MERSEM 7 to seventh Turkey Marble and Natural Stone Congress” will be held by TMMOB (Union of Chambers of Turkish Engineers and Architects) Chambers of Mining Engineers of Turkey Afyonkarahisar Provincial Representative, Afyon Kocatepe University, on 14-15 October 2010 in Afyonkarahisar, Turkey.

The Congress aims to investigate and discuss problems experienced in marble and natural stone industry, transfer the technical and scientific developments to a large mass of people, provide an opportunity for close communication by bringing researchers, company owners and representatives and managers together on the same platform.


The Congress languages are Turkish and English. International papers written in other languages will be accepted with their Turkish or English translations. These papers will be published in the congress proceedings book in both languages



·         Foreign Trade and Marketing

·         Hand Arts

·         Potential in Turkey and The World Factory Management

·         Occupational Health and Safety

·         The Standards of Packages and Quality

·         Architectural Restoration and its History

·         Quarry Operation

·         Relationship of the Sector and Environment

·         Human source Education in the Sector

·         New Product Development

·         Mining Regulations

·         Marble Machinery

·         Exploration Technologies

·         Mining Policies