

You may be replaced by another representative of your institution. If you wish to do this, please inform the RAA 2019 Office no later than 1st July 2019. 
Notification of cancellation should be made as soon as possible in order to make space available for others.

Important: All refunds will be processed after the Congress.


Conference Registration


Until 31st May 2019

Regular participant 400 € 500 €
Student *
Undergraduate, graduate and PhD students
200 € 300 €

* Student status is confirmed by a copy of valid student card or university declaration that must be sent with the registration.

Please note that the costs of bank transfer must be covered by your side. They cannot be deducted from the conference fee (amount listed above has to be one deposited).

Full registration and student fee include:

  • Full Participation in Scientific sessions
  • Book of abstracts and bag with information material
  • Lunch and Coffee breaks
  • Full Participation at Social events
  • Conference dinner
  • Potsdam ticket for public transportation during the conference
  • excursion and other

Accompanying person fee includes:

Special programme for the accompanying persons
    (i. e. guided tour of the city)
  • Full Participation at Social events
    (Conference dinner, excursion and other)
  • Lunch

Organizers and Sponsors

Gefördert durch die
Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt